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Who said, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."

Nathan Hale
What is a person who turns against his or her country called?

a traitor
Who was the Continental Army commanded by?
George Washington
The "Olive Branch Petition?" was sent to King George to

state the loyalty of the colonists
Which European helped the colonists win the Battle of Saratoga?

Thaddeus Kosciuszko
Where did the last major battle of the Revolution take place?

Who said,"I have not yet begun to fight."

John Paul Jones
Who said, "We hold these truths to be self-evident."

Thomas Jefferson
Who said, " Tis time to part."

Thomas Paine
Who said, "We must all hang together, or we shall all hang separately."

Benjamin Franklin
Compare the advantages and disadvantages of the Continental Army with those of the British Army.
Unlike the British Army, the Continental Army was poorly trained. They did not have enough uniforms, food, or ammunition. However, the colonists were defending their homes. They also knew the land well.
Explain why the Declaration of Independence was such an important document to the American Patriots and others.
The Declaration of Independence was important because it told how people in many parts of the world wanted self-government and freedom. It allowed people to have the right to govern themselves in a way that they choose.