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An agreement between the British and the Americans at the end of the Revolutionary War.
Treaty of Paris
A meeting of colonial leaders to deal with the British reaction to Lexington and Concord.
Second Continental Congress
The battle that proved the Patriaots had won the war.
Battle of Yorktown
A letter sent by the Patriots to King George III asking him to repeal the intolerable acts.
Olive Branch Petition
The American victory in the Revolutionary War that led France to help the Patriots.
Battle of Saratoga
The leader of the Continental army.
George Washington
The German soldier that hellped train the Continental soldiers at Valley Forge.
Friedrich von Steuben
Soldiers that were hired by the British to help fight in the War
Mercenaries
The Polish officer that came to America to help fight the Revolutionary War.
Thaddeus Kosciuszko
Author of Common Sense
Thomas Paine
The freed Arfican who fought at the Battle of Concord
Peter Salem
Wrote the Declaration of Independence.
Thomas Jefferson
Wrote poetry to support independence.
Phyllis Wheatly
The religious group that did not fight in the war.
Quakers
Joined the North Carolina militia to fight the battle at Moores Creek.
Mary Slocumb
Name the four parts of the Decalaration of Independence
(1)Introduction (tells why the declaration was written), (2)Lists colonists ideas for government,(3) lists the grievances against Britain, and (4) states that the colonies are no longer a part of Britain.
Compare and contrast the British and Continental armies.
British- large army with best training, most experience, newest weapons.
Continental- smaller numbers, no experience, many had no uniforms, ant they used whatever weapon they could find
Compare and contrast the British and Continental armies.
British- large army with best training, most experience, newest weapons.
Continental- smaller numbers, no experience, many had no uniforms, ant they used whatever weapon they could find