Vocab/people
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100

Who are foreign soldiers who fought not out of loyalty, but for pay


 mercenaries


100

What battle was won by the Patriots against Hessian mercenaries


Battle of Trenton 

100

Who spied for the Patriots in New York, and later used his skills as a banker to help fund the American Revolution.


Haym Salomon


100

One of Britain’s biggest strengths was their strong


Navy

100

What were conditions like at Valley Forge 

Brutally cold and Snowy 

200

Who was a Prussian military officer who trained the Continental army


Baron Friedrich von Steuben


200

What Major city did Patriots have to retreat from?

New York City 

200

who was a French nobleman, that brought soldiers to America and volunteered to fight in the Continental army.


Marquis de Lafayette


200

What two countries helped the Patriots and why?

France and Spain because they were Britain enemies and wanted to see America get independence? 

200

Who did George Washington team up with at the Battle of Yorktown

The French troops commanded by Comte de Rochambeau


300

who was the governor of Spanish Louisiana who became a Patriot ally


Bernardo de Gálvez


300

Why did the British move the war into the South?

They believed large groups of Loyalists would help them win.


300

The Continental navy Patriot sailor who gained fame when he captured the British warship Serapis was


John Paul Jones

300

Out west, did Native Americans side with America or Britain?


Britain 

300

Why did Cornwallis move his troops to Yorktown?


Because of the pressure from the Continental army the British felt in the Carolinas.


400

Who was the commander of 4,000 French troops that aided the Patriot forces at the Battle of Yorktown


Comte de Rochambeau


400
What battle was the turning point of the war? 
The battle of Saratoga 
400

Who was a Patriot leader who used hit-and-run attacks, known as guerrilla warfare


Francis Marion


400

How did Francis Marion and his men hurt the British?


The Southern Patriots used surprise attacks to cut off British communication and supply lines.



400

Peace talks between Great Britain and America took how long to reach an agreement.


Two years

500

what was the  peace agreement in which Great Britain recognized the independence of the United States


Treaty of Paris of 1783


500

What battle was the final battle of the Revolutionary war? 

Battle of Yorktown 

500

who was an enslaved African who worked as a spy and provided information that gave the Continental army an advantage at Yorktown


James armistead


500

How did Women roles change during the Revolutionary War? 

At first women had very limited roles in society basically housewives, during the war they were involved with the war helping in battle and taking care of family business. After the war society changed a little by allowing women to get a more formal education and involved in politics. 

500

How were the Patriots able to win the Revolutionary War?

Teaming up with French and being able to outsmart the British at the Battle of Yorktown.

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