Important People
Important Battles
Reasons for the War
Vocabulary
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100

He was a major French leader who joined the Continental Army as a volunteer.

Who is Marquis de La Fayette.

100

These were the first two battles of the American Revolution.

What are Lexington and Concord.

100
This war (BEFORE THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION) was very expensive, and King George decided the Americans should pay for it with taxes.
What is the French and Indian War
100

Someone who wants their own freedom/independence.

What is a patriot.

100

Which two countries fought during the American Revolution?

What are England and America (The 13 Colonies)

200
He was chosen to write the Declaration of Independence.
Who is Thomas Jefferson
200
The first major English win in which they kept the colonists out of Boston. Both sides lost a great deal of soldiers.
What is the Battle of Bunker Hill.
200
This was a tax on all printed goods in America
What is the Stamp Act
200
Someone who supported King George III
What is a loyalist.
200

Who became our only President to be unanimously elected to office?

Who is George Washington.

300
He was the leader of the Sons of Liberty in Boston
Who is Samuel Adams
300
On December 25th, 1776, Washington and his men suprise attacked and defeated the Hessians at this battle.
What is the Battle of Trenton.
300
This was the law that required colonists to allow British soldiers into their homes to eat and sleep.
What is the Quartering Act.
300

This document stated all the reasons why the colonists wanted to break from England.

What is the Declaration of Independence.

300

Most Natives joined whose side in the French and Indian War?

Who are The French

400
He went to France to ask them for help. He also created the U.S. Postal Service and was part of the Continental Congress.
Who is Benjamin Franklin.
400
The turning point of the war, when the Americans start to take the lead.
What is the Battle of Saratoga
400
This was the event in which many Patriots boarded a British ship and destroyed all of the product on board.
What is the Boston Tea Party
400
This pamphlet, written by Thomas Paine stated that Americans need to stop fooling around and fight back against England!
What is Common Sense.
400

Which two countries offered help to America at the END of the war?

AND

Which country offered ONLY financial aid?

What are Spain and France 


And the Netherlands

500

Who urged the House of Burgesses to condemn the Stamp Act?

(Hint: Spoke at a Virginia Convention)

Who is Patrick Henry

500

The final battle of the War in which England surrenders AND the year it took place.

What is the Battle of Yorktown 1781.

500

This was a tax on paper, lead, paint, glass and other materials

What is the Townshend Act

500
These were German soldiers that were hired by the British to fight during the American Revolution.
What are Hessians.
500

What was the name of the treaty that ended the American Revolution?

What is the Treaty of Paris 1783

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