Battles People Causes of the Revolution Effects of the Revolution Bonus Q's

100

What is Victory at Saratoga?
Showed that Americans could defeat a large British Army and convinced France to openly support Americans

100

Who is Thomas Jefferson.
Authored the Declaration of Independence

100

What is Sons of Liberty
Group disagreed with the British Taxes and coined the term, "No Taxation without Representation."

100

Who are Patriots
Name for people that supported the Colonies efforts

100

What is 1775
American Revolution started.

200

What is the Battle of Fort Ticonderoga
Near dawn on May 10, 1775, the Green Mountain Boys led by Ethan Allen crept past soldiers on duty at the fort. Without any bloodshed, the Americans had captured British cannons and cut off British support from Canada.

200

Who is the General of the Patriot Army?
George Washington

200

What is the Stamp Act of 1765
Forced people to pay a tax every time they bought a newspaper or pamphlet or signed a legal document. The profits from this tax where the first to be sent directly to England.

200

Who are the Continental soldiers?
Merchants, farmers, and craftworkers left their families to join the army.

200

What is the King of England
King George III

300

What is Battle of Lexington and Concord
First battles of the American Revolution

300

Who is Samuel Adams
One of the Founders of the Sons of Liberty

300

What is the Boston Massacre
On March 6, 1770, church bells rang as a large group of colonists met outside the Customs House. Crispus Attucks, a former slave, yelled to the crowd, "They way to get rid of these soldiers is to attack the main guard." In the confusion that followed, the British soldiers fired. Five men were killed, including Attucks. The people of Boston were horrified of these killings.

300

Who are the Women during the American Revolution
They kept the farms and businesses running. Some joined the army as cooks and servants. Others raised money, sewed clothing for the soldiers, and nursed the wounded.

300

Who are the Loyalists.
People who remain loyal to Britain.

400

What is the Battle of Trenton?
George Washington's troops perform a surprise attack on Christmas night, 1776. No American soldiers were killed in the battle, and their victory was a turning point in the Revolutionary War.

400

What is Paul Revere
Silversmith whom warned Adams and Hancock that the British were headed for Concord.

400

What is the Boston Tea Party
On December 16, 1773, a group of colonists disguised as Mohawks crept toward Boston Harbor. "Boston will be a teapot tonight!" they shouted. They then boarded a ship and dumped 342 chests of valuable tea into the harbor.

400

What is the Treaty of Paris?
It recognized the independence of the United States

400

What is German Mercenaries?
A powerful advantage Great Britain army had over the American soldiers.

500

What is the Battle of Bunker Hill
Some 1,200 militia around Boston were sent across the bay to Charlestown in June. The colonists knew that whoever controlled the hills around Charlestown would be able to fire cannons on Boston.

500

Who is Abigail Adams?
Wife of Samuel Adams

500

What is the Declaration of Independence.
Document explained why the colonies had to separate from Great Britian.

500

What is the Loyalists?
After war, nearly 100,000 people fled the United States for Canada and Europe.

500

What is a promised between U.S. and France to support each other in any war against Great Britain.
Treaty of Alliance

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