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Militia/Regular Army
End of the War
Vocabulary
100
He was the leader of the Continental Army.
Who was George Washington?
100
This governing body helped unite the 13 colonies.
What was the Continental Congress?
100
These troops could leave whenever they needed to.
Who were the militia?
100
General Cornwallis became trapped at this location in 1781.
What is Yorktown?
100
These soldiers boasted that they could be ready to fight in one minute.
What were minutemen?
200
These soldiers volunteered to fight for their colony.
Who were militia?
200
George Washington crossed this river on Christmas day to attack Hessian troops.
What is the Delaware River?
200
These troops got paid to fight.
Who were regular soldiers?
200
This key force allowed the Americans to keep Cornwallis trapped in 1781.
What is the French Navy?
200
This battle outside of Boston ended with an American retreat because they ran out of gun powder.
What is Bunker Hill?
300
This author penned "Common Sense".
Who was Thomas Paine?
300
George Washington and his troops spent a hard winter at this campsite in Pennsylvania.
What is Valley Forge?
300
Men who fought as part of this were used to traditional, European style warfare.
What was the regular army?
300
This treaty ended the American Revolution.
What is the Treaty of Paris?
300
This group supported freedom for the colonists and was led by men like Paul Revere.
What were the Sons of Liberty?
400
This group is remembered for defeating the British at Fort Ticonderoga.
Who are the Green Mountain Boys?
400
After this key battle, the French agreed to become an ally to the colonists.
What was Saratoga?
400
These men usually had more supplies.
Who were regular army soldiers?
400
The United States received land that extended to these areas in the North, South, and West as a result of the treaty that ended the war.
What is land North to Canada, South to Florida, and West to the Mississippi?
400
A person who supported the cause of freedom was called this.
What is a Patriot?
500
This former British Sea Captain became a hero to the American Navy.
Who was John Paul Jones?
500
These served as the Patriot's naval answer to the British blockade of their ports.
What were Privateers?
500
These men were used to fighting wars, and had experience.
Who were regular soldiers?
500
This action was performed at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay to keep the British from escaping.
What is blockade?
500
This delegate from Massachusetts served on the committee that wrote the Declaration of Independence.
Who was John Adams?
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