Chapter 6 The American Revolution

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The American Revolution


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  • 1. 
    How did the 2nd Continental Congress pursue a peaceful settlement with Britain?Did Britain (King George III) I accept or reject the attempt?
  • 2. 
    What steps did the Congress take to prepare for war with Britain?
  • 3. 
    What advantages did the British have over the Patriots?
  • 4. 
    What advantages did the Patriots have?
  • 5. 
    How did George Washington force the British to leave Boston?
  • 6. 
    What is "COMMON SENSE"?
  • 7. 
    List the four parts of the Declaration of Independence:   1.    2.   3.   4.
  • 8. 
    In Common Sense - Thomas Paine urged the colonists to take up arms against the British. Paine used a combination of facts and opinions  to support his point of views  FACT is a statement  that can be proved. Some facts in Common sense:  1.   2.  3  4. OPINON - is a personal belief:      1.     2.    3.
  • 9. 
    How did the American Patriots react to the Declaration of Independence?
  • 10. 
    Explain the cirsumstances -  BEFORE THE BATTLE & VICTORY AT SARATOGA:    1.     2.  AFTER THE BATTLE AT SARATOGA   1.    2.   3.    4.
  • 11. 
    What problems did Americans face during the campaign in the Middle States?
  • 12. 
    Describe 3 results of the BATTLE & VICTORY at Saratoga?
  • 13. 
      Why was help from France and other nations important to the Americans?
  • 14. 
    WOMEN IN WAR:        1. ____________________________  of Philadelphia - sewed flags for Washington's Army.   2. ____________________________  carried water to soliders AFRICIAN AMERICAN MAN WHO FOUGHT IN WAR:   1. _____________________________ he was a black minuteman who fought at Bunker Hill.
  • 15. 
    BATTLE OF KING'S MOUNTAIN- Patriots win the SOUTH. This was the 1st of a stringof victories in the SOUTH.   TRUE    or    FALSE
  • 16. 
    N__________________   G___________ of Rhode Island. He was a military leader who was  a great  help to Washington. He led the Continental Army in the SOUTH. HIS  WAR TACTIC was   ____________________________ - fighting on land that put the British at a disdvantage.D_________________  M________________ of Virgina - important battle at Cowpens. South Carolina. His WAR TACTIC was to divide the soliders into a  ___________ and _____________ Lines.  He ordered the    ____________  Line to retreat after a few volleys / shots.  The British thought the Patriots were retreating so the British charged forward and went right intothe rear line of fire. That's how he won the Battle of Cowpens in South Carolina.F_________________  M________________ of South Carolina, known as SWAMP FOX. HIS WAR TACTIC was _________________ - hit & run against the British.
  • 17. 
    A blacksmith who led the Green Mountain Boys on a surprised attack on Fort Ticondeoga.
    • A. 

      Ethan Allen

    • B. 

      George Washinton

    • C. 

      King George III

    • D. 

      John Dickinson

    • E. 

      William Prescott

  • 18. 
    Green Mountaitn Boys ...
    • A. 

      A group of boys who wore green shirts

    • B. 

      Vermonters led by Ethan Allen in Fort Ticonderoga attack

  • 19. 
    The Continental Army was led by
    • A. 

      King Geroge III

    • B. 

      Benedict Arnold

    • C. 

      George Washington

  • 20. 
    The Olive Branch Petition was written by
    • A. 

      John Dickinson

    • B. 

      Thomas Paine

  • 21. 
    Patriots were
    • A. 

      American Colonists who opposed British rule

    • B. 

      American Colonists loyal to Britain

  • 22. 
    Loyalists / Tories were
    • A. 

      American colonists who nopposed British rule - Britain

    • B. 

      American Colonists loyal to Britain

  • 23. 
    The first major battle of the revolution
    • A. 

      Fort Ticonderoga

    • B. 

      Battle at Bunker Hill

  • 24. 
    He led the 2nd army through Maine and was supposed to go to Quebec, Canada.
    • A. 

      Benedict Arnold

    • B. 

      Ethan Allen

  • 25. 
    People who flee their homes to seek refugee from ar, persecution, or other hardships.
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