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AMERICAN REVOLUTION REVIEW
This man was general of the Continental Army.
To fight the colonists, King George III hired mercenaries called Hessians from...
The British learned at the Battle of _______________ that the colonists would be difficult to defeat.
Colonist in Massachusetts organized a militia made up of ______________________
Why were the battles at Lexington and Concord so important?
They marked the beginning of the war with Britain.
Britain passed laws after the Boston Tea Party to punish the colonists. What did the colonists call these laws?
the Intolerable Acts
Write 3 true statements about the Boston Tea Party.
1. It was a protest against the Tea Act, which said colonists could buy tea only from the British East India Tea Company. 2. Colonist threw thousands of pounds of tea into Boston Harbor 3. People in England were shocked and angered by the Boston Tea Party
How did the colonists react to the Stamp Act?
1.They protested the Stamp Act until it was repealed. They sent a petition to England. They boycotted British goods
This act passed by the British Parliament forced colonists to provide British soldiers with food, transportation, and housing.
the Quartering Act
The word BOYCOTT means...
. refuse to buy
This group of men dressed up as Mohawk Indians and threw crates of tea into Boston Harbor.
. Sons of Liberty
This man was a former slave killed at the Boston Massacre.
. Crispus Attucks
This battle was the turning point of the American Revolution.
This act placed a tax on all legal documents.
. Stamp Act
General Cornwallis surrendered the British Army at…
List 3 outcomes of the French and Indian War
1.Britain defeat France and its Indian allies. Britain gained a large amount of new territory Britain ended up with huge debts
This man was the main contributor in writing the Declaration of Independence.
. Thomas Jefferson
Colonists who remained loyal to the king were called
Loyalists or Tories
Why did Britain create the Proclamation of 1763?
. to protect American settlers from attacks by Native Americans
The Continental Army faced many hardships during the winter at…
. Valley Forge
I defended the British soldiers involved in the Boston Massacre.