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1 Jeopardy :The American Revolution Ch ConflictsProtestsRevolutionary Battles HeroesCongress at Work Compliments of the James Madison Center, JMU

2 War begun by a clash between the French and the militia led by Washington French and Indian War

3 At these two towns the American Revolution began. Lexington and Concord

4 This early American “defeat” included a hill of 1154 British casualties Bunker Hill

5 The conclusion of this war left the colonists frustrated when their hard fought gains were returned to the French King George’s War (War of Austria Succession)

6 Queen Anne’s War (War of Spanish Succession) This war, ended by the Treaty of Utrecht, reinforced the colonists identity with England

7 In protest of this act of Parliament the American colonists organized the Loyal Nine, the Sons of Liberty, and boycotts of British goods Stamp Act

8 New York’s resistance to this act led to a threat by Parliament to nullify all laws passed by the New York colonial assembly Quartering Act

9 The Boston Tea Party led to these laws as a British response. Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts)

10 His Letter claimed that Britain had no right to tax commerce simply to raise revenue John Dickinson

11 Parliament’s mistreatment of this British citizen convinced American colonists of the tyranny of Great Britain. John Wilkes

12 Washington’s “Christmas” surprise The Battle of Trenton

13 Turning Point of the War which led to a French alliance Battle of Saratoga

14 The final great battle of the War Battle of Yorktown

15 This American loss allowed the British to take Philadelphia and drive Congress into exile Battle of Brandywine Creek (or, Battle of Germantown)

16 This victory by Washington over Clinton in 1778 ended the Northern British campaign. Battle of Monmouth Court House

17 Having not been given credit at Saratoga, he plotted to betray the United States. Benedict Arnold

18 Dragged cannon from Ticonderoga to Boston. Henry Knox

19 His training of troops at Valley Forge enabled the Americans to become a formidable fighting force. Baron von Steuben

20 The young Frenchmen who became a close advisor to Washington. Marquis de Lafayette

21 His leadership of the American army in the south forced Cornwallis to move his army to the coast at Yorktown Nathaniel Greene

22 Endorsed in 1775, these called for colonies to ignore the Coercive Acts and establish provisional governments Suffolk Resolves

23 In May of 1775 what Dickinson and others demanded be sent to King George. Olive Branch Petition

24 What the currency created by the Continental Congress was commonly called. Continental s

25 Although not ratified by all the states until 1781, the Continental Congress functioned based on this document throughout the war Articles of Confederation

26 These two acts of the early Congress are considered its greatest accomplishment. Ordinance of 1785 and Northwest Ordinance


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