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Cards in this guide (28)
When did the French become involved in the American Revolutionary War

1778.

Who led a group of rugged farmers to northern New York to fight

Ethan Allen

The British general who won the Battle of Bunker Hill was

General Howe

Who was the british commander in Boston in 1775

General Thomas Gage.

The new American army was called the

The new American army was called the Continental Army

Who was the French navy admiral who helped defeat Cornwallis

The French fleet under Admiral DeGrasse (François-Joseph Paul, marquis de Grasse Tilly, comte de Grasse) kept the British fleet from reinforcing or evacuating Cornwallis's forces at Yorktown. His ships defeated the British Admiral Thomas Graves in the Battle of the Chesapeake.

The document that was adopted by the Congress in 1775 and declared that the colonies would still be loyal to the king and Great Britain was called the

olive branch petition

During the American Revolutionary War which countries participated in the war and provided aid for the colonists

France Germany Spain and the Netherlands

The section of the Declaration of Independence is considered a declaration of war

Last Section

A is an armed ship that is owned by an individual or a group of investors

privateer :)

The Dutch alone had been responsible for bringing about how many slaves to colonial America

120,000
The Dutch alone had been responsible for bringing approximately 120,000 slaves to colonial America. Slavery in the United States was abolished in 1865.

Which colonies had the strong support of many Native American tribes

french

How many Americans were killed at Lexington and became the first deaths of the American Revolution

eight

Who did the members of the First Continental Congress send their requests to

george III

When King George III was asked to end the Intolerable Acts what resulted

The acts were not ended

What document drawn at the meeting in Philadelphia in 1774 described the rights of colonists

declaration of rights and grievances

Who ordered cannons be brought from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston

George Washington

The shot heard 'round the world was fired at the Old North Bridge in which city

Concord, Massachusetts

Who signaled William Dawes and Paul Revere the direction from which the British were approaching

Joseph warren

The document drawn at the meeting in Philadelphia in 1774 included what rights

all the answers are correct

And his men volunteered to bring the cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston

Henry Knox and his men volunteered to bring the cannons from Fort Ticonderoga back to Boston in 1775. Knox used ox sleds to bring 50 captured cannons back to Boston.

Who retreated as a result of the fighting at the North Bridge

British

What was actually the governing body of the thirteen colonies during the American Revolutionary War

The Second Continental Congress (1775-1781).

The Second Continental Congress met for the on May 10 1775 less than a month after the outbreak of war

First

Which was one of the objectives of the British to win the Revolutionary War

To take control of the seat of the revoltionary government

Was it a loyalist or a patriot who said give you liberty or give you death

It was a patriot who said, directed at the British, Give ME liberty or give ME death.

His name was Patrick Henry and he went on to become governor of Virginia.

Determined to win against the Americans king George hired German soldiers to fight for Britain

Yes, King George hired German soldiers to fight for Britain

Was a black soldier who fought bravely during the battle of bunker hill (1775)

Salem Poor

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