American Revolution Vocab
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by Steven Laredo
| 10 Questions
1
1 pt
This group was opposed to the separation from England and tried to stop the war.
Torries
Whigs
Second Continental Congress
Hessians
2
1 pt
This man led a successful guerilla campaign against British forces in the Ohio River Valley, on the western edge of the colonies.
John Burgoyne
Marquis de Lafayette
George Rogers Clark
Nathaniel Green
3
1 pt
At this crucial battle, the main British army was forced to surrender after it was trapped between the US army & the French Navy.
Monmouth
Saratoga
Bunker Hill
Yorktown
4
1 pt
When the war began, the US didn't really have a navy, but it did have these.
Mercenaries
Loyalists
Privateers
Hessians
5
1 pt
The King's government rejected this last-gasp effort by Congress to avoid a full scale war.
The Declaration of Independence
The Treay of Paris
The Townshend Acts
The Olive Branch Petition
6
1 pt
These foreign soldiers fought for the British and were very much hated by the American soldiers.
the Privateers
the Hessians
the Whigs
thr Torries
7
1 pt
This British general was shot & killed by US guerillas as his forces were defeated in the wilderness near Saratoga in 1777.
Charles Cornwallis
Ethan Allen
Nathaniel Green
John Burgoyne
8
1 pt
This battle near Boston was technically a defeat for the US, but it proved that the US forces could succefully fight the British army in a large battle.
Bunker Hill
Saratoga
Yorktown
Lexington & Concord
9
1 pt
This American leader frustrated British forces that were trying to take cotrol of the southern colonies to separate them from the northern rebellion.
Ethan Allen
George Washington
Nathaniel Green
George Rogers Clark
10
1 pt
This group chose Thomas Jefferson to write the Declaration of Independence and became the firs government of the United States.
The Loyalists
The Second Continental Congress
The Patriots
The Whigs
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