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Declared the colonists in open rebellion

Proclamation of rebellion

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The act that Britain removed British protection from the colonies

Prohibitory act

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Led the comittee who prepared the deceleration of independence

Thomas Jefferson

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Those that favored independence

Patriot or Whig

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Those who opposed independence

Loyalists or Tories

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How was America split

1/3 want independence 1/3 didn't 1/3 undecided

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American superintendent of finance

Robert Morris

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Essay (maybe) american advantages

They knew their land they had to defend, they were protecting their homes friends and families, they possessed most of the land, and had experienced leaders

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Essay (maybe) disadvantages of colonists

Lack of unity, financial probs, difficulty maintaining an army

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British dis advantages

Far from home, trouble taking supplies, friends and am in America, didn't wanna pay for a war

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2 big american vistories

Princeton and Trenton

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Led troops to victory at Saratoga

Gates

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Turning point for America independence and why

Battle of Saratoga a stopped British from isolation England from colonies and France entered formal Allende with America

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Who pushed Washington across Delaware

Howe

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2 naval heros

John Paul jones and John Barry

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Swamp fox

Francis Marion

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Fighting game cock

Thomas Sumter

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Fighting Quaker

General Greene

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British commander at Yorktown

Cornwallis surrenders 8,000 troops washington and 5,000

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ESSAY TREATY OF PARIS

September 3,1783
Us gets north to canada, west to Mississippi, south to fl (Spanish gets it), rights to fishing off coast of new found land, British had to leave, British could collect any debts, loyalist could get their land back

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April 19 1775

Battle of Lexington and concord

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June 17 1775

Battle of bunker hill

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October 19 1781

Battle of Yorktown

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Admiral or colonies that went to NY

Howe

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Said no ships in or out

Boston port bill

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Boat John Paul jones took over

Serapis

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Surrenders at Saratoga

Burgoyne

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President of continental congress

John Hancock

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Green mountain boys

Ethan Allen

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Promised that if king would come to reasonable terms and colonists would continue to show devotion and become the most dutiful subjects
Sent to king George the third for amends

Olive branch petition