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George Rogers Clark

Led a successful campaign against the British and Indian allies which culminated in the capture of Fort Vincennas

1

For the revolution to be a success, America not only had to achieve a military victory, they also had to

Create a viable plan of self-governance

2

The Ethiopian Regiment was made up of

American slaves who volunteered to fight for the British in exchange for freedom

3

After their victorious campaign in New York, the British failed to press their advantage because

They hoped restraint and strong show of force would bring the Americans to terms

4

Which of the following was NOT part of the northern strategy?

Capture Philidelphia

5

Common Sense advocated

Independence and a republican form of government

6

Which of the following was NOT part of the British plans for the Saratoga campaign?

Admiral Howe would concentrate the navy in Massachusetts Bay in preparation for a siege of Boston

7

The battles of Germantown and Brandywine

We're British victories, but cost a large number of men and time

8

George Washington's strongest asset in taking command of the Continental Army was

Southern roots which would help ensure southern support

9

The British southern strategy

Anticipated stronger loyalist support in the southern colonies

10

The British commander of the final stages of the southern campaign was

Charles Cornwallis

11

In the months following Lexington and Concord, Congress pursued all the following except

Attempted to win the support of the Canadian colonies

12

The astounding American victory at Saratoga

Paved the way for an alliance with France

13

In addition to the Marquis de Lafayette, Washington was ably served by other foreign officers, including all of the following except

Thomas Conway

14

The royal governor of Virginia, Lord Dunmore,

Promise freedom to slaves who would bear arms for the king

15

The British were finally forced out of Boston

When Washington acquired the artillery from Fort Ticonderoga

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General Horatio Gates

Defeated Burgoyne at Saratoga and drove the British out of the Mohawk Valley

17

Friedrich Von Stuben

Drilled soldiers and produced a drill manual which instilled discipline in the soldiers

18

The text book notes the most African Americans

Secretly hoped the British would win

19

Which of the following is NOT true of the Battle of Bunker Hill?

The British army regained the strong image lost after Lexington and Concord

20

Among the state governments, the first revolutionary state constitution was adopted by

Massachusetts

21

The author of the influential pamphlet Common Sense was

Thomas Pain

22

When General Howe withdrew British forces from Boston, he planned to

Attack New York where loyalist support was stronger

23

Maryland delayed ratification of the Articles of Confederation until

Congress devised a plan to control the western lands

24

Among all the weakness of the Continental Army at winter quarters in Morristown, New Jersey, the most serious was

Little immunity to smallpox

25

The architect of the more conservative Massachusetts Constitution was

John Adams

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A "letter of marque"

Legalized piracy against an enemy

27

After the humiliating retreat from New York, Washington restored morale to his army with victories at Princeton and

Trenton

28

Loyalists were the largest portion of the population in

The South

29

Congress initially created the navy

To capture British supply ships