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1

Where were the patriots mostly found in

New England and Virginia

2

Where were the loyalists mostly found

Cities and south

3

Why will African Americans fight on both sides of the war

Their hope was to be set free

4

What percent of people were patriot, loyalist, and neutralist

40% patriot and loyalists
20% neutrals

5

Washingtons army characteristics

Small lacked supplies and not trained very well

6

What was the colonial strategy

Don't get caught

7

What was the British strategy

Win a long decisive battle in order to win the revolution and to seize the Hudson River valley

8

After several defeats, Washington decided to attack who at Trenton

German hessians

9

At the battle of Saratoga who was the patriot leader and the British leader

Patriot-gates
British- Burgoyne

10

When was the battle of Saratoga

October 1777

11

What happened at the battles of Saratoga

Benedict Arnold led several charges against the British and which led the British to surrender

12

What is the turning point of the American Revolution

Battles of Saratoga

13

Who became loyal to the British after helping the is win the battles of Saratoga. His name now means traitor

Benedict Arnold

14

When did France and Spain start helping the us

After the patriot victory at Saratoga

15

Marquis de Lafayette

Close friend of Washington and helped the army

16

Who was able to get the king of France to send 6000 troops and became a hero

Marquis de Lafayette

17

Significance of valley forge

They stayed at valley forge because they loved their country

18

Who were privateers

Pirates