Chapter 6.1 Flashcards Preview

History 6 > Chapter 6.1 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Chapter 6.1 Deck (8)
Loading flashcards...
1

How did Americans pursue both war and peace in 1775?

2nd Continental Congress - avoid war.
Local military training.

2

What were the advantages of each side as they entered the war?

Rebels surrounded British.
British was rich.

3

How did the Continental Army gain control of Boston.

George Washington took over the Boston Harbor.

4

Define refugee.

Someone run away from war.

5

Define mercenary.

Soldiers paid to fight.

6

Who was Ethan Allen?

Blacksmith, politician leads Green Mountain boys to attack.

7

What is the Olive Branch Petition?

Declared loyalty to King George.
Repeal Intolerable Acts.

8

Who was Benedict Arnold?

Formerly an American general, turned traitor to the American.