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1

What defeats and hardships did the Americans suffer in the Middle States?

Battle of Long Island.
Little money, little food, little supplies.

2

Why was the Battle of Saratoga a turning point in the war?

The victory boosted American spirits. And it convinced France to become an ally of the U.S.

3

What help did the United States receive from the other nations?

French - sent weapons, supplies.
Netherlands - volunteers.
Spain -

4

Define ally.

Nation that works with another nation for a common purpose.

5

Define cavalry.

Troops on horseback.

6

Identify Nathan Hale.

Young Connecticut office, slipped behind British lines and returned details.

7

Identify John Burgoyne.

He presented a George Washington III with a new plan of victory.

8

Identify the Battle of Saratoga.

A major turning point of war.

9

Who was Marquis de Lafayette.

A young French Noble, brought trained soldiers to help the Patriot cause.