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1

_____ sick

Pitt

2

When was the boston massacre

March 5, 1770

3

______ Bostonians died during the boston massacre because they threw ______ at British soldiers

5
Snowballs

4

Lord north became the new ______ ______

Prime minister

5

Repealed Townsend acts because they're too _____ to enforce

Expensive

6

They kept the tax on ______

Tea

7

Committee of correspondence in ____

1772

8

What two men ran the committee of correspondence

John Adams and Samuel Hancock

9

What did the committee of corospondence do

Organized a group of 21 men to keep other colonies informed on problems with Britain

10

When was the boston tea party

December 12 1773

11

What company sold cheap tea

British east India company

12

At The Boston tea party patriots dumped ______ chests of tea into __________

340
Boston harbor

13

The quartering act was when britishtroops could go into any _______

Building

14

In the boston port bill, the boston port was closed until the patriots would ___________ no ships _____ no ships out

Pay their tea tax
In

15

Quebec act in ______ scared the colonists because ________ was the religion of Quebec and they feared loosing religious freedom and being ruled by ______

1774
Catholicism
Pope

16

When was the first continental congress?

September 5 1774

17

Oct 14,1774 they recognized the ______ of _____

Authority of king

18

Who said "give me liberty or give me death"? Who was if said to

Patrick Henry
House of burgesses

19

Volunteer militia was _______

Minutemen

20

First battle of revolution ?

Lexington and concord

21

Shot heard round the world- what battle

Battle of Lexington and concord

22

April ____, 1775 Brits head for concord

18

23

What 3 men warns that the British were coming

Revere, Dawes,a nd prescott

24

April _____ 1774 - British win battle of _______

19
Lexington and concord

25

Fall of fort Ticonderoga may _____(year)

1775

26

Ethan Allen and green ______ boys capture fort ______

Mountain
Ticonderoga

27

Fort Ticonderoga located on lake ______

Champlain

28

2nd continental congress, John Hancock is ______ of congress

President

29

2nd continental congress makes George W ______

Cheif of army

30

Battle of bunker hill is 1st __________ of war

Major battle

31

Battle of bunker hill is June ___ 1775 and actually in ______ hill

16
Breeds

32

Olive branch petition - _____ 1775

July

33

Olive branch petition sent to George 3 by _____ asking for ______ terms

Loyalist colonies
Reasonable

34

George 3 wanted ______

Submission

35

Thomas Paine wrote book ______ ______ in ____ 1776

Common sense
January

36

Declerarion of independence _____ _, ______

July 4,1776

37

Deceleration of independence led by Thomas _____, all me are _____, resistance to _______ not law

Jefferson
Equal
Parliament

38

Foreinf help for patriots from baron de ____, Kosciusko and Pulaski of ______

Kalb of Germany
Poland

39

Capture of Trenton and Princeton in colony of ______

New Jersey

40

December ______ Washington crosses Delaware (Christmas nught)

1776

41

Nathan _____ hung by British ~ "I only regret I have but _____ ____ to lose for my ______"

Hale
One life
Country

42

Battle at Saratoga _____(month) 1776

October

43

Battle of Saratoga ~ turning ______ of war

Point

44

Saratoga ~ Burgoyne surrenders to general ____

Gates

45

Winter of valley forge _____-_____

1777-1778

46

September ____ 1776 britishtroops capture city of _____

26
Philadelphia

47

Washington and troops flee to _______ ______ and ___ leave or die

Valley forge
1/2

48

March ____ 1778, Washingtonian announces ____ are coming

5
French

49

June _____ British withdraw from _____

1778
Philadelphia

50

Capitol of colonies ~

Philadelphia

51

Battle of Monmouth is _____ of 1778, Washington meets British when they were on their way to ___ ____

Summer
New York

52

Molly ______ fires connoisseur hen soldiers were hurt

Pitcher

53

George ____ Clarke and Kentucky ______ capture fort Vincennes in feb ____

Rodgers
Volunteers
1779

54

______ Paul ______~ best know naval ______

John
Jones
Hero

55

_______ strategy now used

Guerrilla

56

Who was the patriot traitor?

Benedict Arnold

57

Battle of kings mountain ____(month) 1778, major battle in ____

October
South

58

Battle of kings Mountain; Nathaniel ____ "fighting ______" replaces gates

Greene
Quaker

59

Yorktown Virginia October 178_, mouth of Chesapeake ___, British waiting for supplies from ______, we block the bay

1
Bay
Ocean

60

Yorktown - last ____ battle of war ends in ____

Major
1783

61

Essay - treaty of Paris boundaries , when if was signed, whose land is returned, and British can still collect what

North to canada, west to missippi, south to florida. Signed sept 1783, loyalists land is returned, British still can collect american debts

62

Washington attacked hessian a at what battle

Trenton

63

Townsend was the secretary of _____

Treasury