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The American patriot who said, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."

Nathan Hale

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The document that is the plan for government that the United States still follows today.

Constitution

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In a fiery speech this young Virginian said, "Give me liberty or give me death."

Patrick Henry

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This Virginian had a reputation for being both brave and wise.

George Washington

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The first written agreement of self-government in America was this.

Mayflower Compact

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The first person to sign the Declaration of Independence

John Hancock

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This American patriot said, "I have not yet begun to fight. "

John Paul Jones

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People who wanted America to be free from Britain's rule were called this

Patriots

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He was the first modern explorer to reach the mainland of North America

John Cabot

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This Massachusetts patriot Road from Boston to warn the colonists at Lexington that the British were coming

Paul Revere

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Washington's victory here lead to the surrender of Cornwallis and the entire British army

Yorktown

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Washington and his men spent a harsh winter battling hunger and cold temperatures at this place

Valley Forge

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The agreement signed by England giving the colonies their freedoms

Treaty of Paris

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He was the first modern explorer to discover the New World

Christopher Columbus

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Famous Shoshone who guided Louis and Clark on their expedition

Sacagewea

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Two main weaknesses of the articles of Confederation

Government could not collect taxes There was no power to settle arguments

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He is given credit for doing the most work at the Constitutional convention

James Madison

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Name the two houses of Congress

The Senate and the House of Representatives

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The lady who is said to have stitched the first United States flag

Betsy Ross

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Washington thanked the American people and urged them to be responsible citizens in the speech when he finished his term as President.

His farewell address

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The act that passed in 1647 establishing the first public schools in America

Ole' Deluder Satan act

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People who wanted to separate from the church of England

Separatists

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The Indians who were invited to the first Thanksgiving

Wampanoag

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The most important animal to the Indians of the plains

Bison

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This tribe's name means "southerner"

Shawnee

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This religious group's actual name was the Society of Friends

Quakers

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The Indians that were famous for their weaving of rugs

Navajo

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Indians that were known for their burial mounds

Hopewell

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Indians that lived in longhouses

Iroquois

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Indians that kept a pictorial chronicle of the history and traditions of North America

Delaware