Revolutionary War Flashcards

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1
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Patriotic Group Established in 1865

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Sons of Liberty

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Street Clash on March 5, 1770

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Boston Massacre

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Lawyer who defended British Soldiers of Boston Massacre

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John Adams

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December 17, 1773 Raid

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Boston Tea Party

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5
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Patriot who captured fort Ticonderoga

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Ethan Allen

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Organization of Patriots Founded by Ethan Allen

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Green Mountain Boys

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Battle of Monmouth Heroine

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Molly Pitcher

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Revolution Common Sense Author

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Thomas Paine

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9
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The Scribe of the Revolution

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Thomas Jefferson

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Prussian Adviser to George Washington

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Baron Von Steuben

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Polish General who helped colonists

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Count Pulaski

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12
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Pole who aided in battle of saratoga

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Thaddeus Kosciusko

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13
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French Aid to George Washington

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Marquis de Lafayette

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Colonel Officer, Father of Robert E. Lee

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(Light Horse) Harry Lee

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15
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Federalist Papers (85 Essays) AUthor

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Alexander Hamilton, James Monroe, John Jay

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16
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Patriot Spy Caught and Hanged

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Nathan Hale

I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country

17
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Colonial Ambassador to France

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Benjamin Franklin

18
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Colonists who favored the British

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Tories

19
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General who Defected to The British

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Benedict Arnold

20
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Major who defected to the British

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Major John Andre

21
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Virginia Lawyer and War Advocate

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Patrick Henry (Give me Liberty or Give me Death!)

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Sea Captain who Took the War to Britain

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John Paul Jones

23
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South Carolina “Swamp Fox”

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Francis Marion

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British-German Mercenaries

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Hessians

25
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George Washington’s Command

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Continental Army

26
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First Battle of the War

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Battle of Lexington

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Second Battle of the War

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Battle of Concord

28
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Battle Near Boston, 1775

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Battle of Bunker Hill (Fought on Breed’s Hill)

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Battle Leading to the Fall of Philadelphia

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Brandywine

30
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General who Captured Montreal in 1777

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Richard Montgomery

31
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“Mad” Colonial General

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Anthony Wayne

32
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Colonial Victory that Brought French into the War

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Saratoga (won by Benedict Arnold in part)

33
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British General who Surrendered at Saratoga, 1777

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John Burgoyne

34
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General Who Defeated Burgoyne

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Horatio Gates

35
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Battle that Decided the War

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Battle of Yorktown, VA

36
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General Who Surrendered to Washington at Yorktown

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Charles Cornwallis

37
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Treated Ending the War

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Treaty of Paris