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Flashcards in Revolutionary War Deck (35):
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Virginia lawyer and war advocate

Patrick Henry

2

Polish general who helped the colonists

Count Pulaski

3

General who captured Montreal in 1777

Richard Montgomery

4

Sea captain who took the war to Britain

John Paul Jones

5

December 17 - 1773 raid

Boston Tea Party

6

"The Scribe of the Revolution"

Thomas Jefferson

7

First battle of the U.S. Revolution

Battle of Lexington

8

Lawyer who defended British soldiers of the Boston Massacre

John Adams

9

Battle that decided the U.S. Revolution

Yorktown

10

Revolution Pamphlateer and _Common Sense_ author

Thomas Paine

11

Colonists who favored the British

Torries

12

George Washington's command

The Continental Army

13

General who defeated Burgoyne

Horatio Gates

14

Colonial officer - father of Robert E. Lee

Henry (Light Horse Harry) Lee

15

British-German mercenaries during the revolution

Hessians

16

British General who surrendered at Saratoga - 1777

John Burgoyne

17

Colonial ambassador to France

Benjamin Franklin

18

Organization of patriots founded by Ethan Allen

The Green Mountain boys

19

Patriot who captured fort Ticonderoga

Ethan Allen

20

Battle leading to the fall of Philadelphia

Brandywine

21

Second battle of the U.S. Revolution

Battle of Concord

22

Patriotic group established in 1765

Sons of Liberty

23

Prussian advisor to George Washington

Baron von Steuben

24

Pole who aided in the Battle of Saratoga

Thaddeus Kosciusko

25

South Carolina "Swamp Fox"

Francis Marion

26

Street clash on March 5 - 1770

Boston Massacre

27

Battle near Boston - 1775

Battle of Bunker Hill (Actually fought on Breed's Hill)

28

Colonial major who defected to the British

Major John Andre

29

Federalist Papers (85 essays) author

Alexander Hamilton

30

Battle of Monmouth heroine

Molly Pitcher

31

Patriot spy caught and hanged

Nathan Hale

32

French aide to George Washington

Marquis de lafayette

33

General who surrendered to Washington at Yorktown

Charles Cornwallis

34

Colonial general who defected to the British

Benedict Arnold

35

Treaty that ended the U.S. Revolution

Treaty of Paris