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Flashcards in Revolutionary War Deck (35):
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Revolution Pamphlateer and _Common Sense_ author

Thomas Paine

2

Patriot spy caught and hanged

Nathan Hale

3

Federalist Papers (85 essays) author

Alexander Hamilton

4

Colonial officer - father of Robert E. Lee

Henry (Light Horse Harry) Lee

5

French aide to George Washington

Marquis de lafayette

6

Pole who aided in the Battle of Saratoga

Thaddeus Kosciusko

7

Polish general who helped the colonists

Count Pulaski

8

Patriotic group established in 1765

Sons of Liberty

9

"The Scribe of the Revolution"

Thomas Jefferson

10

Colonial general who defected to the British

Benedict Arnold

11

Battle of Monmouth heroine

Molly Pitcher

12

Organization of patriots founded by Ethan Allen

The Green Mountain boys

13

Patriot who captured fort Ticonderoga

Ethan Allen

14

December 17 - 1773 raid

Boston Tea Party

15

Lawyer who defended British soldiers of the Boston Massacre

John Adams

16

Street clash on March 5 - 1770

Boston Massacre

17

Prussian advisor to George Washington

Baron von Steuben

18

First battle of the U.S. Revolution

Battle of Lexington

19

General who surrendered to Washington at Yorktown

Charles Cornwallis

20

Battle that decided the U.S. Revolution

Yorktown

21

General who defeated Burgoyne

Horatio Gates

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British General who surrendered at Saratoga - 1777

John Burgoyne

23

General who captured Montreal in 1777

Richard Montgomery

24

Battle leading to the fall of Philadelphia

Brandywine

25

Colonial ambassador to France

Benjamin Franklin

26

Second battle of the U.S. Revolution

Battle of Concord

27

Colonists who favored the British

Torries

28

George Washington's command

The Continental Army

29

British-German mercenaries during the revolution

Hessians

30

South Carolina "Swamp Fox"

Francis Marion

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Sea captain who took the war to Britain

John Paul Jones

32

Virginia lawyer and war advocate

Patrick Henry

33

Colonial major who defected to the British

Major John Andre

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Treaty that ended the U.S. Revolution

Treaty of Paris

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Battle near Boston - 1775

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