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1

document that signified the end of the Revolutionary War

Treaty of Paris

2

Father of Declaration of Independence

Thomas Jefferson

3

traitor who plotted to give up the fort at West Point

Benedict Arnold

4

when British soldiers opened fire on unarmed colonists

Boston Massacre

5

when Americans dressed as Natives and dumped tea

Boston Tea Part

6

first battles of the Revolutionary War

Lexington and Concord

7

British general forced to surrender at Yorktown

Lord Cornwallis

8

French nobleman who served in teh American Army

Marquis de Lafayette

9

volunteer soldiers ready at a moement's notice

minutemen

10

commander-in-chief of the Continental Army

George Washington

11

young American patriot who was hanged as a spy by the British

Nathan Hale

12

general at Bunker Hill

William Prescott

13

president of the Congress that accepted the Declaration

John Hancock

14

successful American naval officer

John Paul Jones

15

"I have not yet begun to fight!"

John Paul Jones

16

Final battle of the Revolutionary War

Yorktown

17

Year of the first Continental Congress

1774

18

Date of the Second Treaty of Paris

Sept. 3, 1783

19

Revolutionary battle lost by Americans but considered a victory

Bunker Hill

20

"Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes!"

William Prescott

21

Date of the Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

22

Date of the Second Continental Congress

May 10, 1775

23

"I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!"

Patrick Henry

24

Event during which Washington surprised and captured the Hessians

crossing of the Delaware

25

Battle that was the turning point for the Revolutionary War

Saratoga

26

Year of the Boston Tea Party

1773

27

Date of the battles of Lexington and Concord

April 19, 1775

28

"I regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."

Nathan Hale

29

Year of the Boston Massacre

1770

30

How does R.A. Emerson describe the first battle of the Revolutionary War?

"the shot heard round the world"