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  1. It was a last ditch conciliatory appeal to George III to get out of the war.
    Olive Branch Petition
  2. Was written by extremist on July 6, 1775. It told British gov that it had left American people with 2 choices
    -Unconditional submission to tyranny
    -Resistance by force
    Dec of Causes and necess of Takin up Arms
  3. Was written by moderate delegates from the colonies in1775
    Olive Branch Petition
  4. “Island kingdom no more fit to rule the kingdom than a satellite was to rule the sun”
    Common Sence
  5. Name was insult given to loyalist. But they were people who stayed loyal to king
  6. was a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in January 1776. This pamphlet changed the American outlook on the war. It convinced many Americans that reconciliation w/ Britian was futile-(propaganda)
    common sense
  7. Written in two main parts
    1)Explain contract theory of gov (John Locke)
    Gov is created to protect life liberty pursuit happy
    2)List alleged crimes of king against colonies.
    King had violated the contract theory- must be replace
    Declaration Of Independancy
  8. The significance was it showed the world, true right and just reasons for a revolution.
    Declaration Of independance
  9. Was the leader of the British army, amazingly enough he held no major hostility toward Americans and even offered them choice between submission with royal pardons and a battle against the overwhelming odds.
    William Howe
  10. Fought on Breeds hill, June 17 1775. Even though the patriots lost, the British suffered the heaviest casualties of the entire war.
    Battle Of Bunker Hill
  11. a document written in Nov 1777 that confirmed the weak system in place. It had very limited powers.
    Articles Of Confederation
  12. Fought for the colonist in the beginning. He delayed the British at lake Champlain Later lost faith in colonist hope and became a traitor to Colonist and switched over to aide British.
    Benedict Arnold
  13. Were German troops that helped aid in fighting the revolution war and were paid off for their services.
  14. Was a British general who fought against colonist. On October 17, 1777, he ordered what was left his army to surrender.
    John Burgoyne
  15. - Is referred to as the turning point in the war. This is the battle that helped give hope to the colonies.
    Battle Of Saratoga
  16. an area in Pennsylvania, where the Americans resided during the winter unharmed by the British.
    Valley Forge
  17. Men from America who travled to European Nations sseeking to gain aid from them. They lacked experience in dipolamacy . *wanted diplomatic recognition- the colonies were no longer part of englans, but independent nation
    Militia Diplamats
  18. Replaced William Howe in 1778
    Sir Henry Clinton
  19. Led an expedition across the mountains and into Illinois, where he and his men conquered British outpost.-fought native amercicans who supported the British.
    George Rogers Clark
  20. The swamp fox”, He used guerilla warfare to harass the British, also fought the native Americans
    Francis Marion
  21. Defeated at Cowpen+Yorktown- surrenders at Yorktown
    Lord Cornwallis
  22. Last major battle of the war, oct 1781
  23. fighting quaker’ taunted and bother Cornwallis- divide unit into small brigands that fought w/ Cornwallis. Stopped Cornwallis caroline campaign
    Nathaniael Greene
  24. commander of the French expeditionary force in America.
  25. Admiral Grasse
    French navy
  26. war is over. Great Britian recognized the U.S. as a separate nation.
    Sept 3 1783 Treaty Of Paris
  27. Popularity dropped b/c church of England. Disestablished in many states (VA), no longer taxed supported.
    Anglican Church
  28. Popularity dropped caz many didn’t fight
  29. Were accepted by colonist caz French aided the Americans in the war
    Roman Cath Church
  30. Cherokee Leaders attacked settlements in Va in 1776. American. Many fled and those that stayed signed
    Dragging Canoe
  31. Divided western territory into 10 districts
    Ordinance of 1784
  32. Belief that power drawn from the people. People must earn their way in society- not guaranteed by birth
  33. She took her husbands place on line. She showed that women fought too.
    Molly pitcher
  34. abandoned ten districts, designated five territories that when had 60,000 ppl would become states, slavery prohibited
    Ordinance of 1787
  35. Women who followed the camp and helped gather water, and do cooking.
    Camp followers
  36. Congress created surveying + sale system, This also raised money for schools.
    Ordinance of 1785
  37. A Miami warrior who led Indians to win at Wabash River which was greatest Indian victory. He signed the treaty of Greenville.
    Little turtle
  38. She published vindication of women, First feminist book. She started feminist movement in U.S.
    Mary Wollstonecraft
  39. He was political leader that supported edu for women and reform
    Benjamine Rush
  40. He led a group to protest the high taxes1786 Shayites prevented debt collection. Boston legislature denounced them as traitors, when rebels advanced on Springfield state militia defeated them January 1787.
    Daniel shays
  41. It provided a centralizes gov, defined what could go down
    Powers of articles of confed 149
  42. defeated Indians 1794 at Battle of Fallen Timbers
    General Anthony wane-
  43. Could
    - Congress had power to conduct war
    - Foreign relation
    - Appropriate money
    - Borrow MoneyIssue money
    Powers of articles of confed
  44. Treaty stating that in exchange for land, now all land could only be ceded by the tribes themselves
    Treaty of Greenville
  45. Couldn’t
    - levi taxes
    - regulate trade
    - Draft Troops
    Powers of articles of confed 149
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