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Which country was America's main ally?
Who was a teenage French aristocrat who volunteered to served in Washington's army?
during the winter at _______ 1/4 of Washington's troops grew weak fro hunger and the cold.
Who victories on the frontier gave Americans control of the Great Lakes and Ohio River?
George Rogers Clark
Who could make profits from capturing enemy merchant ships and selling their cargoes?
Who was an American Naval Commander who became famous for his hard-fought victories over the British ships?
John Paul Jones
Many people could not handle the fighting, the cold, and lack of supplies therefor those people would....
desert the army
Most Americans were either ___________ or ______________.
Patriots or Neutral
Who organized and commanded the continental army?
Who's northern strategy was to cut off New England from the other states?
Who led the British force from Canada toward Albany, New York?
What battles prevented the British from gaining control of coastal cities?
Battles of Saratoga
Commander of Continental Army...
British army director in the Rev. War...
Mohawk chief allied with the British...
US army general in the Rev. War who later turned traitor....
US army general in the Rev. War...
A series of conflicts in 1777 near Albany, NY
Battles of Saratoga
Not favoring one side..
Someone who is opposed to all war..
Professional soldier hired to fight for a foreign country....
mercenary ( Hessians German mercenaries)
An overall plan of action...
fights who weaken the enemy with surprise raids and hit-and-run attacks.
who were people loyal to Britain...
Native Americans supported both....
Patriots and British
Which army was larger and better trained?
British hires who to fight for them...
What two battles does Washington win?
Battle of Trenton and Battle of Princeton
What Battle does Washington lose?
Battle of Long Island
Once the army starts to win their battles....
the army troops have greater confidence.
Why didn't the British plan to cut of New England work?
Gen. Howe and St. Leger failed to meet Burgoyne's troops at Albany leaving him with inadequate forces and supplies
When Britain fails to isolate New England who begins to assist America?
What was the battle turned the tide in the Rev. War?
Battle of Saratoga.... others assisted the Americans
The coastal lands would give Britain control over .....
landing supplies and troops
A Loyalist who left Boston to study overseas and went to England...
John Singleton Copley
A woman who dressed like a man and fought in the Continental Army...
The general who defeated the Cont.army at Brandywine...
Patriot who said "no taxes without legal representation....
The General who captured Fort Ticonderoga
Gen. John Burgoyne
Who tricked the British Army and led an attack on Freeman's Farm?
What country prevented Britain from attacking from the south west
Who transformed the army into a skilled fighting force
Baron on Steuben
Who built the Wilderness Road which led to Kentucky
Who raised money to capture outposts on the Western Frontier?
the treaty of Paris the U. S. western boundary was the ... and all land given back to Loyalists.