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ambush
blockade
british
Cornwallis
George Washington
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ratify
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Treaty of paris
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CHAPTER 7 CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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leader of the American Revolution and served as the second U.S. president John Adams
considered to be the author of the declaration of independence Thomas Jefferson
Famous for the quote "Give me death or give me liberty!" Patrick Henry
Name of the army George Washington led Continental Army
What document did the British use to enlist the help of colonial slaves by promising them freedom if they fought for the British? Lord Dunmore Proclamation
Who were hired German mercenaries fighting for the British? Hessians
By launching a surprise attack against the Hessians, the Patriots were able to win what battle Battle of Trenton
What Patriot victory marked the turning point of the Revolutionary War? Battle of Saratoga
What foreigner helped turn the Continental Army into a well trained group of soldiers? Friedrich von Steuben
last major conflict of the Revolutionary War Battle of Yorktown
a hired soldier mercenary
to leave without permission or intent to come back desert
when it takes more and more money to buy the same amount of goods inflation
a measure to keep ships from entering or leaving a harbor blockade
a privately owned ship outfitted with weapons privateer
to suffer or experience sustain
an attempt to force surrender by blocking the movement of people or goods into or out of a place siege
to approve officially ratify
an attack in which the attacker hides and surprises the enemy ambush
to move transfer

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American Revolutionary War Crossword

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Hired soldier mercenary
Commander of the Continental Army in 1776 General George Washington
1st battle of the Amercian Revolutionary War Battle of Lexington and Concord
Author of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
To enlist in the military recruit
Colonial spy who said "I only regret that I have one life to lose for my country" Nathan Hale
To approve officially ratify
Turning point in the American Revolution (Gen. John Burgoyne surrendered here) Battle of Saratoga
American naval hero who said "I have not yet begun to fight." John Paul Jones
Washington launched a surprise attack on British troops on December 25, 1776 Battle of Trenton
An attack in which the attacker hides and surprises the enemy ambush
Nicknname of woman who carried pitchers of water to weary US soldiers Molly Pitcher
Last battle of the American Revolutionary War Battle of Yorktown
Privately owned ship outfitted with weapons Privateer
Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold captured this strategic location near the Canadian border. Military supplies and weapons were gained for the U.S. Ft. Ticonderoga

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American Revolution Crossword

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Prussian Drillmaster who aided George Washington in training troops VonStueben
equality for all people. eqaulitiarianism
Laws passed after the Boston Tea Pary. Intolerable acts
Continental Army camp during the winter of 1777-1778. Valley Forge
Indirect tax on imported good such as glass, lead, paint and paper. Townshend Act
Printing too much money, value goes down and prices increase. inflation
American battle victory that gave them hope of winning the war. Trenton
Pamphlet encouraging independence written by Thomas Paine. Common Sense
Author of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
Document that ended the American Revolution. Treaty of Paris
Founder of the Sons of Liberty, powerful and influential political activist Samuel Adams
Colonial soldiers who were ready to fight in a minutes notice. minutemen
Colonist for American independence. Patriots
An attempt to keep peace with England. Olive Branch Petition
Law requiring special stamped paper for legal documents. Stamp Act
Where Cornwallis surrenders and ends the American Revolution Yorktown
King of England during the American Revolution. George III
Turning point of the American Revolution. Saratoga
Selling scarce goods for a profit. Profiteering
Commander of the British Army. Cornwallis
Colonist loyal to the King and England. Loyalist
French military leader who aided George Washington Lafayette

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American Revolution Word Search

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ABIGAIL SMITH
ABSOLVED
BENEDICT ARNOLD
BENJAMIN FRANKILN
BETSY ROSS
BUNKER HILL
CONCORD
DESPOTISM
ENDOWED
FOREIGN MERCENARIES
FORMIDABLE
IMPEL
JOHN ADAMS
JOHN HOWE
LEXINGTON
MARY DRAPER
MOLLY PITCHER
PATRICK HENRY
PAUL REVERE
PERFIDY
PRUDENCE
QUARTING
RECTITUDE
SUGAR ACT
TEA ACT
THOMAS JEFFERSON
TRENTON
TYRANNY
VALLEY FORGE
YORKTOWN

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American Revolution Word Search

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Charles Cornwallis
Fredrick Steuben
Yorktown
George Washington
Valley Forge
Saratoga
Battle of Trenton
Loyalists
Thomas Paine
King George
Samuel Adams
Treaty of Paris
Townshed Acts
Stamp Act
Second Continental
Profiteering
Patriots
Olive Branch
Minutemen
Martial Law
Loyalist
Intolerable Acts
Inflation
Egalitarianism
Declaration
Common Sense
Committes of correspond
Boston Tea Party
Boston Masscare

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American Revolution Crossword

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Those who chose to support Britain during the Revolutionary War Loyalists
Those who supported the war against Britain Patriots
1777 British defeat that was a major turning point in the Revolutionary War. Battle of Saratoga
In 1783, the British signed a peace treaty ending the revolutionary war and the 13 colonies became independent. Treaty Of Paris
American patriot, writer, printer, and inventor; persuaded the French to help the colonist. Benjamin Franklin
A delegate at the second continental congress and wrote the Declaration of Independence; 3rd president of the U.S. Thomas Jefferson
Commander of the Continental Army; first president of the U.S. George Washingtom
King of England during the American Revolution King George III
British tax on wills, licenses, and other documents Stamp Act
British taxes in America on items such as glass, paints, and paper Townshend Acts
The murder of 5 Bostonians, by British soldiers, protesting against British taxes Boston Massacre
Protest by A,ericans in 1773 whereby they threw tea from British ships into the sea Boston Tea Party
British law that made American companies pay tax on tea but not British ones Tea Act
Rode through the night to warn the town of Lexington the British were coming Paul Revere

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American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

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the overthrow of a government but those who are governed REVOLUTION
fees for the support of government required to be paid by people and businesses TAXES
the quality of being just or fair JUSTICE
freedom of choice LIBERTY
to attack from a place or hiding AMBUSH
a general and progressive increase in prices INFLATION
troops trained to fight on horseback CAVALRY
American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence LOYALISTS
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War PATRIOTS
An American politician and soldier who served. as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797 and was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States GEORGE WASHINGTON
this battle was fought on June 17, 1775, during the Siege of Boston in the early stages of the American Revolutionary War battle of bunker hill
an armed conflict between Great Britain and thirteen of its North American colonies that after onset of the war was declared independence as the United States American Revolutionary War
a political protest but the Sons of Liberty in Boston on Dec. 16, 1773. The demonstrators, some disguised as Native Americans, in defiance of the Teach of May 10, 1773, destroyed and entire shipment of tea sent by the East India Company. They boarded the ships and threw the chests. of tea into Boston Harbor. The British government responded harshly and the episode escalated into the American Revolution. Boston Tea Party
a group of British colonies on the east coast of North America founded in the 17th and 18th centuries that declared independence in 1776 and formed the United States. Thirteen Colonies
a British Army officer who rose to become Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the American war of Independence also known as the American Revolutionary War. William Howe

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The American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

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The Patriot soldier also had greater motivation, or sense of purpose. The British relied on ______ to fight for them. The Americans called these mercenaries "Hessians" mercenaries
They placed great value on liberty and personal freedom. After rejecting the rule of the British Parliament, they were unwilling to _______power to their own Continental Congress. transfer
To meet this need, the Congress established the Continental Army, which depended on the states to ______ soldiers. recruit
The Continental Army also had a hard time finding officers—qualified military commanders. Some were young men who were recruited from the ranks. The best officers had experience from ______, or earlier, wars. previous
In February 1778, France declared war on Britain and sent money, equipment, and troops to _______ the American Patriots. aid
Many soldiers became sick and died. Other men _______,or left without permission. Some officers quit. The Continental Army seemed to be falling apart. deserted
The amount of bills was greater than the supply of gold and silver backing them. This led to ______, which means that it took more and more money to buy the same amount of goods. inflation
. Other northern states soon took similar measures. Still, the ______ of slavery would remain unsettled for many years. issue
. British vessels formed an effective ________, keeping ships from entering or leaving American harbors. blockade
A _______ is a privately owned merchant ship outfitted with weapons. privateer
They also saved the key port of Charles Town, South Carolina, from the British. Although this was a small battle, its _______ on the rest of the war was great. impact
Another section joined Francis Marion's raids. Greene combined his forces in March. Greene's army was forced to retreat, but the British ______ great losses in the process. sustained
Washington kept his new _______, or plan of action, secret. He wanted Clinton to think the Patriots still planned to attack at New York. strategy
The British were trapped. American and French forces began a ______they blocked off the British supply and escape routes. siege
There would be a few more clashes on land and sea. However, the defeat at Yorktown convinced the British that the war was too costly to _______, or proceed with. pursue

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The War of Independence Crossword

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A clash between British soldiers and Boston colonists in 1770, where five colonists were killed Boston Massacre
An increase in prices or decline is purchasing power caused by an increase in the supply of money Inflation
Colonists who supported the British government during the American Revolution Loyalists
Patriot civilian soldiers just before and during the Revolutionary War, ready to fight in a minutes notice Minuteman
Colonists who supported American Independence from Britain Patriots
The selling of goods in short supply at inflated prices Profiteering
The treaty of Paris signed in semptember ended the war and set the western boundary of the United States at what river? Mississippi
In which state is Yorktown Virginia
Which European country supported the American colonists during the Revolutionary War France
Whose concepts did Jefferson draw upon as he drafted the Declaration of Independence John Locke
Who helped to find the sons of Liberty Samuel Adams
What is a belief in the equality of people Egalitarian
France troops blocked the road to which town at Yorktown Williamsburg
Which troops held the position farthest south at Yorktown? American
Who wrote common sense Thomas

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The Road to Revolution Word Search

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Peace
Independence
Revolution
Indians
French
British
Colonists
Parliament
Congress
Boston
Concord
Lexington
Howe
Washington
Petition
Mercenary
Monopoly
Treason
Cede
Repeal
Blockade
Loyalist
Patriot
Boycott
Minutemen
Duty
Alliance
Militia

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