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john andre
surrender
reveloutionary
army
general
west point
british
american
traitor
arnold
benedict

American Revolutionary War Crossword

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Description

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

American Revolution Word Search

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Description

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

The Revolutionary War Crossword

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September 1774, delegates from twelve colonies sent representatives to Philadelphia to discuss a response to the Intolerable Acts. First Continental Congress
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War. Patriots
Members of a militia during the American Revolution who could be ready to fight in sixty seconds. Minutemen
British soldiers who fought against the colonists in the American Revolution; so called because of their bright red uniforms. Redcoats
A convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the summer of 1775, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, soon after warfare in the American Revolutionary War had begun. Second Continental Congress
U.S. army led by George Washington. Continental Army
1765, A tax that the British Parliament placed on newspapers and official documents sold in the American Colonies. Stamp Act
British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists who were teasing and taunting them. Five colonists were killed. The colonists blamed the British and the Sons of Liberty and used this incident as an excuse to promote the Revolution. Boston Massacre
Law passed by Parliament in the early 1770's stating that only the East India Company, a British business, could sell tea to the 13 colonies. Tea Act
The dumping of 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor by colonists in 1773 to protest the Tea Act. Boston Tea Party
A series of laws set up by Parliament to punish Massachusetts for its protests against the British. Intolerable Acts
Commander of the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War. George Washington
Traitor of Patriots and joined British. Benedict Arnold
Place where Washington's army spent the winter of 1777-1778, a 4th of troops died here from disease and malnutrition, Steuben comes and trains troops. Valley Forge

The American Revolution Crossword

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Benedict Arnold and Ethan Allen captured this fort on Lake Champlain. Ticonderoga
The militia stopped the British troops at the ____ Bridge. Concord
Commander in chief of the Continental Army. George Washington
Washington attacked the Hessians camped in this New Jersey town on December 26, 1776. Trenton
What members of the Massachusetts militia were called minutemen
General Cornwallis' troops were bombarded with ____ artillery. French
This general formally surrendered on October 17, 1781. Cornwallis
Site of the last significant battle of the American Revolution. Yorktown
Place where the first shots of the American Revolution were fired. Lexington
Battle in New York that helped bring French support to the Americans Saratoga
German soldiers, some of them Hessians, who were hired to fight for the British. mercenaries
River that Washington crossed in his retreat to Pennsylvania and his attack on Trenton. Delaware
The Continental Army was defeated on ____ ___, Manhattan, and at White Plains, New York. Long Island
Battle near Boston where the militia held off two of three British charges. Breeds Hill
French ships set up a ____ around Cornwallis' troops in Yorktown. blockade

The Battle of Saratoga Word Search

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American Revolutionary War
Americans
benedict arnold
British
Fort Ticonderoga
General john Burgoyne
George Washington
horatio gates
Saratoga
Surrender
The French
Victory

Battle of Saratoga Crossword

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Another word for fight Battle
Month the battle started September
Another name for a British soldier Redcoat
Another name for the American Troops Patriot
Where rebels were bracing for a fight Bemis Hights
State where the battle took place New York
Americans built these at the battle Fortifications
In the battle the British would either have to fight or_______ Retreat
British marched down from________[country] Canada
British general in charge of troops at the battle Burgoyne
British approached the rebels through_______ Freemans Farm
Redcoats that poured back into the clearing Hoards
British thought they had_____ the Americans Overcame
British general who never showed up General Howe
General Howe was supposed to come with_________ Reinforcements
General Howe settled down in_____ for the winter Philadelphia
British planned a_______on the Americans Surprise attack
A type of troop in the army Brigade
The British attacked the American______ Troops
The Americans were ready for attack [syn. ready for attack] Prepared
The British were forced to retreat to______[place] Saratoga
The Americans kept up a heavy_____on the British Fire
The British did this 10 days later Surrendered
American General in charge of troops Benedict Arnold
_____at Saratoga Victory
American Revolution War
Current French King King Louis XVI
The French king decided to start giving___to the Americans Aid
French Foreign minister Charles Gravier
American Ambassador Benjamin Franklin
Leader of the American army George Washington
British Loyalists Tories
British king King George III
Weapons used in the battle Cannons
Group of American officials who created laws Continental Congress
American Capital 1776 Philadelphia
American fort that was captured Ticonderoga

Sophia's War Crossword

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Name of the American general who planned to switch sides in the war Benedict Arnold
The person who hired sophia as a spy Robert Townsed
Sophia's new occupation Spy
The owner of a tavern in Tarrytown Van Tassel
Where Sophia is stationed as a spy The Kennedy house
The British major planning to meet with an American general John Andre
Where Sophia lives New York
Sophia's brother William
The spy Sophia saw hanged at the gallows at the beginning of the book Nathan Hale
Where they find papers on John Andre confirming that he is a spy Sock

American Revolution Word Search

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Adams (John)
American Revolution
Arnold (Benedict)
Bill of rights
British
Cannons
Colonies
Colony
Confederation
Constitution
Continental army
Continental congress
Declaration
Democracy
Federalist
Flag
French
Garrison
Independence
Legislature
Lexington
Loyalist
Militia
Minutemen
Monarchy
Parliament
Patriot
Red coat
Regulars
Republic
Revolution
Sons of Liberty
Stamp act
Tory

Key Figures of the American Revolution Crossword

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Author of Common Sense and the American Crisis Thomas Paine
Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress and author of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
Philadelphia inventor and ambassador to France during the American Revolution Benjamin Franklin
Patriot whose Midnight Ride helped warn colonists about a British invasion Paul Revere
English monarch during the American Revolution King George III
French nobleman who served as an aide to General Washington Marquis de Lafayette
General who defected to the British Army and became known as a traitor Benedict Arnold
A young woman who carried pitchers of water to soldiers during the Battle of Monmouth and took over her husband’s gun when he fell in battle Molly Pitcher
America’s first naval commander John Paul Jones
Massachusetts delegate to the Continental Congress John Adams
President of the Second Continental Congress with a famous signature John Hancock
An American soldier who fought against the British in South Carolina, and was known as the “Swamp Fox” Francis Marion
Prussian soldier who helped train Washington’s Army at Valley Forge Fredrich von Steuben
An American soldier who was victorious at the Battle of Cowpens Daniel Morgan
Patriot who was also wife and counselor to John Adams Abigail Adams
Commander-in-Chief of the French Expeditionary Forces Comte de Rochambeau
Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army George Washington

War of 1812 Crossword

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Description

conflict fought between the United States and Great Britain over British violations of U.S. maritime rights. It ended with the exchange of ratification of the Treaty of Ghent. War of 1812
an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. Blockade
an act of defeating an enemy or opponent in a battle. Victory
called for war against England and eyed Canada as a possible target of expansion. War Hawks
best remembered for surrendering Fort Detroit to the British on August 16, 1812 following the Siege of Detroit. General William Hull
British General that led the Canadians. Isaac Brooks
The British battered Oliver Hazard Perry's own ship and left is helpless. BattleOfLakeErie
Withdraw from enemy forces as a result of their superior power or after a defeat. Retreat
The ninth President of the U.S. William Henry Harrison
A Tennessee officer who took control of the American Troops in the Creek War. Andrew Jackson
Defeated France in 1814. Britain
Defeated by Britain and its army in 1814. France
an engagement fought between January 8 and January 18, 1815, constituting the final major battle of the War of 1812, and the most one-sided battle of that war. BattleOfNewOrleans
a sustained fight between large, organized armed forces. Battle
a state of armed conflict between different nations or states or different groups within a nation or state. War
a Native American leader of the Shawnee and a large tribal confederacy which opposed the United States during Tecumseh's War and became an ally of Britain in the War of 1812. Tecumseh
Tecumseh's brother. TheProphet
a tribe led by Tecumseh. The Shawnee Tribe
an instance of defeating or being defeated. Defeat