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Crossword
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Who believed that taxation without representation in the colonies was acceptable? Parliament
Who thought that local assemblies should have legal authority over the colonies? colonists
What document describes why colonists should have legal authority to govern themselves? THEDECLARATIONOFINDEPENDENCE
WHICH CITY WAS NEVER A CAPITAL OF VIRGINIA? JAMESTOWN, WILLIAMSBURG, RICHMOND, OR CHARLOTTESVILLE? CHARLOTTESVILLE
WHO WAS THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE CONTINENTAL ARMY? GEORGEWASHINGTON
WHO WAS THE PRIMARY AUTHOR OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE? THOMASJEFFERSON
THIS MAN SPOKE OUT AGAINST TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION. HE IS FAMOUS FOR "GIVE ME LIBERTY, OR GIVE ME DEATH." PATRICKHENRY
WHO WAS A NOBLE FRENCHMAN WHO HELPED THE CONTINENTAL ARMY AND CONTRIBUTED TO THE VICTORY AT YORKTOWN? MARQUISDELAFAYETTE
WHO WAS AN ENSLAVED AFRICAN AMERICAN WHO WORKED AS A SPY FOR THE CONTINENTAL ARMY? HE REQUESTED HIS FREEDOM AFTER THE WAR AND GOT IT! JAMESLAFAYETTE
WHAT YEAR DID THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION BEGIN? 1775
WHAT YEAR DID THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION END? 1783
WHAT WERE THE CONTINENTAL ARMY SOLDIERS CALLED? PATRIOTS
WHAT WERE BRITISH SOLDIERS CALLED? REDCOATS
SOME VIRGINIANS REMAINED LOYAL TO THE KING. WHAT WERE THEY CALLED? LOYALISTS
SOME VIRGINIA AMERICAN INDIANS FOUGHT FOR THE COLONIES, BUT A FEW DID NOT. WHO DID THEY FIGHT FOR? GREATBRITAIN
SOME VIRGINIANS WERE _______________ AND DID NOT TAKE SIDES DURING THE WAR. NEUTRAL
WHY DID SOME ENSLAVED AFRICAN AMERICANS SUPPORT THE BRITISH? THE BRITISH PROMISED THEM WHAT? FREEDOM
WHERE WAS THE LAST MAJOR BATTLE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION? YORKTOWN
WHO SURRENDERED IN 1781 AT YORKTOWN? BRITISH
WHERE DID THE CAPITAL OF VIRGINIA MOVE AFTER WILLIAMSBURG? RICHMOND
IN 1783, THE WAR ENDED WITH THE TREATY OF ____________. PARIS

The War of Independence Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Chapter 4 American Revolutionary War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

this was a negotiation in 1783 which recognized America's Indepedence. The French went bankrupt after helping the U.S. out. This treaty ended the American revolution. I started the French revolution. Treaty of Paris
This was a war between the colonies. The British surrendered. France offered America an alliance. Battle of Saratoga
This was on a Chirtmas night, 1776. Army enlists would expire and everyone woud be offered to enlist again or go home. america crossed Delaware and won two crucial battles over a 10 day span. Battle of Trenton
These are laws passed by the Parliment in 1767. They were designed for indirecty taxing imported goods. This resulted in the development of the house of reprasentatives. Townshends Acts
3 ships were boarded in the Boston harbor and 342 boxes of tea were dumped overboard. This happened because the colonists did not want to pay taxes on the British Tea, on December 16, 1773. It was a protest by the Sons of Liberty. Boston Tea Party
Britains general gage ordered troops to seize control over colonial weapons. The troops come across angry mobs and this started a war. Minute men intercepted the British and engaged in battle. Lexington
g. THis pahmplet was written by Thomas Paine advocatin independence. This was created to break the colonies away from Britain Common Sense
These are American colonists who remained loyal to the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War. They were also called Tories, Royalists, or King's Men. They were in favor of Britain because they were rich. Loyalists
This happened in 1781 under the control of George Washington. It ended October 17th 1981. Its also known as the Seige of Yorktown. Yorktown
This was a runaway slave during the American Revolution. He is known as the casualty of the revolution. He was killed in the Boston Massacre. Crispus Attucks
This was the shelter for the American army during the American War. After being here the army was stronger and better equipped for war. This was in Pennsylvania. Valley Forge

American Revolution Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

The Revolutionary War Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

American Revolution Crossword

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Crossword
Description

An economic system that existed in Europe from the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries. A nation's wealth was determined by how much gold and silver in their treasury. Led to very strict import/export Mercantilism
Make the laws legislature
The law making of Great Britain parliament
A person who offers views or theories on ethics, government, and other related fields philosopher
Rights that cannot be taken away unalienable
Freedom liberty
The state or attitude of not being satisfied, discontent Dissatisfaction
The power of government comes from the permission of the people/citizens consentofthegoverned
The government may only do those things that the people give it the power to do limitedgovernment
The legislative body in Virginia Colony houseofburgesses
A person who loves, supports, and defends his or her country patriot
The announcement by the 13 colonies that the colonies were to be free and independent of England's control. The document was written, primarily, by Thomas Jefferson and passed by the Second Continental Congress. declarationofindependence
A Scottish philosopher, who explained that government gets their power from the citizens. The idea of the Social Contract because the natural state of man is to be free johnlocke
The unwritten, unspoken agreement between citizens and their government. Citizens give up some rights in order to receive protection and safety Socialcontract
British King during revolutionary war era KingGeorge111
British general who surrendered at Yorktown LordCornwallis
Promoted the cause of independence through letters and writings JohnAdams
Commander of the Continental Army GeorgeWashington
Major author of the Declaration of Independence ThomasJefferson
Outspoken member of the House of Burgesses; Inspired colonial patriotism with his "Give me Liberty or give me Death" speech. PatrickHenry
Wrote the pamphlet Common Sense, promoting American Independence ThomasPaine
Prominent member of the Continental Congress; helped frame the Declaration of Independence; helped gain French support for American Independence BenjaminFranklin
French nobleman who served in the Continental Army; worked with the king of France to send French troops, ships and funds that assisted the colonists in the American Revolution and contributed to the victory at Yorktown TheMarquisDeLafayette
Enslaved African American who wrote poems and plays supporting American Independence and who eventually gained her freedom PhillisWheatley
Patriot who made a daring ride to warn colonists of British arrival; his print of the Boston Massacre was printed throughout the colonies and changed a lot of colonists' minds about how their loyalties to England PaulRevere

American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

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

Revolutionary War Puzzle Crossword

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Crossword
Description

In 1783, an agreement was made between the US and Great Britain. It ended the Revolutionary War and recognized American independence. Treaty of Paris
This was a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It gave the Thirteen Colonies independence from Great Britain. commonsense
This was a series of acts passed in the beginning of 1767. It was passed by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British colonies in North America. townshendacts
This was put in place to help the British East India Company. It allowed them to ship their tea to North America. teaact1773
These laws were passed after the Boston Tea Party. They were a punishment for the colonists who threw tea into the Boston Harbor. intolerableacts
This is a group of men were self trained in weaponry and tactics. They joined together to form militia during the war. minutemen
This person was born in Massachusettes in 1723. He is known for being the first death of the Boston Massacre. crispusattucks
This man had many talents such as engraver and silversmith. He is best known for letting militia know that the British troops were coming. paulrevere
George Washington's army spent their winter months at this camp. Many died here from starvation and disease, but they left stronger. valleyforge
This was a group of colonists who secretly formed a group. They wanted to protect the rights of the colonists. sonsofliberty
This act,passed in 1756, let British parliament to collect money from colonists. They put a tax on newspapers and commercial documents. stampact
This is a military government involving the ending of ordinary law. martiallaws
This woman fought in the battle of Monmouth. Many think her story is folklore. mollypitcher
This person was a polish commander who fought in the American Revolution. We celebrate him the first Monday in March. casmirpulaski
All people are created equal. All people deserve the same rights and opportunities. egalitarianism
These people stayed loyal to the British crown. They were against the Revolution. loyalists
This group of people were against the British. They wanted to gain their independence from Britain. Patriots
This was the first battle of the Revolutionary War. Although the colonials lost, they did great and their confidence was lifted. battleofbunkerhill

The Revolutionary War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who was the first President? Washington
Treaty of _____ was signed ending the war. Paris
______ Massacre took place on March 5th, 1770. Boston
How many pounds of tea did the colonists dump into the harbor? 90000
Who was the man that warned the colonists the British were coming and was said to say, "The British are coming!" Paul_____ Revere
What battle was said to start the war? ______ and Concord Lexington
Who was elected to rule the colonies in the Second Continental Congress? Washington
Who made most of the Declaration of Independence? Jefferson
What Hill did the British defeat the Colonists? Bunker
What kind of rifle did the British have that helped them win? Bayonet
Who published Common Sense? Paine
How many people signed the Declaration of Independence? 56
How many soldiers took Brookland, New York? 30000
Who many the first flag? _____ Ross Betsy
Where did the colonists retreat to? Valley ______ Forge
Who did Benjamin Franklin persuade to help them in the war? France
Who was one of America's most notorious traitors?_______ Arnold Benedict
_______ of Confederation was the first document to bind the colonies together as a union Articles
Who ran after Cornwallis? _______ Greene Nathanael
What Battle ended the war? Yorktown

Revolutionary War Crossward Puzzle Crossword

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Crossword
Description

He was made commander of the Continental Army by the 2nd Continental Congress, he was a Virginian and also a plantation owner. George Washington
He was a 19 year old French nobleman who helped finance the revolution and convince the King of France to become alliances with America, he also served as major general. Marquis de Lafayette
Soldiers who could fight at any given time Minute Men
A famous propaganda writer. He is famous for writing the Common Sense Pamphlet and American Crisis pamphlet series. Thomas Paine
The people who were on Britain's side and did not want to go to war. Loyalists
A document stating America's separation from the British rule. Deceleration of Independence
The military camp George Washington and his troops stayed at and were trained by Baron Von Steuben Valley Forge
The people who wanted independence. Patriots
He was famous for his midnight ride from Boston to Lexington Paul Revere
Prussian soldier who helped teach American forces during the Revolutionary War. Baron Von Steuben
He was famous for writing the Federalist Papers and he was the first Secretary of Treasury under George Washington. He also was and officer in the Continental Army. Alexander Hamilton
He was sent to France to persuade the French King to form and alliance with the colonies and asked for military aid and a loan. Ben Franklin
German auxiliaries contracted for military service by the British government. Hessians
A pamphlet encouraging Americans to keep fighting against Britain. American Crisis
The battle that started the Revolutionary War. British wanted the hidden weapons and the Sons of Liberty. 700 British troops fought against militiamen. Lexington and Concord
Adopted by the 2nd Continental Congress on July 5th, 1775 in a final attempt to avoid a full-on war with Britain and the Thirteen Colonies Olive Branch Petition
After multiple defeats Washington needed to give his troops hope so, on Dec. 25, 1776 he crossed the Delaware River and attacked the Hessian's. Battle of Trenton
Thomas wrote this document under the Pseudonym of Navangelus to advocate independence from Great Britain to the people in the thirteen colonies, Common Sense

ROAD TO REVOLUTION Crossword

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Description

Given up ABDICATED
Accept without protest ACQUIESCE
Not limited by law. ARBITRARY
Cannons and large guns. ARTILLERY
Refusal to buy goods BOYCOTT
Fair, impartial CANDID
The name of the American army. CONTINENTALARMY
Violent disturbances. CONVULSION
Ruled by a tyrant with absolute power DESPOTISM
Rebellions at home. domestic
provided ENDOWED
Leader of green mountain boys who helped capture fort Ticonderoga. ETHANALLEN
King of England during American revolution. KINGGEORGE
Colonists who were loyal to Britain. LOYALISTS
A force of armed civilians who pledged to defend their colony. MILITIA
Colonists who could be ready to fight at a minutes notice MINUTEMEN
Colonists who supported the colonial rebels PATRIOT
A patriot who warned colonists about British movements. PAULREVERE
Dishonesty, disloyalty PERFIDY
Housing or giving lodging to. QUARTERING
Moral uprightness. RECTITUDE
Founder of the sons of liberty. SAMUELADAMS
British tax on imported sugar and molasses. SUGARACT
Term TENURE
Writer of the declaration of independence. THOMASJEFFERSON