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Declaration of Independence Word Search

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America
slavery
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Revolutionary War Crossward Puzzle Crossword

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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

A NEW NATION Word Search

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2ND CONTINENTAL CONGRESS
PATRIOTS
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GEORGE WASHINGTON
CONTINENTAL ARMY
CONCORD,MASSACHUSETTS
LEXINGTON,MASSACHUSETTS
MINUTEMEN
DECLARATION OF RIGHTS
DELEGATES
FIRST CONTINENTAL CONGRESS
PHILADELPHIA,PENNSYLVANIA
QUARTERING ACT
GREENWICH
WILLIAM FRANKLIN
BOSTON TEA PARTY
BOSTON,MASSACHUSSETS
INPORT
BOYCOTT
TOWNSHEND ACTS
CHARLES TOWNSHEND
REPEALED
STAMP ACT
TAX
13 COLONIES
PARLIAMENT
GREAT BRITIAN

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

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

American Revolution Crossword

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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

Studies Weekly Week 4 Crossword

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mountain range in the Proclamation of 1763 Appalachian
one who stayed true to the King of England loyalists
places to live quarters
one who wanted the colonies to become an independent country patriot
to convince persuade
branch of British government that made laws Parliament
volunteer army militia
murder of people who cannot defend themselves massacre
Great Britain's foe in 1754 war France
defended British soldiers after the Boston Massacre: John ____________ Adams

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

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 Road to Revolution Word Search

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Peace
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French
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Congress
Boston
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Lexington
Howe
Washington
Petition
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Monopoly
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