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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

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

Causes of Revolution and Revolutionary War Crossword

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a war between France and England that erupted in 1754 in North America French and Indian War
ended 7 Year War/French and Indian War with Brit victory. Treaty of 1763
aw forbidding English colonists to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains. Proclamation of 1763
law that taxed printed goods Stamp Act
series of laws passed in 1774 Intolerable Acts
incident in 1770 in which British troops fired on and killed american colonists boston massacre
Protest led by Sons of Liberty against the Tea Act of 1773 Boston Tea Party
Groups of Patriots who worked to oppose British rule Sons Of Liberty
groups of American women patriots who wove cloth to replace boycotted British goods. Daughters Of Liberty
author of Common Sense Thomas Paine
pamphlet designed by Paine to convince colonists to secede from Britain Common Sense
written by thomas jefferson Declaration of Independence
secured the help of the French during the Revolutionary War. Benjamin Franklin

Boston Tea Party Crossword

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Delegates to the Second ____ _____ signed the Declaration of Independence. Continental Congress
To refuse to buy or use something as a means of protest boycott
These people couldn't make a profit on their smuggled tea. merchants
Great Britian repealed all the taxes on imports except for the one on ____. tea
Port that was closed as a result of the Coercive Acts. Boston
These kinds of goods were being taxed by Britain. imported
Man who wrote the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson
British soldiers were ____ in private homes after the Tea Party. quartered
What the acts passed by Britain after the Boston Tea Party were called in America intolerable acts
Name of the company that was the only legal source of tea. East India
The protestors dumped 342 ____ of tea into Boston harbor chests
Man who organized the Boston Tea Party. Samuel Adams
One of the first battles of the American Revolution Lexington
Richard Henry Lee proposed that the colonies should be "free and ____ states." independent
The Sons of ____ were a patriot group that participated in the Boston Tea Party Liberty

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
Independence
Revolution
Indians
French
British
Colonists
Parliament
Congress
Boston
Concord
Lexington
Howe
Washington
Petition
Mercenary
Monopoly
Treason
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Repeal
Blockade
Loyalist
Patriot
Boycott
Minutemen
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Causes of the American Revolution Crossword

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They were meant to punish the American colonists for the Boston Tea Party and other protests. Intolerable Acts
American colonists who remained loyal to the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War Loyalists
An attempt to prevent the colonists from going west and passed the Appalachian Mountains. Proclamation of 1763
The YEAR the thirteen colonies claimed their independence from England, an event which eventually led to the formation of the United States. 1776
Those colonists of the Thirteen Colonies who rebelled against British control during the American Revolution and in July 1776 declared the United States of America an independent nation. Patriot
an act of the British Parliament in 1765 that exacted revenue from the American colonies by imposing a stamp duty on newspapers and legal and commercial documents. Stamp Act
The shot heard 'round the world, what marked the beginning of the Revolutionary War. Lexington and Concord
Who said, "We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal..." Thomas Jefferson
Who said, "Give me liberty or give me death!" Patrick Henry
Writer who believed in a natural right to life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness. He also said government is a "social contract," that should be overthrown if it is oppressing it's people. John Locke
As a result of the Stamp Act, the colonists stopped purchasing British goods. Boycott
A British outcome of the French and Indian War. Debt
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Unalienable rights
Leader of the Sons of Liberty Sam Adams
King of England during the American Revolution King George III
First to die in the Boston Massacre—African American patriot Crispus Attucks

CAUSE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION Crossword

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6’’ RED HEAD KNOWN AS THE “WAUHATCHIE WAR WOMAN” NANCY HART
SLAVE WHO JOINED THE WHIGS AUSTIN DABNEY
MERCHANT AND OWN PLANTATION WHO BECAME AN IMPORTANT EARLY GA STATES MAN BUTTON GWINNETT
HERO OF THE BATTLE OF KETTLE CREEK ELIJAH CLARK
MOST IMPORTANT REVOLUTIONARY WAR BATTLE FOUGHT IN GEORGIA BECAUSE IT PREVENTED THE BRITISH FROM GAINING CONTROL OF THE BACK COUNTRY BATTLE OF KETTLE CREEK
2ND BLOODINESS BATTLE OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR SIEGE OF SAVANNAH
SEVEN YEAR WAR FRENCH & INDIAN WAR
An attempt to prevent the colonists from going west and passed the Appalachian Mountains. PROCLAMATION OF 1763
British put taxes on the thing in America STAMP ACT
They were meant to punish the American colonists for the Boston Tea Party and other protests. INTOLERABLE ACT
Outlining the locations and conditions in which British soldiers are to find room and board in the American colonies. QUARTERING ACT
Signed the declaration of independence for Georgia. GEORGE WALTON
One of Georgia’s signers OF THE declaration of independence LYMAN HALL
Managed the Colonial war effort and moved incrementally towards independence, adopting the United States Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. SECOND CONTINENTAL CONGRESS
is the statement that adopted by the 2nd continental congress meeting at the Pennsylvania state house in Philadelphia on the 4th of July in 1776 DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
American colonists who remained loyal to the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War LOYALISTS
Most of Georgia TORIES
Those colonists of the Thirteen Colonies who rebelled against British control during the American Revolution and in July 1776 declared the United States of America an independent nation. PATRIOTS

The Road to the Revolution Crossword

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This act put a tax on paper products. Stamp act
The Boston ____ was a rumble that killed 5 people. massacre
These acts were a result of the Boston tea party. Intolerable
Colonists that wanted to be independent on Britain. Patriots
This act placed a tax on paint. Townshend
Colonists that stayed loyal to the king. Tories
The first of three parts in the deceleration of independence. Preamble
The Georgian ______ fought the Spanish for control of Florida. Militia
This act required that all colonists house and feed the British troops at their own expense. Quartering
King _____ III was the king during the revolutionary war. George
The _____________ war was the start of the road to the revolution. French and indian
The only woman to have a colony named in her honor. Nancy hart
Button _______ one of Georgia's three delegates to sign the deceleration of independence Gwinnett
____________ of 1763 restricted the colonists from settling west of the Appalachian mountians. Proclamation
Lexington and _____ were the first battles of the revolutionary war. Concord

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