Type
Word Search
Description

American army
December 26 1776
Victory
Battle of Trenton
American Revolution
Trenton New Jersey
Delaware
New York
Hessians
British General Howe
John Honeyman
James Monroe
William Washington
16th Dragoons
Colonel Johann Rall
General Nathanael Greene
General John Sullivan
General George Washington

The American Revolution Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

American Revolutionary War Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Battle of Saratoga Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Revolutionary War Crossward Puzzle Crossword

Type
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

Bretts Revolutionary War Puzzle Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The American Revolutiony War was a conflict between Great _______ and the thirteen colonies Britain
The colonies were fighting for their ____________. independence
The thirteen colonies were Jamestown in Virginia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maryland, Conneticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and _______ Georgia
On April 19, 1775 the war began with the 1st shots being fired in the Battle of _________ and Concord Lexington
On July 4, 1776 the Declaration of ____________ was written. Independence
Some key people in the war were George ___________ who was leader of the patriot army Washington
He crossed the ________ River to win victory at Trenton in 1776. Delaware
Thomas _____ was born in England but supported the American colonists fight for independence and became a leader in the war. Paine
He published The ______ and Common Sense to boost morale and make converts to the cause. Crisis
Bernardo de Galvez was govenor of Spanish _________ and secretly supplied goods to the Americans on the Southwestern frontier Louisiana
Fredrich Von Steuben was a ________ officer who trained American troops to increase their fighting skills at Valley Forge. Prussian
John Paul Jones was an American Naval Commander from ________ who earned a reputation as father of the American Navy. Scotland
Nathanael ______ was a major general who earned the reputation of being George Washington's most gifted andd dependable officer. Greene
Eathen Allen was leader of the _____ mountain boys in Vermont, who led the attack on Fort Ticonderga, where they obtained cannons Green
Francis Marion was called the Swamp ___ because of the hit and run tactics he used fox
On the British side King ______ III appointed General John Burgoyne to crush the colonist George
General William ____ rose to become commander in chief of the British forces but at times seemed to prefer enjoying himself in New York and Pennsylvania rather than pursuing the enemy. Howe
General Charles __________ was the general who surrendered British forces, bringing the war to an end Cornwallis
The Battle of ______ Hill was the first major battle in the war, which occurred in Massachusettes and the British won Bunker
The British had a good navy and also won the Battle of ____ Island in New York Long
The Battle of _______ was won by the Americans after a long, cold winter Trenton
The Battle of ________ in 1777 was the turning point of the war Saratoga
The Amaricans won this battle largely due to the support of the ______ navy. French
The Battle of ________ was the last battle fought, where the British surrendered in October of 1781 Yorktown
The Treaty of _____ was written in 1783 and declared the Americans as an independent nation. Paris
This treaty also gave _______ to the Spanish Florida
British soldiers were known as _________ because of their brightly colored uniforms Redcoats
Soldiers of the colonies were known as Patriots but some were designated as ______ men because the were trained to be ready for battle quickly minute
Troops on horses were called _______ cavalry
Colonists who wanted to remain loyal to Britain were called ________ loyalist

American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

Type
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

CHAPTER 7 CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

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

North east states and capitals Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Boston
Massachusetts
Providence
Rhode Island
Hartford
Connecticut
Trenton
New Jersey
Dover
Delaware
Annapolis
Maryland
Harrisburg
Pennsylvania
Albany
New York
Monpeiler
Vermont
Concord
New Hampshire
Augusta
Maine

The War of 1812 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The practice of forcing American sailors into the British navy. Impressment
This party opposed the war. Federalists
One of the effects of the war. Patriotism
The British burned this. Whitehouse
These two regions supported the war. SouthandWest
Andrew Jackson defeated the Creek nation in this battle. HorseshoeBend
British allies in the War of 1812. NativeAmericans
He was president during the War of 1812. JamesMadison
American victory won after the war was over. NewOrleans
The national anthem was composed during the bombardment of this fort. McHenry
The Embargo Act boosted this in America. Manufacturing
'In 1814, we took a little trip, along with Colonel Jackson down the mighty_____.' Mississip
Shawnee leader who united Native Americans. Tecumseh
U.S. naval hero in the War of 1812. Perry
At the Hartford Convection, this region threatened secession. NewEngland
He passed the Embargo Act. Jefferson
He was the hero of the Battle of New Orleans. Jackson
American warship. USSConstitution
The United States failed in its attempt to invade this British territory. Canada
They demanded War! Warhawks
Treaty ending the war. Ghent
Religious leader who placed a curse on Harrison and future U.S. presidents. Prophet
He wrote the Star-Spangled Banner. Key
William Henry Harrison became a hero in this battle. Tippecanoe
She saved George Washington's portrait. Dolley

George Washington's Socks Crossword

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Crossword
Description

First American President Washington
Matt's Sister Katie
What killed Adam Hibbs bayonet
What season did they cross the river winter
Why did Isreal join the Army money
What present did Isreal have for Abby beads
American Army was called "Washington's _______ band of rebels" ragtag
Where is Matt from Nebraska
What was Blackjack mule
Who found Matt freezing MrHornbee
What river did they cross DelawareRiver
What was the "Q" in Q's name short for Quentin
What member of the Army wore a different color uniform drummer
How old was Matt ten
What color are the enemies coats red
What city did the Army take over on December 26 Trenton
How many boys are in the club four
What grouped looked like giants Hessians
Where did the Hessians come from Germany
What did they arrive in the past in rowboat
What startled Matt and Blackjack Indians
What did they call the soldiers rebels
What did Matt return to the general cape
Who is the author of George Washington's socks Woodruff
What holiday night did they cross the Delaware River Christmas