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Freedom and the American Revolution

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Boston Tea _____- Event where rebels of the Sons of Liberty dress up like Native Americans and tossed British Tea in the Boston Harbor.
A government where there is only one King or Queen to rule the country.
A person who wanted the American colonies to gain their independence from Britain
The first British colony
A person who remained loyal to the British during the American Revolution
_______ Washington-was a general in the American Revolution and later became our first president of the United States
President Abraham Lincoln issued the ________Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."
Battle of _____ was the "turning point" in the Revolutionary War
Hired foreign soldiers
____ Act- forced colonists to pay taxes on British tea
Battle of ______-the last major battle of the Revolutionary War; site of British general Charles Cornwallis surrender to patriots in Virginia
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Volunteer soldiers who were ready to fight in a moments notice
Treaty of _____-a peace agreement that officially ended the Revolutionary War and established British recognition of the independence of the United States
Battle of ______-occurred in new jersey...Patriot forces captured more than 900 Hessian troops
To refuse to buy items from a particular country.
Number of British colonies in 1732
Samuel ______- person who led the coordinated the Boston Tea Party; signed declaration of independence
__________ of 1763-King George III ordered the colonist to stay behind the Appalachian Mountains to avoid conflict with the Native Americans
_____ Act-Tax on molasses
________ is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
British soilders who fought against the colonists in the American Revolution; so called because of their red uniforms
Boston _____- Event where British soldiers opened fire on a colonial mob in self defense which resulted in 5 colonial casualties. This event would further resentment against the British.