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7th Grade US History - Chapter 6 - Independence for the Colonies

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____ Continental Congress was the delegation that convened in Philadelphia in May 1775 to send the Olive Branch Petition to the king and to prepare for war.
The turning point of the American Revolution. France decided to help the Americans.
Treaty of ___ was the treaty that ended the War for Independence.
Nathanael ____ was the Patriot army quartermaster that tried to solve the supply problem with little success.
Thomas ___ was the author of the Declaration of Independence.
_____ of Independence is the document recording the proclamation of the second Continental Congress (4 July 1776) asserting the independence of the colonies from Great Britain.
Sir Henry ___ was the British general who replaced Sir William Howe as commander of the British forces in America.
Leader of the Green Mountain Boys.
A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that claimed the colonies had a right to be an independent nation.
American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence.
Charles _____ was a British general who led a large force to confront Washington at Trenton; surrendered the British army at Yorktown.
John ___ Jones was the American naval hero that earned fame during the war.
Hired soldiers
______ Arnold assisted Ethan Allen in capturing Fort Ticonderoga.
Battle where Banastre Tarleton and his forces were defeated by Daniel Morgan.
John ____ was a British general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the Battle of Saratoga.
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Thomas ___ was the author of Common Sense.
Kings ____ was the battle where Southern frontiersmen, angered by British demands to lay down their arms, fought back and won.
____ Branch Petition is the Petition sent in July 1775 to King George III by the Second Continental Congress in an effort to maintain peace.
On Christmas night, 1776, Washington led 2,400 men across the Delaware River to attack the sleeping Hessians.
William ____ was the British General who commanded the British forces at Bunker Hill.
_______ army is the colonial army during the American Revolution.
Fort ____ was an important fort captured early in the war by Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold.
British made a final surrender here that basically ended the war.
Merchant vessels outfitted to fight.
_____ Rogers Clark was the Patriot leader in the west who drove out "Hair Buyer" Hamilton and captured frontier outposts.
_____ Forge is the place where Washington's army spent the winter of 1777-1778.
Marquis de ____ was the young French officer who aided the colonial effort.