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Study Guide Answers. Chapter 6- American Revolution. Patriot. Colonist who supports the fight for independence. Loyalist. Colonists who continue to support the British. They felt taxation and representation were not enough reasons to stand up to the mother country. Neutral.

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Study Guide Answers

Chapter 6- American Revolution

patriot
Patriot
  • Colonist who supports the fight for independence.
loyalist
Loyalist
  • Colonists who continue to support the British.
  • They felt taxation and representation were not enough reasons to stand up to the mother country.
neutral
Neutral
  • Colonists who did not choose sides. They neither supported the British nor the Patriots.
mercenaries
Mercenaries
  • Groups of soldiers hired to fight for pay.
guerilla war
Guerilla War
  • A hit-and-run war technique used primarily in the South by militia groups.
  • Francis Marion was a famous guerilla leader.
privateers
Privateers
  • Armed merchant ships
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Tory
  • Name given to loyalists, those who supported the British.
inflation
Inflation
  • Printing of money with little gold and silver to back it up.
  • The money becomes worthless.
guerilla leader
Guerilla Leader
  • Francis Marion
1 long island
1. Long Island
  • Battle of: Long Island
  • Date : August of 1776
  • Place:New York
  • Who: 20,000 British and 10,000 American Continental Army soldiers
  • Winner: The British drove the Americans from Brooklyn and forced them to evacuate New York.
2 trenton
2. Trenton
  • Battle: Trenton
  • Date: 25th December 1776
  • Place: Trenton, New Jersey on the Delaware River
  • Who: 2,400 Americans against 1,200 Hessians and British troops
  • Winner: The battle was a resounding physical and moral victory for Washington and his American troops.
3 philadelphia brandywine
3. Philadelphia (Brandywine)
  • Battle: Philadelphia Brandywine Creek
  • Date: 11th September 1777
  • Place: Pennsylvania, west of Philadelphia
  • Who: 6,000 British and Hessian troops against 8,000 American soldiers.
  • Winner: The British and Hessians were left occupying the field having driven the Americans from their position on Brandywine Creek.
4 saratoga
4. Saratoga
  • Battle: SARATOGA
  • Date: 17th October 1777
  • Place: Saratoga on the Hudson River in New York State.
  • Who: 5,000 British and German troops against the 12,000 Americans.
  • Winner: The Americans forced the surrender of British forces.
5 yorktown
5. Yorktown
  • Battle: YORKTOWN
  • Date: October 1781
  • Place: Virginia, United States of America
  • Who: About 16,000 Americans and French against 8,000 British
  • Winner: Surrounded by American forces, Cornwallis surrenders to George Washington.
4 during the winter of 1777 many of washington s soldiers or left the army at valley forge
4. During the winter of 1777, many of Washington’s soldiers _________________, or left the army at Valley Forge.
  • deserted
5 led the soldiers that captured the british town of vincennes in 1779
5. __________________________________­­___ led the soldiers that captured the British town of Vincennes in 1779.
  • George Rogers Clark
6 the battle of was a turning point in the war it showed other nations we might win the war
6. The battle of was a turning point in the war. It showed other nations we might win the war.
  • Saratoga
8 john adams convinced banking houses to lend us 12 million to support the war
8.John Adams convinced banking houses to lend us $12 million to support the war.
  • Dutch (the Netherlands)
treaty of paris british terms
Treaty of Paris: British terms
  • In the Treaty of Paris, the British promised to withdraw all troops from America.
  • They also allowed Americans to fish off the coast of Canada.
treaty of paris american terms
Treaty of Paris: American terms
  • In the Treaty of Paris, the Americans allowed British merchants to collect their debts owed by Americans.
  • They also gave Loyalists the properties back they had lost during the war.