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Famous traitor to the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Benedict Arnold. America’s first constitution in effect during the 1780’s, providing for a weak central government and leaving most power in the hands of the states. Articles of Confederation.

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Famous traitor to the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.

Benedict Arnold


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America’s first constitution in effect during the 1780’s, providing for a weak central government and leaving most power in the hands of the states.

Articles of Confederation


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A military campaign lasting from June to October 1777. The British attempted to move south from Canada. Horatio Gates was the American general. The British surrendered at Saratoga. It was called the turning pint of the war because the French joined the American side after this battle.

Battle of Saratoga


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Saratoga starts with a British attempted to move south from Canada. Horatio Gates was the American general. The British surrendered at Saratoga. It was called the turning pint of the war because the French joined the American side after this battle.S which has a lot of turns which helps me remember that it was the turning point of the war.

Battle of Saratoga


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Last major battle of the Revolutionary War. George Washington and the French fleet trapped British General Cornwallis on the Yorktown peninsula and he surrendered.

Battle of Yorktown


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I remember that Yorktown is the last battle of the war because it starts with Y which is at the end of the alphabet.

Battle of Yorktown


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Fort captured in 1777 by British officer John Burgoyne. The fort contained a lot of powder and supplies. Congress was dismayed that the British were moving in to the Hudson River Valley.

Fort Ticonderoga


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Also an early battle occurred here where Benedict Arnold, Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys captured cannons for the Continental Army.

Fort Ticonderoga


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German mercenaries (soldiers for hire) who fought for the British during the Revolutionary War.

Hessians




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The sense of duty and faith that a person has in a country in which they live and the ideals for which this country stands.

Patriotism


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During the Revolutionary War, she carried water to the troops in battle, showing that women could fight alongside of men.

Molly Pitcher


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Organized armed resistance against any authority, government, or ruler.

Rebellion


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Overthrow of an existing government by force. government, or ruler.

Revolution


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The war for independence from Britain waged by 13 American colonies (1775-1783).

Revolutionary War


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The treaty that ended the Revolutionary War between Britain and the American colonies, where England recognized the United States as an independent country.

Treaty of Paris of 1783



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Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; first president of the United States.

George Washington


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