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Revolutionary War!. People - 10. Who was a strong supporter of the policies that lead to the American revolution (causes of the war) and opposed independent government in the colonies?. People Answer – 10. King George III. People - 20.

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People - 10

Who was a strong supporter of the policies that lead to the American revolution (causes of the war) and opposed independent government in the colonies?

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People Answer – 10
  • King George III
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People - 20

Who did the colonists select to run the Continental Army? Why?

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People Answer – 20
  • George Washington
  • His experience from fighting in the French and Indian War made him a brave and skilled soldier
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People - 30

Who was the Patriot hero of the battle of Saratoga and a member of the Sons of Liberty?

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People Answer – 30
  • Benedict Arnold
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People - 40

Who was known for saying “Give me liberty or give me death?” in one of his speeches? What did he mean by this?

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People Answer – 40
  • Patrick Henry
  • I’d rather die than be forced to live without my natural rights
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People - 50

Who wrote the Declaration of Independence and doubled the size of the United States with the Louisiana Purchase?

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People Answer – 50

Thomas Jefferson

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Causes - 10

What was the first cause that lead to the Revolutionary War? How did that lead to the Revolutionary War?

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Causes Answer – 10
  • The French and Indian War
  • It cost Britain a lot of money
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Causes - 20

Why did King George III tax the colonists? What was the first tax he imposed?

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Causes Answer – 20
  • To pay for the French and Indian War
  • The Stamp Act
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Causes - 30

What was the Stamp Act? How did the colonists respond to this?

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Causes Answer – 30
  • A tax on anything printed on paper
  • Colonists boycotted (refuse to buy, sell, or use certain goods) British goods
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Causes - 40

Why did the colonists refuse to buy or sell the tea from the East India Tea Company even though it was cheaper than the smuggled (illegally imported and not taxed) tea? (Give 2 reasons)

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Causes Answer – 40
  • Colonists still didn’t want to pay a tax they hadn’t agreed to
  • Didn’t want only 1 company to control the tea trade
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Causes - 50

What happened at the Boston Tea Party and why? What was the punishment King George gave the Colonists for the Boston Tea Party?

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Causes Answer – 50
  • Colonists refused to buy or sell the tea from the East India Tea Company and Britain refused to take it back so it sat in the Boston harbor unloaded. Sons of Liberty boarded ships illegally and threw tea into the Boston Harbor
  • King George punished the colonists with the Coercive Acts/ Intolerable Acts
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Battles - 10

Why did the Battle of Lexington and Concord happen? Why was it important?

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Battles Answer – 10
  • The British soldiers heard that the patriots (colonists who opposed British rule) were storing gun powder and cannons in Concord
  • British traveled to Concord to destroy the supplies and search for hidden weapons
  • It showed the Patriots that they needed an army
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Battles - 20

What happened at the Battles of Lexington and Concord? What was the result?

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Battles Answer – 20
  • British went to Concord to search for hidden weapons
  • Minutemen (people who received special training for battle) forced them to turn back toward Boston
  • On the way back, colonists shot at British from behind trees and stone walls
      • Result: More than 250 British soldiers were hurt and killed before they got to Boston
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Battles - 30

Why was the battle of Yorktown important? (Give 2 reasons)

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Battles Answer – 30
  • Last big battle of the war
  • Victory meant that America had won the war and their independence
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Battles - 40

Which battle was the turning point of the war? What happened and why was it the turning point?

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Battles Answer – 40
  • Battle of Saratoga
    • Americans won & forced 5,000 British soldiers to surrender
    • This war was a turning point b/c it convinced the French that America could win
  • France became our ally and sent money, soldiers, and powerful navy to help the Americans. They also taught the Americans to march together and use their weapons properly (our army was new at this point)
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Battles - 50

What happened at the Battle of Yorktown?

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Battles Answer – 50
  • British went to Yorktown b/c it was located between 2 rivers. They thought it would make it easy to get troops and supplies to the British
  • Washington’s army (Continental Army) and French navy met them at Yorktown
  • French navy blocked Yorktown harbor so the British ships couldn’t rescue the British army.
  • British were trapped, had no way to escape
  • British surrendered (gave up)
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Dec. of Ind. - 10

Part 2 of the Declaration of Independence explained that all people are born with natural rights (freedoms protected by the government’s laws) that no one can take away. It also said “all men are created equal.” What does this mean?

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Dec. of Ind. Answer – 10
  • “all men are created equal” means that everyone should have the same rights
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Dec. of Ind. - 20

Part 2 of the Declaration of Independence explained that all people are born with natural rights (freedoms protected by the government’s laws) that no one can take away. What did it say the people have the right to do if the government does not protect these rights?

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Dec. of Ind. Answer – 20
  • Said the government should protect these rights or the people have the right to start a new government
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Dec. of Ind. - 30

Part five of the Declaration of Independence has the delegates’ signatures. Out of the people we studied, who were the people who signed the Declaration of Independence? (There were 3 who signed) Why was it a big deal that they signed?

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Dec. of Ind. Answer – 30
    • Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Ben Franklin
  • Signing was risky because they could be charged with treason (fighting against your own government)
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Dec. of Ind. - 40

Part 3 of the Declaration of Independence listed many ways King George III had abused his power (complaints against him). What are three ways King George III had abused his power?

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Dec. of Ind. Answer – 40
  • Taken away the colonists’ rights
  • Forced taxes on them
  • Sent soldiers to control them
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Dec. of Ind. - 50

Why was the Declaration of Independence so important? (Give 2 reasons)

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Dec. of Ind. Answer – 50
  • It declared the colonies independent from Britain (part 4)
  • Marked the moment when Americans chose to rule themselves
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Vocabulary - 10

Who were the Patriots and the Loyalists?

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Vocabulary Answer – 10
  • Patriots - colonists who opposed British rule
  • Loyalists – People who were loyal to King George III
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Vocabulary - 20

What is a tax?

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Vocabulary Answer – 20
  • Money people pay the government for services
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Vocabulary - 30

What are natural rights? (Give the definition and tell what the natural rights are)

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Vocabulary Answer – 30
  • Freedoms protected by the government’s laws
  • Right to live, be free and seek happiness – “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”
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Vocabulary - 40

Who were the Sons of Liberty?

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Vocabulary Answer – 40
  • Groups across the colonies that formed and protested against the taxes
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Vocabulary - 50

What is a representative?

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Vocabulary Answer – 50
  • Someone who is chosen to speak and act for others