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  1. The War for Independence 4th Grade

  2. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round One Select a location. Go To Round Two

  3. When the Congress declared independence from Britain, it felt the colonies no longer owed ___________ to the king. allegiance RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round One - RUSSIA Go To Round Two

  4. A committee wrote the _________ that stated the colonists’ demand for independence. declaration RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round One – CANADA Go To Round Two

  5. Most of the soldiers in Washington’s army _________ for one year terms. enlisted RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round One – ARAB EMIRATES Go To Round Two

  6. Jefferson listed the colonists’ _____ about the unfair way they were being treated by the British government. grievances RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round One – CENTRAL AFRICA Go To Round Two

  7. The British and the Americans met in Paris to _____ the agreement that would end the war. negotiate RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round One – UNITED STATES Go To Round Two

  8. Some people chose to be ______ during the war, taking neither side. neutral RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round One – GERMANY Go To Round Two

  9. An ________ has stood for peace since ancient times. Olive branch RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round One – SPAIN Go To Round Two

  10. As a _____, Hannah believed in finding peaceful settlements to all conflicts. pacifist RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round One – UNITED KINGDOM Go To Round Two

  11. The British used _____, or hired soldiers to fight on their side. mercenaries RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round One – CHINA Go To Round Two

  12. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Two Clear the boxes and select a location. Go To Round Three

  13. Why did colonial leaders call a second meeting of the Continental Congress? To decide what to do since a battle had been fought RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Two - RUSSIA End Game

  14. What was the continental army like when Washington took charge? The soldiers had no uniforms and many did not have guns. They had no training. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Two – CANADA End Game

  15. How was the British army different from the army trained by General Washington? It was a large army of professional soldiers with the best training, most experienced officers, and newest weapons. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Two – ARAB EMIRATES End Game

  16. Why did congress wait before voting on independence? To help all 13 colonies decide in favor of independence. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Two – CENTRAL AFRICA End Game

  17. What did Jefferson describe in the longest part of the Declaration of Independence? Grievances about the unfair practices of the king and Parliament. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Two – UNITED STATES End Game

  18. How did some people’s religious beliefs affect the way they felt about independence? Many church members were divided between Patriots and Loyalists. Pacifists called for an end to the war. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Two – GERMANY End Game

  19. What view did most Indians take about the fighting? Most stayed out of the fighting. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Two – SPAIN End Game

  20. What promise caused some enslaved Africans to take sides? The promise of freedom. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Two – UNITED KINGDOM End Game

  21. Why did the French decide to help the Patriots in their war for independence? They became convinced that the Americans could win the war and weaken their longtime enemy the British. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Two – CHINA End Game

  22. How did the Second Continental Congress try to make peace with Britain? The Second Continental Congress sent the Olive Branch Petition to the king. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Three - RUSSIA Go To Round Two

  23. What did the Declaration of Independence tell the world? The Declaration of Independence told the world that the cause of independence was right and worth fighting for. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Three – CANADA Go To Round Two

  24. How did people who did not fight in the war show their support for independence? They boycotted British made goods and made their own; raised money; collected clothing; and wrote poems and plays RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Three – ARAB EMIRATES Go To Round Two

  25. How was help from other countries important to the American victory? Soldiers from other countries helped train the Continentals; guns, ships, soldiers, and leaders were sent to help RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Three – CENTRAL AFRICA Go To Round Two

  26. What was the important result of the Battle of Saratoga? The Patriots won and then received help from other countries. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Three – UNITED STATES Go To Round Two

  27. How did the French help the Americans win the Battle of Yorktown? The army marched with the Continentals and surrounded Yorktown. The navy took over Chesapeake Bay. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Three – GERMANY Go To Round Two

  28. What were the effects of the Treaty of Paris? It ended the Revolutionary War by naming the United States as a new nation and describing its borders. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Three– SPAIN Go To Round Two

  29. How did the military training of Continental soldiers affect the war? Von Steuben began training the Continental army in the winter of 1777. By the spring of 1778 the army was marching well. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Three - UNITED KINGDOM Go To Round Two

  30. How do American citizens today let their government know about their grievances? People write letters and make telephone calls to public officials, hold demonstrations, and vote. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Three – CHINA Go To Round Two

  31. RUSSIA CANADA ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL AFRICA UNITED STATES GERMANY SPAIN UNITED KINGDOM CHINA Round Three Clear the boxes and select a location. End Game

  32. The War for Independence 4th Grade