PATRIOTS LOYALIST Colonists who chose to remain loyal to England Colonists who chose to fight for independence
USURPATIONS TYRANNY Wrongful taking of power Harsh, unfair rule by a government
MERCENARY MOLLY PITCHER Nickname given to Mary Ludwig Hayes because she brought water to thirsty patriot soldiers A hired soldier
SARATOGA DELAWARE Washington crosses this river on Christmas night, 1776, to surprise the Hessians Battle in New York known as the turning point of the war.
FUNDAMENTAL ORDERS OF CONNECTICUT First written constitution in North America