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20 Questions Ch7

  1. 1. Twenty Questions The American Revolution
  2. 2. Twenty Questions 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
  3. 3. 1. What was the percentage of Patriots in the colonies? <ul><li>About 40 percent. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 2. What role did mercenaries play? <ul><li>Mercenaries came from other countries to fight. The Hessians came to America fighting for Britain. They were professional and compared to the colonists, they were hard to beat. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 3. What British general had to fight Washington by himself when 2 other armies were supposed to show up? <ul><li>General Burgoyne. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 4. What was the name of the 19 year old French nobleman? <ul><li>Marquis de Lafayette. </li></ul>
  7. 7. 5. How many men deserted Washington and where did they desert him? <ul><li>Only a few men deserted Washington in Valley Forge because most were loyal to him. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 6. Who said, “If a country is not worth protesting, it is not worth claiming.” ? <ul><li>George Rogers Clark. </li></ul>
  9. 9. 7. What ship did John Paul Jones fight on? <ul><li>The Bonhomme Richard. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 8. This type of fighting was used in the South because of the swampy land conditions. <ul><li>Guerrilla fighting techniques were used. </li></ul>
  11. 11. 9. What was General Greene before he was in the war? <ul><li>He was a Quaker. </li></ul>
  12. 12. 10. What did privateers do? <ul><li>Privateers would sail the seas attacking any British merchant ships and then keep anything they stole. </li></ul>
  13. 13. 11. What did Mr. Lafayette bring over to America? <ul><li>He brought over 6,000 French troops. </li></ul>
  14. 14. 12. Who was Lord Cornwallis? <ul><li>Cornwallis was a British general that eventually surrendered to Washington after being surrounded. </li></ul>
  15. 15. 13. When did the last British troops leave New York? <ul><li>In November of 1783. </li></ul>
  16. 16. 14. About how many Americans died in the war? <ul><li>About 25,700 Americans died. </li></ul>
  17. 17. 15. What 4 things helped Americans to win? <ul><li>Better leadership, foreign allies, knowledge of the land, and strong motivation. </li></ul>
  18. 18. 16. What year was the second Treaty of Paris signed in? <ul><li>1783. </li></ul>
  19. 19. 17. What was the turning point of the Revolutionary War? <ul><li>The Battles of Saratoga. </li></ul>
  20. 20. 18. How many Hessians were there in 1776? <ul><li>About 9,000. </li></ul>
  21. 21. 19. What was Washington’s strategy? <ul><li>To survive and win small battles until he had a larger army. </li></ul>
  22. 22. 20. What was the new government based on? <ul><li>Republicanism. </li></ul>

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