Unit 2 Review - Review Common Sense- Antimonarchy pamphlet...

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ReviewCommon Sense- Antimonarchy pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that convinced many American colonists of the needto break away from BritainTownshend Acts- Series of laws that included duties on lead, paper, tea, paint and glass being imported into AmericaBattle of Saratoga- Revolutionary war battle in New York that resulted in a major defeat of British troops; marked thePatriots’ greatest victory up to that point in the warBattle of Yorktown- Last major battle of the revolutionary war, side of British general Charles Cornwallis’s surrender to thepatriots in VirginiaOlive Branch Petition- Last Attempt to make peace with Great BritainPatriots- American colonists who fought for independence from Britain during the Revolutionary WarTreaty of Paris of 1783- Peace agreement that officially ended the Revolutionary War and established British recognitionof the United StatesBoston Massacre- Incident in which British soldiers fired into a group of colonists, killing five peopleGeorge Washington- Leader of the Continental Army; presided over Constitutional Convention; first President of theUnited StatesBicameral- A lawmaking body made up of two housesLoyalists- Colonists who sided with Britain in the American Revolution

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Winter
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Bonewell

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