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Unformatted text preview: Study Guide for Chapter 5 and 6 What did the Americans believe they were fighting for? • Remedy and grievances against the King Who did Common Sense (written by Thomas Paine) gain support form? • For commoners • They were gaining support for independence Declaration of I ndependence w ritten by… • Thomas Jefferson What did the Declaration of Independence contain? • Idealist views • List of grievances • Kings crimes • All men are created equal • 1 st inspired the French revolution What was the plan decentralized government? • Articles of Confederation What were characteristic of the American war for independence? • Relatively small • Dependent on the weather • Very savage • New type of conflict guerilla warfare • I t was one of the first or the first wars for freedom Where did Thomas Jefferson get most of his information for the Declaration? • Other colonial declarations of independence • John Locke • Lee’s Resolution Who was the real center of authority in the American Revolution? • Each town and city had their own group of people fighting hence disorganization Where did the Americas get most of their supplies for the war? • France and foreign lands George Washington commander and chief …what did he do?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2010 for the course APUSH 2231 taught by Professor Holms during the Three '10 term at Tasmania.
- Three '10
- Common Sense