History1301 EX2 Review

History1301 EX2 Review - Chapter6:TheWarforIndependence 1.

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Chapter 6: The War for Independence  1. What was the last major military engagement in the North of the  Revolutionary War?  The Battle of Monmouth Court House  2. Which of the following was NOT a British settlement in the Mississippi  Valley in 1778?  St. Louis 3. England went to war with which country after it joined the League of  Armed Neutrality?  Holland 4. German mercenaries were called what by the Americans?  Hessians 5. Whose nickname was "Gentleman Johnny"?  John Burgoyne 6. John Paul Jones' warship was called:  Bon Homme Richard. 7. The military key to the lower South was:  Charleston. 8. Of what battle did a British officer remark another such victory "would have  ruined us"?  Battle of Bunker Hill 9. British and Indian attacks against Kentucky in 1777 were directed from:  Detroit. 10. General Cornwallis surrendered to American troops at:  Yorktown.
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11. The Newburgh affair was defused by:  George Washington. 12. Paul Revere worked as a:  silversmith. 13. What document asserted American patriots would "die freemen, rather  than live as slaves"?  The Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms 14. Where did Washington resign his military commission?  Annapolis 15. Republicanism was least associated with:  Tory philosophy. 16. Who controlled Florida in the aftermath of the 1783 Treaty of Paris?  Spain  17. The Continental Army's "drillmaster" was:  von Steuben. 18. The 1780 battle at Kings Mountain took place in which colony?  South Carolina 19. At which battle did a Whig militia from South Carolina decimate a loyalist  militia in 1779?  The Battle of Kettle Creek 20. Who headed the Massachusetts Committee of Safety in 1774?  John Hancock 21. Who said "I have NOT yet begun to fight"? 
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Jones 22. Colonial General Horatio Gates suffered a defeat at:  Camden. 23. The peace negotiations at the end of the Revolutionary War took place in:  Paris. 24. The American forces that traveled through Maine to attack Quebec were  led by:  Arnold  25. Which battle represented the worst American defeat of the Revolutionary  War?  The Battle of Charleston 26. Early in the war, some royal officials sought to recruit black slaves into the  loyalist forces with a promise of:  freedom. 27. Before attacking Cornwallis in Yorktown, the Continental forces faked  preparations for an attack on:  New York. 28.
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History1301 EX2 Review - Chapter6:TheWarforIndependence 1.

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