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C. enemy attack The Baron von Steuben's contribution to the American cause was to:A. supply the army with weaponsB. instruct Washington in military strategyC. drill American soldiersD. train the American cavalryE. use his fortune to pay the troops C. drill American soldiers The Marquis de Lafayette served the American cause during the war as:A. commander of the French navyB. Washington's most trusted aideC. France's ambassador to CongressD. leader of the attack on the British in CanadaE. chief fundraiser in Europe B. Washington's most trusted aide The great exploit of George Rogers Clark was the:A. conquest of the Canadian side of the Great LakesB. conquest of the western frontierC. termination of Pontiac's Rebellion in the Ohio ValleyD. destruction of the Cherokees on the Carolina frontierE. defeat of the British in a major naval battle B. conquest of the western frontier American settlers who defended Kentucky were led by:A. Daniel BooneB. George Rogers ClarkC. Ethan AllenD. Francis MarionE. Andrew Jackson A. Daniel Boone On the western frontier, Indian tribes such as the Mohawks, Shawnees, and Cherokees:A. stayed neutralB. supported the AmericansC. fled further west to escape the fightingD. supported the BritishE. switched sides constantly D. supported the British
The British shifted their military effort to the South:A. to protect their settlements in FloridaB. to fight in a milder climateC. to destroy rebel plantationsD. to utilize the strength of local ToriesE. to utilize the strength of their navy D. to utilize the strength of local Tories The war in the South was characterized by:A. massive civilian casualtiesB. killing of prisoners by both sidesC. conventional military tacticsD. an unbroken series of British victoriesE. massive use of slave soldiers by the Americans B. killing of prisoners by both sides An important American victory—"the turning point of the war in the South"—was at:A. SavannahB. CamdenC. VincennesD. CharlestonE. Kings Mountain E. Kings Mountain Benedict Arnold became notorious late in the war by:A. recruiting slaves into the American armyB. questioning Washington's fitness for commandC. going over to the BritishD. selling weapons to IndiansE. trying to become a military dictator C. going over to the British During the war, John Paul Jones became famous as an American:A. spyB. guerilla leaderC. diplomatD. naval commanderE. sharpshooter D. naval commander
The American victory at Yorktown would have been impossible without:A. French assistanceB. divine interventionC. British incompetenceD. favorable weatherE. superior weapons A. French assistance The news of Yorktown inspired the British to:A. recruit more soldiersB. end the warC. replace George IIID. sign a peace treaty with FranceE. replace their commanders B. end the war Which of the following did NOT participate in the negotiations that resulted in the Treaty of Paris?