General during the American Revolutionary War who originally fought for the

General during the american revolutionary war who

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General during the American Revolutionary War who originally fought for the American Continental army Washington gave him command of the fortifications at West Point, New York Planned to surrender it to the British Forces Plan exposed Discovered he defected to the British Commissioned into the British Army as a brigadier general 43. Battle of Saratoga 44. French actions in American revolution Convinced to enter the war on the side of the Americans Recognized colonies as independent nation Formal alliance signed Promised full military and commercial support French navy important in combating the British Main attraction to defeat their archrival Britain Victory might open up trade opportunities to French 45. Lafayette French aristocrat and military officer who fought in the American revolutionary war Close friend of GW, AH, and TJ Led troops against Cornwallis at Yorktown 46. British Southern Strategy King George calls for the British to abandon New England and focus on South (had more loyalists)
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47. American Guerilla Warfare “hit and run attacks” 48. Yorktown Cornwallis marches down to Yorktown French play a big role here Washington and French turn attention to Chesapeake area and Yorktown French ships arrived ahead of the British fleet coming from NY 5-day battle left French in control of the Virginia coast Fleet prevented communication of the British Navy with Cornwallis’s army on land American revolution ended here 49. Treaty of Paris/Peace of Paris Western boundary was set at the Mississippi River Britain agreed to withdraw its troops quickly (not fully kept) Britain agreed not to withdraw any property 50. Articles of Confederation 51. Revenue by requisition 52. Problems of the Confederation 53. National Domain 54. Northwest Ordinance 55. Shay’s Rebellion 56. Virginia Plan 57. New Jersey Plan 58. The Great Compromise 59. 3/5s Compromise 60. “Other Persons” 61. Federalists 62. Electoral College 63. Antifederalists 64. Thomas Jefferson 3 rd president of the U.S Ranked #4 Acquired Louisiana Purchase 65. James Madison “Father of the Constitution” “Father of the Bill of Rights” 4 th president
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66. James Monroe 67. The Virginia Dynasty 68. George Washington Elected unanimously by electoral college to be President “disinterested, public spirited” leader – rarely smiled Careful of missteps in molding the presidency Teeth NOT made of wood Addressed as “Mr. President” 69. Alexander Hamilton Chosen by GW for department of treasury- financially astute Born out of wedlock Chief aide to Washington during war Founder of federalist party Founder of U.S Coast guard Founder of the New York Post newspaper Founder of the Nation’s financial system “Make the new country credit worthy and not debt free” 70. Federalists Papers 71. Aaron Burr 72. Bill of Rights First business of new Congress 73. 2 nd Amendment 74. Report on Public Credit 75. The Whiskey Rebellion John Neville filed charges against 75 farmers and distillers for not paying Whiskey tax Neville and federal marshal were ambushed by a 40-man crowd (house burned down) Washington responded with show of force Put down of rebellion reinforced power to fed. Government 76. Treaty of Greenville 77. Election of 1796 78. XYZ Affair Adams preferred negotiation 79. Alien Acts 80. Sedition Acts
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