Flashcards on American Revolution

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When did the American Revolution take place?

The American Revolution took place from 1775 to 1783.

What was the main cause of the American Revolution?

The main cause of the American Revolution was the desire for independence from British rule.

Who was the first president of the United States after the American Revolution?

George Washington

Which document officially declared the United States as independent from Britain?

The Declaration of Independence

Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

Thomas Jefferson

What was the name of the British army during the American Revolution?

The British army was known as the Redcoats or the British Regulars.

Which battle is considered the turning point of the American Revolution?

The Battle of Saratoga

What were the American soldiers called during the Revolution?

The American soldiers were called the Continental Army.

Who famously said, 'Give me liberty or give me death!'?

Patrick Henry

What was the last major battle of the American Revolution?

The Battle of Yorktown

Which treaty ended the American Revolution?

The Treaty of Paris

Who was the commander of the Continental Army during the American Revolution?

George Washington

What tax on imported goods sparked protests like the Boston Tea Party?

The Stamp Act

What slogan summarized the colonists' reasons for fighting against the British?

No taxation without representation

Who was the King of England during the American Revolution?

King George III

When did the American Revolution take place?

The American Revolution took place from 1775 to 1783.

What was the main cause of the American Revolution?

The main cause of the American Revolution was the desire for independence from British rule.

Who was the first president of the United States after the American Revolution?

George Washington

Which document officially declared the United States as independent from Britain?

The Declaration of Independence

Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

Thomas Jefferson

What was the name of the British army during the American Revolution?

The British army was known as the Redcoats or the British Regulars.

Which battle is considered the turning point of the American Revolution?

The Battle of Saratoga

What were the American soldiers called during the Revolution?

The American soldiers were called the Continental Army.

Who famously said, 'Give me liberty or give me death!'?

Patrick Henry

What was the last major battle of the American Revolution?

The Battle of Yorktown

Which treaty ended the American Revolution?

The Treaty of Paris

Who was the commander of the Continental Army during the American Revolution?

George Washington

What tax on imported goods sparked protests like the Boston Tea Party?

The Stamp Act

What slogan summarized the colonists' reasons for fighting against the British?

No taxation without representation

Who was the King of England during the American Revolution?

King George III

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