American History- The Revolutionary War, Part I

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In early 1775, the Colonists created forces called _____, which were ready to fight at a moment's notice.
Minutemen
On April 18, 1775, British soldiers clashed with colonial militia near ________ and __________.
Lexington Concord
The __________ established George Washington as the leader of the colonial forces.
Second Continental Congress
During the war, those who supported the Colonists were called ______.
Patriots
Those who remained loyal to England were refered to as ________.
Loyalists
The British hoped to get _______ to fight for the British in the war in exchange for freedom.
Slaves
In July, the _____ asked King George III to stop all fighting and resolve all disputes peacefully.
Olive Branch Petition.
On May 10, 1775, _____ lead a raid to
Ethan Allen
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fort ______
Ticonderoga
with the ________
Green Mountain Boys
where they won _______.
Cannons
In June 1775, the British controlled Boston. American General _______ prepared to take the city.
Israel Putnam
British General ______ prepared to defend the city.
William Howe
The Battle, won by the British was known as the Battle of ________.
Bunker Hill
The British tried to strengthen their army by hiring _________, or soldiers who fight for another country in exchange for money.
Mercenaries
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