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America went to war to win their independence from ______ Great Britain
What was the Boston Tea Party ? an act of protest by Americans were killed
What was the Boston Massacre? It was a conflict between the colonist and the British soldiers that ended in 5 colonists being killed
Who were the Patriots? Patriots were the colonists who wanted to fight for independence from the British
who were the Loyalists? Loyalists were colonists who remained loyal to Great Britain
Who was chosen to command the American army during the War for Independence? George Washington
Where did the first battle of the War for Independence take place? Lexington and Concord
Why was the Battle of Bunker Hill so important? It showed the British that the colonists would not be easy to defeat
Who helped america in the Revolutionary War? In the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), France fought alongside the United States, against Britain, in 1778. French money, munitions, soldiers and naval forces proved essential to America's victory over the Crown, but France gained little except large debts.

America went to war to win their independence from ______

What was the Boston Tea Party ?

What was the Boston Massacre?

Who were the Patriots?

who were the Loyalists?

Who was chosen to command the American army during the War for Independence?

Where did the first battle of the War for Independence take place?

Why was the Battle of Bunker Hill so important?

Who helped america in the Revolutionary War?

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