The Road to Independence

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Author of The Crisis and Common Sense
Location of the First Continental Congresses
Led colonists to question religious and political authority.
Main writer of the Declaration of Independence
Country that provided supplies, soldiers, and naval support
Location of Washington's surprise attack on Hessian troops
Colonial soldiers who were supposed to be ready to fight quickly.
Documents that allowed British to search colonists' homes and businesses
First commander of the Continental Army
Location where the first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired.
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Organized refusal to buy a product
Acts passed to punish Massachusetts
Acts that closed Boston Harbor, etc
Required colonists to house and supply British soldiers
Act that taxed legal documents and newspapers
Battle that led to British surrender
Closed western lands to settlement
Acts that suspended New York's assembly and added import taxes
Group that organized protests against British
Battle that convinced the French to support the colonists

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