History Quiz / 1776

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Can you name the people and events of the early US revolution?

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King of Great Britain
Most experienced American general and Washington's chief rival
Popular general from Connecticut known for his reckless courage
Along with Paul Revere, rode out from Boston to warn the Americans at Lexington and Concord
Commander of the British forces in 1776
Author of The Crisis: 'These are the times that try men's souls...'
Americans crossed the Deleware and captured 900 Hessians
Taking place in Manhattan, Washington's first battlefield victory
Punishing victory for the British which captures Charlestown
Brought artillery from Fort Ticonderoga to Dorchester Heights
British general who failed to capture Charleston, SC and constantly pestered his commander
Chairman of the war committee in the Continental Congress
Decisive British victory which captured a fort on the Hudson side of Manhattan and 2,837 American soldiers
British take Long Island by outflanking the Americans at night
Washington's most trusted general
First military engagements of the war

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