Table of Contents
- 1 When did the British realize that fighting the colonist would not be easy?
- 2 What is one effect that the Articles of Confederation had on the new nation *?
- 3 What happened after the Battle of Bunker Hill?
- 4 How did the British respond after their loss at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777?
- 5 Who was warned that the British were coming?
- 6 Why did the British change their strategy during the Revolutionary War?
When did the British realize that fighting the colonist would not be easy?
5th Grade Social Studies – Chapter 8 Test
|When did the British realize that the fight against the colonists would not be easy?||after the Battle of Bunker Hill|
|Why were the battles of Lexington and Concord important?||they marked the beginning of the American Revolution|
|July 4, 1776||Declaration of Independence|
What is one effect that the Articles of Confederation had on the new nation *?
What is one effect that the Articles of Confederation had on the new nation? Congress was given the power to control trade. Congress was able to collect taxes. The power of the states was limited.
What was the importance of the battle of Lexington and Concord?
The Battles of Lexington and Concord on 19 April 1775, the famous ‘shot heard ’round the world’, marked the start of the American War of Independence (1775-83). Politically disastrous for the British, it persuaded many Americans to take up arms and support the cause of independence.
What effects did the Battle of Bunker Hill have?
Despite their loss, the inexperienced colonial forces inflicted significant casualties against the enemy, and the battle provided them with an important confidence boost during the Siege of Boston (April 1775-March 1776).
What happened after the Battle of Bunker Hill?
The colonists retreated over Bunker Hill, leaving the British in control of the Peninsula. The battle was a tactical, though somewhat Pyrrhic, victory for the British, as it proved to be a sobering experience for them; the British incurred many more casualties than the Americans had sustained, including many officers.
How did the British respond after their loss at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777?
How did the British respond after their loss at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777? They tried to broker a negotiated settlement with the Americans. General Howe and his British troops forced the Americans to retreat to Manhattan Island.
What happened after the Battle of Saratoga?
Aftermath. The American victory in the Battles of Saratoga helped persuade the French to recognize American independence and to openly provide military assistance. It also increased Gates’s popularity—so much so that he was being considered to replace George Washington as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army.
Why did the British want to go to war with America?
The British restrictions on trade had a very negative impact on the American economy, and the practice of impressing sailors inflamed American public opinion. Americans in the West, sometimes called “war hawks,” also wanted a war with Britain which they believed would let the US annex Canada.
Who was warned that the British were coming?
Paul revere warned that the British were coming Captain John Parker leader of minutemen B who said that “blows must decide who would rule America?” A. Edward 111 b. george 111 c. james 111 d. philip 111 C who had orders to take away the weapons of the massachusetts militia? a. george wash
Why did the British change their strategy during the Revolutionary War?
The British had some initial success, but the battles in the South quickly eroded what gains the British had made. Bitter, partisan warfare broke out among Loyalist and Patriot citizens. The addition of France into the war in 1778 also contributed to the change in British strategy.
What did the British take from the White House?
Among the items taken into hiding was a famous Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington. Dolley Madison instructed that it had to be taken off the walls and either hidden or destroyed before the British could seize it as a trophy.