a colonial force authorized by 2nd Continental Congress in 1775; George Washington was commanding general
What were armed private ships with the government's permission to attack enemy ships?
Thomas Jefferson's document with 4 distinct parts about breaking away from the British.
British commander who surrendered at Yorktown
Captain who famously stated "I have not yet begun to fight" during his battle at sea.
Author of the 48 page pamphlet encouraging colonists to break away from Britain.
He spied on the British in New York but was caught and before his execution stated "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
The "swamp fox" who was known for his hit and run tactics on the British in the south.
A Frenchmen who became an officer in Washington's army.
Paper money used to pay the continental troops but became worthless by the end of the war.
An American traitor who planned to turn West Point over to the British
Germany mercenaries hired by the British
This ended the Revolutionary War and recognized American independence
The ruler of England during the revolution.