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Final Jeopardy

Final Jeopardy. The American Revolution’s Turning Point, and the diplomat responsible for it. Saratoga Benjamin Franklin. Final Jeopardy 8 th Hour.

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Final Jeopardy

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  1. Final Jeopardy • The American Revolution’s Turning Point, and the diplomat responsible for it. • Saratoga • Benjamin Franklin

  2. Final Jeopardy 8th Hour • Free to control their own finances and economic affairs, the women of this polis, had advantages that few cultures in world history can point to as they owned 40% of the land! • Sparta

  3. Causes: 100 • Angered the colonists by preventing them from settling west of the Appalachians. • Proclamation of 1763

  4. Causes 200 • DOUBLE JEOPARDY • This hated act saw colonists have to purchase these for most exchanges and documents? • Stamp Act

  5. Causes 300 • Amazingly these two acts saw the colonial tax burden reduced on two significant staples! (Parliamentary Acts) • Tea Act and Sugar Act

  6. Causes 400 • Saw a British ship captured while chasing a merchant ship, the ship was burned to the waterline and celebrated in the colonies. • Gaspee Incident

  7. Causes 500 • Saw the Port of Boston closed, revocation of Massachusetts colonial charter, and the dreaded Quartering Act. • Coercive Acts • Plato

  8. Turmoil in Massachusetts 100 • Organization created to protest the Townshend Acts? • Sons of Liberty

  9. Turmoil in Massachusetts 200 • The “Forgotten Founding Father” • Samuel Adams

  10. Turmoil in Massachusetts 300 • The response to the Stamp Act being repealed: “Parliament to make laws and to bind the colonies and people of America in all cases what so ever” • Declaratory Act

  11. Turmoil in Massachusetts 400 • The artist of this painting, the event in this painting. • Paul Revere, The Boston Massacre

  12. Turmoil in Massachusetts 500 • Colonists set these up to communicate with one another about a variety of threats. • Committees of Correspondence

  13. Battles 100 • The Revolutions last major conflict prior to the Treaty of Paris? • Yorktown

  14. Battles 200 • British General Gage forced to engage colonists as he searched for stockpiles of weapons. The wars initial battle. • Lexington and Concord

  15. Battles 300 • DAILY DOUBLE • Trenton

  16. Battles 400 • A costly victory for the British. “Don’t fire until you see whites of their eyes” • Bunker Hill

  17. Battles 500 • Saratoga was the wars turning point, the British lost in large point thanks to the “dawdling” of…? • Gentleman Johnny Burgoyne

  18. Legislatures100 • The first functioning government of the United States? • Second Continental Congress

  19. Legislatures 200 • Most famous product of the Second Continental Congress? • Declaration of Independence

  20. Legislatures 300 • 12/13 of the colonies attended this Congress…who didn’t show? • 1st, Georgia

  21. Legislatures 400 • Met in October 1765 in New York City. Issued a “Declaration of Rights and Grievances” which stated Parliament couldn’t tax the colonies. • Stamp Act Congress

  22. Legislatures 500 • “No Taxation without Representation” Spoken to the House of Burgess by _______? • Patrick Henry

  23. Revolutionary Documents 100 • 50 Page Pamphlet urging the Colonies to revolt against the leadership of King George. • Common Sense

  24. Revolutionary Documents 200 • We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.

  25. Revolutionary Documents 300 • Samuel Adams published this famed letter urging non-importation in response to the Townshend Acts. • Circular Letter

  26. Revolutionary Documents 400 • Loyalist response to the events of 7/4/1776 • Declaration of Dependence

  27. Revolutionary Documents 500 • This wealthy Pennsylvanian earned great fame for his poetic essays “Letters from a Pennsylvania Farmer” urging the colonist to stand against the Townshend Acts • John Dickinson

  28. Potpurri 100 • The Lowest Point for Washington and his continentals? • Valley Forge

  29. Potpurri 200 • “To ensure that King George could read it without his spectacles” • John Hancock’s signature

  30. Potpurri 300 • Loyalist leader of the Iroquois? • Joseph Brant

  31. Potpurri 400 • The Battle of ___________ saw the Second Continental Congress forced to flee Philadelphia. • Brandywine Creek

  32. Potpurri 500 • The Heroine at Monmouth illustrated the important role of women. • Molly Pitcher

  33. Loyalists: 200 • Loyalist or Patriot? Slaves. • Loyalists

  34. Loyalists: 400 • The estranged son of Benjamin Franklin • William Franklin

  35. Loyalists: 600 • Thomas Paine? Loyalist or Patriot • Patriot

  36. Loyalists: 800 • Governor of Virginia who issued a declaration authorizing the emancipation of slaves who fought for the British. • Lord Dunmore

  37. Loyalist: 1000 • Massachusetts, Quakers, New York, Merchants…match them Loyalist or Patriot • P, L, L, P

  38. War in the South: 200 • Famous traitor who fought for the British after his plot to turn over West Point was revealed? • Benedict Arnold

  39. War in the South 400 • DAILY DOUBLE • The Frenchman who played such an important role during the fight in Virginia. • Marquis de Lafayette

  40. War in the South: 600 • Their presence led the British to focus on war in the South? • Slaves or Loyalists

  41. War in the South: 800 • Led to the Treaty of Paris • Yorktown

  42. War in the South1000 • Huge victory for the Colonists in South Carolina in 1781. • Cowpens

  43. Etc… 200 • Last ditch effort by the 2nd Continental Congress to re-establish peace? • Olive Branch Petition

  44. Etc… 400 • Wealthy Philadelphian who nearly single handedly funded the war effort? • Robert Morris

  45. Etc…600 • 12-16-1773 • Boston Tea Party

  46. Etc…800 • Controlled most of North America after the American Revolution? • Spain

  47. Potpurri 1000 • Daily Double • Paul Revere’s “co-riders” • Samuel Prescott, William Dawes

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