U.S. History - 05

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
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1776, July 4th: a Declaration of , written primarily by Thomas , was signed, transforming the thirteen British colonies into United Sates of America. It also expressed American ideals: “We hold these to be self-evident, that all are created , that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable , that among these are , and the of .”
1781: The American Continental army, headed by General George and helped by French troops led by , defeated the British troops in Yorktown, Virginia.
1783: The Treaty of put an official end to the war, giving formal independence to the United States of America.

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