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veyed, in order to hold correspond- In what manner, did Champe 1 ence with Amold ? - How?" leave the ariny?

How did Andre attempt to re- How long did he start, before turn to N. Y. after he had bad an

his pursuers? interview with Arnold on shore ! How did he escape, when he ar.

What name did he assume ? rived at the river ?
Where was he arrested ?

How was he treated by Clinton 1 On which side of the Hudson ? E. To whom, did Clinton recom

What plains are very near to mend Champe? Tarrytown? White Plains.

Into whose legion, did he enlist ? What officer did he declare him- What frustrated this enterprise ? self to be?

Where did Champe deseri from What did he offer them, to re

the British army? lease him ?- With what effect ? Who granted Champe a dis

To whom, did they conduct charge from the American serhim ?

vice? To whom, did Jameson impru

Why? dently permií Andre to write ?

How did Arnold escape ?.
In what city, did he take ref-
Who appointed a court martial,
to try Audre?

CHAPTER LVIII. - p. 210. President of the court !

What did the court pronounce Mutiny of the Pa. troops. Battle Andre to be ?

of Courpens. Battle of Guilford To what punishment, did they

Č. H. Second battle of Camden. condemn him?

Battle of Eutaw Springs. CharWhat British officer made the acter of Gen. Greene. Capture utmost efforts to save him ?

of Cornwallis. Close of the war. What request, did Andre make to Washingion ?

What event was most afflicting Why did Andre wish to be shot, to Washington, in '81 ? - Where rather than hanged ?

How many revolted ? How did Washington's feelings

Cause of this mutiny ? urge him to treat Andre's re- From whose immediate com

mand, did they revolt? What induced him to deny it ? What did they say, when Wayne

In what month, was Andre exe- menaced them with his pistol ? cuted ? How long ago ?

What did they say, ihey would By whom, lamented ?

do if the enemy should then come What reward did Congress be. out? stow upon Paulding, Williams and To what place, did they withVan Wert?

draw? What office did Clinton bestow Who sent agents, to invite them upon Arnold ?

to join the British ? How inuch money ?

How did the mutineers treat the For what, was Arnold willing to offers of the enemy?- the agents ? sell his honor and his country?

Who examined the grievances How did W. hope to render it of the mutineers ? consistent to spare Andre ?

Consequence of redress 1
Who engaged in this enterprise ?
Of what state ?

† Pronounced Shamp.


ter ?

What became of the British What state did Greene then enagents ? They were delivered up to the Committee, and hanged. Whom did Cornwallis invite to

What was the issue of a mutiny join him at Hillsborough? among the N. J. troops, soon af- With what success ? ter? "It was immediately quelled Between what commanders, was by Washington.

the battle of Guilford C. H.? 0 In what Southern State, did Which was victorious ? Arnold commit most outrageous Effect of this battle? It imdepredations ?

proved the condition of Greene. By what squadron, were they ♡ What was the grand object of checked ?

Greene, after the battle of "G. C.? Ø Who superseded Gates, after To re-conquer Carolina. the battle of Camden ?

What strong post did he deterWhy? Probably because he mine next to attack? was defeated at Camden.

Who then commanded at C.? Number of the army ?

Issue of the second battle of C.? ♡ Where did Greene send Gen. To what cause, was the result Morgan ?

favorable ? What state was Cornwallis near- Ø What were the only two posts ly prepared to invade ?

that were held in S. C. by the BritWhom did Cornwallis send, to ish, soon after the second battle of attack Morgan ?

Camden ? Where did they come to a bat- How is the place, called Ninety tle ?

Six, situated with regard to Where is Cowpens? Near the Charleston ? N. W. corner of S. C.

Which way from Augusta ? N. On which side. was victory? Issue of Greene's attempt to

Character of this victory ? Prob- take Ninety Six ? ably no other was ever at once, so Where did some of Greene's disgraceful and disastrous to the friends then advise him to retreat ? British 1-so glorious and beneficial To Va. to the Americans.

What did he reply? "I will reTo what grand result, was it cover the country, or die in the atmost powerfully conducive? To tempt.” crush Cornwallis, and end the What post did Lord Rawdon war.

soon evacuate ? 'In what month and year, was

Where did his army encamp, as the battle of Cowpens ?

he retired to Charleston ? Who marched in pursuit of Where are Eutaw Springs ? Morgan, after the battle of Cow- Near the great bend in Santee

river, about 50 miles N. N. W. of What measure did Greene adopt Charleston ? to prevent the destruction of Mor- Between what commanders, was gan, by Cornwallis ?

the battle of Eutaw Springs ? Gen Where was this junction effect- Greene and Col. Stewart. ed?

Which had the advantage ? G. In what state, is Guilford Court How much superior was the loss House ? N. C.

of Stewart ? In what part? The northern Where did the British retire ?. central.

With what, did Congress pre How situated with regard to sent Greene ? Hillsborough ? About 30 m. W. 1 What citizen of Charleston has

pens ?

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given a high encomium of Gen. What did he display in all his Greene? Dr. Ramsay.t

manoeuvres ? Of what, does Ramsay say his- ♡ What great plan did Washing. tory affords but few instances ? ton and others form at Wetherg

How did Greene open and close field, in '81 ? the southern campaign ?

What troops soon joined WashHow did his enemies find him, ington ? - Where? after defeat ?

For what, were all things appar. To whose advantage, did all his ently preparing ? battles result?

Who was expected soon to ar. How high should he be ranked rive with a French fleet? - Where? among our revolutionary heroes ? What reinforcement had Clinton Probably next to Washington. recently received ? 3000 men.

Where was Greene born ? In From what places, had W. not Warwick, R. I. When ? 1740 received the expected quota of mi

litia ? N. England and N. J. How old was he, when he so glo- What plan did W. adopt, instead riously finished his campaign ? of that of attacking N. Y.?

♡ In whose charge, did Cornwal- To what place, had Cornwallis lis leave S. C. after the battle of retired ? Guilford ?

Near the mouth of what river? To what place, did Cornwallis

In what state ? then march?

Which way from Baltimore and Which way is Petersburg from Auburn? Richmond ? - from York ?

What, did C. think, was W.'s On what river ?

object in marching towards Va.? In what month, did he arrive ? What forces accompanied Count How large was his army.? de Grasse ? 28 ships and 3000 What did he fondly anticipate ? troops.

What French general was then Where is Gloucester Point ? in that region ?

By what forces, was Gloucester Why did Fayette avoid a battle? then occupied ? + Dr. Ramsay's encomium upon lina, could procure.

Under all Greene, deserves to be perpetu- these disadvantages, he compelled ated. "Thus ended,” says he, superior numbers to retire from the “ the campaign of 1781, in S. C. extremity of the state, and confine At its commencement, the British themselves in the capital and its were in force all over the state. At vicinity. Had not his mind been its close, they durst not, but with of the firmest texture, he would great precaution, venture 20 miles have been discouraged. But his from Charleston. History affords enemies found him as formidable but few instances of commanders, on the evening of a defeat as on who have achieved so much with the morning after a victory." In equal means, as was done by Gen. another place, Dr. R. remarks, Greene, in the short space of a Though Congress was unable to twelvemonth. He opened the cam- forward either men or money, for paign with gloomy prospects; but the relief of the Southern States, closed it with glory. His unpaid they did what was equivalent and half naked army had to con- They sent them a general, whose tend with veteran soldiers, supplied head was a council, and whose with every thing, that the wealth military talents were equal to a ro of Britain, or the plunder of Caro- inforcement."

In what year, did Cornwallis For what purpose, did Congress surrender? - Month and day? set apart Dec. 13, 1781 ?

How many years and days after What expedition did Clinton Burgoyne ?

plan, to divert some of the AmeriHow much larger was the army cans from Yorktown? of Cornwallis ?

Who conducted this expedition ? What else rendered the capture Native state of Arnold ? much greater than that of Sarato- By what, was this expedition ga? The seamen, shipping and signalized ? military stores, that were taken. What forts were then taken ?

Who received the submission of On what river ? the royal army?

Who, for a time, very bravely Where had Lincoln been cap- defended Fort Griswold ? tured ? - How long before ?

What did Ledyard say to a Brit Of what vicissitudes, did this ish officer, who inquired who com scene afford an affecting instance? manded the Fort?" What object was every eye

How did the officer treat him? turned to discover ?

What scene succeeded ? Why did he not appear ?

In what town, is Fort Griswold ? Who was then the representative Groton. of Cornwallis ?

What induced the British to perAmount of the besieging army? | petrate such horrid cruelties upon

How soon after the capture of the Americans? Some wished 10 C. did Clinton appear in view ? terrify the people into submission;

With what reinforcement ? others thought the rebels were

What did Clinton do, when he such execrable miscreants, that no heard, that Cornwallis was taken ? treatment could be too bad for

What did Cornwallis intimate to them. Clinton as the cause of his fall ? By what means, was a great

Why did not Clinton attack the part of New-London destroyed ? French fleet? His force was infe- Did the Americans retaliate the rior, and he probably wished to cruelties of the English ? Rarely, hasten back, to defend N. Y. if ever.

How were the Americans affect- How did Gates treat Burgoyne, ed with the capture of Cornwal- when he surrendered his sword ? lis?

How were the prisoners at YorkWhose names resounded every

town treated ? With much kind. where ?

ness and attention, especially by Who particularly expressed their the French. thanks to officers and soldiers ?

What event may be considered What did Congress present to as substantially closing the war? Washington ? Two captured stan- What important posts did the dards. - To Rochambeau ? Two British still retain ? field-pieces.

What indicated the continuance Who was then Gov. of Va. ? | of the war, after the fall of CornThomas Nelson.

wallis? What noble services did he per- Where did De Grasse go ? form? At the head of his militia, In what state, did Rochambeau he aided in carrying on the whole winter ? siege, and exerted himself to fur- Where did the Americans go? nish the army with supplies.

0 What most important resolu. For what purpose, did Congress tion was taken by Parliament, walk to church in procession ? March 4, 1782 ?

try ?



Who superseded Clinton at N. In what month, did W. resign Y. 1

his commission ? What instruction was given to In what place, was Congress Carleton ?

then sitting? At Annapolis in Why did Congress refuse to cor- Md. respond with Carleton ?

Whom did he commend to ConFor what purpose, did the French gress ? Court wish Congress to appoint To whose protection, did he commissioners ?

commend the interests of his counWho were appointed ? Whom did the British appoint ? Who was then president of CoaWhere did they meet?

gress ? Gen. Mifflin. In what month and year, were Of what, did Mifflin express the the provisional articles signed ? - high sense of Congress the definitive treaty ?

To what place, did W. retire ? From what time, had there been In what state? no hostility ?

0 Employments of the AmeriOn what day, month and year, cans, at the commencement of the was the cessation of hostilities proclaimed to our army?

Their character ? How long after their commence- What control had repressed their ment at Lexington ?

exertion and enterprise ? Three posts, last evacuated by What soon produced in them, a the British ?

vast expansion of character ? About how long, had the Brit- With whom, were they soon able ish had possession of N. Y.? - of to cope ? Savannah ! - of Charleston ?

How did the war affect their ♡ In what month, was the Amer- morals ? - local prejudices and ican army disbanded?

sectarian prejudices ? - religion in .To whom, did Washington then general ? bid an affectionate adieu ?

What bad principles were sown What, did he say, they had e- in the army by the French ? vinced through the greatest suffer- In what, did these produce a seings?

rious declension ? For whom did he say, they had What institutions were much secured innumerable blessings ? neglected during the war ?

By what had W.'s officers be- From what, did the clergy sufcome greatly endeared to him ? fer ?

Where did he part with them? What deteriorated their sala

What wish did he express for ries? them ?

Effect of the war upon our com In what manner, did he then merce ? take leave? He successively took What became of our shipping ? each one by the hand, with silent Effect of the war upon our agriand tearful sensibility.

culture ? manufactures ? Where did they accompany

What is said of the increase of him?

population ? Why? How did he express his final Number of people in '84 ? adieu ? By waving his hat, with Effect of the war upon educa

tion ? - Colleges founded ? How did they answer In the Probable number of colleges and


silent weeping.

academies at the close ?

same manner.

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