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American Revolution

Quiz by Tabitha Neufeld

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28 questions
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  • Q1
    He was the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army
    Nathan Hale
    George Washington
    James Otis 
    Friedrich von Steuben
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  • Q2
    The Patriot forces were called:
    Continental Army
    deserters
    privateers
    Francis Marion
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  • Q3
    The man who wrote the Declaration of Independence
    Benjamin Franklin
    Thomas Paine
    Thomas Jefferson
    Patrick Henry
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  • Q4
    Colonists who sided with the British
    Redcoats
    Whigs
    Loyalists
    Patriots
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  • Q5
    Who would best represent ruling by tyranny?
    Thomas Jefferson
    King George III
    George Washington
    Benjamin Franklin
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  • Q6
    Crime the founding fathers were committing by declaring independence from Great Britain.
    Colonial Stealing
    Tyranny
    Larceny
    Treason
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  • Q7
    What's the difference between a Redcoat and Loyalist
    Redcoat is a colonist Loyalist is a British soldier
    Redcoat is a British soldier Loyalist is a colonist who side with the British
    Redcoat is a British soldier Loyalist is a colonist fighting for independence
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  • Q8
    “The shot heard ‘round the world” refers to the actions of the minutemen at
    Bunker Hill
    Boston
    Lexington and Concord
    Breed’s Hill
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  • Q9
    “Hold your fire ‘till you see the whites of their eyes” refers to this battle.
    Lexington and Concord
    Breed’s Hill
    Boston
    Bunker Hill
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  • Q10
    Why was Saratoga the turning point of the war?
    The Patriots gained the support of France of Spain
    George Washington was appointed leader of the Continental Army
    The harsh winter of suffering was over
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  • Q11
    Valley Forge was a difficult time for the Continental Army because
    refused to drill and train
    all the Continental Army soldiers quit and went home
    lacked protection and supplies
    lost the battle at Valley Forge
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  • Q12
    In the secret attack on Christmas night 1776, the Patriots scored a victory at
    Saratoga
    Philadelphia
    Germantown
    Trenton
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  • Q13
    King George III agreed to give the Americans their freedom after the victory at
    Trenton
    Vincennes
    Saratoga
    Yorktown
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  • Q14
    The French openly supported the United States in the war after a victory at
    Yorktown
    Bunker Hill
    Trenton
    Saratoga
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  • Q15
    the Patriots suffered their worst defeat of the war in this southern town
    Kings Mountain
    Charleston
    Trenton
    Yorktown
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  • Q16
    Define "Minutemen"
    Paid hired German soldiers in the war
    Women who fought in the war
    Colonial militia ready to fight immediately
    British soldiers in the war
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  • Q17
    Define, "Mercenaries"
    Paid hired German soldiers in the war
    Colonial militia ready to fight immediately
    Women who fought in the war
    British soldiers in the war
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  • Q18
    Fought on their own Land
    British Strength
    American Strength
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  • Q19
    Experienced military
    American Strength
    British Strength
    30s
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  • Q20
    Strong Navy
    American Strength
    British Strength
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