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Events of the American Revolution

Quiz by Gonzales, David

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12 questions
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  • Q1
    Congressional leaders feared that if New York fell without a fight, it would hurt American morale, so they sent troops there under the leadership of
    Marquis de Lafayette
    George Washington.
    William Howe.
    Benedict Arnold.
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  • Q2
    The local militias in the colonies fought differently than the Continental Army, using a kind of fighting called
    small unit warfare.
    shock and awe
    guerrilla warfare.
    The Dragoons
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  • Q3
    On the night of December 25, 1776, George Washington led approximately 2,400 men across the icy
    St. Lawrence River.
    Hudson River.
    Delaware River.
    Lake Ontario.
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  • Q4
    On October 19, 1781, approximately 8,000 British troops marched out of ____________________ and laid down their weapons, ending the last battle of the war.
    Saratoga
    Yorktown
    New York
    Valley Forge
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  • Q5
    ____________________ became the first country to recognize the United States as an independent nation.
    Belgium
    France
    Spain
    Germany
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  • Q6
    a special unit of militia in the town of Concord
    Common Sense
    Loyalists
    minutemen
    committee of correspondence
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  • Q7
    Americans who backed Britain
    Common Sense
    minutemen
    committee of correspondence
    Loyalists
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  • Q8
    pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that attacked the monarchy
    Common Sense
    minutemen
    committee of correspondence
    Battle of Bunker Hill
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  • Q9
    created by each colony to communicate with the other colonies about British activities
    committee of correspondence
    Loyalists
    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Common Sense
    30s
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  • Q10
    place of an astonishing American victory and a turning point in the Revolutionary War
    Georgia
    New York
    Breeds Hill
    Saratoga
    30s
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  • Q11
    winter quarters for the Continental Army
    Saratoga
    Boston
    New York
    Valley Forge
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  • Q12
    led the most famous small militia unit in the South
    Nathan Hale
    Francis Marion
    Benedict Arnold
    Thomas Paine
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