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Precursor to the Revolutionary War

Quiz by J Crissman

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18 questions
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  • Q1
    a group of colonial volunteers who fought in times of emergency
    Militia
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  • Q2
    well-trained volunteers who were ready for battle at a minute's notice
    Minutemen
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  • Q3
    two towns outside of Boston, Massachusetts; the first battles of the American Revolution were fought here
    Lexington and Concord
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  • Q4
    a colonial silversmith who warned colonists that the British were coming to Lexington and Concord
    Paul Revere
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  • Q5
    a written request, signed by many people
    Petition
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  • Q6
    the war between Great Britain and its thirteen American colonies. It took place from 1775-1783
    American Revolution
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  • Q7
    freedom
    Liberty
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  • Q8
    a meeting with delegates from 12 of the 13 colonies; they wrote a petition to King George asking for a repeal of the Intolerable Acts
    First Continental Congress
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  • Q9
    trained professional British soldiers
    Regulars
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  • Q10
    British General who ordered troops to Lexington and Concord
    Thomas Gage
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  • Q11
    first battle of the American Revolution April 19, 1775
    Battle of Lexington
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  • Q12
    another word for guns or weapons
    Arms
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  • Q13
    location of first continental congress
    Philadelphia
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  • Q14
    city whose harbor was closed due to a tea party
    Boston
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  • Q15
    colonists in Boston were forced to pay these until they pay for the tea
    Taxes
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  • Q16
    wrote newspaper articles and printed pamphlets against the British taxes and forces
    Benjamin Franklin
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  • Q17
    first battle of the war...8 colonists died
    Lexington
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  • Q18
    second battle of the war, colonists hold the bridge and chase the British all the way back to Boston
    Concord
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