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South Carolina Unit 8-2.5 Social Studies, American Revolution Battles

Quiz by Rebecca Bridges

Grade 8
Social Studies (2011)
South Carolina Learning Standards

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  • Q1
    Write each of these in your chart as you review. Which battle took place when the British Navy blockaded and stopped supply lines running into this port city?
    Kings Mountain
    Camden
    Charleston
    Cowpens
    30s
  • Q2
    Write this statement in the chart after you learn the correct answer 2. This happened when the Americans were forced to surrender to the British in May 1789 after the British fought over this city for several days?
    Battle of Cowpens
    Battle of Kings Mountain
    Battle of Charleston
    Battle of Camden
    30s
  • Q3
    Write the statement on your chart with the correct battle or area. 3. Area in which South Carolina’s militia sometimes wondered as they fought the British through guerrilla warfare.
    Camden
    Lowcountry
    Charleston
    Backcountry
    30s
  • Q4
    Write the statement on your chart with the correct battle. 4. This battle was a major defeat for the Continental Army led by General Horatio Gates?
    Battle of Camden
    Battle of Kings Mountain
    Battle of Cowpens
    Siege at Charleston
    30s
  • Q5
    Write the statement under the correct battle on your chart. 5. This battle is considered a turning point in the American Revolution and an American victory?
    Camden
    Siege at Charleston
    Kings Mountain
    Cowpens
    30s
  • Q6
    This is already in your notes, so you do not have to write this on your chart. In which battle did the Americans enter unprepared after starving and experiencing disease going through the swamp in the summer?
    Battle at Cowpens
    Battle of Camden
    Battle at Kings Mountain
    Battle at Yorktown
    30s
  • Q7
    Write the statement on your chart under the correct battle. Andrew Pickens led this battle with the militia, and tricked the British lines into following his men where they were trapped by American regulars?
    Kings Mountain
    Cowpens
    Camden
    Yorktown
    30s
  • Q8
    Write the statement on your chart under the correct battle. Backcountry soldiers from North and South Carolina attacked Loyalist forces, and offered no quarter (accepted no surrender) for the harsh way British had treated Americans?
    Yorktown
    Camden
    Cowpens
    Kings Mountain
    30s
  • Q9
    Write the statement under the correct battle on your chart. After this battle, General Cornwallis led his soldiers into North Carolina?
    Camden
    Kings Mountain
    Siege at Charleston
    Cowpens
    30s
  • Q10
    Write the statement on the chart under the correct battle. This battle on the chart not located in South Carolina?
    Kings Mountain
    Cowpens
    Camden
    Yorktown
    30s
  • Q11
    Write the response in the correct battle or area on the chart. Area of South Carolina where the Council of Safety had to declare a temporary peace treaty?
    Charleston
    Lowcountry
    Camden
    Backcountry
    30s
  • Q12
    Write the statement below under the correct battle on your chart. 12. The final battle of the American Revolution at which General Cornwallis’s second in command surrendered to General George Washington’s second in command.
    Cowpens
    Yorktown
    Camden
    Kings Mountain
    30s
  • Q13
    Write the statement under the correct battle or area on the chart. Area of South Carolina where Patriots, Loyalists, and people who were neutral often disagreed?
    Cowpens
    Backcountry
    Charleston
    Upcountry
    30s

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