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War for Independence

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  • Q1
    What is the Stamp Act?
    A tax on sugar and molasses.
    A tax on tea.
    A tax on paper items such as newspapers.
    30s
  • Q2
    Who was chosen to write the Declaration of Independence at the Second Continental Congress?
    Benjamin Franklin
    Alexander Hamilton
    Thomas Jefferson
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the introduction to the Declaration of Independence called?
    Grievances
    Basic Rights
    Preamble
    30s
  • Q4
    Where did the first battle of the Revolutionary War take place?
    Saratoga
    Lexington and Concord
    Yorktown
    30s
  • Q5
    What was the name of the treaty that ended the war?
    Treaty of London
    Treaty of Paris
    Treaty of Versailles
    30s
  • Q6
    Who was the Commander of the Continental Army?
    Thomas Jefferson
    Lord Cornwallis
    George Washington
    30s
  • Q7
    Who was the King of England during the Revolutionary War?
    King Phillip
    King George II
    King George III
    30s
  • Q8
    The Sons of Liberty dressed up like Indians and dumped tea in the Boston Harbor.
    Boston Massacre
    Boston Tea Party
    Intolerable Acts
    30s
  • Q9
    England took power away from colonial governments in Boston and Massachusetts.
    Sugar Act
    Intolerable Acts
    Townshend Act
    30s
  • Q10
    This was the proclamation that declared settlers couldn't move west of the Appalachian Mountains.
    Proclamation of 1763
    Taxation Without Representation
    Proclamation of 1881
    30s
  • Q11
    What three men rode to warn that the British were coming?
    Paul Revere, Sam Prescott, Alexander Hamilton
    Paul Revere, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson
    Paul Revere, Sam Prescott, William Dawes
    30s
  • Q12
    Which act taxed many of the items the colonists bought like paint and glass?
    Tea Act
    Townshend Act
    Intolerable Acts
    30s
  • Q13
    What were the people who remained loyal to the King called?
    Patriots (Tories)
    Settlers (Tories)
    Loyalists (Tories)
    30s
  • Q14
    He served as a colonel at the Battle of Kings Mountain.
    George Washington
    John Sevier
    Alexander Hamilton
    30s
  • Q15
    What battle convinced the French to help the Continental Army?
    Battle of Saratoga
    Lexington and Concord
    Battle of Yorktown
    30s

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