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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.
  • Q2
    Who was chosen to write the Declaration of Independence at the Second Continental Congress?
    Benjamin Franklin
    Alexander Hamilton
    Thomas Jefferson
  • Q3
    What is the introduction to the Declaration of Independence called?
    Basic Rights
  • Q4
    Where did the first battle of the Revolutionary War take place?
    Lexington and Concord
  • Q5
    What was the name of the treaty that ended the war?
    Treaty of London
    Treaty of Paris
    Treaty of Versailles
  • Q6
    Who was the Commander of the Continental Army?
    Thomas Jefferson
    Lord Cornwallis
    George Washington
  • Q7
    Who was the King of England during the Revolutionary War?
    King Phillip
    King George II
    King George III
  • Q8
    The Sons of Liberty dressed up like Indians and dumped tea in the Boston Harbor.
    Boston Massacre
    Boston Tea Party
    Intolerable Acts
  • Q9
    England took power away from colonial governments in Boston and Massachusetts.
    Sugar Act
    Intolerable Acts
    Townshend Act
  • 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
  • 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
  • Q12
    Which act taxed many of the items the colonists bought like paint and glass?
    Tea Act
    Townshend Act
    Intolerable Acts
  • Q13
    What were the people who remained loyal to the King called?
    Patriots (Tories)
    Settlers (Tories)
    Loyalists (Tories)
  • Q14
    He served as a colonel at the Battle of Kings Mountain.
    George Washington
    John Sevier
    Alexander Hamilton
  • Q15
    What battle convinced the French to help the Continental Army?
    Battle of Saratoga
    Lexington and Concord
    Battle of Yorktown

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