SS.8.A.3.6 Revolutionary War: Question Preview (ID: 22821)


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Which of the following countries was NOT an ally to the Americans in the Revolutionary War?
a) France b) Russia c) Holland/Netherlands d) Spain
What is the name of the treaty that ended the Revolutionary War?
a) Treaty of Paris (1763) b) Treaty of Paris (1783) c) Treaty of Greenville d) Jay's Treaty
Which of the following is NOT a condition of the treaty that ended the Revolutionary War?
a) America gained their independence b) America's borders were set from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans c) The British had to remove troops from America d) Americans were not to damage any more Loyalist property
In which meeting of colonial leaders did the colonists decide to end all trade with the British?
a) Stamp Act Congress b) Boycott Congress c) Second Continental Congress d) First Continental Congress
In which meeting of colonial leaders was the Continental (American) Army created and George Washington put in command?
a) First Continental Congress b) Second Continental Congress c) Stamp Act Congress d) Constitutional Convention
In which meeting of colonial leaders did delegates draft the Olive Branch Petition requesting peace with Britain?
a) Second Continental Congress b) First Continental Congress c) Stamp Act Congress d) Committee of Correspondence
Which of the following was a disadvantage for the British in the Revolutionary War?
a) They had to hire German mercenaries to assist them b) They were not familiar with the territory c) They wore bright red coats d) All answers are correct
Which of the following was an advantage for the Americans in the Revolutionary War?
a) They were better trained b) They had more supplies c) They had better military leaders d) They knew the land the war was being fought on
What battle was an important victory that helped the Americans take control of the West and defeat the British's Native American allies?
a) Vincennes b) Saratoga c) Montreal d) Cowpens
Where did the Americans have weapons stored that the British unsuccessfully tried to seize at the beginning of the Revolutionary War?
a) Lexington b) Concord c) Fort Ticonderoga d) Quebec
The famous 'shot heard round the world' that started the violence of the Revolutionary War was fired at what location?
a) Boston b) Bunker Hill c) Lexington d) Charleston
Where did Washington and his troops spend a harsh, cold winter training in 1777-78?
a) Boston b) New York c) Gettysburg d) Valley Forge
What former British outlaw and American commander successfully captured the British ship the Serapis in an important naval victory for the Americans?
a) John Paul Jones b) Davy Crockett c) Marquis de Lafayette d) Baron von Steuben
Who led the successful attacks in the Western territories against the British and their Native American allies?
a) Ethan Allen b) George Washington c) Horatio Gates d) George Rogers Clark
In what battle did George Washington famously cross the Delaware River on Christmas Eve and sneak attack the Hessian mercenaries?
a) Princeton b) Saratoga c) Quebec d) Trenton
What battle was the first major battle of the Revolutionary War, and although the Americans lost they proved they would not be easily defeated?
a) Lexington b) Bunker Hill c) Vincennes d) Yorktown
What battle is considered the turning point of the Revolutionary War because after an American victory France agreed to send troops and supplies?
a) Saratoga b) Yorktown c) Princeton d) Trenton
Who led the Americans to victory at the Battle of Saratoga?
a) George Washington b) Marquis de Lafayette c) George Rogers Clark d) Horatio Gates
What was the last major battle of the Revolutionary War?
a) Vincennes b) Saratoga c) Yorktown d) Bunker Hill
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