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Who was the British general who surrendered at Yorktown?
a) Lord Cornwallis
b) King George 3
c) George Washington
d) Benjamin Franklin

Who was a member of the House of Burgesses and said Give me Liberty or Give Me Death?
a) Patrick Henry
b) Thomas Jefferson
c) George Washington
d) John Adams

The Declaration of Independence says people should have certain unalienable rights including
a) life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
b) jobs, money, and marriage
c) army, navy, and police
d) food, housing, and beverages

The Declaration of Independence says
a) people establish government to protect its rights
b) government derives its power from the people
c) people have a right and duty to change a government that violates its rights
d) all of the above

Which event took place after the surrender at Yorktown?
a) Treaty of Paris
b) Boston Massacre
c) Battle of Saratoga
d) First Continental Congress

What European country did the colonists get support from to defeat the British?
a) France
b) Spain
c) England
d) Great Britain

Which of the following was a weakness of the Articles of Confederation?
a) It provided for no executive or judicial branch
b) it provided for a strong central government
c) there was a common currency
d) Congress could tax the states

Who was the president during the War of 1812?
a) James Madison
b) James Monroe
c) John Adams
d) Thomas Jefferson

What was a result of the War of 1812?
a) European countries gained respect for the United States
b) Great Britain defeated the United States
c) Asian countries gained respect for the United States
d) the colonies gained their independence

Which president issued a warning to European nations that said not to interfere in the Western Hemisphere?
a) James Monroe
b) James Madison
c) George Washington
d) Thomas Jefferson

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