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Who led the Green Mountain Boys on a raid at Fort Ticonderoga to get cannons for Washington's army?
a) Daniel Morgan
b) Paul Revere
c) Ethan Allen
d) Francis Marion

Who was the Spanish governor of Louisiana that sent aid to Washington's army?
a) Lafayette
b) Galvez
c) Santa Anna
d) Burgoyne

What African American died at the Boston Massacre?
a) Wentworth Cheswell
b) James Armistead
c) Peter Salem
d) Crispus Attucks

Who organized both the Boston Tea Party and the committees of correspondence?
a) Sam Adams
b) Paul Revere
c) George Washington
d) John Adams

Who said -- Give me Liberty, or give me Death?
a) Nathan Hale
b) Patrick Henry
c) John Paul Jones
d) Thomas Paine

Who was Wentworth Cheswell?
a) He was a spy for Washington's army.
b) He was killed at the Boston Massacre.
c) He was an African American soldier at the Battle of Saratoga.
d) He helped finance the Revolutionary War.

What lawyer defended the soldiers from the Boston Massacre and later helped create the Declaration of Independence?
a) Patrick Henry
b) John Adams
c) Paul Revere
d) Sam Adams

Who wrote Common Sense, trying to get more colonists to support independence?
a) Thomas Jefferson
b) Ben Franklin
c) John Locke
d) Thomas Paine

Who was the king of England during the Revolutionary War?
a) Henry VIII
b) Richard II
c) Edward VII
d) George III

Who was the French officer that came to help George Washington and became close friends with him?
a) Rochambeau
b) Lafayette
c) Burgoyne
d) Montesquieu

She wanted to protect the rights of women, so she told her husband to Remember the Ladies when creating the Declaration of Independence.
a) Abigail Adams
b) Molly Pitcher
c) Mercy Otis Warren
d) Martha Washington

Whose cartoon Join or Die failed to get the colonists to agree to the Albany Plan?
a) Thomas Paine
b) Paul Revere
c) Ben Franklin
d) Mercy Otis Warren

What slave acted as a spy for Washington's army?
a) Nathan Hale
b) Haym Salomon
c) James Armistead
d) Wentworth Cheswell

What woman's writings supported independence and ridiculed anyone still loyal to King George III?
a) Mercy Otis Warren
b) Deborah Sampson
c) Abigail Adams
d) Molly Pitcher

Ego and poor finances caused him to betray the patriots
a) Nathan Hale
b) George Washington
c) Benedict Arnold
d) Francis Marion

Who was chosen to command the Continental Army?
a) John Hancock
b) Nathanael Greene
c) Daniel Morgan
d) George Washington

Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
a) Thomas Jefferson
b) Mercy Otis Warren
c) Thomas Paine
d) John Locke

Before being executed he said that he regret that he had but one life to give for his country.
a) Nathan Hale
b) Haym Salomon
c) James Armistead
d) John Paul Jones

Who was one of the riders warning the people of Lexington that the British army was coming their way?
a) Wentworth Cheswell
b) Paul Revere
c) Patrick Henry
d) Benedict Arnold

Who spied on the British and helped finance the war?
a) James Armistead
b) Nathan Hale
c) John Hancock
d) Haym Salomon

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