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What is the best title for the following: Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Patrick Henry, King George III
a) Key people of the Civil War
b) Key people of the American Revolution
c) Key colonists
d) Key people of the War of 1812

This Revolutionary leader was known for championing the cause for independence.
a) John Adams
b) Thomas Jefferson
c) Patrick Henry
d) Paul Revere

Who was the commander of the continental army?
a) Patrick Henry
b) George Washington
c) Lord Cornwallis
d) Benjamin Franklin

Which colonial patriot wrote the pamphlet Common Sense promoting American independence?
a) Thomas Jefferson
b) John Adams
c) Benjamin Franklin
d) Thomas Paine

Phillis Wheatley is well known for all the following reasons EXCEPT —
a) she supported American independence
b) she was an African American poet
c) she was a former slave
d) she died in poverty

The British King during the Revolutionary Era was -
a) Lafayette
b) Henry VIII
c) George III
d) Cornwallis

Which person did NOT play a key role in the Revolutionary War?
a) Benjamin Franklin
b) John Adams
c) John Smith
d) George Washington

In a Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem, what famous person is known for  saying “The British are coming!?
a) Samuel Adams
b) George Washington
c) Patrick Henry
d) Paul Revere

Name the British General that surrendered to George Washington, bringing an end to  the Revolutionary war.
a) King George
b) Patrick Henry
c) George Lafayette Armistead
d) Lord Cornwallis

Who was the major author of the Declaration of Independence?
a) George Washington
b) Benjamin Franklin
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) John Adams

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