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Who was the British general who surrendered at Yorktown?
a) Lord Cornwallis
b) Lord Washington
c) Lord George III
d) Lord Edward

Who was the French nobleman who served in the Continental Army? He also worked  with the king of France to send French troops, ships, and funds that assisted the  colonists in the American Revolution and contributed to the victory at Yorktown.
a) Benjamin Franklin
b) King George III
c) Thomas Paine
d) The Marquis de Lafayette

Speaker? I, myself, am a lawyer and patriot from Massachusetts. I have little time to devote to my practice of law because I served as a delegate to the 1st and 2nd Continental Congress, and have championed the cause for independence.
a) Benjamin Franklin
b) Samuel Adams
c) John Adams
d) Thomas Jefferson

What role did Benjamin Franklin NOT play during the course of the American Revolution?
a) Member of the Continental Congress
b) Lead the Boston militia in several key battles
c) Helped frame the Declaration of Independence
d) Gained French support during the war

“Give me liberty or give me death” is a part of a speech given by -
a) Patrick Henry
b) James Madison
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) George Washington

Who was the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army during the American  Revolution?
a) George Washington
b) George III
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) Lord Cornwallis

Patrick Henry is to patriot as Lord Cornwallis is to —
a) mediator
b) patriot
c) neutralist
d) loyalist

Colonists who wanted independence from Great Britain were known as --?
a) mediator
b) patriot
c) neutralist
d) loyalist

Colonists who did not want independence from Great Britain, because they were faithful to the king, were known as --?
a) mediator
b) patriot
c) neutralist
d) loyalist

Who wrote Common Sense?
a) Thomas Jefferson
b) John Adams
c) Benjamin Franklin
d) Thomas Paine

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