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A Patriot spy in the American Revolution who was hanged by the British.
a) Nathan Hale
b) John Paul Jones
c) Francis Marion
d) Crispus Attucks

An american sea captain who is known as our country's first naval hero.
a) Francis Marion
b) John Paul Jones
c) George Washington
d) Nathan Hale

The last major battle site of the Revolutionary War.
a) Bunker Hill
b) Yorktown
c) Saratoga
d) Ticonderoga

Groups of colonists, including Samuel Adams, who organized themselves to protest against the British government.
a) Townshend Acts
b) Sons of Liberty
c) Committees of Correspondence
d) Minutemen

Groups organized in the 1770's to keep colonists informed of important events, which included writing letters.
a) Townshend Acts
b) Sons of Liberty
c) Loyalist
d) Committees of Correspondence

A surprise attack on December 25th, 1776 where Washington and his troops crossed the Delaware River into New Jersey.
a) Lexington and Concord
b) Saratoga
c) Bunker Hill
d) Trenton

Elected by the Massachusetts assembly. He was a member of the Continental Congress and later became our second President.
a) George Washington
b) Thomas Jefferson
c) Samuel Adams
d) John Adams

A costly British victory in 1775 over Colonial forces at a site near Charlestown, MA.
a) Lexington and Concord
b) Bunker Hill
c) Saratoga
d) Yorktown

The first battle of the American Revolution. There were considered American victories.
a) Bunker Hill
b) Lexington and Concord
c) Saratoga
d) Yorktown

I am a Revolutionary War commander who fought the British army throughout the Carolinas and was nicknamed Swamp Fox.
a) John Paul Jones
b) George Washington
c) Francis Marion
d) Nathan Hale

Patrick Henry was an American patriot who wrote Common Sense.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

The Stamp Act was issued to tax the colonists on paper items to regain some of the costs from the French and Indian War.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

Thomas Paine is the author of the Declaration of Independence.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

The first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

The Proclamation of 1763 said tat colonists could not settle west of the Appalachian Mountains.
a) False
b) True
c)
d)

What is the conflict between Great Britain and France in North America from 1756-1763?
a) French and Indian War
b) Revolutionary War
c) Proclamation of 1763
d) Treaty of Paris of 1763

A village in Pennsylvania where Washington and his army camped during the harsh winter of 1777-1778.
a) Bunker Hill
b) Saratoga
c) Valley Forge
d) Trenton

A turning point in the war, where local farmers helped the Patriots force the surrender of British troops.
a) Saratoga
b) Lexington
c) Bunker Hill
d) Trenton

An official announcement by King George III of Great Britain outlawing colonial settlements west of the Appalachian Mountains.
a) Treaty of Paris of 1763
b) Proclamation of 1763
c) Treaty of Paris of 1783
d) French and Indian War

A law passed by the British Parliament in 1774 that closed the Boston Harbor, dissolved the Massachusetts assembly, and forced Boston colonists to house British soldiers.
a) Stamp Act
b) Townshend Acts
c) Coersive/Intolerable Acts
d) Sugar Act

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