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What was Thomas Paine's purpose for writing Common Sense?
a) He wanted to be famous
b) He wanted to prove that he was loyal to Britain
c) He wanted to convince Loyalists and colonists who were neutral to join the Revolution
d) He wanted inform Americans of British activites

Why was the Battle of Saratoga so important for the Americans?
a) The Americans lost, but showed we could stand up to the British
b) It was a surprise attack led by George Washington
c) It was a turning point in the war that brought us our first ally
d) The Americans won, but not by much

What was the significance of the Battle of Yorktown?
a) It was an important victory for American morale
b) It was the final battle in the American Revolution
c) It was a loss, but showed we could stand up to the British
d) It was a surprise attack led by George Washington

Which of the following is NOT a reason the Americans were able to win the American Revolution?
a) geography
b) help from abroad
c) advanced technology
d) skilled leadership

What was the main purpose of the Declaration of Independence
a) To stay joined with Britain
b) To officially separate from Britain
c) To maintain peace with Britain
d) To declare war on Britain

What does the Preamble section of the Declaration of Independence state?
a) Governments are created to protect people’s unalienable rights
b) The colonies should be free and independent from Great Britain.
c) An introduction explaining why we are writing to Britain
d) Specific complaints against King George III

What does the List of Grievances section of the Declaration of Independence state?
a) Governments are created to protect people’s unalienable rights
b) The colonies should be free and independent from Great Britain.
c) An introduction explaining why we are writing to Britain
d) Specific complaints against King George III

What does the Dissolving the Bonds section of the Declaration of Independence state?
a) Governments are created to protect people’s unalienable rights
b) The colonies should be free and independent from Great Britain.
c) An introduction explaining why we are writing to Britain
d) Specific complaints against King George III

Where did the American troops spend a harsh winter where the soldiers suffered with little food, supplies, and clothing?
a) Valley Forge
b) Bunker Hill
c) Boston
d) Philadelphia

What does the Natural Rights section of the Declaration of Independence state?
a) Governments are created to protect people’s unalienable rights
b) The colonies should be free and independent from Great Britain.
c) An introduction explaining why we are writing to Britain
d) Specific complaints against King George III

What was the impact of the Battle of Bunker Hill for the Americans?
a) Americans showed they could plan an effective surprise attack
b) The Americans won a huge victory over the British, which was much needed because they were losing so badly
c) Americans were losing the war and needed a victory badly
d) Even though the Americans lost, they showed they could stand up to the British

What was the first country to sign a treaty with the United States?
a) England
b) Germany
c) France
d) Hesse

What marked the official end to the American Revolution?
a) Battle of Yorktown
b) Treaty of Boston
c) Battle of Cowpens
d) Treaty of Paris

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