American Revolutionary War
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. At the beginning of the Revolutionary War, the Americans had the advantage of having _____.
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    Strong navy
    Experienced troops
    motivation for independence
    highly paid soldiers
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. A Loyalist during the Revolutionary War may have participated in which of these activities?
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    Speaking in support of the King
    Writing a pamphlet protesting the Stamp Act
    Housing patriot soldiers
    joining the Continental Army
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. Many African-Americans supported the British because they______.
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    Wanted to preserve the Southern economic system
    Believed they would gain  freedom from slavery
    Expected to get land when the war was over
    Hoped to earn free passage to Africa
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. Women contributed significantly in the American Revolutionary War in all of the following ways except_____.
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    Taking care of the home front while men were away
    Served in key leadership roles in the military
    Served as spies
    Providing medical treatment to wounded soldiers
  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q. During the War, Native Americans generally supported the ________.
    answer choices
    British because of the British promised to free enslaved African Americans
    British because the British seemed less of a threat to their way of life
    Patriots because they seemed less of a threat to their way of life
    Patriots because they promised to return Native American lands.
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. How did the war affect attitudes toward slavery in the US?
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    African Americans were seen as too valuable as soldiers to be enslaved people
    Loyalists had to free enslaved people as punishment for supporting the British
    Slavery was outlawed in the US immediately following the war
    The ideals of freedom and liberty led some white Americans to question slavery
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. As a result of the Revolutionary War, the British agreed to ______.
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    Recognize the US as a British colony
    Recognize the US as a free and independent nation
    Allow Americans to have representatives in Parliament
    Seek new allies against the US
  • Question 8
    45 seconds
    Q. According to the above timeline, what event most likely occurred after 1781?
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    The US became an independent country
    The US lost the Revolutionary war
    The British won the Revolutionary war
    The British took over more land in North America
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the headlines below might have been published between the times of Headline 2 and Headline 4 was written?
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    Stamp Act is Passed by Parliament
    Bill of Rights added to Constitution
    Tea Party in Boston Harbor a Success
    Washington’s Troops Spend Winter at Valley Forge
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. The signing of the Treaty of Paris 1783 was a political victory for the US because it meant that
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    Florida became part of the US
    France agreed to give military aid to the US
    Great Britain recognized the US as an independent nation
    The US could purchase the Louisiana Territory from France
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following completes the chart above?
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    Monmouth Courthouse
    Battle of Concord
    Valley Forge
    Siege of Boston
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. Why did the American colonies seek an alliance with France during the Revolutionary War?
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    France could provide supplies and naval support
    France could get additional aid from Spain and Russia
    France promised to give up any land conquered in the war.
    France has a system of government that was admired by the Americans
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. What conclusion about the American Revolutionary War is most clearly supported by information on this chart?
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    England had few advantages in a war with the American colonies
    The 13 colonies had more advantages than disadvantages upon entering the war
    England did not believe that the 13 colonies were worth the expense of a war
    The 13 colonies had few but important advantages in the war with England
  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q. Which important reason for the American victory in the Revolutionary War is missing from the chart?
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    Naval superiority of the colonies
    Aid from foreign nations
    control of railroads and canals
    greater number of Indian allies
  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q. Based on the passage above, what action was George Washington asking the Continental Congress to take?
    answer choices
    Create a professional army 
    Form an alliance with France
    borrow money from the colonies
    purchase better weapons from Spain
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Supplies and reinforcements could not reach American harbors because of _____.
    answer choices
    A blockade
    British spies
    lack of money
    Native Americans
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. What was an advantage gained by the US because of the British surrender at Saratoga?
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    The British Navy was destroyed
    The colonies received help from France
    Experienced British officers quit the military
    Captured soldiers aided the revolutionary effort
  • Question 18
    45 seconds
    Q. The British agreed to recognize the US as an independent nation after the American’s victory at
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    New York
  • Question 19
    45 seconds
    Q. The conditions at Valley Forge for Washington’s soldiers during winter included all of the following except
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    Limited supplies, shelter and food
    Critical training of troops
    Desertion of soldiers
    The Continental Congress promised more money for soldiers
  • Question 20
    45 seconds
    Q. Washington’s surprise attack across the Delaware River on Christmas night
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    Was the last battle of the Revolutionary War
    Boosted the morale of the Patriots
    Was followed by calls for his resignation
    Was successful but caused a great number of American casualties
  • Question 21
    60 seconds
    Q. What role did the French play in the Patriot victory at Yorktown?
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    The prevented the British Army from leaving New York
    They tricked the British into fighting them before arriving at Yorktown
    The provided troops and ships to help contain the British at Yorktown
    They sank British ships in Newport Harbor.
  • Question 22
    60 seconds
    Q. George Washington’s greatest challenge at Valley Forge was keeping
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    The British away
    His spirits up
    his army together
    entertainment for his army
  • Question 23
    60 seconds
    Q. Who is Thomas Paine talking to in the quote above?
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    Quakers who wanted independence but refused to fight for it
    Volunteers who were willing only to fight in warm weather
    Soldiers who wanted to quit the continental army when times got tough
    Americans who did not support the fight for independence from the beginning
  • Question 24
    60 seconds
    Q. Which events are listed in the correct chronological order?
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    Lexington/Concord, Battle at Yorktown, Battle of Saratoga, Battle of Bunker Hill
    Lexington/Concord, Battle of Bunker Hill, Battle of Saratoga, Battle of Yorktown
    Battle of Yorktown, Battle of Bunker Hill, Lexington/Concord, Battle of Saratoga
    Battle of Bunker Hill, Battle of Saratoga, Lexington/Concord, Battle of Yorktown
  • Question 25
    60 seconds
    Q. The Hessians’ main reason for fighting was
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  • Question 26
    60 seconds
    Q. Which number on the map on the left shows the location of the battle that resulted in the American colonies entering into a formal alliance with France?
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