American Revolution Vocab
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    a colonial force authorized by 2nd Continental Congress in 1775; George Washington was commanding general

    answer choices

    Minuteman

    Continental Army

    Loyalist

    Militia

  • Question 2
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    Q. What rights cannot be taken away?
    answer choices
    Constitutional
    Represented
    Elected
    Unalienable
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What were armed private ships with the government's permission to attack enemy ships?

    answer choices

    continentals

    hessians

    mercenaries

    privateers

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Thomas Jefferson's document with 4 distinct parts about breaking away from the British.

    answer choices

    Common Sense

    Declaration of Independence

    Constitution

    Lee's Resolution

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    British commander who surrendered at Yorktown

    answer choices

    Nathan Hale

    John Burgoyne

    Lord Cornwallis

    John Paul Jones

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Captain who famously stated "I have not yet begun to fight" during his battle at sea.

    answer choices

    John Paul Jones

    George Washington

    Francis Marion

    Marquis de Lafayette

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Author of the 48 page pamphlet encouraging colonists to break away from Britain.

    answer choices

    Thomas Paine

    Thomas Jefferson

    Benjamin Franklin

    John Adams

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    He spied on the British in New York but was caught and before his execution stated "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."

    answer choices

    Nathanael Greene

    Bernardo de Galvez

    Nathan Hale

    Benedict Arnold

  • Question 9
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    Q.

    The "swamp fox" who was known for his hit and run tactics on the British in the south.

    answer choices

    Francis Marion

    Nathanael Greene

    Richard Henry Lee

    John Paul Jones

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A Frenchmen who became an officer in Washington's army.

    answer choices

    Baron von Steuben

    George Rogers Clark

    Bernardo de Galvez

    Marquis de Lafayette

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Paper money used to pay the continental troops but became worthless by the end of the war.

    answer choices

    Traitors

    Privateers

    Continentals

    Coins

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    An American traitor who planned to turn West Point over to the British

    answer choices

    Nathan Hale

    Benedict Arnold

    Francis Marion

    George Washington

  • Question 13
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    Q.

    Germany mercenaries hired by the British

    answer choices

    Hessians

    Privateers

    Militia

    Navy SEALS

  • Question 14
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    Q.

    This ended the Revolutionary War and recognized American independence

    answer choices

    Proclamation of 1763

    Constitution

    Treaty of Paris

    Declaration of Independence

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The ruler of England during the revolution.

    answer choices

    King George I

    King George II

    King George III

    King George IV

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