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SS Chapter 3D

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The American colonial wars reflected the larger conflicts between what European countries? A) England and Holland B) England and France C) England and Spain D) England and Germany England and France
The Second Continental Congress signed an alliance with what nation? A) Spain B) France C) Russia D) Holland France
Why did Americans seek help from the French government during the Revolutionary War? A) Americans needed war materials and money to fight the British. B) Americans had a culture and language connection with France. C) Americans preferred to be ruled by the French king. D) The French had experience winning the French-Indian War. Americans needed war materials and money to fight the British.
During the American Revolution, what European nation fought along side the United States as a means to harm England? A) Portugal B) Spain C) Germany D) France France
Who did the Spanish form an alliance with during the Revolutionary War? A) Holland B) Britain C) Portugal D) France France
Which one of the following Americans secured the aid of the French during the American Revolution? A) Thomas Paine B) Samuel Adams C) Benjamin Franklin D) Patrick Henry Benjamin Franklin
During the American Revolution, the strong feelings of nationalism A) secured passage of the Northwest Ordinance B) resulted in the abolition of slavery C) encouraged the American people to unite D) brought about the Peace of Paris encouraged the American people to unite
What was an American advantage at the start of the Revolutionary War? A) able and competent leaders B) a larger navy C) available resources of money D) well-organized and trained armies able and competent leaders
Which pair of military leaders were foreigners who came to America to assist the Patriots' fight in the Revolution? A) Schuyler and De Kalb B) Von Steuben and Pulaski C) Cornwallis and Burgoyne D) Howe and Arnold Von Steuben and Pulaski
10) Who was the German/Prussian officer that volunteered to train and drill George Washington's inexperienced troops? A) Casimir Pulaski B) John Paul Jones C) Marquis de Lafayette D) Baron Von Steuben Baron Von Steuben
What Polish officer helped the Americans by training the cavalry of the Continental Army? A) Marquis de Lafayette B) Casimir Pulaski C) Comte de Rochambeau D) Baron Von Steuben Casimir Pulaski
In what American colony did the Battle of Fort Ticonderoga occur in 1775? A) New Hampshire B) Massachusetts C) North Carolina D) New York New York
Which courageous leader attacked and seized Fort Ticonderoga from the British? A) Nathan Hale B) Benedict Arnold C) Ethan Allen D) John Burgoyne Ethan Allen
Which fort was taken away from the British by Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys? A) Fort Niagara B) Fort Crailo C) Fort Ticonderoga D) Fort George Fort Ticonderoga
In what American colony did the Battle of Dorchester Heights occur in 1776? A) Massachusetts B) Maryland C) Connecticut D) Delaware Massachusetts
In what American colony did the Battle of White Plains occur in 1776? A) New York B) Georgia C) New Jersey D) South Carolina New York
In what American colony did the Battle of Trenton occur in 1776? A) New York B) Massachusetts C) New Jersey D) New Hampshire New Jersey
What American victory took place because George Washington's army crossed the Delaware River and attacked Hessian soldiers who were celebrating Christmas? A) Battle of Yorktown B) Battle of Trenton C) Battle of Bemis Heights D) Battle of Valley Forge Battle of Trenton
In what American colony did the Battle of Germantown occur in 1777? A) Connecticut B) New Hampshire C) Pennsylvania D) Delaware Pennsylvania
20) In what American colony did the Battle of Brandywine occur in 1777? A) Pennsylvania B) Massachusetts C) Delaware D) Rhode Island Pennsylvania
What battle was the turning point of the Revolutionary War? A) Valley Forge B) Breed's Hill C) Princeton D) Saratoga Saratoga
Which one of the following events turned the tide in favor of the colonists? A) victory at Lexington B) defeat of General Gates at Fort Ticonderoga C) victory at Breeds Hill D) victory at Saratoga victory at Saratoga
In what American colony did the Battle of Saratoga occur in 1777? A) New York B) Massachusetts C) Virginia D) Pennsylvania New York
What American leader defeated the British at the Battle of Saratoga? A) Nathanael Greene B) Horatio Gates C) Richard H. Lee D) George Rogers Clark Horatio Gates
Where did Gentlemen John Burgoyne surrender his troops in 1777? A) Yorktown B) Valley Forge C) Germantown D) Saratoga Saratoga
Which leader lost the fight at the Battle of Saratoga? A) George Washington B) Ethan Allen C) Benedict Arnold D) John Burgoyne John Burgoyne
What British general was defeated in the Battle of Saratoga? A) John Burgoyne B) William Howe C) James Wolfe D) Charles Cornwallis John Burgoyne
Why was the American victory at Saratoga important? A) It encouraged the French to help the American revolutionaries. B) It proved that the American causes for revolt were valid. C) It marked the end of the Revolution. D) It won the South for England. It encouraged the French to help the American revolutionaries.
Which one of the following events brought the French into the war against Britain during the American Revolution? A) victory at Breeds Hill B) victory at Saratoga C) defeat of General Gates at Fort Ticonderoga D) victory at Lexington victory at Saratoga
30) What was the first battle of Saratoga commonly called? A) Battle of Mount Independence B) Battle of Trenton C) Battle of Freeman's Farm D) Battle of Tarrytown Battle of Freeman's Farm
What was the second battle of Saratoga commonly called? A) Battle of Ticonderoga B) Battle of Bemis Heights C) Battle of King's Bridge D) Battle of Mount Independence Battle of Bemis Heights
Which one of the following was not an American Revolutionary War battle victory? A) Oriskany B) Yorktown C) Long Island D) King's Mountain Long Island
Where did the Continental Army spend the "cold and hopeless" winter of 1777-1778? A) Boston B) Valley Forge C) Charleston D) Philadelphia Valley Forge
Where did George Washington and the Continental Army spend a difficult winter during the Revolutionary War? A) Charleston B) Bunker Hill C) Valley Forge D) Trenton Valley Forge
Where was the Continental Army and General Washington stationed when Thomas Paine wrote "The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now deserves the love and thanks of man and woman?" A) Valley Forge B) Yorktown C) Saratoga D) Trenton Valley Forge
These are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country What was George Washington trying to do when he read The Crisis to his troops in December 1776? A) reprimand his troops for their defeat in the Battle of Saratoga B) explain the reasons why England would win the war C) justify the Continental Congress' failure to properly supply the Continental army D) encourage his troops to be strong in the face of a defeat encourage his troops to be strong in the face of a defeat
We winter on with General Washington in the frigid cold of Pennsylvaningry.: "The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now deserves the love and thanks of man and woman." We also take heart that, in the end, we know we will win. 37) What historical experience is best described in the passage? A) Boston Tea Party B) Patriot camp at Valley Forge C) Battle of Saratoga D) Cornwallis' surrender Patriot camp at Valley Forge
Which one of the following statements is best supported by the passage? A) Officers were encouraged to bring their families with them. B) The British troops suffered a great deal. C) Many soldiers deserted to join the other side. D) The pain and hardship were worth enduring if victory could be won. The pain and hardship were worth enduring if victory could be won.
According to the passage, what was the biggest difference between the two armies? A) fighting spirit B) separation from their homes C) supplies available D) culture and language supplies available
40) In the passage, what did Adam believe Paine's words meant? A) The American soldiers would win if they endure the hardships. B) The American cause was hopeless. C) America would be forced back under British control. D) General Washington was a poor leader that should be replaced. The American soldiers would win if they endure the hardships.
What was the major reason that the British shifted its military campaigns to the Southern Colonies late in the Revolutionary War? A) British leaders needed the market crops produced by the Southern colonies. B) British leaders feared that Spain would invade the Southern colonies. C) British leaders thought that Tories in the South would support their cause. D) British leaders thought that Whigs in the South would support their cause. British leaders thought that Tories in the South would support their cause.
In what American colony did the Battle of Monmouth Court House occur in 1778? A) Pennsylvania B) New Jersey C) Rhode Island D) Massachusetts New Jersey
Who surrendered to George Washington at Yorktown? A) Howe B) Burgoyne C) Cornwallis D) Wolfe Cornwallis
After what Revolutionary War battle did General Cornwallis surrender to the Continental Army? A) Yorktown B) New York City C) Saratoga D) Trenton Yorktown
Which French officer assisted George Washington with the British surrender at Yorktown? A) Casimir Pulaski B) Marquis de Lafayette C) Baron Von Steuben D) Count Kosciusko Marquis de Lafayette
In what American colony did the Battle of Yorktown occur in 1781? A) Virginia B) North Carolina C) Maryland D) New Hampshire Virginia
What did the Battle of Yorktown convince the British to do? A) merge their armies into a larger force B) repeal their trade laws C) hire additional soldiers D) surrender surrender
What finally convinced the British to agree to American independence? A) the assistance of Von Steuben and Pulaski B) the Declaration of Independence is approved C) General Burgoyne's defeat at Saratoga D) the British surrender at Yorktown the British surrender at Yorktown
In what American colony did the Siege of Charleston occur in 1779? A) Georgia B) Virginia C) South Carolina D) Delaware South Carolina
50) In what American colony did the Battle of Savannah occur in 1779? A) New Hampshire B) Georgia C) Virginia D) South Carolina Georgia
In what American colony did the Battle of King's Mountain occur in 1780? A) Rhode Island B) North Carolina C) Georgia D) Pennsylvania North Carolina
In what American colony did the Battle of Camden occur in 1780? A) New York B) Virginia C) Massachusetts D) South Carolina South Carolina
In what American colony did the Battle of Cowpens occur in 1781? A) Georgia B) Maryland C) South Carolina D) Virginia South Carolina
In what American colony did the Battle of Guilford Court House occur in 1781? A) Virginia B) Georgia C) Connecticut D) North Carolina North Carolina
Who of the following was an outstanding naval leader of the American Revolution? A) John Paul Jones B) Nathanael Greene C) David G. Farragut D) John Ericsson John Paul Jones
Which American won a naval victory over the British during the Revolution? A) John Paul Jones B) Frances Marion C) William Henry Harrison D) George Rogers Clark John Paul Jones
What Patriot soldier was the leader of the Green Mountain Boys? A) Benedict Arnold B) Ethan Allen C) John Hancock D) Henry Knox Ethan Allen
What British general also served as governor of Massachusetts during the Revolutionary War? A) Thomas Gage B) Marquis de Lafayette C) Patrick Henry D) Sam Adams Thomas Gage
What general replaced General Howe and later occupied New York City at the end of the Revolutionary War? A) Benedict Arnold B) George Clinton C) Lord Cornwallis D) John Pitcairn George Clinton
60) Who was the English Prime Minister throughout the American Revolution? A) Thomas Gage B) Lord Cornwallis C) Lord North D) George Townshend Lord North
Who was the leader of American troops in the West during the Revolution? A) George Rogers Clark B) Davey Crockett C) Nathanael Greene D) Andrew Jackson George Rogers Clark
What American Patriot won several victories against the British in the Great Lakes region? A) John Paul Jones B) Thomas Paine C) George Rogers Clark D) Francis Marion George Rogers Clark
Benedict Arnold's plan to help the British capture West Point was revealed by the capture of what British officer? A) Alexander Hamilton B) Nathan Hale C) George Clinton D) John Andre John Andre
What Patriot spy was remembered for saying "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country?" A) Benedict Arnold B) Crispus Attucks C) Aaron Burr D) Nathan Hale Nathan Hale
During the Revolutionary War, what famous American lead guerilla forces in the South earning him the nickname the "Swamp Fox?" A) Francis Marion B) Thomas Paine C) Richard Henry Lee D) William Dawes Francis Marion
What American commander in the Revolutionary War was nicknamed the Swamp Fox? A) Benedict Arnold B) Francis Marion C) Nathan Hale D) Henry Knox Francis Marion
What event marked the end of American Revolution? A) the signing of the Declaration of Independence B) the defeat of Cornwallis at Yorktown C) the signing of the Peace Treaty of Paris D) the ratification of Constitution the signing of the Peace Treaty of Paris
What agreement ended the American War for Independence in 1783? A) Treaty of Paris B) Treaty of Versailles C) Treaty of Greenville D) Treaty of Ghent Treaty of Paris
What was the purpose of the Treaty of Paris of 1783? A) All the Tory soldiers were welcomed back. B) It ended the alliance with France. C) It made Canada a free nation. D) It ended the war between the Americans and the British. It ended the war between the Americans and the British.
70) What treaty ended the American Revolutionary War? A) Transcontinental Treaty B) Treaty of Paris of 1783 C) Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo D) Treaty of Paris of 1763 Treaty of Paris of 1783
What did the Treaty of Paris of 1783 claim? A) The United States was to become a colony of France. B) The United States would remain a British colony. C) Americans were permitted to choose which British taxes were fair. D) The United States was a free and independent nation. The United States was a free and independent nation.
What was a result of the 1783 Treaty of Paris? A) The Americans surrendered all land between the Mississippi River and the Appalachians. B) The French gained control of Canada. C) Britain recognized the independence of the United States. D) Slavery was abolished in the South. Britain recognized the independence of the United States.
Who was the chief American negotiator of the Treaty of Paris? A) Patrick Henry B) George Washington C) John Jay D) Alexander Hamilton John Jay
Which one of the following was not a part of the Treaty of Paris? A) The Great Lakes was established as the Northern boundary of the United States. B) British armies had to leave the American territory as soon as possible. C) Britain recognized the United States as an independent country. D) The Appalachian Mountains was established as the Western boundary of the United States. The Appalachian Mountains was established as the Western boundary of the United States.
Which one of the following was a treaty provision at the end of the American Revolution? A) Louisiana was given to the French. B) Britain forgave the debts that colonists owed its merchants. C) Americans were granted fishing rights in the St. Lawrence Gulf. D) Florida was given to the French. Americans were granted fishing rights in the St. Lawrence Gulf.
What formed the Western border of the United States at the end of the American Revolution? A) Mississippi River B) Rocky Mountains C) Grand Canyon D) Ohio River Mississippi River
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