Chapter 6 Test Review

Question 1 of 50

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uninvolved in the war.

Select one of the following:

  • neutral

  • guerilla

  • traitor

  • preamble

Question 2 of 50

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hit and run fighting tactic.

Select one of the following:

  • blockade

  • siege

  • cavalry

  • guerilla

Question 3 of 50

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British loyalists who fled their homes and sought refuge from the war.

Select one of the following:

  • traitors

  • loyalists

  • patriots

  • refugees

Question 4 of 50

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the shutting off of ports to keep people or supplies from moving in or out.

Select one of the following:

  • siege

  • cavalry

  • blockade

  • guerilla

Question 5 of 50

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rebel American colonists who opposed British rule

Select one of the following:

  • traitors

  • neutral

  • patriots

  • siege

Question 6 of 50

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American colonist who remained loyal to the British.

Select one of the following:

  • Loyalists

  • traitors

  • neutrals

  • Patriots

Question 7 of 50

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Persons who betray their country.

Select one of the following:

  • Patriots

  • refugees

  • traitors

  • rebels

Question 8 of 50

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The document announcing colonial independence from Great Britain.

Select one of the following:

  • Proclamation of 1763

  • Constitution

  • Stamp Act

  • Declaration of Independence

Question 9 of 50

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The introduction of the Declaration of Independence.

Select one of the following:

  • ratify

  • blockade

  • Constitution

  • Preamble

Question 10 of 50

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Rights that belong to all people from birth.

Select one of the following:

  • natural rights

  • blockade

  • siege

  • refugees

Question 11 of 50

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American general with exceptional knowledge of geography, putting British at a disadvantage.

Select one of the following:

  • Nathaniel Greene

  • George Washington

  • Daniel Morgan

  • Francis Marion

Question 12 of 50

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Last battle of the American Revolution at which Cornwallis surrendered.

Select one of the following:

  • Saratoga

  • Monmouth

  • Bunker Hill

  • Yorktown

Question 13 of 50

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Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

Select one of the following:

  • Benjamin Franklin

  • John Adams

  • Thomas Jefferson

  • John Hancock

Question 14 of 50

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First person to sign the Declaration of Independence.

Select one of the following:

  • George Washington

  • Benedict Arnold

  • Thomas Jefferson

  • John Hancock

Question 15 of 50

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Who wrote Common Sense and The Crisis?

Select one of the following:

  • Benjamin Franklin

  • Roger Sherman

  • Thomas Paine

  • Thomas Jefferson

Question 16 of 50

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Who was the most famous traitor in American history?

Select one of the following:

  • Peggy Shippen

  • John Hancock

  • Benedict Arnold

  • George Cornwallis

Question 17 of 50

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What document gave US independence, set it's boundary and said Loyalists had to be repaid?

Select one of the following:

  • Treaty of Paris 1783

  • Olive Branch Petition

  • Declaration of Independence

  • Constitution

Question 18 of 50

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Who was the famous spy working for Washington that was captured and hung by the British?

Select one of the following:

  • Nathan Hale

  • John Paul Jones

  • John Adams

  • Nathan Lynch

Question 19 of 50

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Where did the Second Continental Congress meet?

Select one of the following:

  • Philadelphia

  • Boston

  • New York

  • Washington D.C.

Question 20 of 50

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Loyalists were also known as

Select one of the following:

  • traitors

  • Tories

  • Brits

  • Patriots

Question 21 of 50

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He was leader of the Green Mountain Boys

Select one of the following:

  • John Jay

  • Benedict Arnold

  • Ethan Allen

  • Francis Marion

Question 22 of 50

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Who provided the most help to Americans during the Revolution?

Select one of the following:

  • New England

  • Great Britain

  • Spain

  • France

Question 23 of 50

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During this first official battle of the American Revolution, both the British and Americans knew the war would not be easy.

Select one of the following:

  • Saratoga

  • Trenton

  • Lexington & Concord

  • Bunker Hill

Question 24 of 50

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What was Francis Marion's nickname?

Select one of the following:

  • Swamp Fox

  • Duck Dynasty

  • Foxy Lady

  • Swamp Dog

Question 25 of 50

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At the Second Continental Congress drafted this document to seek peace with Great Britain.

Select one of the following:

  • Olive Branch Petition

  • Olive Brand Petition

  • Declaration of Independence

  • Olive oil Petition

Question 26 of 50

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Congress authorized the creation of a Continental Army with this man as its commanding officer.

Select one of the following:

  • Fredrick Von Stuben

  • Horatio Gates

  • George Washington

  • Bendict Arnold

Question 27 of 50

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On May 23, 1775, this man said "Give me Liberty or Give me Death!"

Select one of the following:

  • Thomas Paine

  • Patrick Henry

  • Thomas Jefferson

  • George Washington

Question 28 of 50

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At Bunker Hill, Samuel Prescott ordered his men to "shoot low, don't fire until _____________"

Select one of the following:

  • they are right on top of us

  • you can see their redcoats

  • you smell their breath

  • you can see the whites of their eyes

Question 29 of 50

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Advantage that the British had over the Patriots at the beginning of the Revolution.

Select one of the following:

  • Army was well trained, supplied and disciplined

  • largest Navy in the world

  • largest Army in the world

  • All of the above

Question 30 of 50

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The pamphlet written by Thomas Paine, that eventually was printed over 500,000 times, shifted the sentiment for many colonist's to decide to break away from England.

Select one of the following:

  • The Constitution

  • The Declaration of Independence

  • The Crisis

  • Common Sense

Question 31 of 50

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Which of the five men of the committee is the main author of the Declaration of Independence?

Select one of the following:

  • Franklin

  • Jefferson

  • Sherman

  • Livingston

Question 32 of 50

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Hales famous last words were "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for _________"

Select one of the following:

  • George Washington

  • my country

  • America

  • the cause

Question 33 of 50

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George Washington crossed this frigid river in order to capture Trenton, New Jersey.

Select one of the following:

  • Mississippi

  • Potomac

  • Wabash

  • Delaware

Question 34 of 50

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At Trenton, Washington and the Patriots faced these mercenary soldiers.

Select one of the following:

  • Hessians

  • Regulars

  • Red Coats

  • "Lobster Backs"

Question 35 of 50

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The first major American victory of the war came on October, 17, 1777 the Battle of _______________.

Select one of the following:

  • Saratoga

  • Trenton

  • Bunker Hill

  • Yorktown

Question 36 of 50

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He was the American Patriot and hero of the Battle of Saratoga.

Select one of the following:

  • Lee

  • Washington

  • Arnold

  • Gates

Question 37 of 50

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Which American diplomat convinced the French to enter the war on our side?

Select one of the following:

  • Hill

  • Jefferson

  • Franklin

  • Adams

Question 38 of 50

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Young French noble who volunteered his services to George Washington.

Select one of the following:

  • Marquis de Lafayette

  • Jean Rochambeau

  • none of these

  • Admiral de Grasse

Question 39 of 50

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Winter of 1777-1778 Washington's tired army will spend camped here.

Select one of the following:

  • Fort Washington

  • Yorktown

  • Valley Forge

  • Saratoga

Question 40 of 50

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Prussian officer who will turn the "rabble" Patriot volunteers into an organized fighting force at Valley Forge.

Select one of the following:

  • Rochembeu

  • de Grasse

  • Von Steuben

  • Lafayette

Question 41 of 50

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Which American Patriot said "I have not yet begun to fight."

Select one of the following:

  • Patrick Henry

  • Benedict Arnold

  • John Paul Jones

  • The Swamp Fox

Question 42 of 50

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General Lord Cornwallis surrendered his southern army at the this battle.

Select one of the following:

  • Trenton

  • Germantown

  • Saratoga

  • Yorktown

Question 43 of 50

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On September 3, 1783, the Treaty of ________ was signed officially ending the American Revolution.

Select one of the following:

  • Philadelphia

  • New York

  • Paris

  • London

Question 44 of 50

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Why did Thomas Paine write The Crisis?

Select one of the following:

  • to encourage the Continental Army to disband

  • to raise the morale of Patriot soldiers

  • to suggest changes to the Declaration of Independence

  • to raise money to support colonial troops

Question 45 of 50

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When did free African Americans begin fighting for the Patriot cause?

Select one of the following:

  • at the Battle of Saratoga

  • from the beginning of the war

  • at the Battle of Bunker Hill

  • They did not participate in the American Revolution.

Question 46 of 50

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What was Nathan Hale doing when he was captured by the British?

Select one of the following:

  • attempting to organize an American navy

  • leading an anti-British protest in Boston

  • leading American forces at Staten Island

  • collecting information about British battle plans

Question 47 of 50

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How did privateers help the American cause?

Select one of the following:

  • by blockading British ports

  • by providing replacement ships for America's navy

  • by carrying supplies to America's navy

  • by attacking British ships and seizing their cargo

Question 48 of 50

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Which of the following was NOT a significant factor in the American victory?

Select one of the following:

  • German and British support

  • geography

  • skilled leadership

  • help from France and Spain

Question 49 of 50

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What does preamble mean?

Select one of the following:

  • Declaration for Independence

  • introduction

  • prior knowledge

  • formal statement

Question 50 of 50

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The Congress printed paper money to pay and supply troops known as __________________.

Select one of the following:

  • Green Backs

  • Dollars

  • Pounds

  • Continentals

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