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The final stage of the American Revolution

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A quiz covering the final battles of the American Revolution from 1779 - 1781.
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Quiz by NutellaBird, updated more than 1 year ago
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Created by NutellaBird about 7 years ago
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Question 1

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How many Native Americans joined forces with the UK during the War of Independence?
Answer
  • 100,000
  • None
  • 50,000
  • 8000

Question 2

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Where was the UK leader Hamilton defeated?
Answer
  • Vincennes
  • Briar Creek
  • Jonson
  • Fort Ninety-Six

Question 3

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Which rebel city in Georgia was captured in January 1779?
Answer
  • Savannah
  • Charlestown
  • Atlanta
  • Yorktown

Question 4

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Which French leader sieged Savannah using the French navy, September 18th - October 16th 1779?
Answer
  • D'Estaing
  • De Grasse
  • Montcalm
  • Lafayette

Question 5

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Which rebel leader surrendered Charleston to the British on 26 December 1779?
Answer
  • Lincoln
  • Gates
  • Lee
  • Greene

Question 6

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Why was the British leader Banastre Tarleton hated by the rebels?
Answer
  • He killed prisoners of war
  • He destroyed farmland
  • He killed messengers
  • He killed a favourite rebel leader

Question 7

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Which groups of Americans usually allied with the British? (Two)
Answer
  • Those of German origin
  • Those of Irish origin
  • Those of Scottish origin
  • African-American slaves

Question 8

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Where did Daniel Morgan defeat Banastre Tarleton on January 17th 1781?
Answer
  • Cowpens
  • Briar Creek
  • Yorktown
  • Camden

Question 9

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How many men did Cornwallis command at Yorktown?
Answer
  • 7500
  • 8800
  • 6000
  • 9000

Question 10

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How did Washington prevent Admiral Graves from going to aid Cornwallis at Yorktown with the British navy?
Answer
  • He feinted an attack on New York
  • He sent ships to block him
  • He attacked Charleston to distract him
  • He pretended to engage in a peace treaty

Question 11

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Which redoubts did the rebels have to capture to take Yorktown? (Two)
Answer
  • Nine
  • Ten
  • Seven
  • Twelve
  • Eight

Question 12

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Why couldn't Cornwallis evacuate from Yorktown?
Answer
  • He had no ships
  • He had too many injured men
  • A storm blew the evacuation boats off course
  • The rebels saw the evacuation beginning and attacked, destroying the boats
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