American War of Independence Quiz

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12 reasonably hard questions on the american revolutionary war.

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Question 1

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Who Passed the Stamp Act?
Answer
  • George Grenville
  • Lord North
  • Charles Townshend

Question 2

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What Battle marked the end of the American war of Independence?
Answer
  • Saratoga
  • Yorktown
  • Bunker Hill

Question 3

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What were pro-British people known as?
Answer
  • Loyalists
  • Patriots
  • Colonists

Question 4

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What were anti-British people known as?
Answer
  • Colonials
  • Patriots
  • Loyalists

Question 5

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When was the Boston Massacre?
Answer
  • 22nd February 1770
  • 5th March 1772
  • 5th March 1770

Question 6

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Who created and led the Sons of Liberty?
Answer
  • John Adams
  • Samuel Adams
  • Paul Revere

Question 7

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Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
Answer
  • George Washington
  • John Adams
  • Thomas Jefferson

Question 8

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When was the Treaty of Paris?
Answer
  • 1783
  • 1778
  • 1781

Question 9

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Who led the British troops on the night of the Boston Massacre?
Answer
  • Captain Johnson
  • General Howe
  • Captain Preston

Question 10

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What was the name of John Adams' wife?
Answer
  • Jenny Adams
  • Abigail Adams
  • Sarah Adams

Question 11

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After which battle did the French join the Americans?
Answer
  • Saratoga
  • Yorktown
  • Lexington

Question 12

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Who wrote the Olive Branch Petition?
Answer
  • John Dickinson
  • John Adams
  • Ben Franklin