Chapter 4 Quiz

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Question 1

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What was NOT true about the First Continental Congress?
Answer
  • Delegates from all colonies, except Georgia met at this gathering.
  • The colonies would stop trade with Britain, and train troops in the colonies.
  • The colonies wanted to separate immediately from Britain.

Question 2

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Which of the following was an advantage for Great Britain during the American Revolution?
Answer
  • They knew the land very well
  • Great Britain's army was well trained
  • They had great leaders, and foreign help

Question 3

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What were THREE things the First Continental Congress decided when they met?
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  • They decided to encourage boycotting British goods.
  • They decided to write the Declaration of Independence.
  • They decided to go to war with Britain
  • They decided to seek peace, and didn't want to separate from Great Britain.

Question 4

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In Paul Revere's Lantern System, [blank_start]two[blank_end] light(s) would shine if a soldier was close to, or next to, bodies of water.
Answer
  • two

Question 5

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LANTERN SYSTEM CONT: If a British soldier was on, or close to land, [blank_start]one[blank_end] light(s) would shine.
Answer
  • one

Question 6

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Check everything that is true about the Battle of Lexington.
Answer
  • It was the first battle of the Revolutionary war
  • Paul Revere's famous Midnight Ride occurred during this war.
  • The British won this battle
  • After this fight, the British believed that the colonists are just a bunch of rebels who are not to be taken seriously.
  • During this battle, Paul Revere was captured.

Question 7

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What did the Second Continental Congress do/ what is true?
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  • In hope for peace, they sent an Olive branch to the king.
  • The king did not listen to them, so they appointed George Washington to command the Patriots for the war.
  • They founded the Continental Army.
  • All the delegates wanted peace.
  • The Second Continental Congress was formed because King George III refused to address the concerns in the Declaration of Interdependence.

Question 8

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How was the Battle of Bunker Hill really a victory for the Patriots?
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  • It proved that the British are untrained, and sloppy soldiers.
  • It showed that we actually had a chance at winning.
  • If caused the Patriots to realize that they are terrible soldiers.

Question 9

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Washington go his weapons from Fort [blank_start]Ticonderoga[blank_end], and took control of Boston.
Answer
  • Ticonderoga

Question 10

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What three things did Thomas Paine Argue in Common Sense?
Answer
  • It was not okay to question the government, no matter how corrupt they were
  • That it was common sense to want freedom
  • Kings ruled by the will of God
  • Every person had to right to self defense
  • People should willingly give up anything if their government says so.

Question 11

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The book Common Sense eventually sold over 500,000 copies. Why was this?
Answer
  • Because Thomas Paine related to people.
  • The government told colonists no to buy it, so they bought is anyways.
  • None of the above.

Question 12

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The philosophy of the New Government was that people possess unalienable rights such as life, liberty, and [blank_start]property[blank_end].
Answer
  • property
  • the pursuit of happiness
  • money

Question 13

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During the Revolutionary War, a colonist had to choose a side. Which sides could a colonist choose?
Answer
  • Patriot
  • Federalist
  • Protestant
  • Loyalist

Question 14

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A loyalist fought for America.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 15

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It was harder to be a [blank_start]Patriot[blank_end] because you risked your life, your family's life, and everything you had for a country that had a very slim chance of winning.
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  • Patriot

Question 16

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Who was NOT included in the Declaration of Independence?
Answer
  • Women, slaves, and Native Americans.

Question 17

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What were TWO weaknesses of the Americans
Answer
  • Had foreign help
  • Did not have much supplies

Question 18

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Some weaknesses the [blank_start]British[blank_end] had were that they did not know the land well, and poor leadership.
Answer
  • British

Question 19

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Check the strengths for the Patriots.
Answer
  • Foreign Help
  • Knew the land
  • Did not have supplies
  • All the soldiers liked each other

Question 20

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What were the British army's strengths?
Answer
  • They had more soldiers than the Americans
  • The British had more allies than the Americans
  • They had a surplus of supplies
  • They were smarter than the Patriots.

Question 21

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Washington's army was made up of white, men from the ages 9-83 years old
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 22

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What was the introduction of the Dec. of Independence called?
Answer
  • Preamble
  • Page one
  • Prologue

Question 23

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Which of the following was true about the Dec. of Independence?
Answer
  • The document made Britain seem like the "bad guy"
  • It was America's way of apologizing to Britain because of the Tea Act.
  • France helped America write it.

Question 24

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What did the declaration of Independence mainly talk about?
Answer
  • How Great Britain had inflicted several acts of tyranny on the colonies
  • How America is being unreasonable
  • Why America should be part of Great Britain.

Question 25

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Check everything true about the war in Canada
Answer
  • The Patriots tried to take over Canada
  • The patriots lost mainly due to weather
  • They were driven out of Canada
  • Patriots wanted Canada to make it part of France

Question 26

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Check everything that happened in the war in New York.
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  • General Howe completely drove them out farther and farther
  • Nathan Hale was captured and executed for spying for America
  • The British lost terribly
  • General Washington became discouraged because the troops kept loosing

Question 27

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Why was the war in New Jersey so important?
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  • The Patriots lost again
  • It was the first time someone had broken a major rule of warfare in the battle.
  • It was important because the Hessains quit the war.

Question 28

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The main reason the British lost the battle of Saratoga was because of poor timing
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 29

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What did Marquis De Lafayette do for the revolutionary war?
Answer
  • He spied on America for the British
  • Gave $200,000 of his own money to fund the Patriot troops
  • Brought many of his own troops to help for the war.
  • Wrote many letters back to family and friends asking them to help support the Patriots
  • Captured George Washington

Question 30

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What did Baron Frederich Von Steuben do for the revolutionary War?
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  • Trained American troops
  • Made troops significantly better
  • Helped the British with their fighting skiils

Question 31

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What two countries helped America the MOST?
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  • Spain and Portugal
  • France and Spain
  • Canada and France

Question 32

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How was Bernardo de Galvez a key ally for the patriots?
Answer
  • He spied on the British for them, and he also stole many supplies from them.
  • He convinced Loyalists to become Patriots, and executed those who didn't.
  • He gathered a small group of soldiers and drove out the British in places as far as Pensacola, Florida.

Question 33

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How did the Patriots live like during the winter at Valley Forge compared to the British? (Conditions of the British are also included in this question)
Answer
  • The patriots lived in luxury.
  • The patriots had little to no supplies
  • Many patriots would often die of disease to to lack of proper nutrition.
  • The British lived in luxurious forts
  • Soldiers stayed even though more than 2,000 died, and they showed up to training and became better soldiers.

Question 34

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In addition to the French helping the Patriots, [blank_start]merchants[blank_end] gave up their ships in order to help America for war at sea.
Answer
  • merchants

Question 35

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Why was John Paul Jones important?
Answer
  • He led the navy patrol for the Patriots, he was called the "Father of the Navy."
  • He betrayed Washington, and stole all of the Patriots' supplies.
  • Jones would train troops on land better than any other leader.

Question 36

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Why was the war in the SOUTH a failure? (Chapter 4-4)
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  • Horatio Gates left his own troops
  • The British used Guerilla Warfare.
  • The war in the south was a success

Question 37

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[blank_start]Nathaniel Greene[blank_end] replaced Horatio Gates, but this was ironic because he was a Quaker. (Quakers did not believe in war)
Answer
  • Nathaniel Greene

Question 38

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Patriots in the south switched to [blank_start]Guerilla Warfare[blank_end], a series of sneak attacks. The most skilled at this method of fighting was Francis Marion.
Answer
  • Guerilla Warfare

Question 39

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What was Washington's plan during the Battle of Yorktown?
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  • To capture Cornwallis in Yorktown.
  • To go fight there himself.
  • To have Lafayette go get more soldiers.

Question 40

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How did Rochambeau carry out GW's plan?
Answer
  • He led Washington's troops, and stranded Cornwallis, and made soldiers seal off entrances from Chesapeake Bay and Virginia.
  • He killed Cornwallis when he saw him.
  • He ordered Washington to capture Cornwallis.

Question 41

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Who won the Battle of Yorktown, and who surrendered?
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  • The British won, and the Americans surrendered
  • The Americans won, and the British surrendered.

Question 42

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What was the treaty of Paris?
Answer
  • An agreement/treaty signed by Britain and America after the Revolutionary War.
  • A letter written to Paris explaining the war.
  • A treaty written by the French in order to pay off the war.

Question 43

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What THREE things were discussed in the Treaty of Paris?
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  • U.S. got fishing rights in Canada's Atlantic Coast.
  • Boundaries of the U.S would expand
  • France now took control of Great Britain
  • U.S. gained their independence
  • Slaves were allowed to be free