6.C Key Events Of The Revolution Part 1

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This quiz covers SOL 6. C in terms of key events during the Revolutionary War. This Part 1 quiz focuses on The events from the Boston Massacre through the Battle of Saratoga.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      It showed blood would be shed in order for the colonists to gain independence

    • B. 

      It resulted in 93 English troops dying which greatly lessened the number of troops in Boston

    • C. 

      It was the turning point of the Revolutionary War

    • D. 

      Led to the Tea Tax which led to the Boston Tea Party

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      27

    • B. 

      93

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      39

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Colonists resentment of English troops in the colonial cities like Boston

    • B. 

      Angry colonists throwing snowballs at the troops

    • C. 

      Drunk troops guarding city hall

  • 4. 
    The Boston Massacre was an event that took place in 1770 and involved several British troops firing into a crowd of protesters killing 5 unarmed colonists.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Battle of Lexington and Concord was the first armed conflict of the Revolutionary War?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Battle of Lexington and Concord involved the Continental Army against British troops marching from Boston to Concord.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      To get Sam Adam's beer

    • B. 

      To catch Paul Revere

    • C. 

      To seize a weapons stash of the colonial militia

    • D. 

      An exercise drill

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Representatives from all the colonies met to discuss growing conflict

    • B. 

      Representatives from all the colonies, but Georgia me to discuss growing conflict

    • C. 

      The colonies told England they would trade with them no more

    • D. 

      The colonies told England they would not obey its laws if they took away their "rights"

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Paul Revere

    • C. 

      Sam Adams

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Representatives from all colonies met to discuss independence

    • B. 

      Representatives from all colonies, except Georgia met to discuss independence

    • C. 

      They decided to raise an army known as the Continental Army

    • D. 

      They formed a committee to write the Declaration of Independence

  • 11. 
    Which of the following did not happen before the Declaration of Independence was signed by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.
    • A. 

      Boston Massacre

    • B. 

      Battle of Lexington and Concord

    • C. 

      Battle of Saratoga

    • D. 

      First Continental Congress

    • E. 

      Boston Tea Party

  • 12. 
    The Boston Tea Party involved colonists dumping tons of tea into Boston Harbor. Why did they do it?
    • A. 

      To protest the Tea Act

    • B. 

      To make tea

    • C. 

      They were thirsty

    • D. 

      They were trying to frame the American Indians

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Taxation

    • B. 

      Strict trade laws

    • C. 

      Lack of Representation

    • D. 

      Religion

  • 14. 
    The Battle of Saratoga involved English troops who were marching down from Canada in effort to take the Hudson River and split the colonies in half.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The Battle of Saratoga would best be defined as the __________ _________ of the Revolutionary War.
    • A. 

      Turning point

    • B. 

      First battle

    • C. 

      Last battle

    • D. 

      English muffin

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      It convinced France and Spain to help out the colonies in their war against England

    • B. 

      It showed England the colonists were for real

    • C. 

      The colonists were able to steal tons of gold from the English to buy their freedom

    • D. 

      It finally gave the colonists independence

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Sam Adams

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      Paul Revere

    • E. 

      Mel Gibson from the Patriot

  • 18. 
    Boston Massacre, Battle of Lexington and Concord, Second Continental Congress, signing of the Declaration of Independence, Battle of Saratoga. Are these in the correct order from earliest to latest?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False