6.C Key People Of The Revolution And Key Events Part II

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Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers the final 2 key events of the American Revolution as well as the 9 Key Individuals of the American Revolution. SOL 6. D the Reasons for Colonial Victory are also included.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This picture shows a representative of Gen. Cornwallis surrendering to the Continental Army and its French allies. What key event to does this picture most likely depict?
    • A. 

      Battle of Yorktown

    • B. 

      Battle of Saratoga

    • C. 

      Boston Massacre

    • D. 

      1st Continental Congress

  • 2. 
    As the Continental Army and French troops surronded English forces at Yorktown, who blocked the English's escape along the York River and Chesapeake Bay?
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Continental Navy

    • C. 

      French Navy

    • D. 

      English Navy

  • 3. 
    Which of the following did not happen before the Battle of Yorktown?
    • A. 

      Boston Massacre

    • B. 

      Jamestown

    • C. 

      John Cabot exploring coast of eastern Canada

    • D. 

      Treaty of Paris

  • 4. 
    What is a treaty?
    • A. 

      An agreement between two nations

    • B. 

      A type of sweet Old English candy

    • C. 

      A type of French naval boat

    • D. 

      George Washington's horse

  • 5. 
    The Treaty of Paris ended the Revolutionary War officially and England recognized the United States for the first time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Who was the king of England during the American Revolutionary War? He also signed into law taxes and strict trade laws which angered the colonists.
    • A. 

      King Henry VIII

    • B. 

      King James

    • C. 

      King George III

    • D. 

      Curious George

  • 7. 
    What English journalist wrote a pamphlet entitled Common Sense which was read by over 500,000 people. This pamphlet raised awareness of the need for colonial rights.
    • A. 

      John McCain

    • B. 

      Patrick Henry

    • C. 

      Thomas Paine

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 8. 
    Who was the member of the House of Burgesses in Virginia who convinced the legislature to support war when he spoke the words of "give me liberty, or give me death"?
    • A. 

      Patrick Star

    • B. 

      Patrick Henry

    • C. 

      St. Patrick

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 9. 
    This Virginian was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence. He would later serve his country as a Secratary of State and become the 3rd US president.
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      Jeff Gordon

  • 10. 
    This brilliant man from Pennsylvania did everything from being a leader at the Continental Congresses to inventing to discovering electricity in lightning.
    • A. 

      Franklin the Turtle

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      Ben Franklin

  • 11. 
    This tall Virginian served as the commander of the Continental Army and would later become the first US president.
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Gen. Cornwallis

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 12. 
    Who was the General encharge of the English army in the southern half of the colonies? He would surrender at Yorktown.
    • A. 

      General Cornwallis

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      King George III

    • D. 

      Nathan Hale

  • 13. 
    This representative for Massachusetts at the Continental Congresses would create the committee to write the Declaration of Independence. He later became the 2nd US president.
    • A. 

      Mr. Adams (the math teacher)

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 14. 
    This silversmith from Massachusetts is famous for participating in the Boston Tea Party, making the engraving of the Boston Massacre, and warning Lexington the British were coming.
    • A. 

      Chris Paul

    • B. 

      Paul Revere

    • C. 

      Sam Adams

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 15. 
    Was the French and Spanish coming to the support of colonists after the Battle of Saratoga a reason for the colonists winning the Revolutionary War?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The fact the colonists were defending their homes and new the land helped them win the Revolutionary War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Great leadership like that of George Washington helped the colonists win the Revolutionary War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False