8-2.3-8-2.5 Revolutionary War In South Carolina

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Revolutionary War Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the Wizard Owl?
  • 2. 
    Who was the Gamecock?
  • 3. 
    Who was the Swamp Fox?
  • 4. 
    What battle was the turning point of the war?
  • 5. 
    Who was the British commander at King's Mountain?
  • 6. 
    What northern battle took place just before the southern campaign?
  • 7. 
    What battle in Virginia marked the end of the Revolutionary War?
  • 8. 
    Where was the last major battle in South Carolina fought?
  • 9. 
    What were the Americans who wanted to separate from Britain called?
  • 10. 
    What were those who supported the British called?
  • 11. 
    How did the British finally conquer Charleston in 1780? What tactic did they use?
  • 12. 
    Who was the American Commander that lost the Battle of Camden?
  • 13. 
    Who was the infamous British commander that slaughtered patriots at the Waxhaws (also called Buford's massacre after the American commander) 
  • 14. 
    Who harassed British troops and interupted supply lines?
  • 15. 
    Who were the four signers of the Declaration of Independence from South Carolina?
    • A. 

      Thomas Lynch, Jr.; Christopher Gadsden; Arthur Middleton; Charles Pinckney

    • B. 

      Francis Marion, Andrew Pickens, Thomas Sumter, Christopher Gadsden

    • C. 

      Thomas Lynch, Jr.; Arthur Middleton; Thomas Heyward, Jr.; Edward Rutledge

    • D. 

      Arthur Middleton, Edward Rutledge, Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry

  • 16. 
    The delegates to the second continental congress represented what group in S.C?
    • A. 

      Back Country Farmers

    • B. 

      Low Country Slaves

    • C. 

      Back Country Politicians

    • D. 

      Low Country Planters

  • 17. 
    According to the Declaration of Independence, where does government get its power?
    • A. 

      From the elected representatives

    • B. 

      From its military

    • C. 

      From the consent of the people

    • D. 

      From its constitution

  • 18. 
    Most colonists in the Back country of South Carolina tended to be ___________ because they wished to live their lives without interference.  
    • A. 

      Partisans

    • B. 

      Loyalists

    • C. 

      Patriots

    • D. 

      Minute Men

  • 19. 
    During the American Revolutionary War, this group served in “non-military roles.” However, as the war went on and more manpower was needed, they were allowed to serve as militia.    
    • A. 

      African Americans

    • B. 

      Women

    • C. 

      Children

    • D. 

      Partisans

  • 20. 
    Most Patriots were from New England and Virginia and the __________ of South Carolina.  
    • A. 

      The whole state

    • B. 

      Old country

    • C. 

      Backcountry

    • D. 

      Lowcountry

  • 21. 
    What was the main job of women during the American Revolution?  
    • A. 

      To run the farms and plantations

    • B. 

      To govern South Carolina

    • C. 

      To fight in the militias

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    What battle is this passage describing: Partisans, under the command of Andrew Pickens, led an attack and then fled the field, tricking the British Regulars into thinking that the Americans were retreating again. Instead the Partisans lured the British forces into a trap, where the Continental Army was waiting.   
    • A. 

      Battle of Fort Moultrie

    • B. 

      Battle of Kings Mountain

    • C. 

      Battle of Cowpens

    • D. 

      Battle of Camden

  • 23. 
    Soon after their defeat at the Battle of Saratoga, the British turned their attention towards South Carolina. What did the British hope to accomplish by capturing South Carolina?   
    • A. 

      By capturing South Carolina, the British would be able to launch a siege on the southern colonies

    • B. 

      The British needed a major victory in South Carolina in order to secure an alliance with France

    • C. 

      The British wanted to recruit South Carolina’s partisan groups and leaders to join their army

    • D. 

      They hoped the large number of loyalists and fence sitters would help control the state and contribute to the British winning the war.

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