The American Revolution Quiz # 1

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American Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

The American Revolution was the rebellion and battle for independence by the 13 American colonies from Great Britain. This happened between 1765 and 1783. How much do you know of this part of history? Find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Treaty of New York of 1776

    • B. 

      Treaty of Paris 1783

    • C. 

      Treaty of Washington of 1700

    • D. 

      Treaty of Congress of 1764

  • 2. 
    As a result of the war, what idea developed about how people should be governed?
    • A. 

      That the people are weak and the military should rule

    • B. 

      That instead of a king, the people would rule

    • C. 

      That the aristocracy, the wealthiest citizens, should rule

    • D. 

      That America needed its own king.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Joseph Brant

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      James Forten

    • D. 

      John Paul JOnes

  • 4. 
    In the beginning, the _________ Army was mad eup of untrained and undiscipliened volunteeers
    • A. 

      French

    • B. 

      British

    • C. 

      Continental

    • D. 

      Spanish

  • 5. 
    __________  Trained Washington's army to move in lines and columns and how to handle weapons properly.
    • A. 

      Cornwallis

    • B. 

      Baron Von Steuben

    • C. 

      Washington

    • D. 

      King George

  • 6. 
    The last major battle of the war ended on Oct 19, 1781, when ___________  surrendered his force of 8000 in the Battle of Yorktown. 
    • A. 

      Washington

    • B. 

      Lafayette

    • C. 

      Baron Von Steuben

    • D. 

      Cornwallis

  • 7. 
    The____________  ended the war. 
    • A. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • B. 

      Treaty of Versailles 1914

    • C. 

      Treaty of New York

    • D. 

      Treaty of Boston

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Enslaved Africans who were forced to fight int eh war

    • B. 

      Women who were hired to work in the American army camps

    • C. 

      People who had sacrificed their life for a noble cause

    • D. 

      Professional soldiers from a German state hired to fight for Br.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Turning his volunteer fighters into well-trained soldiers

    • B. 

      Preventing his troops from deserting during hard times

    • C. 

      Hiring enough Hessian for a large army

    • D. 

      Keeping his troops supplied with food and clothing