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Review 9

Read each question carefully. You may use your notes and your textbook chapter 10 for a resource as you complete the test.


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  • 1. 
    Who was appointed as the commander of the Continental Army during the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Lord Cornwallis

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      King George III

  • 2. 
    Where did the first key conflict between patriot and British troops occur in 1775?
    • A. 

      Battle of Trenton,NJ

    • B. 

      Battle of Lexington and Concord, MA

    • C. 

      Battle of Yorktown, VA

    • D. 

      Battle of Saratoga, NY

  • 3. 
    Who was the main author of the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 4. 
    What concept was Jefferson asked to leave out of the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      Blaming the King for all of the problems of the colonies

    • B. 

      Taxes

    • C. 

      Slavery

    • D. 

      Rights of the people

  • 5. 
    What was the main purpose of the Halifax Resolves?
    • A. 

      The document urged NC delegates to vote for independence

    • B. 

      The document created a new state constitution

    • C. 

      The document urged all of NC's people to join in with the war effort

    • D. 

      The document created an independent government

  • 6. 
    What did Washington hope to accomplish at Valley Forge?
    • A. 

      To spy on the British troops who were stationed in nearby Philadelphia

    • B. 

      To study his battle plans and rest his troops for the winter

    • C. 

      Both A and D

    • D. 

      To drill and train his troops and prepare his army for battle against the British army- teach them discipline

  • 7. 
    Why did Washington code name the Battle of Trenton "Victory or Death"?
    • A. 

      If he lost the battle he would lose his army- enlistments were set to expire at the end of the year and many men were going home- his army would disappear and die out

    • B. 

      If he loses the battle- he will lose many men

    • C. 

      Washington was ruthless in battle-he wanted to defeat the British and end the war

    • D. 

      The name came from the famous picture of Washington crossing the Delaware- not from his code name

  • 8. 
    What main reason were the colonies able to fight and win the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      Fought for a purpose- freedom , had the will to win the war

    • B. 

      The troops had the "home field advantage"- they knew the land, roads, rivers within the colonies better than the British

    • C. 

      Excellent military leadership

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Washington:____________ Cornwallis :Loyalists
    • A. 

      Hessian

    • B. 

      Patriot

    • C. 

      Militia

    • D. 

      Overmountain Men

  • 10. 
    Thomas Paine:_______________ Thomas Jefferson: Declaration of Independence
    • A. 

      Common Sense

    • B. 

      Halifax Resolves

    • C. 

      Mecklenburg Resolves

    • D. 

      Treaty of Paris

  • 11. 
    Place the events in the correct chronological order: Battle of Yorktown, Declaration of Independence, Battle of Trenton, Winter at Valley Forge
    • A. 

      Battle of Trenton, Declaration of Independence, Winter at Valley Forge, Battle of Yorktown

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence, Battle of Yorktown, Winter at Valley Forge, Battle of Trenton

    • C. 

      Battle of Yorktown, Declaration of Independence, Winter at Valley Forge, Battle of Trenton

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence, Battle of Trenton, Winter at Valley Forge, Battle of Yorktown

  • 12. 
    The Second Contiental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    NC was in favor of staying with the King of England during the American Revolution and being on the loyalist side.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Cornwallis lost 1/4 of his army at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Charlotte, NC was known as the "Hornet's nest" of rebellion as Cornwalllis's army marched through NC.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Treaty of Paris ended the American Revolution in 1783.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The preamble serves as an introduction to a document.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The Declaration of Independence was signed immediately after it was approved in July of 1776.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The founding fathers are just from the American Revolution time period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A popular cry from the colonies "no taxation without representation" due to the fact that England was taxing the colonies heavily after the French and Indian War and no one was representing them in England.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The date of the Mecklenburg Resolves is still located on the NC state flag today.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    What famous American Revolution document begins with the opening line" when in the course of human events..."
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      Halifax Resolves

    • C. 

      Mecklenburg Resolves

    • D. 

      NC Constitution of 1776

  • 23. 
    Another term for a British solider who fought in the American Revolution would be...?
    • A. 

      Patriot

    • B. 

      Redcoat

    • C. 

      Militia

    • D. 

      Partisan