How Well Do You Know The American Revolution?

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American Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

How well do you know about The American Revolution war? Let's find out now by taking this historical quiz!


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  • 1. 
    List and describe the causes of the American Revolution.
  • 2. 
    Explain the reasoning behind the statement "no taxation without representation."
  • 3. 
    As a result of the French and Indian War,
    • A. 

      Native Americans gained control of the Great Lakes region

    • B. 

      Britain lost control of lands east of Mississippi River

    • C. 

      France turned Canada over Britain

    • D. 

      France gained control of Florida

  • 4. 
    The French and Indian War led to
    • A. 

      A massive migration to Canada

    • B. 

      A wakening of loyalty to Britain

    • C. 

      Britain's withdrawal from the colonies

    • D. 

      An increased dependence on Britain

  • 5. 
    The Sugar Act and Stamp Act are examples of how the
    • A. 

      British continued to leave the colonies alone

    • B. 

      British tried to raise money in the colonies

    • C. 

      Colonists eagerly sacrificed to pay their war debts

    • D. 

      British tried to stimulate colonial economies

  • 6. 
    The Revolutionary war began with the
    • A. 

      Battle of Saratoga

    • B. 

      Battle of Trenton

    • C. 

      Battles of Lexington and Concord

    • D. 

      Battle of Bunker Hill

  • 7. 
    What was a major advantage of Americans side in the Revolutionary war?
    • A. 

      Patriots forces were fighting on their own territory

    • B. 

      British forces were not well equipped

    • C. 

      Americans had a well supplied, stable, and effective fighting force

    • D. 

      The British strongly supported their forces fighting in the colonies

  • 8. 
    American victory in the Revolutionary War led to
    • A. 

      Expanded political and legal power for women

    • B. 

      The abolition of slavery in the Southern Colonies

    • C. 

      The Strengthening of the Iroquois League

    • D. 

      The spread of the idea of liberty at home and abroad

  • 9. 
    Which Statement best describes British-American relations after the French and Indian War?
    • A. 

      The British began to respect American culture

    • B. 

      The colonists began to question British authority

    • C. 

      The British began to treat Americans as equals

    • D. 

      The colonist became more dependent on Britain

  • 10. 
    The First Continental Congress voted to
    • A. 

      End the boycott of imports from Britain

    • B. 

      Call for the formation of colonial militias

    • C. 

      Imprison all British tax collectors

    • D. 

      Adopt the Declaration of Independence

  • 11. 
    The idea of natural rights is best defined as
    • A. 

      Individuals duties to their government

    • B. 

      The economic interests of the people

    • C. 

      A government's powers over its citizens

    • D. 

      Rights belonging to all people because they are human

  • 12. 
    American victory in the Revolutionary War led to
    • A. 

      Expanded political and legal power for women

    • B. 

      The abolition of slavery in the Southern Colonies

    • C. 

      The Strengthening of the Iroquois League

    • D. 

      The spread of the idea of liberty at home and abroad

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      The act enabled the British to censor all written materials in the colonies.

    • B. 

      The act threatened to disrupt trading patterns with ovedrseas markets.

    • C. 

      The act increased the cost of British imports.

    • D. 

      The act taxed the colonistts without their consents.

  • 14. 
    The American forces use this type of warfare during the American Revolution:
    • A. 

      European style of fighting

    • B. 

      Guerilla warfare

    • C. 

      Modern warfare

    • D. 

      Clandestine warfare

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      British Taxes

    • B. 

      Treaty of Paris 1783

    • C. 

      French & Indian War

    • D. 

      Proclamation of 1763