Georgia And The American Revolution

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American Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz aligns with the following AKS: 34a - formulate the immediate and long term causes of the American Revolution and their impact on Georgia including French and Indian War (aka Seven Years’ War), Proclamation of 1763, Stamp Act, Intolerable Acts, and Declaration of Independence, 34b - analyze the significance of people and events in Georgia on the Revolutionary War to include Loyalists, Patriots, Elijah Clarke, Austin Dabney, Nancy Hart, Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall, George Walton, Battle of Kettle Creek, and the siege of Savannah


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement about Georgia regarding the French and Indian War is correct?
    • A. 

      Georgia gained new territory as a result of the war

    • B. 

      Georgia colonists suffered great losses of lives and property

    • C. 

      Georgia was a buffer zone in the fighting between the French and the Indians

    • D. 

      Georgia was the only colony to support the French against the British in the war

  • 2. 
    What law forbade the colonists to move west of the Appalachian Mountains?
    • A. 

      Intolerable Acts

    • B. 

      Missouri Compromise

    • C. 

      Proclamation of 1763

    • D. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

  • 3. 
    Georgians who came together to oppose the Stamp Act called themselves
    • A. 

      Liberty Boys

    • B. 

      Sons of Liberty

    • C. 

      Revolutionary Guards

    • D. 

      Stamp Act Opposition

  • 4. 
    Actions taken by the British to punish the colonists for the Boston Tea Party became known as the
    • A. 

      Tea Act

    • B. 

      Stamp Act

    • C. 

      Intolerable Acts

    • D. 

      Navigation Acts

  • 5. 
    What is the opening part of the Declaration of Independence called?
    • A. 

      Preface

    • B. 

      Preamble

    • C. 

      Objective

    • D. 

      Introduction

  • 6. 
    • Committees of Correspondance
    • Boston Tea Party
    • Continental Congress
    These activities were supported by most of the
    • A. 

      Patriots

    • B. 

      Loyalists

    • C. 

      Colonists

    • D. 

      Royalists

  • 7. 
    What was the importance of the Battle of Kettle Creek?
    • A. 

      The Indians joined with the colonists to defeat the British

    • B. 

      The colonists took needed weapons and horses from the British

    • C. 

      The British were driven into Florida and were unable to regroup

    • D. 

      It was the last battle fought in Georgia during the Revolutionary War

  • 8. 
    Who was the leader of the militia who led the forces at the Battle of Kettle Creek?
    • A. 

      Elijah Clarke

    • B. 

      Nathaniel Greene

    • C. 

      Benjamin Lincoln

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 9. 
    Who was the black soldier who was seriously wounded at the Battle of Kettle Creek?
    • A. 

      Crispus Attucks

    • B. 

      Austin Dabney

    • C. 

      Frederick Douglass

    • D. 

      Alonzo Herndon

  • 10. 
    Who was the female Georgia patriot  famous for capturing and killing a group of Tories during the revolution?
    • A. 

      Nancy Hart

    • B. 

      Molly Pitcher

    • C. 

      Rebecca Felton

    • D. 

      Mary Musgrove

  • 11. 
    • Signer of the Declaration of Independence
    • Lost a duel to Lachlan McIntosh
    • Has a county named after him/her
    The above career highlights belong to who?
    • A. 

      Nancy Hart

    • B. 

      Button Gwinnett

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 12. 
    What was the MOST significant result of the siege of Savannah?
    • A. 

      The British were pushed out of Georgia

    • B. 

      The city of Savannah remained in British hands

    • C. 

      It was the deadliest battle of the Revolutionary War

    • D. 

      It was the last major conflict of the Revolutionary War

  • 13. 
    "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights The above quote comes from what part of the Declaration of Independence? 
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Grievances

    • C. 

      Conclusion

    • D. 

      Preamble

  • 14. 
    Patriot is to Loyalist as Colonist is to _______
    • A. 

      French

    • B. 

      British

    • C. 

      Spanish

    • D. 

      Native American

  • 15. 
    • Newpspaper
    • Marraiage Licenses
    • other legal documents
    The above items relate to what cause of the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      Intolerable Acts

    • B. 

      Proclamation of 1763

    • C. 

      Stamp Act

    • D. 

      French and Indian War

  • 16. 
    What do Lyman Hall, George Walton, and Button Gwinnett have in common?
    • A. 

      They all fought in the French and Indian War

    • B. 

      They were original Georgia colonists on the Ann

    • C. 

      They all signed the Declaration of Independance

    • D. 

      They all fought as Loyalists during the American Revolution