Governor's Race Study Test #6

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 74

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  • 1. 
    The colonies and the English Parliment argued over what issue?
    • A. 

      How the colonies should be governed

    • B. 

      How the country should be split

    • C. 

      How the community should be built

  • 2. 
    Who did the colonists believe had legal authority over them?
    • A. 

      Their local assemblies (government)

    • B. 

      Kings and Queens

    • C. 

      No one

  • 3. 
    Parliment believed it had the right to do what in the colonies?
    • A. 

      The right to move them

    • B. 

      The right to tax them

    • C. 

      The right to send them to war

  • 4. 
    Why did the colonies believe they shouldn't be taxed by Parliment?
    • A. 

      The colonies were not large enough

    • B. 

      The colonies had no representation in Parliment

    • C. 

      They felt sad about it

  • 5. 
    Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 6. 
    What three things did the Declaration of Independence state? (choose three answers)
    • A. 

      Authority to govern belongs to the people

    • B. 

      All people are created equal

    • C. 

      Always keep your doors locked

    • D. 

      All people have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness

  • 7. 
    What was the first land battle, of the American Revolution, fought in Virginia?
    • A. 

      Battle of Big Hill

    • B. 

      Battle of Large Hole

    • C. 

      Battle of Great Bridge

  • 8. 
    Who rode on horseback through the backwoods of Virginia to Charlottesville to warn Thomas Jefferson the British were coming to arrest him?
    • A. 

      Peter Lewis

    • B. 

      Jack Jouett

    • C. 

      Homer Simpson

  • 9. 
    The American victory at Great Bridge forced the British colonial governor to flee which city?
    • A. 

      Newport News

    • B. 

      Virginia Beach

    • C. 

      Norfolk

  • 10. 
    Which Virginians served in the Continental Army and fought for independence?
    • A. 

      Poets

    • B. 

      Patriots

    • C. 

      Parrots

  • 11. 
    Which Virginians supported the British (English) in the Revolutionary War?
    • A. 

      Loyalists

    • B. 

      Lyricists

    • C. 

      Lions

  • 12. 
    Which group fought for a better chance at freedom?
    • A. 

      Enslaved African Americans

    • B. 

      White Americans

    • C. 

      Native Americans

  • 13. 
    Who was the slave that was a spy for the Continental army and earned his freedom after the war?
    • A. 

      John Jacob Astor

    • B. 

      James Armistead Lafayette

    • C. 

      Jimmy Michael Washington

  • 14. 
    Which group fought for independence from Britain?
    • A. 

      Free African Americans

    • B. 

      African American Slaves

    • C. 

      Native Americans

  • 15. 
    Which group had many of its members to fight alongside the Virginia patriots, while other fought with the British?
    • A. 

      American Indians

    • B. 

      African Americans

    • C. 

      Women

  • 16. 
    Who served as the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      George Washington

  • 17. 
    Who provided the most military leadership to Virginia and the colonies during the Revolutionary War?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • C. 

      John Adams

  • 18. 
    While the men were fighting the war, the women took on more responsibility at home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Who provided the most political leadership during the Revolutionary War?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 20. 
    When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
    • A. 

      July 4, 1776

    • B. 

      June 13, 1975

    • C. 

      January 10, 1823

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