Revolutionary War Vocabulary Quiz Chapter 13 History Alive

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Revolutionary War Vocabulary Quiz Chapter 13 History Alive

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The war between the American colonies and Great Britain from 1775 until 1783. Revolutionary means "completely new different." American revolutionaries wanted independence and a new and different government
    • A. 

      Revolutionary War

    • B. 

      Civil War

    • C. 

      French and Indian War

  • 2. 
     A strategy that the Contintenal Soldiers were were to fight outside of the regular army such as shooting at soldiers from hiding places in the woods
    • A. 

      Face to face combat

    • B. 

      Guerilla tactics

    • C. 

      Chimp flips

  • 3. 
    People who freely perform a service are called:
    • A. 

      Runners

    • B. 

      Volunteers

    • C. 

      Participants

  • 4. 
    What were the  small and fast boats with a few cannons used during the naval battles with the British?
    • A. 

      Army men

    • B. 

      Sailboats

    • C. 

      Privateers

  • 5. 
     What was a sharp blade, like a sword attached to a musket?
    • A. 

      Water collecter

    • B. 

      Bayonet

    • C. 

      Flipper claw

  • 6. 
    People or countries who help each other ( for example, by fighting on the same side in the Revolutionary War)
    • A. 

      Enemies

    • B. 

      Volunteers

    • C. 

      Allies

  • 7. 
    A fight between two armed groups usually on a large scale. Some battles during the Revolutionary War was on land and some were at sea.
    • A. 

      Summary

    • B. 

      Battle

    • C. 

      Invitaton

  • 8. 
    What is the name given to skilled and well trained, and paid for their services to fight for their country?
    • A. 

      Professional soldiers

    • B. 

      Corporals

    • C. 

      Mercenaries

  • 9. 
    Who were the army of volunteers led by General George Washington that fought the British in the Revolutionary War. This army was formed by the Second Continental Congress.
    • A. 

      Continental Army

    • B. 

      Minutemen

    • C. 

      Redcoats

  • 10. 
    Plans for winning a war, such as how and where to use an army or navy
    • A. 

      Strategies

    • B. 

      Agenda

    • C. 

      Papers

  • 11. 
    Soldier paid to fight for a foreign country
    • A. 

      Mercenary

    • B. 

      Captain

    • C. 

      Controller

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