American Revolution Study Guide

Course Summary

This American Revolution Study Guide course can be used by teachers to supplement their history lessons or help students to prepare for tests or complete assignments. The engaging lessons provide a quick and easy way to learn essential facts about the people, events and principles of the revolution.
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4 chapters in American Revolution Study Guide

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Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
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  • Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
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Ch 1. Beginning of the American Revolution {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[50429].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Causes of the American Revolution: Events & Turning Points Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12813].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12813].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The American Enlightenment: Intellectual and Social Revolution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1389].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1389].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Two Treatises Of Government by Locke: Summary & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6261].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6261].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - The First Great Awakening: Religious Revival and American Independence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1390].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1390].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The French and Indian War: Causes, Effects & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1391].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1391].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - The Townshend Acts: Definition, Summary & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17551].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17551].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Sons of Liberty: Resistance to the Stamp Act and British Rule Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1392].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1392].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Boston Massacre: Colonists and the Declaratory and Townshend Acts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1393].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1393].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - The Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts & First Continental Congress Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1394].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1394].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - History of Coffee in America Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[184747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[184747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Events & Leaders of the American Revolution {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[50430].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Lexington, Concord and Bunker Hill: The American Revolution Begins Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1396].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1396].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Second Continental Congress and Thomas Paine's Common Sense Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1397].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1397].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Olive Branch Petition: Definition & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17532].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17532].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - The Declaration of Independence: Text, Signers and Legacy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1398].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1398].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - British Loyalists vs. American Patriots During the American Revolution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1399].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1399].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - George Washington's Leadership at Trenton, Saratoga & Valley Forge Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1400].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1400].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - John Paul Jones and the Naval Battles of the Revolutionary War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1401].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1401].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Loyalists in the Southern Colonies at the End of the Revolutionary War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1402].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1402].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - The Battle of Yorktown and the Treaty of Paris Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1403].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1403].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - American Revolution: Social and Economic Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1404].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1404].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - The Second Great Awakening: Charles Finney and Religious Revival Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1405].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1405].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 12 - Effects of the American Revolution: Summary & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12814].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12814].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 13 - Deborah Sampson: Biography & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[340705].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[340705].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. Foundations of the American Government {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[50431].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Creating State Constitutions After the American Revolution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1407].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1407].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Articles of Confederation and the Northwest Ordinance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1408].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1408].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and Shays Rebellion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1409].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1409].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Daniel Shays: Rebellion & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3631].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3631].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The Constitutional Convention: The Great Compromise Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1410].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1410].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - The Federalist Papers: History, Writers & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8097].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8097].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - The Ratification of the Constitution and the New U.S. Government Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - The US Constitution: Preamble, Articles and Amendments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1412].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1412].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - The Bill of Rights: The Constitution's First 10 Amendments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1413].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1413].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - George Washington and the New United States Government Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Hamilton and the Federalists vs. Jefferson and the Republicans Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1415].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1415].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. America's Founding Fathers {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[57444].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Who are the Founding Fathers of America? - History & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11377].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11377].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Patrick Henry: Quotes & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3643].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3643].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - George Washington: Presidency & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3637].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3637].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Thomas Jefferson: Facts & Presidency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3642].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3642].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Who Was John Adams? - Facts & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3617].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3617].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Alexander Hamilton: Federalist & Founder Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3639].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3639].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Benjamin Franklin and the American Revolution: Importance & Role Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6274].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6274].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - James Madison: Federalist & President Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3638].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3638].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Federalist John Jay: History & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11373].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11373].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - John Hancock: Facts, Biography & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6271].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6271].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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