The American Revolution (1775-1783): Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following situations was a result of the American Revolution?

Question 2 2. How did the privateers contribute to the U.S. winning the Revolutionary War?

Question 3 3. Whose son fought on opposite sides from him in the Revolution?

Question 4 4. Why was the Olive Branch Petition significant?

Question 5 5. Which two nations benefited the most from 1783's Peace of Paris?

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Question 6 6. How did the colonists plan to pay for a war?

Question 7 7. Why were American forces humiliatingly defeated in the Battle of Camden?

Question 8 8. The primary role of foreign navies was to _____

Question 9 9.

Which are true of Ft. Ticonderoga?

I. The militia managed to capture a heavily fortified British encampment.

II. The attack was led by Benedict Arnold.

III. Many Americans died in the attack.

IV. Many weapons were captured and later used to force the British army out of Boston.

Question 10 10. Which action prompted France to join the Revolutionary War on America's side?

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Question 11 11. Where did the Americans defeat British forces under General Burgoyne?

Question 12 12. Why did the Battle of Bunker Hill occur?

Question 13 13. How did Thomas Paine's Common Sense impact the revolution?

Question 14 14. What happened at the Battle of Machias?

Question 15 15. When was the Declaration of Independence approved?

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Question 16 16. Why did some Americans fight for the Loyalists after 1775?

Question 17 17.

Put these in chronological order, listing the earliest first:

I. Americans win at Saratoga

II. British forced from Boston

III. France joins America's side

IV. Americans take Trenton

V. British capture New York

Question 18 18. Who was General Charles Cornwallis?

Question 19 19. Why couldn't King George send additional troops to Yorktown?

Question 20 20. How did the principle of the consent of the governed impact the Declaration of Independence?

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Question 21 21. What is NOT true of the Declaration?

Question 22 22. In which region of America was the Second Great Awakening most influential?

Question 23 23. Identify which of the following is likely NOT a profile of a patriot:

Question 24 24. Where were the two British armies located in 1777?

Question 25 25. Who helped convince the colonies, especially Virginia, to begin military preparations?

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Question 26 26. Which is NOT an action of the 2nd Continental Congress?

Question 27 27. How did the American Revolution impact Native Americans?

Question 28 28. Who wrote the first draft of the Declaration?

Question 29 29. After the American Revolution, how did slavery in the North differ from slavery in the South?

Question 30 30. Why was it unusual that the first draft of the Declaration opposed slavery?

The American Revolution (1775-1783): Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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