The American Revolution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did some Americans fight for the Loyalists after 1775?

Question 2 2. Where were the two British armies located in 1777?

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

Question 4 4. Which action prompted France to join the Revolutionary War on America's side?

Question 5 5. Which is NOT true of the battles at Lexington and Concord?

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Question 6 6. How did the principle of the consent of the governed impact the Declaration of Independence?

Question 7 7. Identify which of the following is a likely profile of a Loyalist:

Question 8 8. Identify which of the following is likely NOT a profile of a patriot:

Question 9 9. When was the Declaration of Independence approved?

Question 10 10. What does this chart reveal?

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Question 11 11. Who helped convince the colonies, especially Virginia, to begin military preparations?

Question 12 12. Which is NOT an action of the 2nd Continental Congress?

Question 13 13. Why was it unusual that the first draft of the Declaration opposed slavery?

Question 14 14. Which does NOT describe the winter at Valley Forge?

Question 15 15. Where did the Americans defeat British forces under General Burgoyne?

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Question 16 16. Why was the Second Continental Congress significant?

Question 17 17. Why was the Olive Branch Petition significant?

Question 18 18.

What were General Gage's goals in advancing on Concord?

I. to defeat the militia in Lexington

II. to destroy the arsenal in Concord

III. to kill Paul Revere

IV. to arrest Sam Adams and John Hancock.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is true about Marquis de Lafayette?

Question 20 20. Which two nations benefited the most from 1783's Peace of Paris?

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Question 21 21. How did the colonists plan to pay for a war?

Question 22 22.

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 23 23. This map best represents the territory of North America at what time?

Question 24 24. How did Thomas Paine's Common Sense impact the revolution?

Question 25 25. Why couldn't King George send additional troops to Yorktown?

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Question 26 26. Who wrote the first draft of the Declaration?

Question 27 27. How was the Battle of the Chesapeake similar to the Battle of Yorktown?

Question 28 28. What is NOT true of the Declaration?

Question 29 29.

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 30 30. Why did the Battle of Bunker Hill occur?

The American Revolution Chapter Exam Instructions

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