Colonial Governments During the Revolutionary War


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In what year did the 13 colonies declare independence from the British Empire?

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1. What was the purpose of the First Continental Congress?

2. Which of these was not one of the accomplishments of the Second Constitutional Congress?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

As the United States broke away from England, it adopted a new colonial government, which gradually evolved into the government we know today. This quiz and worksheet combination will ask questions regarding the various portions of the American colonial government.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will ask questions about numerous aspects of the colonial government, including:

  • The First and Second Continental Congresses
  • The Congress of the Confederation
  • The year independence from Britain was decreed

Skills Practiced

You will have an opportunity to practice these study skills as you review the quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related historical government lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Continental Congress
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Congress of the Confederation

Additional Learning

Learn more by reviewing the accompanying lesson named Colonial Governments During the Revolutionary War, which will detail the following:

  • American independence
  • First Continental Congress
  • Second Continental Congress
  • Congress of the Confederation