Deborah Sampson: Biography & Facts


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Which regiment did Deborah Sampson join during the 1780s?

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1. What was Deborah Sampson's role in the military?

2. How many times was Deborah Sampson wounded in battle?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these study assessments to gauge your awareness of Deborah Sampson. For the quiz, consider important study topics like a regiment she was part of in the late 18th century and what she did in the military.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on the following:

  • Deborah Sampson's battle wounds
  • Famous American who supported her when she sought pension
  • The eventual discovery of her true identity

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the life of Deborah Sampson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding someone who supported her as she sought to receive a pension
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about her role in the military and when it was discovered that she was female

Additional Learning

Find out more about this important figure in U.S. history with the lesson called Deborah Sampson: Biography & Facts. These topics will be addressed:

  • Women as nurses and cooks in the Revolutionary War
  • Deborah Sampson's role as an indentured servant and a school teacher
  • Details about Deborah Sampson going to war, such as the fake name she used
  • Sampson leading a raid on a Tory home
  • The way she handled being wounded
  • Posthumous honors for Sampson