Effects of the American Revolution: Summary & History


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Which of the following ended the American Revolution and recognized American independence?

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1. Which of the following countries' ideals were adopted as a model for the U.S. Constitution?

2. How did colonists who were still loyal to the British crown react to the creation of the new country?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The American Revolution had tremendous global ramifications, from its beginning in 1775 to the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of the American Revolution and its effects on governments and power worldwide.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For mastery of this assessment, students must know the following:

  • Key events in the American Revolution
  • Countries that were most affected
  • Revolution's effects on British loyalists in America
  • Facts regarding Great Britain's political upheaval
  • Impact of the revolution on Native Americans

Skills Practiced

Students will gain practice in the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the impact of the American Revolution
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as Treaty of Paris and Proclamation of 1763
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about worldwide effects of the American Revolution

Additional Learning

This lesson on the impacts of the American Revolution, along with this companion quiz and worksheet, contains the following objectives:

  • Identify the significance of the Treaty of Paris
  • Discuss political and economic ramifications Great Britain experienced as a result of the revolution
  • Describe ways in which the American Revolution spurred changes in Poland, France, and Ireland
  • Explain the revolution's impact on the Proclamation of 1763, and subsequent effects on Native Americans