Nathan Hale: Quote, Biography & Facts


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Nathan Hale attended this college.

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1. Immediately after Yale, Nathan Hale joined what occupation?

2. Who convinced Hale to join the military rather than stay teaching?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our quiz is made up of multiple-choice questions designed to assess your knowledge of the life of Nathan Hale. This worksheet covers topics including Hale's occupation, how he decided to leave that occupation to join the military and the famous quote for which he is known.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to see how well you know how to:

  • Identify the college Hale attended
  • Detail the occupation Hale joined immediately after college
  • Discuss who convinced Hale to join the military instead of stay in his occupation
  • Explain the duty Hale volunteered for in 1776
  • Outline the famous quote Hale uttered at the time of his hanging

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the college Hale attended and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about Hale's famous quote at his hanging
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the duty Hale volunteered for in 1776

Additional Learning

For more information about this fascinating historical figure, check out our lesson called Nathan Hale: Quote, Biography & Facts. This lesson is designed to assist you in achieving the following objectives:

  • Identify the famous founding father whose call Hale responded to in volunteering for duty
  • Detail how Hale was captured
  • Explain why Hale's fate differed from that of a regular soldier upon his capture