The American Revolution: Timeline & Major Events


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What was the first battle of the Revolutionary War?

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1. Which city was captured as a result of Washington's surprise crossing of the Delaware River?

2. Early tension and conflict centered around what important city?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many key players and events in the American Revolutionary War. These assessment tools will test your knowledge of a few of them. A sampling of the topics you'll be examined on include the war's first battle, the Treaty of Paris, and the Boston Tea Party.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To elaborate on the above, you will answer questions on:

  • The name of the Revolutionary War's first battle
  • Which city Washington captured after crossing the Delaware River
  • A city conflict centered around
  • When the Treaty of Paris was signed
  • The year of the Boston Tea Party

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Treaty of Paris
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the war's timeline
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about early events in the Revolutionary War through a new lens

Additional Learning

You've got the chance to learn even more about the Revolutionary War with the assistance of our associated lesson. This lesson, The American Revolution: Timeline & Major Events, will go over:

  • Events leading up to the war
  • What happened during the war
  • Washington's strategies
  • How the war was won