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U.S. History Chapter 6. What was the 1 st major battle of the Revolutionary War? A. Saratoga B. Trenton C. Bunker Hill D. Yorktown.

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1 U.S. History Chapter 6

2 What was the 1 st major battle of the Revolutionary War? A. Saratoga B. Trenton C. Bunker Hill D. Yorktown

3 What was the 1 st major battle of the Revolutionary War? C. Bunker Hill

4 Where was Morgan’s victory, using unconventional tactics A. Saratoga B. Trenton C. Yorktown D. Cowpens

5 Where was Morgan’s victory, using unconventional tactics D. Cowpens

6 Where Burgoyne surrendered, marking the war’s turning point A. Saratoga B. Trenton C. Yorktown D. Bunker Hill

7 Where Burgoyne surrendered, marking the war’s turning point A. Saratoga

8 Battle began with Washington crossing the Delaware River A. Saratoga B. Trenton C. Yorktown D. Bunker Hill

9 Battle began with Washington crossing the Delaware River B. Trenton

10 Final conflict of the American Revolution A. Saratoga B. Trenton C. Yorktown D. Bunker Hill

11 Final conflict of the American Revolution C. Yorktown

12 a. Established the American navy b. Condemned the actions of the militia c. Sent a petition to George III

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14 a. American naval blockade b. The support of Loyalists in the city c. Use of captured British artillery

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16 a. Mutual agreement with Parliament b. Royal decree from King George III c. An order of General George Washington

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18 a. Natural rights, independence, future security b. Natural rights, British wrongs, independence c. British Wrongs, the need for separation, independence

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20 The British army was trapped at Yorktown by A. a fleet of French warships B. an army led by Friedrich von Steuben C. a fleet of Spanish warships

21 A. a fleet of French warships

22 Which of these battles took place in New York? A. Princeton and Germantown B. Long Island and Saratoga C. Trenton and Long Island

23 B. Long Island and Saratoga

24 How did Britain try to persuade African American slaves to join their army? A. offered them freedom B. offered them money C. promised they could return to Africa

25 A. offered them freedom

26 What strategy did British Commander Clinton hope to use when he shifted the focus of the war to the South? A. to supplement his troops with backcountry southerners B. to use guerrilla warfare against Patriots C. to launce naval battles in southern waters

27 A. to supplement his troops with backcountry southerners

28 Which of these people helped the Patriots by seizing British forts on the southwestern frontier? A. Prince Estabrook B. the governor of Spanish Louisiana C. The Marquis de Lafayette

29 B. the governor of Spanish Louisiana

30 What crucial mistake did British General Cornwallis make the led to British defeat? A. He depended on Benedict Arnold for reinforcements B. He disregarded an order and retreated to Yorktown Peninsula C. He refused to attack Lafayette’s troops in the South

31 B. He disregarded an order and retreated to Yorktown Peninsula

32 What was an advantage to both British and colonists? A. one third of all colonists were undecided about war with Britain B. one third of all colonists favored allegiance to Britain C. one third of all colonists favored independence

33 A. one third of all colonists were undecided about war with Britain

34 When Richard Henry Lee said that he was now “convinced of the necessity of separation,” he was influenced by ______. a. Thomas Paine’s Common Sense b. George III’s rejection of the Olive Branch Petition c. Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence

35 a. Thomas Paine’s Common Sense

36 What step marked the colonists’ final decision regarding their relationship with Britain? A. the widespread approval of Common Sense B. Congress voted to approve the Declaration of Independence C. George Washington took command of the Continental Army.

37 B. Congress voted to approve the Declaration of Independence

38 Why did British General Howe abandon Boston in March 1776? A. American cannons threatened Boston Harbor B. His troops were inexperienced C. Citizens of Boston offered armed resistance.

39 A. American cannons threatened Boston Harbor

40 During the Continental Congress in May 1775 A. Few delegates wanted a formal break with Britain B. A majority of delegates believed that war with Britain was inevitable C. Most delegates believed that King George would repeal the Intolerable Acts

41 A. Few delegates wanted a formal break with Britain

42 A main idea of the Declaration of Independence is: A. Citizens have a duty to obey their government B. A king has little more to do than make war C. Everyone has the right to life and liberty

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44 a. By allowing free African Americans to join the Continental Army b. By refusing to let any African Americans join the Continental Army c. By allowing enslaved African Americans to join the Continental Army

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46 How did John Paul Jones become a Patriot hero? A. by defeating the British warship Serapis B. by seizing British forts in the Ohio Valley C. by capturing British forts along the Gulf of Mexico

47 A. by defeating the British warship Serapis

48 The Continental Army’s strength that led to ultimate victory was: A. superior weapons and tactics B. coordination with the navy C. military strategy based on the local geography

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50 Which is the primary cause of the failure of Britain’ southern strategy? A. lack of Loyalist support in the South B. the superior ability of Patriot generals C. the superiority of the Patriot navy

51 B. the superior ability of Patriot generals

52 Which of the following was NOT one of the terms of the Treaty of Paris? A. Britain recognized the US as an independent nation B. Canada was returned to France C. Florida was returned to Spain

53 B. Canada was returned to France

54 Good Luck on the TEST!


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