American Revolution Jeopardy Colonies Causes People Battles Foreign Effects
COLONIES for 100 Name two reasons why colonies were settled. What are: Religious freedom Trade / profit
COLONIES for 200 Which of the following was not one of the original colonies: Connecticut, Florida, New Hampshire or Georgia? What is Florida?
COLONIES for 300 The Proclamation of 1763 restricted colonists from this. What is settling west of the Appalachian Mountains?
COLONIES for 400 This colony was one of the major centers of revolutionary activity. What is Massachusetts?
COLONIES for 500 Name two methods used by the colonists to show their displeasure with Britain’s taxes, acts, etc. What are: Petitions, boycotts, protests
COLONIES for 600 This war pushed Britain into debt, leading to the first taxes on the colonies. What is the French & Indian War?
CAUSES for 100 Two of the taxes imposed on the colonists by Britain. What are the Sugar, Stamp, and/or Tea Acts?
CAUSES for 200 This Act required colonists to house and feed British soldiers. What is the Quartering Act?
CAUSES for 300 This set of Acts was issued in response to the Boston Tea Party. What are the “Intolerable Acts”?
CAUSES for 400 This document lists the wrongs committed by the British King. What is the Declaration of Independence? What is the name of that King? King George III.
CAUSES for 500 These government documents allowed the British to conduct searches without saying why. What are the Writs of Assistance?
CAUSES for 600 In which law were the Writs of Assistance introduced? What are the Townshend Acts? What event resulted from frustration with these Acts? The Boston Massacre.
PEOPLE for 100 He wrote a pamphlet challenging the authority of the British government. Who is Thomas Paine? What is the name of the pamphlet? Common Sense.
PEOPLE for 200 He wrote the Declaration of Independence. Who is Thomas Jefferson?
PEOPLE for 300 This MA delegate proposed independence and negotiated the Peace Treaty in Who is John Adams?
PEOPLE for 400 This colonist planned to hand West Point over to the British Who is Benedict Arnold What is the name of the Polish man who designed the fort at West Point? Thaddeus Kosciuszko.
PEOPLE for 500 He served as ambassador to France to secure loans and supplies. Who is Benjamin Franklin?
PEOPLE for 600 He named the “Boston Massacre” and planned the Boston Tea Party. Who is Sam Adams? What is the name of the organization of which Adams was a part? Sons of Liberty.
BATTLES for 100 This was the first military interaction between colonial and British forces. What are the Battles of Lexington and Concord? Which colonist had a poem written about his part in this event? Paul Revere.
BATTLES for 200 This battle convinced other countries to support the colonists publicly. What is the Battle of Saratoga?
BATTLES for 300 This battle marked the end of major hostilities between the British and colonial armies. What is Yorktown? In what year did this occur? 1781.
BATTLES for 400 This battle first proved that the colonists could be a serious opponent to the British military. What is the Battle at Breed’s Hill / Bunker Hill?
BATTLES for 500 This battle raised the morale of the colonial troops after a long struggle. What is the Battle of Trenton? Which group of foreigners were involved? The Hessians (German mercenaries).
BATTLES for 600 Identify two general strategies used by George Washington in his battles against the British. What are: Retreat when necessary Use supplies and men carefully Use camouflage Always look prepared
FOREIGN for 100 This country’s monarch provided money and arms support to the colonists. What is France?
FOREIGN for 200 This Frenchman became a close friend of George Washington and an officer in Washington’s army. Who is Marquis de Lafayette?
FOREIGN for 300 This Pole (man from Poland) trained the colonial cavalry. Who is Casimir Pulaski?
FOREIGN for 400 This governor of Louisiana provided money and arms to the colonial army. Who is Bernardo de Gálvez? What river was used for transportation? The Mississippi River
FOREIGN for 500 This man taught colonial soldiers how to march, shoot and use bayonets effectively. Who is Baron von Steuben?
FOREIGN for 600 These 3 countries declared war on Britain during the Revolution to force the British military to fight on many fronts. Who are France, Spain and the Netherlands
EFFECTS for 100 What boundaries were established for the new USA? Atlantic Ocean to Mississippi River; Canada to Florida
EFFECTS for 200 Property that had been confiscated (taken) during the War was to be returned to these people, the original landowners. Who are Loyalists? What did other colonists want as a result of their contributions to the war? Payment for goods given to army.
EFFECTS for 300 Rights to do THIS were granted to citizens off Newfoundland and the St. Lawrence. What is fishing?
EFFECTS for 400 This river was blocked while Spain and the U.S. negotiated the boundary with Florida. What is the Mississippi River?
EFFECTS for 500 This country experienced a violent revolution against its king 6 years after the American Revolution What is France?
EFFECTS for 600 What French document was inspired by the Declaration of Independence? What is the Declaration of the Rights of Man?