Which city did the British capture early in the American Revolution and hold for the remainder of the war?
In late December 1776, George Washington was able to reverse American fortunes by:
winning battles at Trenton and Princeton
During the war, Benjamin Franklin's son, William:
stayed loyal to Britain
The Patriot militia:
frustrated Washington with their lack of discipline
A problem with the Spanish entry into the Revolution against Britain was that Spain:
C) entered as an ally of France rather than of the United States
On the western frontier, Indian tribes such as the Mohawks, Shawnees, and Cherokees:
B) supported the British
The great exploit of George Rogers Clark was the:
C) conquest of the western frontier
American settlers who defended Kentucky were led by:
C) Daniel Boone
The war in the South was characterized by:
A) killing of prisoners by both sides
The news of Yorktown inspired the British to:
A) end the war
Which of the following was NOT one of the provisions of the treaty ending the American Revolution?
C) Congress would restore all property confiscated from Loyalists during the war.
The treaty with Britain that ended the Revolutionary War:
B) recognized American independence
Americans of the Revolutionary generation believed that a republic:
B) required a virtuous citizenry
Most of the state constitutions adopted during the Revolution:
C) contained bills of rights
Under the Articles of Confederation, Congress:
B) combined legislative and executive power
Which of the following was NOT a power of the national government under the Articles of Confederation?
A) the right to levy taxes on trade and commerce
Elite Virginians despised Lord Dunmore because of his:
C) offer of freedom to slaves who would join the British
During the war, Margaret Corbin and Molly Pitcher were examples of women who:
C) during battle, took the place of their wounded husbands
The celebration of ________ soon became the most popular public ritual in the United States.
A) Independence Day
With the end of the war, many Americans viewed the United States as a:
C) nation with a special destiny