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HIS 108: Chapter 6 Quiz

History of the US through 1865
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American settlers who defended Kentucky were led by:
Daniel Boone
Most of the state constitutions adopted during the Revolution:
contained bills of rights
The Baron von Steuben's contribution to the American cause was to:
drill American soldiers
On Christmas night 1776, Washington crossed the Delaware to defeat the:
Hessians
Under the government of the Articles of Confederation,
the central government, rather than the states, had control over foreign relations.
The Marquis de Lafayette served the American cause during the war as:
Washington's most trusted aide
The American Revolution led to the following change in religion:
all of the above
The Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom marked the general trend away from:
state-supported churches
In late 1778, the British shifted their military focus to the South because they
expected great Tory support there.
The Revolution did all of the following EXCEPT:
limit opportunities to acquire land in the west
An important factor in the conclusion of the peace negotiations was the:
American decision to negotiate separately with the British
During the period of the Revolution, a slave might gain his freedom:
all of the above
The Baron von Steuben's contribution to the American cause was to:
drill American soldiers
The Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom marked the general trend away from:
state-supported churches
Thomas Paine's The American Crisis:
bolstered American morale
Americans of the Revolutionary generation believed that a republic:
required a virtuous citizenry
In late December 1776, George Washington was able to reverse American fortunes by:
winning battles at Trenton and Princeton
At the time of the Revolution, a republican form of government:
was considered a radical idea
The American victory at Saratoga resulted in:
France's entry on the American side
In its winter camp at Valley Forge, Washington's army was decimated by all of the following EXCEPT:
enemy attack