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5 Matching questions

  1. tax
  2. Hessians
  3. Washington, D.C.
  4. Yorktown
  5. constitutional republic
  1. a place where General Washington's victory led to the surrender of the British army
  2. b a form of government in which the people and their elected representatives are limited by a constitution
  3. c present-day sight of our nation's capital
  4. d German soldiers hired by King George to fight against the Americans
  5. e money that people pay to their government for use in helping to run the government

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. led a group of men from Virginia down the Ohio River to capture several British forts; because of his efforts, the Americans were able to control the Northwest frontier
  2. speech given by our President as they leave office
  3. plan of government which our country still follow today; calls for three branches of government
  4. one of the first officers of our navy; said, "I have not yet begun to fight!"
  5. America ship captained by John Paul Jones; named for Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Alamanack

5 True/False questions

  1. Serapisthose who wanted America to be free from Britain's control


  2. Treaty of Parisa list of the rights or freedoms that the Constitution gives to Americans; the first ten amendments to the Constitution


  3. General Edward Braddock*Branch of government that enforces the laws


  4. Stamp Actextended the boundaries of Quebec as far west as the Mississippi River and as far south as the Ohio River; thus the frontier land in the Ohio Valley for which the colonists had fought so valiantly was closed to them


  5. Boston Massacrethe event in which American colonists dressed up as Indians and dumped 300 chests of English tea into Boston Harbor to protest the tax on tea