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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Boston Tea Party
  2. Quebec Act
  3. patriots
  4. George Washington
  5. Washington, D.C.
  1. a present-day sight of our nation's capital
  2. b the 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
  3. c called the "Father of His Country;" became our first President; gained military experience in the French and Indian War; known as being both brave and wise
  4. d extended 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. e those who wanted America to be free from Britain's control

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a list of the rights or freedoms that the Constitution gives to Americans; the first ten amendments to the Constitution
  2. a form of government in which the people and their elected representatives are limited by a constitution
  3. the general who led the American armies against Cornwallis in the South and won
  4. an angry encounter between colonists and British soldiers in March of 1770 in which five colonists were killed
  5. first plan of government that the states agreed upon; the government was given no power to tax and no power to settle quarrels between states

5 True/False questions

  1. New York Cityplace where General Washington's victory led to the surrender of the British army

          

  2. French and Indian Warthe day on which our President takes his oath into office

          

  3. Second Continental Congressa meeting held in Philadelphia in September of 1774; the colonists decided not to buy goods from England; sent a request to King George asking that their rights as Englishmen be respected

          

  4. John Paul Jonespresident of the Second Continental Congress; first to sign the Declaration of Independence

          

  5. July 4, 1776date George Washington presented the first flag to Congress; celebrated as Flag Day today

          

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