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5 Matching questions

  1. Fort Duquesne
  2. Legislative Branch
  3. Valley Forge
  4. Washington, D.C.
  5. Bonhomme Richard
  1. a present-day sight of our nation's capital
  2. b *Branch of government that makes the laws
  3. c a French frontier stronghold where the British were defeated during the French and Indian War
  4. d near Philadelphia; where Washington and his army spent a harsh winter
  5. e America ship captained by John Paul Jones; named for Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Alamanack

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. German soldiers hired by King George to fight against the Americans
  2. first Vice President of the United States; second President
  3. 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
  4. the turning point of the American War for Independence
  5. fort to which Washington was sent with a message during the French and Indian War

5 True/False questions

  1. Boston Massacrean angry encounter between colonists and British soldiers in March of 1770 in which five colonists were killed


  2. Boston Tea Partythe 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. Judicial Branch*Branch of government that enforces the laws


  4. General Edward Braddockled 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


  5. taxmoney that people pay to their government for use in helping to run the government