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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Boston Massacre
  2. New York City
  3. Fort le Boeuf
  4. Nathan Hale
  5. Constitutional Convention
  1. a location of our nation's first capital
  2. b meeting held in Philadelphia in 1787; purpose was to discuses what could be done to make our government stronger; delegates decided that a brand new form of government having three branches was needed
  3. c fort to which Washington was sent with a message during the French and Indian War
  4. d an angry encounter between colonists and British soldiers in March of 1770 in which five colonists were killed
  5. e a young schoolteacher who volunteered as a spy for the colonial army; when captured and about to be hanged he said, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. the general who led the American armies against Cornwallis in the South and won
  3. did the actual writing of the Declaration of Independence
  4. a well-known Boston patriot and silversmith who is known for his famous midnight ride to warn the colonists at Lexington, "The British are coming!"
  5. *Branch of government that enforces the laws
    *President

5 True/False questions

  1. Bonhomme RichardAmerica ship captained by John Paul Jones; named for Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Alamanack

          

  2. Constitution of the United Statesmeeting held in Philadelphia in 1787; purpose was to discuses what could be done to make our government stronger; delegates decided that a brand new form of government having three branches was needed

          

  3. Inauguration Daythose who wanted America to be free from Britain's control

          

  4. Stamp Actrequired that newspapers, almanacs, marriage certificates, and other documents purchased by the colonists have special stamps or seals affixed to them, proving that the purchaser had paid a special tax for the document

          

  5. Fort Duquesnefort to which Washington was sent with a message during the French and Indian War