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5 Matching questions

  1. Judicial Branch
  2. Ethan Allan and the Green Mountain Boys
  3. Articles of Confederation
  4. Declaration of Independence
  5. July 14, 1777
  1. a 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. b date George Washington presented the first flag to Congress; celebrated as Flag Day today
  3. c documents that declared the independence of the colonies from England
  4. d patriots who captured Fort Ticonderoga from the British
  5. e *Branch of government that interprets the laws
    *Supreme Court (highest court in the land)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. location of our nation's first capital
  2. *Branch of government that enforces the laws
  3. America ship captained by John Paul Jones; named for Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Alamanack
  4. *Branch of government that makes the laws
  5. king of England who heavily taxed the American colonies

5 True/False questions

  1. Inauguration Daythe day on which our President takes his oath into office


  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. Treaty of Parisdocument signed by England giving up her American colonies and any claims to land east of the Mississippi; officially made the colonies free and independent states; signed in 1783


  4. Nathanael Greenethe general who led the American armies against Cornwallis in the South and won


  5. Yorktownthose who wanted America to be free from Britain's control


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