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Hungry for History: Level 6
Hungry 4 History Trivia By S. DeBusk & M. Barlow
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The colonists and the British Parliament disagreed over how the colonies should be _______.
Who believed it had legal authority in the colonies?
Parliament and the local assemblies (General Assembly)
Parliament believed it had the right to _____ the colonies.
The colonists believed they should not be taxed since they had no _______ in Parliament.
What document gave reasons for independence and ideas for self-government?
Declaration of Independence
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
The Declaration of Independence states that the authority to govern belongs to the ______ rather than to kings and that all _____ are created equal and have rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Virginians made significant contributions during which era?
Revolutionary War era
Who served in the Continental Army and fought for independence against the British?
Where did the British surrender?
What did they call Virginians who did not take sides in the Revolutionary War?
Other Virginians remained loyal to Great Britain. They were called what?
Some free African Americans fought for _____ from Great Britain.
Some enslaved African Americans fought for a better chance of what?
Name an enslaved African American from Virginia who served in the Continental Army and successfully requested his freedom after the war.
Who took on more responsibility to support the war effort?
Who provided military leadership by serving as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army?
Who provided political leadership by expressing the reasons for colonial independence from Great Britain in the Declaration of Independence?
Name the person who inspired patriots from other colonies when he spoke out against taxation without representation by saying, "...give me liberty or give me death."
Where was the last major battle of the Revolutionary War fought?
What was the importance of the American victory at Yorktown?
The American victory at Yorktown resulted in the surrender of the British army, which led to the end of the war.
What 4 groups of people had various roles during the American Revolution?
Enslaved African Americans
Free African Americans
Many ____ _____ fought alongside the Virginia patriots, while others fought with the British.
Where was the first land battle of the American Revolution fought in Virginia?
Battle of Great Bridge
The American victory at Great Bridge forced the British colonial governor to flee what city?
Who rode on horseback through the backwoods of Virginia to Charlottesville to warn Thomas Jefferson that the British were coming to arrest him and members of the General Assembly?
Who was the governor of Virginia during the American Revolution?
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