American Revolution Opportunity Cost NEEDS MUCH IMPROVEMENT
IDENTIFYING KEY TERMS, PEOPLE, AND PLACES
Match each item with the correct statement below.
c.|Battle of Trenton|
d.|French and Indian War|
g.|Battle of Bunker Hill|
i.|Albany Plan of Union|
j.|Proclamation of 1763|
m.|Declaration of Independence|
The ____ pitted the British and American colonists against the French and their Native American allies.
A ____ is a group of armed citizens who serve as soldiers during an emergency.
During ____, Native Americans in the Great Lakes region fought against the British.
King George issued the ____ to close the region west of the Appalachians to colonial settlement.
The ____ placed a tax on colonial newspapers and other printed materials.
Thomas Paine wrote ____ to urge colonists to break from Britain.
The four sections of the ____ explained why the colonies should cut their ties to Britain.
A ____ is a foreign soldier hired to fight a war.
The ____ was fought on Christmas night, 1776.
A ____ is a naval action designed to isolate an area from outside contact.
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
IDENTIFYING MAIN IDEAS
The French and Indian War led to
a.|a massive migration to Canada.|
b.|a weakening of colonial loyalty to Britain.|
c.|the end of Britain’s involvement in colonial affairs.|
d.|an increased colonial dependence on Britain.|
The Revolutionary War began with the
a.|Battle of Saratoga.|
b.|Battle of Trenton.|
c.|Battles of Lexington and Concord.|
d.|Battle of Bunker Hill.|
The Americans won the Revolutionary War mainly because a.|their armies were better trained and disciplined than the British.| b.|British arms were inferior to American arms.|
c.|they had the determination to outlast the British.|
d.|the American navy was superior to the British navy.|
What was a major advantage of the American side in the Revolutionary War? a.|Patriot forces were fighting on their own territory.|
b.|British forces were not well equipped.|
c.|Americans had a well-supplied, stable, and effective fighting force.| d.|The British people strongly supported their forces fighting in the colonies.|
After the fall of Quebec, eastern North America was controlled by a.|the French.|
c.|the French and Native Americans.|
One consequence of the French and Indian War was that a.|the colonists began to see themselves as different from the British.| b.|the British lost interest in the American colonies.|
c.|the British granted the colonists their independence.|
d.|the colonists allied themselves with France.|
The introduction to the Declaration of Independence is sometimes called a.|the preamble.|
b.|the declaration of rights.|
d.|the resolution of independence.|
The Battles of Trenton and Princeton were important because they a.|destroyed the entire Brioche army.|
b.|boosted Patriot morale.|
c.|convinced the British to surrender.|
d.|led the British to believe that the Patriots could be quickly defeated.|
The Battle of Yorktown resulted in
a.|a victory for the Patriot navy.|
b.|the capture of Hessian mercenaries.|
c.|the signing of the Treaty of Paris.|
d.|a Patriot retreat into Virginia.|
According to the Treaty of Paris, the new United States would control a.|New England and all the lands west of the Mississippi River.| b.|all the land from New England to the Mississippi River and north to the Great Lakes.| c.|Florida and all the lands west.|
d.|British Canada and the Spanish territory.|...
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