Who did Washington defeat at Trenton? What did the Townshend Acts do?



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  1. Who did Washington defeat at Trenton?

  2. What did the Townshend Acts do?

  3. Who could vote in the English colonies?

  4. What was the Great Compromise?

  5. Which region used the system of plantation farming?

  6. When did free African Americans begin fighting for the Patriot cause?

  7. Who was Francis Marion?

  8. What type of farming did the Middle Colonies use?

  9. What was the first major battle of the American Revolution?

  10. Explain the Middle Passage.

  11. How were the founders of Pennsylvania and Massachussettes different?

  12. Which country signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States first?

  13. What was returned to Spain in 1783?

  14. What were the borders of the United States at the end of the American Revolution?

  15. Who were the Sons of Liberty?

  16. Which revolution was inspired by the American Revolution?

  17. What did Anne Hutchinson and Thomas Hooker have in common?

  18. Who it the most well-known American traitor?

  19. Freedom of the press was established because of what court case?

  20. What was the first thing the 2nd Continental Congress did to prepare for war?

  21. Why did the colonies not agree to the Albany Plan of Union?

  22. What was the winter after John Smith known as?

  23. Who proposed the Virginia Resolution?

  24. What was the major turning point of the Revolution?

  25. What was Shay’s Rebellion and what did it cause?

  26. Why did the Boston Tea Party happen?

  27. What were the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation?

  28. “All men are created equal” was referring to everyone’s ________________ ___________________.

  29. Who chose Washington as commander of the continental army?

  30. What did the Committees of Correspondence do?

  31. What is a proprietary colony? A royal colony?

  32. Native Americans fought for which side during the American Revolution?

  33. Who was Deborah Sampson?

  34. Arguments started during the Constitutional Convention over _______________________ and ___________.

  35. Representation figured by population would give ___________________ states more power.

  36. How did the colonists feel after the French and Indian War?

  37. Why did small states support the New Jersey Plan for representation?

  38. What was the Great Compromise?

  39. Why was the Mayflower Compact created?

  40. Electing the House of Burgesses was the first step toward self-______________________.

  41. Why were colonists unhappy with the Tea Act?

  42. Why did some people not agree with the original form of the Constitution?

  43. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

  44. What did the Proclamation of 1763 do?

  45. What does “We the People,” mean?

  46. Why did the English start the colony of Roanoke?

  47. 1619 was the first time a ship arrived in North America carrying ________________________.

  48. Why did Bacon’s Rebellion fall apart?

  49. What was the British East India Company?

  50. Being taxed without consent was in what part of the Declaration?

  51. What did the Stamp Act do?

  52. What states made up the Middle Colonies?

  53. What was the purpose of the Declaration of Independence?

  54. What was “the shot heard ‘round the world?”

  55. What did the Battle of Saratoga prove?

  56. What was the first PERMANENT English settlement?

  57. What caused slavery to grow in the southern colonies?

  58. What event started the defeat of the French in the French and Indian War?

  59. Why were colonists unhappy about the Stamp Act?

  60. Where did the slaves come from?

  61. What was the Mason-Dixon line?

  62. What did Americans do after hearing about the conditions at Valley Forge?

  63. Who fired the first shot of the American Revolution?

  64. What was the most important freedom to the colonists?

  65. Why did Puritans leave England?

  66. How many slaves were brought to North America?

  67. What is an apprentice?

  68. What are the 5 sections of the Declaration of Independence?

  69. Why did they Powhatans turn against Jamestown?

  70. What started the French and Indian War?

  71. What was the Albany Plan of Union?

  72. What did Von Stueben and De Lafayette have in common?

  73. Who were the Separatists?

  74. What happened to Loyalists’ property after the Rev. War?

  75. What 3 groups were involved in the Boston Massacre?

  76. How long did the American Revolution last?

  77. What was the official end to the American Revolution?

62. What did Americans do after hearing about the conditions at Valley Forge?



63. Who fired the first shot of the American Revolution?

  1. What was the most important freedom to the colonists?

  2. Why did Puritans leave England?

66. How many slaves were brought to North America?

  1. What is an apprentice?

  2. What are the 5 sections of the Declaration of Independence?

  3. Why did they Powhatans turn against Jamestown?

  4. What started the French and Indian War?

  5. What was the Albany Plan of Union?

  6. What did Von Stueben and De Lafayette have in common?

  7. Who were the Separatists?

  8. What happened to Loyalists’ property after the Rev. War?

  9. What 3 groups were involved in the Boston Massacre?

  10. How long did the American Revolution last?

  11. What was the official end to the American Revolution?


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