________________Look at the drawing of the Declaration of Independence being read from the balcony of the State House in July, 1776. In what city was that State House located?
10. Patriots Sign The Declaration of Independence
________________Who was the first patriot to sign the Declaration of Independence? ("Two Hints: He was from Boston. You can see his large signature on the copy of the Declaration at the bottom of the web page.)
11. "The Hessians Are Coming"
________________The British paid foreign soldiers to fight for them during the American Revolution. From which country did the "Hessian" mercenary soldiers come?
12. General Washington and His Troops
________________In this famous painting, General Washington and his troops are crossing which river on their way to a victory against the Hessians at Trenton, New Jersey?
________________What was different about the American flag in 1777 from today's flag?
14. Valley Forge
________________Read this student report on the American army's terrible winter at Valley Forge in 1778. Where were the British troops comfortably housed that winter?
15. An Ally of the U.S.
________________In 1778, which European country signed an alliance with the United States, and agreed to help the new nation in its war for independence against Great Britain?
16. Test Your AR Knowledge!
________________See if you can answer this short quiz about the American Revolution. How many of the five questions did you answer correctly?
17. A Soldier from Massachusetts
________________What was the real identity of "Robert Shurtliffe" (a soldier from Plympton, Massachusetts) who served in the Revolutionary War?
18. Poem for George Washington
________________Another famous Bostonian wrote a poem to General George Washington when the Revolution started. Who was Phyllis Wheatley?
19. American Victory Attracts France to the War
______________One of the reasons the French decided to join the war was because of a great American victory in 1777. What was the name of that battle?
20. Surrender at Yorktown
________________On October 19,1781, the British army surrendered to American and French forces at Yorktown, Virginia. Name the British commander who surrendered his army.
21. Follow The Trail to Freedom!
______________One way the city of Boston celebrates its role in the American Revolution is through the Freedom Trail. Scroll down to "Travel the Trail" to begin this virtual tour. How many of the sites have you personally visited?
22. Tea Overboard!
______________Tourists who visit Boston enjoy the Boston Tea Party Ship. In reality, there were three Tea Party ships. What were their names?
23. Don't Tarnish Paul Revere's Reputation!
_______________Another stop on the Freedom Trail celebrates the life of Paul Revere. Although a man of many talents, what was Paul Revere's main occupation?