King Philip's War

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King Philip's War.

1. Where was King Philip's War fought?
a. England
b. Northeast American Colonies
c. Pennsylvania
d. Georgia and South Carolina
e. Western America

2. What Native American tribe did King Philip lead?
a. Cherokee
b. Mohegan
c. Mohawks
d. Wampanoag
e. Navajo

3. What was the real name of King Philip?
a. Metacomet
b. Geronimo
c. Sitting Bull
d. Sequoyah
e. Tecumseh

4. What year did King Philip's War begin?
a. 1492
b. 1619
c. 1675
d. 1712
e. 1776

5. What battle took place in Rhode Island and resulted in the deaths of around 300 Native Americans?
a. Battle of Bloody Brook
b. Battle of Springfield
c. Wheelers Surprise
d. Lancaster Raid
e. Great Swamp Fight

6. True or False: The Native Americans won the war and retained much of their land for many years.

7. Where did the name King Philip come from?
a. His first name was Philip
b. His tribe was called the Philips
c. Philip the Great of England
d. Greek King Philip of Macedonia
e. Governor Philip of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

8. Who were the Native Americans fighting in the war?
a. American colonists
b. English soldiers
c. French soldiers
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

9. Around how many colonial towns were destroyed during the fighting?
a. Zero
b. 1
c. 3
d. 7
e. 12

10. Who led the colonial militia that eventually captured and killed King Philip?
a. William Bradford
b. William Penn
c. Benjamin Church
d. John Smith
e. Roger Williams

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