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1. Q: How many American Colonies were there that went to war with Great Britain in the American War of Independence?

C: 13

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2. Q: What year was the Constitution of the United States formulated?

D: 1787

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3. Q: What year was the Stamp Act crisis?

A: 1765

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4. Q: "What philosopher stated that all individuals possessed certain ""natural rights""-such as life, liberty, and the pursuit of propery?"

B: John Locke

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5. Q: Who urged the House of Burgesses to condemn the Stamp Act?

C: Patrick Henry

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6. Q: Who forcibly prevented the distribution of stamps and forced the resignation of the stamp collectors?

D: Sons of Liberty

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7. Q: Who came up the the Townshend Acts?

A: Charles Townshend

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8. Q: What were the Townshend Acts?

B: Dutie's on glass, lead, paint, paper, and tea

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9. Q: Who protested by meeting to spin yarn for cloth and avoid purchasing cloth from British manufacturers?

A: Daughters of Liberty

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10. Q: "Who said that the British government should: ""Repeal the laws, renounce the right, recall the troops, refund the money, and return to the old method of requisition.""?"

B: Benjamin Franklin

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11. Q: Who was the governor of Massachusetts in the early 1770s who was for an independent American colonies?

D: Thomas Hutchinson

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12. Q: What was the incident where British troops fired on a mob, killing five people in Boston, later called?

A: Boston Massacre

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13. Q: What British customs ship did a Rhode Island mob destroy?

A: Gaspee

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14. Q: Who helped establish the Committee of Correspondence in the Massachusetts assembly?

B: Samuel Adams

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15. Q: The Boston Tea Party took place in?

C: 1773

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16. Q: Who secured the Tea Act to assist the East India Company?

D: Lord North

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17. Q: What did the patriots disguise themselves as at the Boston Tea Party?

B: Native Americans

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18. Q: Where was The first Continental Congress held?

D: Philadelphia

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19. Q: Who warned the colonial militia that British General Gage was coming?

C: Paul Revere

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20. Q: Where were the first battles between the British army and the colonial militia?

B: Lexington and Concord

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21. Q: Who wrote Common Sense?

A: Thomas Paine

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22. Q: Who led the Continental Army?

B: George Washington

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23. Q: Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

C: Thomas Jefferson

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24. Q: When did congress order the publication of the Declaration of Independence?

C: July 4, 1776

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25. Q: What document declared the colonies as the free and independent United States of America.

C: Declaration of Independence

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26. Q: What European countries did the American Colonies receive crucial aid from?

D: Spain and France

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27. Q: What was the largest active force the Continental Army ever had at one time?

C: 24,000 Troops

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28. Q: Where was the last major battle of the Revolutionary War fought?

C: Yorktown

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29. Q: Where was the Battle of Bunker Hill?

A: Boston

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30. Q: Who was the British General at the Battle of Bunker Hill?

A: Gage

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31. Q: Where was North Carolina Governor Josiah Martin's force defeted by the patriots

D: Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge

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32. Q: Who led the forces that took Fort Ticonderoga?

C: Ethan Allen

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33. Q: Who led the Continental Army across the Delaware?

B: George Washington

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34. Q: What countries troops did Washington defeat at Trenton after crossing the Delaware?

A: Germany

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35. Q: Where did 2,500 of 11,000 of Washington's troops die from exposure or disease during a winter encampment?

D: Valley Forge

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36. Q: Where did the patriots receive their first major victory causing British General Burgoyne to surrender?

C: Saratoga

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37. Q: Who forced General Burgoyne to surrender at Saratoga?

B: Horatio Gates

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38. Q: What British general defeated Horatio Gates at the Battle of Camden?

B: Cornwallis

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39. Q: What captain captured the British sloop Drake and the warship Serapis?

C: John Paul Jones

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40. Q: What treaty concluded the American Revolution?

D: Treaty of Paris

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41. Q: Who drafted the Articles of Confederation?

B: John Dickinson

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42. Q: The 1976 Shays' Rebellion led by Daniel Shays was over what major issue?

C: debt

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43. Q: At the Constitutional Convention of 1787, who proposed the New Jersey Plan?

D: William Patterson

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44. Q: At the Constitutional Convention of 1787, who proposed the Virginia Plan?

A: James Madison

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45. Q: At the Constitutional Convention of 1787, the Virginia Plan proposed?

C: A three part national government: house, exectutive, and judiciary

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46. Q: What compromise was made to ease representation issues surrounding the population differences of states?

B: An upper house with equal representation, a lower based on population

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47. Q: At the Constitutional Convention, what percentage of slaves was agreed upon to count towards representation?

A: 60%

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48. Q: Under the Constitutional Convention of 1787, to limit popular power, the Presendent would be elected by?

B: Electoral College

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49. Q: Under the Constitutional Convention of 1787, to limit popular power, Senators would be elected by?

A: State Legistlature

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50. Q: What papers did John Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay write to convince people that states would retain power under the Constitution?

C: The Federalist

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51. Q: What year was the Constitution finally ratified?

D: 1789

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52. Q: Who was the first president of the USA?

A: George Washington

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53. Q: How many states first ratified the Constitution?

B: 11

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54. Q: Who led the Colonial troops at the Battle of Bunker Hill?

C: William Prescott

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55. Q: "Who said ""don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes""?"

D: William Prescott

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56. Q: Who led the Bostonians at the Boston Tea Party?

A: Samuel Adams

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57. Q: Who became the third President of the United States?

B: Thomas Jefferson

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58. Q: "What document starts out ""We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal...""?"

C: Declaration of Independence

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59. Q: Who lived at Monticello?

D: Thomas Jefferson

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