Quiz Me! - Era: Revolution/Declaration of Independence

Test your knowledge about the Revolution/Declaration of Independence era.

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What was a major reason Washington’s troops were able to defeat the British at the Battle of Yorktown?

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John Witherspoon was a prominent Presbyterian minister who helped draft the Articles of Confederation and sign ed the Declaration of Independence. He was also president of which Ivy League university?

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Abigail Adams was born in Massachusetts and married John Adams, a lawyer and politician. Even though she was often left alone to run the household, Abigail Adams displayed which character traits?

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This radical leader of the opposition to British tyranny is known for his quote, which includes, “give me liberty, or give me death!”

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Wentworth Cheswell was a soldier in the American Revolution and was at the Battle of Saratoga. What colony was he from?

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Which was an effect of the Boston Tea Party?

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Because of his articulate defense of American liberty, this author of “The Liberty Song” is known as the “Penman of the Revolution.”

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James Otis championed a natural rights theory, asserting the right to private property was inalienable. These principles were later included in which constitutional amendment  ?

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What is Henry’s main argument in his famous speech?

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He was born in Scotland and became the president of Princeton University, requiring students to take a course called Moral Philosophy.

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