During what battle did the phrase “shot heard ‘round the world” originate?
The Battle of Lexington.
Who were a sort of militia created by the Massachusetts Patriots who had a significant role in the Battle of Lexington?
Was the first major battle of the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Bunker Hill, a success for the American revolutionaries?
What was the most significant difference between the British government and the new American government?
Removal of outside control.
Writings of both European thinkers in the Enlightenment and the Founding Fathers turned educated people against what institution?
In 1775, who in Parliament pushed a plan for squashing patriot revolutionaries in America with a swaying speech on conciliating the colonies?
What was the meeting on May 10th, 1775, to deal with the military crises in America against the British and to organize revolution efforts by the leaders of said patriotic movements which created the Continental Army?
The Second Continental Congress.
What American law officially separated church and state?
Jefferson’s Statute of Religious Liberty.
What documents created in 1777 officially authorized the power of the Continental Congress?
The Articles of Confederation.
What piece of legislation established Governments in the West?
The Northwest Ordinance.
What was another term for Loyalists during the Revolutionary War?
What was an important result of the American Revolution?
What was the France’s motivation for joining forces with America in the Revolutionary War?
They had been inadvertently allied after they became major trading partners.
Which of the "founding fathers," who was a chief negotiator with Britain following the victory for the Americans in the Revolutionary War, was more interested in creating a long-term peace with England, rather than attempting to get the most out of their defeat?
How much did the states spend on the war?
On which date was the Declaration of Independence officially adopted by the delegates after they voted for a decisive breaking-off from Britain?
July 4, 1776.
The vote in Congress that decided the whole nation would make a unanimous effort to break off from Britain took place on:
May 10th, 1775, when Fort Ticonderoga fell.
Before this year, no Massachusetts woman ever was granted a divorce because her husband committed adultery.
In what year did the American Anglican Church become the Protestant Episcopal Church?
In what year did Fr. John Carroll become the first American Roman Catholic Bishop?
After many embarrassing failures, particularly in 1777, the British replaced General Howe with another General. In 1780, this man led a massive expedition against Charlestown.
Who led the British into battle at Bunker Hill?
Washington famously crossed the Delaware to attack British troops where?
Along with Benjamin Franklin, this man was one of the most revered in America.
Which of the following famous American turncoats was a major leader at Saratoga?
What was the name of the pamphlet which attacked the concept of monarchy and spurred the colonies toward a full break with England?