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1 Copyright 2014 Edmentum - All rights reserved. AP US History Blizzard Bag Era of American Revolution 1. Lord Cornwallis did which of the following? A. He organized French assistance. B. He commanded high risk operations from Britain. C. He surrendered at Yorktown. D. He assisted the Continental Army at Valley Forge. E. He led his men to victory at Saratoga. 2. John Adams Benjamin Franklin Roger Sherman Robert Livingston Thomas Jefferson All of these men are alike in that they were A. all diplomats working to get the financial and military support of France B. devout Loyalists maintaining allegiance to the British crown C. responsible for the forming of militias throughout the thirteen colonies D. all members of the committee that drafted the Declaration of Independence E. the men who formed the First Continental Congress

2 3. This political cartoon was used in 1765 as a means to A. encourage a strong military build-up B. urge the French to assist the colonists in their fight against the British C. show King George III the strength of New England D. rally colonial unity against the British E. gain political representation in Parliament 4. Not all of the fighting in the American Revolution took place in the East. In which additional areas did fighting occur? I. The West II. The South III. The Sea IV. Southern Canada A. I, II, III B. II, III, IV C. I and II only D. I and III only E. I, II, IV

3 5. Which act stated that British Parliament "had, hath, and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America... in all cases whatsoever"? A. the Intolerable Act B. the Sugar Act C. the Quartering Act D. the Declaratory Act E. the Stamp Act 6. Benjamin Franklin was successful in achieving which of the following? A. the committees of observation B. the Franco-American Alliance C. victory at Yorktown D. the Proclamation of 1763 E. repeal of the Sugar Act 7. Which of the following best describes the role of Marquis de Lafayette in the American Revolution? A. He was the commander-in-chief of the British forces during the American Revolution. B. His leadership at the Battle of Yorktown helped the Americans defeat the British. C. He captured both New York and Philadelphia after his victory at the Battle of Bunker Hill. D. His training programs helped the Continental Army emerge from Valley Forge a better-prepered army. E. He surrendered to American and French forces at the Battle of Yorktown.

4 8. "It always appeared a most iniquitous scheme to me to fight ourselves for what we are daily robbing and plundering from those who have as good a right to freedom as we have." Abigail Adams wrote these words to her husband as Massachusetts went to war in What is the main idea behind her words? A. the issue of slavery B. differing religions C. enlightenment D. women's rights E. social hierarchy 9. Which city is considered the center of the American Patriot movement? A. Philadelphia B. Boston C. Charleston D. Albany E. New York City 10. Which British commander in chief was successful in capturing New York and Philadelphia and was victorious at the Battle of Bunker Hill? A. Francis Marion B. Thomas Gage C. William Howe D. Lord North E. Lord Cornwallis

5 11. In what way did the French and Indian War contribute to the onset of the American Revolution? A. The British financially punished the colonists for not fighting alongside them against the French. B. Parliament sought to erase its war debt by seeking additional revenue through colonial taxes. C. The British were able to build a strong army during the Seven Years War. D. The colonists had learned new military techniques during their battles with the French. E. The French and Native Americans were willing to assist the colonists in their fight against the British. 12. As American and French forces surrounded the British at Yorktown, General Cornwallis A. retreated out of Virginia B. began a counter-offensive attack C. surrendered to the American forces D. attempted to rally morale among his troops E. ran out of necessary military supplies

6 13. The illustration above depicts which American Revolutionary era event? A. the French and Indian War 14. B. the proposal of the Navigation Acts C. the creation of the Tea Act D. the Boston Massacre E. the Boston Tea Party What conclusion can be made based on this illustration of the Boston Massacre? A. British troops were among the wounded. B. British troops stationed in Boston fired on an angry mob of civilians. C. The Sons of Liberty attacked British troops in Boston. D. The incident gained very little international attention.

7 E. The conflict resulted in very little violence. 15. During the Revolution, Native Americans were LEAST LIKELY to A. fight alongside the British B. stay neutral throughout the war C. join Loyalist militias D. join the Patriot cause E. fight against Patriots 16. By publishing Two Treatises on Government, John Locke A. advanced the revolutionary theory that political authority was not divinely ordained B. proposed that through education and action, one could change his or her character C. emphasized the impact of the environment on human behavior D. listed detailed descriptions of King George's unfair rule E. argued that God created the world; however, he allowed for it to operate by the laws of nature 17. This famous drawing depicts General Washington leading his men on an unexpected winter attack on December 25, 1776, by crossing A. the Delaware River B. the Potomac River

8 C. the Hudson River D. the Missouri River E. the Mississippi River 18. How did the king of England react to the Franco-American Alliance? A. He threatened a declaration of war on France. B. He attempted to negotiate a settlement with the colonies. C. He tried to obtain assistance from Native Americans. D. He refused to continue to trade with France. E. He asked Russia for their assistance in the fight against the colonies. 19. What prompted the British to launch a full scale military assault against the colonists? A. the writing of the U.S. Constitution B. the colonial boycott of all British goods C. the meeting of the Continental Congress D. the writing of the Declaration of Independence E. the grievances listed against the British king 20. "Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death." Who spoke these famous words in front of the House of Burgesses in 1775? A. John Adams B. Samuel Adams C. Benjamin Franklin D. Patrick Henry E. Richard Henry Lee

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