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1 HIST-VS MIL-4th-American Revolution Exam not valid for Paper Pencil Test Sessions [Exam ID:1LZXJ9 1 What document states that all people are created equal and have rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness? A The Declaration of Independence B The Constitution of United States C Charters of the Virginia Company of London D The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom 2 Which of the following best completes the graphic? A Colonists were invited to nominate representatives for Parliament B Thomas Jefferson was elected President of the United States C Signing of the Declaration of Independence D Parliament decided not to tax the colonies 3 Which phrase best completes this diagram? A had the right to own slaves B should own English land C had the right to govern themselves D should have an English King

2 4 The Colonists thought that they should not be taxed by the British government because > A they were poor and could not afford to pay taxes B they did not consider themselves British citizens C they did not believe in paying taxes D they had no representation in Parliament 5 One major point of the Declaration of Independence was that the authority to govern belongs to. A rich people B the king C the British Parliament D the people 6 "I am undecided about this war taking place. The British are offering me freedom if I serve the king, but some of my friends have joined the Continental Army." Who would most likely have made the statement above? A A British soldier B An American Indian C An African American slave D A Continental soldier 7 Which statement about these two Virginians is probably true? A Only one led soldiers in the colonies. B They took opposite sides in the American Revolution. C Only one paid taxes in the colonies. D They had different opinions about African-American slavery.

3 8 Directions: Click on the correct answers. Which of the following statements reflect the position of the British Parliament regarding the colonies? Grant all legal authority to the colonists' local assemblies. Continue collecting taxes without representation in Parliament. Maintain the authority over the colonies. Allow colonists to be equally represented in Parliament. 9 Directions: Type your answer in the box. Which famous Virginian was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence? 10 Who was the commander-in-chief of the First Continental Army? A Patrick Henry B George Washington C James Lafayette D Thomas Jefferson 11 Which is NOT a reason why the capital was moved from Williamsburg to Richmond? A It was a more central location. B Fire destroyed wooden and brick buildings at Williamsburg. C The population was moving westward. D Moving to this location increased the distance from attack by the British. 12 James Lafayette was A an American Indian B an enslaved African American C a general in the army D an English king

4 13 Which Virginian is responsible for these contributions? A Thomas Jefferson B George Washington C Patrick Henry D James Madison 14 To support the Revolutionary War effort, women A took on more responsibility B cooked meals for the British soldiers C moved back to England for safety D traveled westward to avoid the war 15 Which was NOT a role of Virginians during the Revolutionary War? A Some enslaved African Americans fought for the British. B Some Virginians remained loyal to Great Britian. C Many Virginians fought with the Continental Army. D All Virginians remained loyal to the king. 16 Why was Jack Jouett's ride through the backwoods of Charlottesville important? A He kept key members of the Virginia Assembly from being captured. B He led American soldiers to a successful victory at the Battle of Great Bridge. C He inspired other patriots when speaking out against taxation without representation. D He forced the British colonial governor to flee the city of Norfolk. E He instructed the British to surrender at Yorktown.

5 17 The painting marks the end of the Revolutionary War. Which statement would make the best caption for this picture? A Loyalists Have Won! B George Washington Surrenders! C Patriots Lose the War! D British Army Surrenders! 18 What was the name of the first land battle of the American Revolution fought in Virginia? A The Battle of Gettysburg B The Battle of Fredericksburg C The Battle of Yorktown D The Battle of Great Bridge 19 Where did the final battle of the American Revolution take place? A Great Bridge B Norfolk C Yorktown D Charlottesville

6 20 Which correctly sequences these events from the American Revolution? A 2, 1, 4, 3 E 1, 4, 3, 2 B 4, 1, 3, 2 F 1, 2, 3, 4 C 2, 4, 1, 3 G 4, 3, 2, 1 D 3, 1, 4, 2 H 3, 4, 1, 2 21 As a result of the Revolutionary War, A Great Britain gave up control of the colonies B Great Britain continued to control Colonial Virginia C the colonists had to continue paying unfair taxes on certain items D the colonists were forced to move back to Great Britain 22 What should replace the question mark in the diagram? A Ended British rule in Virginia B Lord Dunmore remained governor of Virginia C Parliament raised taxes D Patriots sided with the Loyalists

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