*spying for the Patriots * fundraising for the Revolutionary Army * taking control of a cannon at the Battle of Monmouth * writing pamphlets to encourage support for the Patriots
The actions listed above were contributions to the Revolutionary War made by _________.
What was a common characteristic of many painting made during the Revolutionary era?
Portraits were a popular art form at this time period.
What major era in U.S. history is referred to in the graphic?
James Armistead helped to contribute to the American victory at Yorktown by ______.
passing along information he had discovered while spying
How did French aristocrat the Marquis de Lafayette contribute to the American Revolutionary War?
He commanded troops for the colonists against British forces.
In 1770, the lawyer and future president John Adams defended British soldiers accused of the Boston Massacre. How do his actions serve as a model of civic virtue?
Citizens should allow a court of law to determine justice.
Which of the following are considered unalienable rights according to the authors of the Declaration of Independence?
Life, liberty, pursuit of happiness
Who is often considered the founder of the U.S. Navy?
John Paul Jones
Which of the following groups opposed the Declaration of Independence?
Why did delegates to the Second Continental Congress write the Articles of Confederation?
To establish a government framework separate from Great Britain
Where did General Washington camp the Continental Army for training over the bitter winter of 1777-1778?
Which of the following was a grievance listed in the Declaration of Independence?
Quartering of soldiers
Many of the protests and demonstrations that followed the Stamp Act and Intolerable Acts were examples of which of the following?
Why would the writings of Mercy Otis Warren be informative to a historian?
She wrote one of the earliest histories about the Revolutionary War.
Many individuals contributed to the revolutionary cause, though the first to give his life to the cause was _______.
Why did the Proclamation of 1763 contribute to tensions between colonists and Great Britain?
It limited colonial expansion beyond the Appalachian Mountains.