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100
This person was the general of the Continental Army and first President of the United States.
Who is George Washington?
100
This is harbor that had the tea from The Boston Tea Party dumped into it and was subsequently closed by the King of England.
What is Boston Harbor?
100
This was the act that ordered colonists to house and feed British military.
What is The Quartering Act?
100
This event that happened late at night in Boston resulted in the deaths of 5 people.
What is the Boston Massacre?
100
This is the date the Declaration of Independence was signed.
What is July 4th , 1776?
200
This person wrote the Declaration of Independence.
Who is Thomas Jefferson?
200
This is the battle site where "The Shot Heard Around the World" was fired and although the Americans lost this battle, it showed that they should not be underestimated by the British.
What is Bunker Hill?
200
This is the act that put a tax on paper goods like letters, writing paper, playing cards, newspapers, calendars, legal documents, and more.
What is The Stamp Act?
200
This event was in protest against the Tea Act and resulted in the Intolerable Acts being put in place by the British.
What is the Boston Tea Party?
200
The cost of this war was the reason the British wanted to tax the colonists.
What is the French-Indian War?
300
This person was the first to die in the Revolutionary War.
Who is Crispus Attucks?
300
This was the battle where the first real military action took place between British soldiers and American minutemen.
What is the Battle of Lexington-Concord?
300
This was an order from King George III that the colonists couldn't settle in land west of the Appalachian Mountains.
What is The Proclamation Line of 1763?
300
This what George Washington did on Christmas night, 1776, to surprise the Hessian troops.
What is Crossing the Delaware?
300
These are the three unalienable rights listed in the Declaration of Independence.
What is right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness?
400
This person was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence and one of the leaders of the Sons of Liberty.
Who is John Hancock?
400
This is the site where the American military settled in to wait out the winter of 1777 into 1778
What is Valley Forge?
400
This act put a tax on tea and lead to the Boston Tea Party.
What is the Tea Act?
400
The publication of this pamphlet by Thomas Paine helped convince many people across the colonies of the need to be independent of British rule.
What is Common Sense?
400
This was the name used to describe people loyal to the King of England.
What are loyalists?
500
This German officer trained the American troops at Valley Forge.
Who is Friedrich Von Steuben?
500
This is the site of the final battle of the American Revolution and where the British surrendered.
What is Yorktown?
500
This act put a tax on many goods brought in from England such as glass, paper, tea, and paint.
What is The Townshend Acts?
500
This battle against Burgoyne and the British lasted two months and the American victory prevented the capture of the Hudson River Valley.
What is the Battle of Saratoga.
500
This was the secret group of men (consisting of famous men like Paul Revere, John Hancock, and Samuel Adams among others) that lead the early stages of rebellion against the British.
Who are the Sons of Liberty?
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