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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?