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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) American Revolution Questions

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Grade 8 :: American Revolution by tab698
Where did the Second Continental Congress convene?
  1. New York
  2. Boston
  3. London
  4. Philidelphia
  5. Indianapolis
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by tab698
What was Valley Forge?
  1. A Military Camp
  2. A Battle Site
  3. A Fort
  4. A City
  5. A Valley
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by tab698
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by tab698
Where were the first shots fired in the Revolutionary War?
  1. Boston
  2. Concord
  3. Luxembourg
  4. Charleston
  5. Indianapolis
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by tab698
Which battle was a major turning point during the war?
  1. Valley Forge
  2. Saratoga
  3. Boston
  4. Tippecanoe
  5. Toronto
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by spencercooke
Who was the commander of the Continental Army?
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Thomas Paine
  3. Benedict Arnold
  4. George Washington
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by tab698
Who won the battle of Saratoga?
  1. Colonists
  2. Native Americans
  3. British
  4. none of the above
  5. No one won; it was a truce on both sides.
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by gispan
Which group was MOST motivated to fight in the Continental Army?
  1. Native Americans
  2. colonial merchants and farmers
  3. enslaved African Americans
  4. Loyalists
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by gispan
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by gispan
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by tab698
When was the Treaty of Paris signed?
  1. 1780
  2. 1783
  3. 1785
  4. 1789
  5. 1791
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by gispan
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by gispan
In Boston, the Sons of Liberty dressed as Native Americans and:
  1. threw British officials into the ocean.
  2. threw tea into the ocean.
  3. threw King George the III into the ocean.
  4. threw 300 chests of coffee into the ocean
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by Emily092601
Who was the King of Britain at the time of the war?
  1. King George lll
  2. King George ll
  3. King Henry lV
  4. King Henry Vlll
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by spencercooke
What was the author's purpose in writing "Common Sense?"
  1. The author was trying to convince people to buy tea.
  2. The author was trying to persuade people to boycott Spain and France.
  3. The author was trying to convince people to be loyal to England and the monarchy.
  4. The author was trying to convince people of the need to declare independence.
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by gispan
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by spencercooke
Who said, "Give me liberty or give me death?"
  1. George Washington
  2. Paul Revere
  3. Sam Adams
  4. Patrick Henry
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by savvymom
After winning which battle did the British learn that defeating the Americans would not be easy?
  1. Battle of Boston
  2. Battle of Concord
  3. Battle of Bunker Hill
  4. Battle of Lexington
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