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Grade 7 American Revolution
Thomas Paine was the editor of which colonial magazine?
  1. the Pennsylvania Magazine
  2. the New England Courant
  3. the Massachusetts Spy
  4. the National Gazette
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During the American Revolution, George Washington did what?
  1. wrote the Declaration of Independence
  2. commanded the Continental Army
  3. left the country
  4. participated in the Boston Tea Party
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Grade 12 American Revolution
What weakness did Shays' Rebellion expose about the Articles of Confederation?
  1. the inability of the government to impose taxes
  2. the inability of the government to elect leaders
  3. the inability of the government to raise an army
  4. the inability of the government to regulate trade
Grade 5 American Revolution
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Thomas Paine wrote which influential pamphlet?
  1. Plain Truth
  2. Common Sense
  3. the Federalist Papers
  4. Declaration of the Rights of Man
Grade 3 American Revolution
Where did General Washington spend the winter of 1777?
  1. Lexington
  2. Concord
  3. Washington, DC
  4. Valley Forge
Grade 8 American Revolution
Shays' Rebellion, a group of rioting farmers angry about their economic situation and lack of representation after the Revolutionary War,
  1. brought to light the weakness of the central government in the Articles of Confederation.
  2. were financed by wealthy merchants in Boston.
  3. displayed the need for local police.
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What were the results of Shays' Rebellion?
  1. George Washington arranged a meeting to resolve a trade dispute.
  2. Virginia's General Assembly proposed a meeting to regulate commerce.
  3. A convention was called for to revise the Articles of Confederation.
  4. all of the above
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Grade 4 American Revolution
Who hired the Hessian soldiers to fight the Revolutionary War?
  1. The Americans
  2. The French
  3. The Native Americans
  4. The British
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