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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) American Revolution Questions

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Grade 5 American Revolution
In 1764, Parliament passed the                 Act to raise money for Britain.
  1. Tobacco
  2. Rice
  3. Sugar
  4. Stamp
Grade 5 American Revolution
In 1770, Parliament repealed all of the Townshend Acts except for the tax on what?
  1. Paper goods
  2. Glass
  3. Sugar
  4. Tea
Grade 5 American Revolution
Who was the African American slave who wrote a poem honoring George Washington for being named commander in chief?
  1. John Henry
  2. Jim Proudfoot
  3. Phillis Wheatley
  4. Moses Freeman
Grade 5 American Revolution
Which of these laws made colonists provide British soldiers with food, transportation and housing?
  1. the Stamp Act
  2. the Quartering Act
  3. the Tea Act
Grade 5 American Revolution
Ben Franklin is credited for creating the "Join of Die" cartoon which depicts what animal cut into many pieces?
  1. llama
  2. tiger
  3. snake
  4. scorpion
Grade 5 American Revolution
Who was the ruler of England during the Revolutionary War?
  1. Queen Elizabeth
  2. King George III
  3. King Edward
  4. General Thomas Howe
Grade 5 American Revolution
Massachusetts men who could be ready to fight at a minute's notice were called what?
  1. Patriots
  2. Loyalists
  3. Minutemen
  4. Tories
Grade 5 American Revolution
Who was appointed to by the Second Continental Congress to be in command of the Continental Army?
  1. Benjamin Franklin
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. George Washington
  4. Thomas Paine
Grade 5 American Revolution
"The Shot Heard Around the World" refers to which battle?
  1. Bunker Hill
  2. Lexington & Concord
  3. Boston Tea Party
  4. Boston Massacre
Grade 5 American Revolution
The Treaty of Paris of 1783 was the official end to the American Revolutionary War.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 American Revolution
Those who remained loyal to the King during the Revolution were known as what?
  1. Pacifists
  2. Loyalists
  3. Patriots
  4. None of the above
Grade 5 American Revolution
Who represented the British at their trial for the Boston Massacre?
  1. George Washington
  2. Benjamin Franklin
  3. Thomas Jefferson
  4. John Adams
Grade 5 American Revolution
Who wrote Common Sense?
  1. Benjamin Franklin
  2. John Hancock
  3. William Wipple
  4. Thomas Paine
Grade 5 American Revolution
During the American Revolution, most Native American groups                                 
  1. remained neutral
  2. sided with the British
  3. sided with the Americans
  4. switched loyalties at least once
Grade 5 American Revolution
Many colonists protested the Stamp Act with a                 of British goods.
  1. buyout
  2. boycott
  3. tariff
  4. tax
Grade 5 American Revolution
Paul Revere and William Dawes rode to these two cities to stop the British from taking their supplies.
  1. Philadelphia and New York City
  2. Boston and Baltimore
  3. Concord and Lexington
  4. Williamsburg and Wilmington
Grade 5 American Revolution
Paul Revere and William Dawes rode to these two cities to stop the British from taking their supplies; the Revolutionary War also began here.
  1. Philadelphia and New York City
  2. Boston and Baltimore
  3. Concord and Lexington
  4. Williamsburg and Wilmington
Grade 5 American Revolution
Colonists who met to talk and act against the new taxes from the British were called the                .
  1. Parliament
  2. Federalists
  3. Sons of Liberty
  4. Congress
Grade 5 American Revolution
The Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776 in which of the following cities?
  1. Philadelphia
  2. Washington, D.C.
  3. New York
  4. Boston
Grade 5 American Revolution
Colonists who supported the actions of the British government were known as Loyalists, or               .
  1. Patriots
  2. Tories
  3. Sons of Liberty
  4. Allies
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