06 Quizzes Ch 08 - CHAPTER 8 America Secedes from the Empire 1775-1783 V SINGLE-ANSWER MULTIPLE CHOICE Mark the one best answer for each of the

06 Quizzes Ch 08 - CHAPTER 8 America Secedes from the...

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CHAPTER 8America Secedes from the Empire, 1775-1783V. SINGLE-ANSWER MULTIPLE CHOICE.Mark the one best answer for each of the following questions.1.When the Second Continental Congress met in 1775,a. its members felt a strong desire for independence.b. it cut off communications with the British governmentc. it continued to stall on the creation of an army and navy.d. there was no well-defined sentiment for independence.e. the conservative element was weakened.2. Perhaps the most important single action of the Second Continental Congress was to3.Arrange the following events in chronological order: (A) fighting at Lexington and Concord, (B)convening of the Second Continental Congress, (C) publication of Common Sense, (D) adoption of theDeclaration of Independence.4.As commander of America’s Revolutionary army, George Washington exhibited all of the followingexcept5. The Revolutionary War began with fighting in __________; then in1777-1778, fighting wasconcentrated in __________; and the fighting concluded in __________.a. the South, the middle colonies, New Englandb. the middle colonies, New England, the Southc. New England, the South, the middle coloniesd.New England, the middle colonies, the Southe. the middle colonies, the South, New England6.George Washington’s selection to lead the colonial army was
7.In 1775, once fighting between the colonies and Great Britain began,8.The colonial army eventually lost the Battle of Bunker Hill because its troops were9. King George III officially declared the colonies in rebellion just aftera. the armed clash at Lexington and Concord.b. the First Continental Congress convened.c. the Battle of Bunker Hill.d. Benedict Arnold’s forces’ captured Ticonderoga and Crown Point.e. hiring Hessian solders to fight in America.

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