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Chapter 6 The American RevolutionTRUE/FALSE1.The first conflicts of the American Revolution took place in South Carolina.ANS:FREF:Page 232TOP:1776: Washington’s narrow escape (I)It took place in Lexington and Concord.2.Many Loyalists emigrated from the American colonies during and after the American Revolution.ANS:TREF:Page 236TOP:Division of support in the colonies (II.A)3.During the Revolution, Loyalists came exclusively from the elite ranks of society.
REF:Page 237TOP:Division of support in the colonies (II.A)4.Inflation was a big problem for Americans during the Revolution.ANS:TREF:Page 239TOP:Analysis of the colonial war effort (II.B)5.In 1778, Parliament adopted a program that granted all the American demands made prior to indepen-dence.ANS:TREF:Page 243TOP:Both sides regroup (IV)The Parliament granted Americans all demands except independence, but it was rejected by Congress.6.Before the Revolution was over, the British were fighting the Spanish, the French, and the Dutch, as well as the Americans.ANS:TREF:Page 243TOP:Saratoga escalated war to worldwide proportions (III.C)7.During the war, Iroquois tribes like the Mohawks helped the Americans fight against the British.ANS:FREF:Page 245TOP:Western successes of colonials (IV.B)Mohawks was on the side of Britain.8.Daniel Boone led settlers who fought both the British and the Indians in Kentucky.ANS:TREF:Page 247TOP:Western successes of colonials (IV.B)9.After 1778, most of the fighting in the Revolution was done in the South.ANS:TREF:Page 248TOP:Southern campaign (V)10.Benedict Arnold, originally a British officer, switched to the American side halfway through the war.ANS:FREF:Page 251TOP:Benedict Arnold’s contributions to the British (V.I)He was originally sided with Americans, but became an apostate midway due to the unfair treatment he received during independence war.
11.The Articles of Confederation left many powers to the states.
REF:Page 257TOP:Articles of Confederation (VII.C)12.The delay in ratifying the Articles of Confederation was caused mainly by the insistence that western lands be surrendered to the national government.
REF:Page 257TOP:Articles of Confederation (VII.C)13.As a result of the Revolution, all white men received the right to vote.
REF:Page 258TOP:The social revolution (VIII)Females were not.14.Thomas Jefferson was the most notable Virginian to free his slaves during the Revolution.

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