• 1. 
    What was a patriot during the Revolutionary War?

  • A volunteer soldier who was ready to fight at a short notice
  • A football player out of Boston, Massachusetts
  • A person who wanted independence from Great Britain
  • A person who liked to ride horses into battle
  • 2. 
    What was the main reason that the colonies wanted their independence from Britain?

  • They thought English people were stuffy
  • They did not want to drink English tea any more
  • They liked the French better
  • They were being taxed by Britain without representation
  • 3. 
    Who of the following people was NOT a famous patriot?

  • Samuel Adams
  • King George III
  • George Washington
  • John Adams
  • 4. 
    What was another name for Loyalist?

  • The King`s Friend
  • Royalist
  • Tory
  • All of the above
  • 5. 
    What was a loyalist during the Revolutionary War?

  • A person living in the American colonies who wanted to stay a part of Great Britain
  • A person who remained loyal to the Continental Congress even when the war was going poorly
  • Any colonial who lived south of the colony of Pennsylvania
  • A member of the Sons of Liberty
  • 6. 
    What famous loyalist was a general in the Continental army before he became a traitor and went over to the British?

  • John Adams
  • George Washington
  • Benedict Arnold
  • Horatio Gates
  • 7. 
    True or False: Life for the loyalists was easy during the Revolutionary War.

  • TRUE
  • 8. 
    What was another name for the patriots?

  • Whigs
  • Tories
  • Loyalists
  • Federalists
  • 9. 
    What American city was known as the Tory capital of America?

  • Williamsburg
  • Philadelphia
  • Boston
  • New York City
  • 10. 
    True or False: Most of the loyalists stayed in the United States after the Revolutionary War had ended.

  • TRUE
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