Which of the following best summarizes the development of France”s relationship with the Continental army?A. France signed a formal alliance with the Continental army and provided aid but later withdrew it following losses.B. France provided aid from the beginning of the war and signed a formal alliance with the Continental army but did not think the colonists could win.C. France did not think the colonists could win, but after victories by the Continental army, France provided aid and signed a formal alliance.D. France provided aid to the Continental army from the beginning of the war but later withdrew the aid before signing a formal alliance.
Which of the following encouraged France to help ease the hardships endured by the Continental army? A. British defeats on Long Island and at Fort LeeB. British victories in the battles of Trenton and SaratogaC. colonial defeats on Long Island and at Fort LeeD. colonial victories in the battles of Trenton and Saratoga
Spain helped the Colonial army during the American Revolution byA. building ships for American use.B. keeping the British navy occupied.C. forcing General Cornwallis to surrender.D. trapping the British on a peninsula at Yorktown.
After early colonial losses to the British in New York, A. the colonies ratified the Declaration of Independence.B. General Washington set up headquarters in New Jersey.C. the Continental army set up headquarters at Fort Lee.D. General Washington withdrew his troops to Pennsylvania.
At the beginning of the American Revolution, General Washington would have been likely to support A. longer enlistments for colonial troops.B. shorter enlistments for British troops.C. longer enlistments for British troops.D. shorter enlistments for colonial troops.
The British army responded to the colonial victory at Trenton byA. recapturing the town.B. attacking Princeton.C. capturing Fort Lee.D. converging in New York.
Which of the following best describes the first two years of the American Revolution?A. A string of Continental army victories made the end of the war seem close.B. The Continental army experienced an equal number of victories and defeats.C. A string of Continental army defeats was reversed when Washington retired.D. The Continental army faced defeat nearly every time they fought the British.
Which of the following best describes the first major battle of the American Revolution?A. It occurred on Long Island, where the colonists defeated the British.B. It occurred on Long Island, where the British defeated the colonists.C. It occurred at Harlem Heights, where the colonists defeated the British.D. It occurred at Harlem Heights, where the British defeated the colonists.
Which navy kept General Cornwallis and his troops from escaping Yorktown?A. BritishB. ContinentalC. FrenchD. Spanish
Which battle that took place during the American Revolution briefly boosted colonial morale? A. the Battle of Valley ForgeB. the Battle of Long IslandC. the Battle of SaratogaD. the Battle of Trenton
The main reason that France signed a formal alliance with the colonies during the American Revolution wasA. the formation of the Continental Congress.B. Great Britain”s victory at the Battle of Saratoga.C. the colonial victory at the Battle of Saratoga.D. Benjamin Franklin”s negotiations on their behalf.
Britain reacted to the American Declaration of Independence byA. gathering its military forces in Boston.B. gathering its military forces in New York.C. setting up winter headquarters in New Jersey.D. granting the colonies independence.
Which of the following locations served as the headquarters for General Washington”s troops during the winter of 1777-1778?A. Fort Lee, New JerseyB. Long Island, New YorkC. Harlem Heights, New YorkD. Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Victories in which of the following battles prompted foreign nations to support the Continental armyA. the battles of Harlem Heights and Fort LeeB. the battles of Harlem Heights and TrentonC. the battles of Princeton and Fort LeeD. the battles of Princeton and Trenton
Which of the following pairs of countries became colonial allies during the American Revolution?A. France and SpainB. France and Great BritainC. Russia and SpainD. Spain and Great Britain
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