American Revolution Jeopardy Answer Key

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#1 Who was the king of England during the American Revolution? The King of England/Great Britain was George III.
#2 Who was the first man killed in the American Revolution? The first man killed was an African American named Crispus Attucks, in 1773 at the Boston Massacre.
#3 Who were loyalists? Loyalists were American colonists who remained loyal to the Kingdom of Great Britain (and the British monarchy) before and after the American Revolution. They supported the revolution.
#4 Who were the Patriots? Patriots was the term used for those who supported resistance to the policies of King George and his ministers and, later, independence from England.
#5 Who warned the flks of Lexington and Concord that the British were coming? Paul Revere rode on a horse and warned the people of Lexington and Concord.
#1 When did the boston tea party take place? The Boston Tea party took place on December 16, 1773
#2 When was the Peace Treaty of Paris signed? The peace Treaty of Paris was signed on September, 3rd 1783
#3 When was the Battle of Lexington and Concord? The battle of Lexington and Concord took place on April 18th 1775
#4 When did the American Revolution end? The American Revolution ended in 1783.
#5 When did the US declare its independence? The US declared their independence on July 4, 1776
#1 What nation did the Americans and allies fight against in the American Revolutionary War? The simple answer is Britain.
#2 What were one of the main causes of the American Revolution? Some are: economic problems, discontent with autocratic rule, taxation, freedom, Colonists wanted to separate from England and get rid of taxes.
#3 What was the Boston Tea Party a protest against? The protest was against taxes without representation in Parliment.
#4 What was the goal of the American Revolution? Thirteen American colonies wanted to be free from rule by British .Freedom would make it possible to create a new kind of government without a King
#5 What was the final battle of the Revolutionary War? The battle of Yorktown was the last battle of the Revolutionary War.
#1 Why did the colonies declare independence from Great Britain? The colonists requested/declared their independence from Britain due to the extreme taxes that were being imposed upon them.
#2 Why was 'No taxation without representation' a main cause of the American Revolution? They had no say in the decision to collect those taxes
#3 Why was the American Revolution important to people around the world? It is important so we can all know not only who won and lost, but why they won or lost. Also to find out taxes all started in the first place.
#4 Why did the patriots dress up as Mohawks during the Boston Tea Party? They intended to hide their identity from the British, as their acts would most certainly lead to harsh punishments.
#5 Why did Spain and France get involved in the American Revolution? France hated the British with a passion, almost to a fault. They felt anything they could do to harm Britain would be good for them. The main if not only reason for Spain to get involved was to regain Gibraltar and keep the areas of North America they controlled (Florida for one) from falling into British hands.
#1 How did the Founding Fathers define liberty and freedom? Thomas Jefferson Defined it in the 'Declaration of The Rights of Man and The Citizen' as: 'Liberty consists in the freedom to do everything which injures no one else; hence the exercise of the natural rights of each man has no limits except those which assure to the other members of the society the enjoyment of the same rights. These limits can only be determined by law.'
#2 When was the battle of fort stanwix?(what year) 1777
#3 When was the Declaration of Independence written? The Declaration of Independence was written in the summer of 1776 primarily by Thomas Jefferson, agreed upon on July 2 by the Second Continental Congress, sent to the printer on July 4, and all signatures were collected in the following weeks.
#4 What led up to the battles of Lexington and Concord? This battle was actually started by accident! No one knows which American shot first, but it was done so out of fear or nervousness.
#5 Who were the 7 who shaped our destiny from the American Revolution? Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, John Jay, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton
Final Question
Who said Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes? William Prescott