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George Washington - Part Three

written by: nstross
 
Commander in Chief - Part Three of Four - Historical trivia on George Washington and the Revolutionary War.

Question 1:

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During the American Revolutionary War, what fort's cannon was hauled to Dorchester Heights to drive the British out of Boston?
Niagara
Ticonderoga
Necessity
Duquesne


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Question 2:

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After defeating a British stronghold on Long Island during the American Revolutionary War, Washington successfully led his troops across the East river under fog to advance north through Manhattan Island.
False
True


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Question 3:

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Of what nationality was the garrison at Trenton that George Washington's troops defeated on December 26, 1776?
Irish
German
Dutch
British


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Question 4:

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British General Burgoyne was forced to surrender at Saratoga to a force under General George Washington during the American Revolutionary War.
True
False


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Question 5:

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What is different about George Washington's personal flag (in the image attached) during the Revolutionary War from that of the original Stars and Stripes?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Number of stars
He had no such flag
Color of background
Number of points on each star


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Question 6:


Where did George Washington and his troops enter winter quarters after Trenton and Princeton in early 1777?
Brandywine
Valley Forge
Morristown
Cambridge

Question 7:

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Who painted this depiction of George Washington crossing the Delaware?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Peale
Copley
Trumbull
Leutze


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Question 8:


During the Revolutionary War, George Washington sent armed schooners to prey on enemy shipping for supplies.
True
False

Question 9:


Throughout the American War for Independence, Martha Washington traveled with her husband George Washington a majority of the time and was close by.
True
False

Question 10:

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During the American Revolutionary War, who arrived at Valley Forge (1777-1778) to institute a regimen that turned Washington's troops into a disciplined fighting force?
Alexander Hamilton
Marquis de Lafayette
Nathaneal Greene
Wilhelm von Steuben


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Question 11:

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Which French General was key to Washington's land assault on the British at Yorktown during the American Revolutionary War?
Rochambeau
La Fayette
De Grasse
De Barras


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Question 12:

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The Treaty of Paris was signed in early 1782, after the Corwallis surrender at Yorktown on October 19, 1781,
True
False


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Question 13:

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Where did George Washington formally hand back his commission as Commander in Chief on December 23, 1783?
Philadelphia
West Point
Boston
Annapolis


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