American Revolution Questions and Answers
Describe the challenges faced by the British and American military leaders in fighting the Revolutionary War.
How has the debate over the origins of the American Revolution shifted over time? What are some reasons for the changing interpretations?
What mistakes did the British make in their attempt to win over the hearts and minds of the Americans during the early stages of the war?
What specific examples are there of the restriction of civil liberties of American colonists prompting them to rebel in 1776?
True or False? The Continental Army spent the winter of 1777-1778 in comfortable conditions in Philadelphia
True or False? The American victory at Saratoga was important because it prompted France to enter the conflict on the side of the colonists.
What changes did the California Gold Rush bring within the country? What did California’s population look like after the first findings of gold?
Why were the British unsuccessful in their attempt to seize powder in Concord? What led to the success of the colonists?
Why did Parliament implement the policies that it did with regard to the colonies in the 1760s and 1770s?
After the French and Indian War, Britian tried to assert control over its colonies. What are some ways in which they did that?
Which of the following things was Lord North's new Tea Act was supposed to do? A. save the East india Co and hurt the colonists B. save East India Co. and please the colonists C. destory the East india Co and annoy the colonist D. all of the above
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