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A quiz covering the final battles of the American Revolution from 1779 - 1781.

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The final stage of the American Revolution

Question 1 of 12

1

How many Native Americans joined forces with the UK during the War of Independence?

Select one of the following:

  • 100,000

  • None

  • 50,000

  • 8000

Explanation

Question 2 of 12

1

Where was the UK leader Hamilton defeated?

Select one of the following:

  • Vincennes

  • Briar Creek

  • Jonson

  • Fort Ninety-Six

Explanation

Question 3 of 12

1

Which rebel city in Georgia was captured in January 1779?

Select one of the following:

  • Savannah

  • Charlestown

  • Atlanta

  • Yorktown

Explanation

Question 4 of 12

1

Which French leader sieged Savannah using the French navy, September 18th - October 16th 1779?

Select one of the following:

  • D'Estaing

  • De Grasse

  • Montcalm

  • Lafayette

Explanation

Question 5 of 12

1

Which rebel leader surrendered Charleston to the British on 26 December 1779?

Select one of the following:

  • Lincoln

  • Gates

  • Lee

  • Greene

Explanation

Question 6 of 12

1

Why was the British leader Banastre Tarleton hated by the rebels?

Select one of the following:

  • He killed prisoners of war

  • He destroyed farmland

  • He killed messengers

  • He killed a favourite rebel leader

Explanation

Question 7 of 12

1

Which groups of Americans usually allied with the British? (Two)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Those of German origin

  • Those of Irish origin

  • Those of Scottish origin

  • African-American slaves

Explanation

Question 8 of 12

1

Where did Daniel Morgan defeat Banastre Tarleton on January 17th 1781?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Cowpens

  • Briar Creek

  • Yorktown

  • Camden

Explanation

Question 9 of 12

1

How many men did Cornwallis command at Yorktown?

Select one or more of the following:

  • 7500

  • 8800

  • 6000

  • 9000

Explanation

Question 10 of 12

1

How did Washington prevent Admiral Graves from going to aid Cornwallis at Yorktown with the British navy?

Select one or more of the following:

  • He feinted an attack on New York

  • He sent ships to block him

  • He attacked Charleston to distract him

  • He pretended to engage in a peace treaty

Explanation

Question 11 of 12

1

Which redoubts did the rebels have to capture to take Yorktown? (Two)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Nine

  • Ten

  • Seven

  • Twelve

  • Eight

Explanation

Question 12 of 12

1

Why couldn't Cornwallis evacuate from Yorktown?

Select one of the following:

  • He had no ships

  • He had too many injured men

  • A storm blew the evacuation boats off course

  • The rebels saw the evacuation beginning and attacked, destroying the boats

Explanation