8th Grade H&G Quiz 3: Progress of the War

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8th Grade H&G Quiz 3: Progress of the War
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  1. Match the battle with the description:
    The battle of Trenton

    -Washington surprised the Hessians on Christmas night
    -Washington made a skillful escape with his army; Nathan Hale was executed
    -This was the turning point of the war
    -Americans lost almost their entire southern army; this was the greatest defeat of the war
    -Gates' hastily-assembled new southern army fell apart
    Washington surprised the Hessians on Christmas night
  2. Match the battle with the description:
    The Battle of New York City:

    -Washington surprised the Hessians on Christmas night
    -Washington made a skillful escape with his army; Nathan Hale was
    executed
    -This was the turning point of the war
    -Americans lost almost their entire southern army; this was the greatest
    defeat of the war
    -Gates' hastily-assembled new southern army fell apart
    Washington made a skillful escape with his army; Nathan Hale was executed.
  3. Match the battle with the description:
    The Battle of Camden:

    -Washington surprised the Hessians on Christmas night
    -Washington made a skillful escape with his army; Nathan Hale was
    executed
    -This was the turning point of the war
    -Americans lost almost their entire southern army; this was the greatest
    defeat of the war
    -Gates' hastily-assembled new southern army fell apart
    Gates' hastily-assembled new southern army fell apart
  4. Match the battle with the description:
    The Battle of Saratoga:

    -Washington surprised the Hessians on Christmas night
    -Washington made a skillful escape with his army; Nathan Hale was executed
    -This was the turning point of the war
    -Americans lost almost their entire southern army; this was the greatest defeat of the war
    -Gates' hastily-assembled new southern army fell apart
    This was the turning point of the war.
  5. Match the battle with the description:
    The Battle of Charleston:

    -Washington surprised the Hessians on Christmas night
    -Washington made a skillful escape with his army; Nathan Hale was executed
    -This was the turning point of the war
    -Americans lost almost their entire southern army; this was the greatest defeat of the war
    -Gates' hastily-assembled new southern army fell apart
    Americans lost almost their entire southern army; this was the greatest defeat of the war
  6. Match the battle with the description:
    The Battle of Cowpens:

    -Backwoodsmen annihilated the British regiment
    -Morgan killed or captured almost all of the force Cornwallis sent
    -Greene was driven from the field, but the British retreated to South Carolina
    -This was the decisive battle of the war
    -Clark captured, lost, and recaptured the fort
    Morgan killed or captured almost all of the force Cornwallis sent
  7. Match the battle with the description:
    The Battle of King's Mountain:


    -Backwoodsmen annihilated the British regiment
    -Morgan killed or captured almost all of the force Cornwallis sent
    -Greene was driven from the field, but the British retreated to South Carolina
    -This was the decisive battle of the war
    -Clark captured, lost, and recaptured the fort
    Backwoodsmen annihilated the British regiment
  8. Match the Battle with the description:
    The Battle of Guilford Courthouse:


    -Backwoodsmen annihilated the British regiment
    -Morgan killed or captured almost all of the force Cornwallis sent
    -Greene was driven from the field, but the British retreated to South Carolina
    -This was the decisive battle of the war
    -Clark captured, lost, and recaptured the fort
    Greene was driven from the field, but the British retreated to South Carolina
  9. Match the battle with the description:
    The Battle of Yorktown:


    -Backwoodsmen annihilated the British regiment
    -Morgan killed or captured almost all of the force Cornwallis sent
    -Greene was driven from the field, but the British retreated to South Carolina
    -This was the decisive battle of the war
    -Clark captured, lost, and recaptured the fort
    This was the decisive battle of the war
  10. Match the battle with the description:
    The Battle of Vincennes:


    -Backwoodsmen annihilated the British regiment
    -Morgan killed or captured almost all of the force Cornwallis sent
    -Greene was driven from the field, but the British retreated to South Carolina
    -This was the decisive battle of the war
    -Clark captured, lost, and recaptured the fort
    Clark captured, lost, and recaptured the fort.
  11. What was the name of the Prussian veteran who trained American troops at Valley Forge?
    Baron von Steuben (be sure you know how to spell it)
  12. While Washington and his troops were freezing at Valley Forge, the British were living comfortably at nearby ________________
    Philadelphia
  13. When the commander of the warship Serapis called for his surrender, ________________________ said, "I have not yet begun to fight!"
    John Paul Jones

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