Revolutionary War Scavenger Hunt

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1.    What was signed in 1763?  By whom was it signed?

2.    What did it say?  Use your own words to explain.

3.    When was the Sugar Act passed?

4.    What was passed in 1765?  Name 8 items which were taxed.

5.    What happened on December 16, 1773?

6.    What event happened on March 5, 1770?  Describe in your own words what happened on this day.

7.    Who actually hung the two lanterns in the Old North Church?

8.    On what date did Paul Revere make his historic ride?

9.    Who went with Paul Revere on this ride?

10.    Fill in the blanks with the appropriate words:

At dawn on April 19 about 70 armed Massachusetts militiamen stand face to face on Lexington Green with the British advance guard. An unordered '____________________
____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________' begins the ____________________ ____________________.

11.    After Lexington, where did the British go?

12.    How far is it from Lexington, Massachusetts to Concord, Massachusetts?

13.    On what date was the battle of Trenton, NJ fought?

14.    What was one of the most commonly used (popular) weapons of the Revolutionary War?

15.    What was the most powerful weapon used?

16.    What young woman posed as a man so that she could serve for the American Army in the War for Independence?

17.    Fill in the blanks to complete this sentence from the Declaration of Independence:
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created
____________________, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are ____________________, ____________________ and the pursuit of ____________________.

Adapted from Revolutionary War Internet Scavenger Hunt