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American Colonies Quiz

Answer questions about the former British colonies that grew into the United States of America, as well as how they formed into the US (The Revolutionary War)
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Last updated: August 23, 2022
First submittedAugust 23, 2022
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1. Which out of these four names was NOT an American colony: Pennsylvania, Boston, New York, or South Carolina?
Pennsylvania
Boston
New York
South Carolina
2. How many years did the American Revolutionary War last?
7 years
5 years
2 years
8.5 years
3. How many people lived in the American colonies in total in 1776?
750,000
1.5 Million
2 Million
2.5 Million
4. What was a colonist that supported King George and England during the course of the Revolutionary War called?
Whig
Patriot
Loyalist
Federalist
5. What was the population of New York City in 1760?
18,000
10,000
25,000
32,000
6. How many colonies were there?
15
11
13
12
7. What written work by Thomas Paine led the way for the Declaration of Independence in 1776?
The Bill of Rights
Common Sense
Rise Up
Revolutionary
8. Who did NOT help write the Declaration of Independence?
Robert R. Livingston
Thomas Jefferson
Benjamin Franklin
Alexander Hamilton
9. When did the Revolutionary War end?
1784
1781
1783
1776
10. When was the American Constitution ratified?
1788
1776
1783
1786
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