1775 In US History
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April 19, 1775, the Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first
military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. They were fought
in Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, within the towns of
Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Menotomy (present-day Arlington), and
Cambridge, near Boston.
2) April 19, 1775, when the Siege of Boston began, at first, General
Artemas Ward, as the head of the Massachusetts militia, was in charge of
the siege. Who was the commander?
- Artemas Ward
- George Washington
- John Adams
3) On May 10, 1775, American forces capture Fort Ticonderoga. The
American's had two commanders. One was Ethan Allen. Who was the other
- Aaron Burr
- Benedict Arnold
- William Delaplace
4) The Battle of Crown Point was a battle during the American
Revolutionary War which took place May 12, 1775 at Fort Crown Point on the
shore of Lake Champlain near what is now Crown Point, New York.
commanded the American forces?
- Seth Warner
- Jonathan Trumbull
- John Parker
5) The Battle of Chelsea Creek is also known as a combination of the
Battle of Noddle's Island and Battle of Hog Island. This battle was the
second military engagement of the Boston campaign of the American
Revolutionary War. It was fought on May 27 and May 28, 1775 near Boston on
Chelsea Creek and on nearby salt marshes, mudflats, and islands of Boston
Harbor. Who did NOT command American forces?
- John Stark
- Israel Putnam
- Thomas Graves
6) The Battle of Bunker Hill took place on June 17, 1775 on Breed's
Hill, as part of the Siege of Boston during the American Revolutionary
War. General Israel Putnam was in charge of the revolutionary forces,
while Major-General William Howe commanded the British forces. Because
most of the fighting did not occur on Bunker Hill itself. What would have
been a more accurate battle name?
- Battle of Breed's Hill
- Battle of Rainsville Hollow
- Battle of Prescott
7). This minor battle during the American Revolutionary War was a
victory for the Patriots. Thacher Island continued to play an important
role in the war, winning many battles for the Americans. It happened on
August 8, 1775. Who won the fight?
8) The Burning of Falmouth was a small naval incident that
happened during the American Revolutionary War which was set in the small
town of Falmouth, Massachusetts. Today, what is the town's name?
- Portland, Maine
- Mowput, Mass.
- St. Johns, Maine
9) The Battle of Great Bridge was fought December 9,
1775, in the area
of Great Bridge, Virginia, during the American Revolutionary War. The
victory by the Continental Army was responsible for removing Lord Dunmore
and any other vestige of English Government for the Colony of Virginia
during the early days of the Revolution. Who commanded the American
- George Washington
- William Woodford
- Patrick Henry
10) The Battle of Quebec was an attempt on December 31,
American colonial revolutionaries to capture the Canadian city of Quebec
and enlist French Canadian support for the American Revolutionary War.
Benedict Arnold and Richard Montgomery were the two primary colonial
commanders in the assault, which failed. Who commanded the British forces?
- Guy Carleton
- Clement Gosselin
- Moses Hazen