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James Thomas Flexner
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did the rookie soldiers respond to the leader at the battle at New York City?
(a) The soldiers disrespected the new leader.
(b) The soldiers fled and panicked.
(c) The soldiers launched a suprise attack.
(d) The soldiers fought like warriors.

2. Where was the British blockade located that forced the Continental Army into a harsh winter without supplies?
(a) Chesapeake Bay.
(b) Boston Harbor.
(c) Delaware River.
(d) Potomac River.

3. What did Washington enjoy reading?
(a) Fiction novels.
(b) Non-fiction novels.
(c) Horse and buggy manuals.
(d) Agricultural manuals.

4. When Washington returned to New York City, what did the British do?
(a) The British openly attacked the Continental Army.
(b) The British launched a suprise attack.
(c) The British surrendered.
(d) The British retreated.

5. In what city was the main British base in New Jersey?
(a) Trenton.
(b) Morristown.
(c) Princeton.
(d) Brunswick.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who covered his face in fear that Washington had been killed?

2. Who was Charles Lee?

3. What did Washington warn his troops about as he settled them into their winter quarters?

4. Who planned on hiring German or Russian soldiers to supplement British troops in Massachusetts?

5. How many well-fed and well-armed men did Washington have at West Point?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe George Washington's childhood home.

2. Describe Horatio Gates appearance.

3. In Chapter 16 "The Road Turns Upward," why did Washington re-think attacking the British after being completely prepared?

4. How did Martha Washington support her husband?

5. What were Washington's feelings on the Boston Tea Party?

6. Describe Cornwallis and Greene's military moves in 1781.

7. Explain Washington's crossing of the Delaware River in 1777.

8. Describe the British operations after becoming tired of the Ohio Wilderness in 1755.

9. Who was General Nathanael Green?

10. Describe the British troop movement in the days of that led to the arrival of the Declaration of Independence in New York.

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