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Yankee Doodle Dandy weekend quiz

Discussion in 'Community Message Board' started by GloBug, Jul 5, 2009.

  1. GloBug

    GloBug Guest

    1. What is the date of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence?

    2. Who was king of England at the time?

    3. Who was the principal author of the Declaration?

    4. Provide the next 4 words of the first sentence: "When in the ...."

    5. Provide the next 5 words: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that...."

    6. Which two signers of the Declaration became president?

    7. What happened on July 4, 1826?

    8. Which president died 5 years later on July 4, 1831?

    9. Who presumably was the first person to sign the Declaration?

    10. What war took place fromm 1775 - 1783?

    11. What foreign country greatly aided the Americans in the war?

    12. What treaty ended the war in 1783?

    13. What name was given to Americans who supported England?

    14. Name the largest group of Native Americans to fight for the British?

    15. Who is noted for spreading the word that "the Redcoats are coming"?
  2. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Guest

  3. maw

    maw Guest

    British sym;pathizers were Tories.
  4. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Guest

    You're right, Maw. :thumb I misread the question.
  5. George C

    George C Guest

    7 Adams and Jefferson died on the same day ( remember this from HBO show on Adams, very interesting mini series )
  6. kitten

    kitten Guest

    Paul Revere was a "snitch"!:D
  7. GloBug

    GloBug Guest

    Ha ha, the one question that Mary Ann read wrong, Maw knew! You two aced it!

    Yup. Revere was a snitch!

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