• This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn more.

Yankee Doodle Dandy weekend quiz

G

GloBug

Guest
#1
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"?
 
S

ShipMaven

Guest
#2
GloBug said:
1. What is the date of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence? JULY 4, 1776

2. Who was king of England at the time? GEORGE III

3. Who was the principal author of the Declaration? PRINCIPAL AUTHOR WAS THOMAS JEFFERSON

4. Provide the next 4 words of the first sentence: "When in the ...." COURSE OF HUMAN EVENTS

5. Provide the next 5 words: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that...." ALL MEN ARE CREATED EQUAL.

6. Which two signers of the Declaration became president? JOHN ADAMS, THOMAS JEFFERSON

7. What happened on July 4, 1826? JOHN ADAMS DIED ON 50TH ANNIV. OF DECLARATION OF INDEPEDENCE

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

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

10. What war took place fromm 1775 - 1783? AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR

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

12. What treaty ended the war in 1783? TREATY OF PARIS

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

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

15. Who is noted for spreading the word that "the Redcoats are coming"? PAUL REVERE
 
G

George C

Guest
#5
7 Adams and Jefferson died on the same day ( remember this from HBO show on Adams, very interesting mini series )
 
G

GloBug

Guest
#7
Ha ha, the one question that Mary Ann read wrong, Maw knew! You two aced it!

Yup. Revere was a snitch!