1. Who was the commander of the Continental Army?

A. Joseph Brant

B. George Washington

C. James Forten

D. John Paul Jones

2. Who were the Hessian mercenaries?

A. Enslaved Africans who were forced to fight in the war.

B. Women who were hired to work in the American army camps.

C. People who had sacrificed their life for a noble cause.

D. Professional soldiers from a German state hired to fight for Britain.

3. What was the purpose of the British strategy to seize the Hudson River Valley?

A. to cut off New England from the other states

B. to force the Middle and Southern colonies to surrender

C. to create a turning point in the war

D. to make use of its Hessian mercenaries

4. Which group contributed thousands to General Washington's Continental Army?

A. women

B. enslaved Africans

C. British deserters

D. All of the above

5. How did George Washington help the Patriots in the American Revolution?

A. He defeated the British at the Battles of Saratoga.

B. He organized and commanded the Continental Army.

C. He convinced Native Americans not to support the British.

D. All of the above

6. Which of the following is true about Americans' support for the Revolutionary War?

A. Most Americans strongly supported the war.

B. About half the Americans were Loyalists.

C. Very few Americans were neutral.

D. Most Americans did not support the war.