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1 The Declaration of Independence starts with what phrase?
a. We the People of the United States …
b. When, in the course of human events …
c. These are the times that try men’s souls …
d. The time has come …
2 Which of the following was not one of the original 13 colonies?
a. North Carolina
b. New Jersey
3 In some respects, the Revolution was an international war, with the French and Polish troops fighting with the colonists and what foreign troops fighting for the British?
4 When we set off fireworks on July Fourth, we are following a tradition of celebration that originated in what country?
5 Who wrote “The Star- Spangled Banner”?
a. John Philip Sousa
b. Scott Francis Key
c. Francis Scott Key
d. George M. Cohan
1 b; 2 d; 3 a; 4 d; 5 c.
sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.