TCAP Success Grade 8 Social Studies Chapter 3

TCAP Success Grade 8 Social Studies Chapter 3 Sample

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The US victory at Saratoga was especially important for which of the following reasons?

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Read the source and answer the question.

…this Army must inevitably be reduced to one or other of these three things. Starve, dissolve, or disperse, in order to obtain subsistence in the best manner they can; rest assured Sir this is not an exaggerated picture…

– George Washington

Washington was expressing his concerns about the struggles of the Continental Army at

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Where was the location of the "shot heard ’round the world"?

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How did Washington become commander of the Continental Army?

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Read the source and answer the question.

His Brittanic Majesty acknowledges the said United States, viz., New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia, to be free sovereign and independent states, that he treats with them as such, and for himself, his heirs, and successors, relinquishes all claims to the government, propriety, and territorial rights of the same and every part thereof.

This quote is most likely from the