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1.

The position Americans took toward the war was mostly

 

(A)

pro-war

 

(B)

anti-war

 

(C)

neutral

 

(D)

divided

  

2.

The British wanted to seize the Hudson River Valley in order to

 

(A)

cut New England off from other states

 

(B)

establish a base for its mercenaries

 

(C)

boost the morale of its soldiers

 

(D)

establish a supply route

  

3.

The primary reason France and Spain came to America's aid was that

 

(A)

the colonial fighters impressed them

 

(B)

they were Britain's rivals

 

(C)

Benjamin Franklin was persuasive

 

(D)

ideals of freedom motivated them

  

4.

The British shifted the war to the South for all these reasons EXCEPT

 

(A)

they thought Southerners were Loyalists

 

(B)

the French could be defeated there

 

(C)

control of Southern seaports made troop movement easier

 

(D)

they would have the aid of Southern slaves

  

5.

According to the terms of the Treaty of Paris, the United States

 

(A)

was freed of its debts

 

(B)

would free enslaved persons

 

(C)

had a southern boundary of Spanish Florida

 

(D)

had no western boundaries

  
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