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Question 1: ________ – Tuscarora War: Scheduled peace negotiations between the Tuscarora and the Province of Carolina fail when the Tuscarora fail to send a representative to the meeting.
January 1March 19March 4March 16

Question 2: ________Johann Hartwig Ernst, Count von Bernstorff, Danish statesman (d.
May 13March 4July 20January 1

Question 3: After many years of settlement, the "Town on Queen Anne's Creek" is established as a courthouse for Chowan County, ________.
Georgia (U.S. state)South CarolinaNorth CarolinaPennsylvania

Question 4: April – A black insurrection takes place in ________; 21 blacks are executed after the militia suppresses the rebellion.
ManhattanNew York metropolitan areaNew York CityBrooklyn

Question 5: ________Joshua Barnes, English scholar (b.
January 1March 4August 1August 3

Question 6: ________ – Tuscarora War: The Carolina militia lays siege to Hancock's Fort on Contentea Creek without waiting for reinforcements.
April 6January 1March 4April 7

Question 7: ________Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, French military commander (d.
March 4July 20January 1February 28

Question 8: ________Jan van der Heyden, Dutch painter (b.
March 4September 13January 1September 12

Question 9: ________ – Tuscarora War: Colonel John Barnwell's Carolina militia attack the sprawling Tuscarora farming community of Torhunta by focusing on Fort Narhantes.
January 17January 29January 1March 4

Question 10: Thomas Newcomen builds the first piston-operated steam engine at Tipton, Staffordshire, ________.
ScotlandEnglandUnited KingdomWales


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