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Invasion of Canada (1775): Quiz


Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  General John Burgoyne arrived with the reinforcements
  A map detail showing the formations at the Battle of Valcour Island
  This painting by Benjamin West is usually identified as a portrait of Guy Johnson, although a recent biography of Sir William Johnson claims that it actually depicts Sir William, Guy's uncle.[14]
  A map of Montreal in 1744

Question 2: Montgomery's expedition set out from ________ in late August, and began besieging Fort St. Johns, the main defensive point south of Montreal, in mid-September.
Fort Saint-Jean (Quebec)Fort TiconderogaFort MichilimackinacNew France

Question 3: The other expedition left Cambridge, Massachusetts under ________, and traveled with great difficulty through the wilderness of Maine to Quebec City.
Ethan AllenAmerican Revolutionary WarBenedict ArnoldMoses Hazen

Question 4: General Carleton then launched a counter-offensive, ultimately driving the ________-weakened and disorganized American forces back to Fort Ticonderoga.

Question 5: The end of the campaign set the stage for Burgoyne's campaign of 1777 to gain control of the ________ valley.
New YorkNew York CityHudson RiverManhattan

Question 6: The British sent several thousand troops, including General ________ and Hessian mercenaries, to reinforce those in the province in May 1776.
John BurgoyneWilliam Howe, 5th Viscount HoweSaratoga campaignAmerican Revolutionary War

Question 7: The expedition was to be composed of forces from New York, Connecticut, and New Hampshire, as well as the ________ under Seth Warner, with provisions supplied by New York.
Green Mountain BoysArmand's LegionCommander-in-Chief's GuardEthan Allen

Question 8: The objective of the campaign was to gain military control of the British Province of Quebec, and convince the French-speaking ________ to join the revolution on the side of the Thirteen Colonies.
AcadiansCajunFrench CanadianCanada

Question 9: [48] Following the battle, Arnold sent Moses Hazen and Edward Antill, another expatriate American, to report the defeat and request support to Wooster in Montreal, and also to the Congress in ________.
PhiladelphiaPittsburghHarrisburg, PennsylvaniaAllentown, Pennsylvania

Question 10: The captured ships included prisoners that the British had taken; among these was ________, a Massachusetts-born expatriate with property near Fort St.
Benedict ArnoldMoses HazenAmerican Revolutionary War2nd Canadian Regiment


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