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William Tryon: Quiz


Question 1: Tryon is most noted for suppressing the ________ in western North Carolina during 1768 to 1771.
History of tax resistanceConscientious objection to military taxationWhiskey RebellionWar of the Regulation

Question 2: [3] In 1769, he created a postal service for the colony, and in 1770, Tryon moved into ________.
Tryon PalaceAlamance BattlegroundNorth Carolina State CapitolBennett Place

Question 3: [3] Tryon's ________ defeated 2,000 regulators in the Battle of Alamance in May 1771.
British EmpireMilitiaCanadaUnited States

Question 4: His name is still preserved at ________ in Manhattan in New York City, which was held by the British throughout most of the American Revolution.
Fort Tryon ParkGeorge Washington BridgeNew York CityWashington Heights, Manhattan

Question 5: Tryon engaged and defeated Patriot forces under the command of General David Wooster and Benedict Arnold at the ________ when attempting to return to an invasion fleet anchored in Westport.
Battles of SaratogaAmerican Revolutionary WarBattle of RidgefieldNorthern theater of the American Revolutionary War after Saratoga

Question 6: Her father had been the Honourable East India Company's Governor in ________ from 1742 to 1750, and had died on a ship off the Cape of Good Hope on the voyage home.
Navi MumbaiSalsette IslandMumbaiNariman Point

Question 7: During the ________, he and his regiment were involved in the Cherbourg-St.
Seven Years' WarRaid on RochefortFrench and Indian WarGreat Northern War

Question 8: He arrived in North Carolina with his family, including a young daughter,[2] as well as ________ John Hawks,[3] on in early October to find that the previous governor, Arthur Dobbs, had not left.
ConstructionArchitectDesign-bid-buildArchitectural engineering

Question 9: Six other Regulators – Forrester Mercer, James Stewart, James Emmerson, Herman Cox, William Brown, and James Copeland – were pardoned by King ________ and released by Tryon.
William IV of the United KingdomGeorge II of Great BritainGeorge IV of the United KingdomGeorge III of the United Kingdom

Question 10: [3] He had most of the men tried for violating the ________, a crime temporarily made a capital offence by the General Assembly.
Riot ActBlack ActStatutory Instrument (UK)United Kingdom legislation

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