Battle of Port Royal, Nova Scotia
Royal was the scene of major fighting during King William's
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Indian Wars? Try this U.S. History Made Easy FUN Trivia quiz.
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1) When did the battle take place?
- May 19, 1690
- June 19, 1690
- July 19, 1690
2) Who attacked Port Royal
- Massachusetts Bay Colony
- Colony of Virginia
- Hudson Bay Company
3) Who defended Port Royal?
- French Colony of Acadia
- French Colony of La Havre
- French Colony of Ottawa
4) The British force consisted of
"7 ships, armed with 78 cannon and carrying 736 men, 446
of them being militiamen." Who commanded the force?
- William Penn
- William Phips
- William Wadsworth
5) The French garrison consisted of only
80 soldiers and the fortifications were in a state of
disrepair with the cannon that were available not even being
6) Realizing the hopelessness of the
situation the local French commander negotiated an honorable
7) Because of the terms under the
surrender, the British force did not break into looting and
pillaging. The cannon were not removed and anything that could
be deemed a fortification was leveled kept in place.
8) The British commander also ordered
the Acadian peasantry to swear an oath of allegiance to the
English monarchy. Who was the monarchy?
- William and Mary
- James and Virginia
- John and Elizabeth
9) The British commander then determined
to install a new government, he organized a government by
personally selecting French Acadian leaders to form a council.
What was the government?
10) In addition to his assault on Port
Royal, the British commander dispatched additional forces to
destroy other French posts. What was NOT a