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PATRIOTS AND TORIES

ARCHIVES AND HISTORY DAY, MONMOUTH COUNTY LIBRARY,
OCTOBER 12, 2002

TRUE OR FALSE?

1. William Franklin, the illegitimate son of Benjamin Franklin, was the last Royal Governor of New Jersey and remained loyal to the King. T or F

2. After the Battle of Monmouth in June 1778, Sandy Hook was the only part of New Jersey that remained in British control. T or F

3. Monmouth County residents were arrested during the Revolutionary War for visiting Staten Island, then held by the British. T or F

4. During and after the Revolutionary War, the property of "Refugees," residents who had joined the British army, was confiscated. T or F

5. Patriots were often called Whigs during the Revolutionary War. T or F

6. "The Jersey Precedent" refers to the principle of judicial review, first applied in 1780 when New Jersey Supreme Court Justice David Brearley ruled that part of a state law concerning the seizure of Loyalist property was unconstitutional. Tor F

7. During the Revolutionary War, Monmouth County included what is now Ocean County. T or F

8. In 1780, Colonel Tye, formerly a slave named Titus in Monmouth County and a leader of Loyalist raiding parties, died of lockjaw after being shot in the wrist by Joshua Huddy. T or F

9. From 1780 to 1783, General David Forman was chairman of Monmouth County's Association for Retaliation, a vigilante group that meted out revenge on the relatives of Loyalist raiders. T or F

10. In 1782, Captain Joshua Huddy was captured by the Associated Loyalists near Toms River and hung at Highlands, near the shore, in revenge for the murder by the New Jersey militia of a British raider, Philip White. T or F

all answers are true

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