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Chapter 4 Test Review
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1 Which event led to the meeting of
the First Continental Congress?
a.
the publication of Common Sense
b.
the “shot heard round the world”
c.
the closing of the port of Boston
d.
the rejection of the Olive Branch Petition
c.
the closing of the port of Boston
2 What was the main issue debated
during the Second Continental
Congress?
a.
whether to seek a peaceful or violent solution
b.
how to plan a surprise attack against Britain
c.
how to convert more colonists to the Patriot cause
d.
whether foreign allies would be beneficial
a.
whether to seek a peaceful or
violent solution
3 How did King George’s reaction to the
Declaration of Rights affect the
relationship between Britain and the
colonies?
a.
It assured the colonists that Britain sought a peaceful solution.
b.
It proved to the colonists that Britain would not listen to reason.
c.
It convinced the colonists that they were not ready to challenge Britain.
d.
It reminded the colonists that they were British citizens entitled to
rights.
b.
It proved to the colonists that
Britain would not listen to
reason.
4 On the night of April 18, 1775, a force of
700 British soldiers left Boston in search of
a major colonial weapons storehouse
rumored to be located where?
a.
Concord
b.
Lexington
c.
Bunker Hill
d.
Cambridge
a.
Concord
5 When the Minutemen faced the
British Redcoats at the start of the Battle
of Lexington, why did their captain yell,
“Don’t fire unless fired upon
a.
He wanted to hear the “shot heard round the world.”
b.
He wanted to defend against attack, not start a war.
c.
He wanted to reserve ammunition for future conflicts.
d.
He wanted to lure his enemies peaceably back to Boston.
b.
He wanted to defend against
attack, not start a war.
6 What member of the Second Continental
Congress had defended the soldiers that had been
accused of murder as a result of the Boston
Massacre?
a.
Samuel Adams
b.
Patrick Henry
c.
James Otis Jr.
d.
John Adams
d.
John Adams
7 As George Washington prepared
to lead the colonists against the
British, Congress
a.
attempted to make peace with King George III.
b.
prepared the troops for a fierce battle.
c.
invested in a dozen new cannons.
d.
released 250 British war prisoners.
a.
attempted to make peace with
King George III.
8 What effect did Thomas Paine’s
pamphlet Common Sense have on
colonial leaders?
a.
It caused them to reject Enlightenment ideas.
b.
It inspired them to challenge British authority.
c.
It explained to them the good sense of monarchy.
d.
It persuaded them to modify British laws.
b.
It inspired them to challenge
British authority.
9 Why did Thomas Paine think
that citizens should make laws?
a.
He believed that kings were incapable of passing laws.
b.
He felt people had a natural right to govern themselves.
c.
Thomas Jefferson and other leaders had influenced him.
d.
Great Britain had shown this method to be effective.
b.
He felt people had a natural right
to govern themselves.
10 Why might the ideas in Thomas
Paine’s Common Sense have been
considered bold at the time?
a.
Citizens of other nations had tried and failed to
govern themselves.
b.
Most of the world upheld a free market economy.
c.
Most of the world was still ruled by monarchs.
d.
Citizens of other nations had never heard of
democracy.
c.
Most of the world was still ruled
by monarchs.
11 Why did Thomas Jefferson feel
the colonists had the right to break
away from Great Britain?
a.
Jefferson did not believe in any form of government.
b.
Great Britain did not protect the rights of the colonists.
c.
Jefferson did not agree that social contracts should be
obeyed.
d.
Great Britain no longer showed a desire to govern the
colonists.
b.
Great Britain did not protect the
rights of the colonists.
12 Why was the phrase “taxation
without representation” so important
to the revolutionary cause?
a.
Colonists did not wish to support a government in which
they had no voice.
b.
Great Britain would have ended taxation if colonists had
kept the peace.
c.
Colonists believed that Great Britain should only tax
certain items.
d.
Great Britain only taxed the colonists to force them into
war.
a.
Colonists did not wish to support
a government in which they had
no voice.
13 The Declaration of
Independence raised questions
about slavery because
a.
the colonial leaders did not believe slavery should be
legal.
b.
it ensured that slaves would have to fight in the
Revolution.
c.
it proposed passing laws that would grant rights to slaves.
d.
its message was not consistent with the practice of
slavery.
d.
its message was not consistent
with the practice of slavery.
14 Which group felt the colonies
did not need independence?
a.
Loyalists
b.
Patriots
c.
Minutemen
d.
mercenaries
a.
Loyalists
15 Why did thousands of AfricanAmerican slaves sign on with the
British Army?
a.
George Washington would not pay them for service to the
revolutionary army.
b.
The British offered freedom to any slave who served in
their army.
c.
British forces were better trained and equipped than
American forces.
d.
British forces pledged to put an end to the institution of
slavery in America.
b.
The British offered freedom to
any slave who served in their
army
16 Before the battle in New Jersey,
why did many Patriot leaders favor a
defensive war?
a.
Their actions could then be justified.
b.
They could make a quicker retreat.
c.
Their supplies would last longer.
d.
They could exhaust the enemy sooner.
c.
Their supplies would last longer.
17 Why was winning the battle in
New Jersey so important to George
Washington?
a.
The one-year contract many of his soldiers were fighting under was due
to expire, and he knew soldiers would not reenlist in a losing army.
b.
The supply of cash Congress had given him was running low, and
mercenaries from the German state of Hesse were threatening to flee.
c.
He had retreated across the Delaware into Pennsylvania, and if he
didn’t come through with a victory his political career would be over.
d.
He had chosen a defensive approach to war, and the fact that he’d
suffered severe losses as a result made him look like a poor leader.
a.
The one-year contract many of his
soldiers were fighting under was due
to expire, and he knew soldiers
would not reenlist in a losing army.
18 The Battle of Trenton was
different from previous battles
because the Patriots
a.
emerged victorious.
c.
took prisoners.
b.
went on the offensive.
d.
fought at night.
b.
went on the offensive.
19 Why was the Battle of Saratoga
a turning point for the Patriots?
a.
The Patriots realized they did not need foreign allies.
b.
The Patriots saved the army from losing enlisted
men.
c.
The Patriots got a Prussian to train the Continental
Army.
d.
The Patriots gained the support of France and Spain.
d.
The Patriots gained the support
of France and Spain.
20 Why was the Marquis de
Lafayette interested in the American
Revolution?
a.
He wanted to turn other nations away from
Enlightenment ideas.
b.
He was interested in obtaining land west of the thirteen
colonies.
c.
He believed in the rights of all nations to govern
themselves.
d.
He had been hired by the Patriots to fight as a mercenary.
c.
He believed in the rights of all
nations to govern themselves.
21 How was France’s interest in the
revolution important from a
financial standpoint?
a.
The French tried to repurchase land they had lost in the
French and Indian War.
b.
Once they believed that the Patriots could win the war,
the French provided monetary aid
c.
France would not allow its military to serve without pay.
d.
France introduced its economic system to the colonists.
b.
Once they believed that the
Patriots could win the war, the
French provided monetary aid
22 Why was the winter at Valley
Forge such a difficult time for the
Continental Army?
a.
The army lacked protection and supplies.
b.
The army began to turn against the revolution.
c.
The army lost several important battles.
d.
The army refused to drill and train.
a.
The army lacked protection and
supplies.
23 What challenges did the
Patriots face at sea?
a.
Their naval fleet was old and in disrepair.
b.
Their sailors were malnourished and many were sick.
c.
They had too few ships to fight large battles against the
British.
d.
Their sailors were brave but had difficulty following
orders.
c.
They had too few ships to fight
large battles against the British.
24 What was the importance of the
War in the West during the
American Revolution?
a.
They conquered all of the British forts enabling them to take control of
the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers
b.
Though they were not able to take the British strongholds, but they
were able to undermine the British support system
c.
Their Colonial generals were far superior to the British leaders which
enabled them to control all the large cities in the Ohio River Valley
d.
The Native Americans in the area all helped the colonists, because they
wanted to get the British out hoping that the British colonies would go
away with them
b.
Though they were not able to take
the British strongholds, but they
were able to undermine the British
support system
25 Who was nicknamed “the
Swamp Fox,” and why?
a.
John Paul Jones, because his wiliness in capturing the
British warship Serapis reminded his crew of a fox
b.
George Rogers Clark, because he led wet troops through
the Wabash River to victory at the Battle of Vincennes
c.
George Washington, because his red hair shone like a fox’s
coat as he led his men across the Delaware River
d.
Francis Marion, because of his stealth and lightning speed
in carrying out guerrilla warfare in the South
d.
Francis Marion, because of his
stealth and lightning speed in
carrying out guerrilla warfare in the
South
26 What was the first event that led
to the Patriots’ defeat of the British
at Yorktown?
a.
George Washington combined his troops with those of the
French general, Comte de Rochambeau.
b.
Charles Cornwallis prepared to attack a small Patriot force
led by the Marquis de Lafayette.
c.
Charles Cornwallis moved his troops in hopes of
maintaining communication with the British Navy.
d.
A French naval fleet approaching from the West Indies
seized control of the Chesapeake Bay.
.
Charles Cornwallis moved his troops
in hopes of maintaining
communication with the British
Navy.
27 Which of these explanations
does NOT account for why the
British set their sights on the South?
a.
Fighters in the northern colonies were giving the British
unanticipated difficulty.
b.
Georgia, the Carolinas, and Virginia had large populations
of pro-British Loyalists.
c.
They could use brutal tactics because it would take longer
for news to reach the capital.
d.
Slaves could be turned against the colonists with guns and
a promise of freedom.
c.
They could use brutal tactics
because it would take longer for
news to reach the capital.
28 Which of these was NOT a result
of the 1783 Treaty of Paris?
a.
Each side would repay debts it owed the other
b.
The British would return any enslaved persons they
captured
c.
Its boundaries would be the Mississippi River on the west,
Canada to the north, and Spanish Florida on the south
d.
Land west of the thirteen colonies was given to France.
d.
Land west of the thirteen
colonies was given to France.
29 What was the primary reason why
the British entered into peace talks with
America after the Battle of Yorktown?
a.
The British suffered the loss of thousands of soldiers, and knew it
would take years to recruit and train that many new men.
b.
The British had been neglecting its relations with France and decided to
change their focus to matters closer to home.
c.
The British chose to give up the small portion of land making up the 13
colonies and turned their focus to the land in the West.
d.
The British could afford to spend years on writing an agreeable treaty,
but could not afford to spend more money on its army.
d.
The British could afford to spend
years on writing an agreeable treaty,
but could not afford to spend more
money on its army.
30 What was the main reason that
the colonists felt Great Britain had
no right to tax them?
a.
Because they had already paid their fair share
b.
Because their tax rate was over 35 percent
c.
Because they felt it was wrong for them to be taxed,
since they were not represented in Parliament
d.
Because they had already been charged multiple
times for tea, quartering, stamps, etc.
c.
Because they felt it was wrong for
them to be taxed, since they were
not represented in Parliament
31 Which of the following best
describes the Continental Army at the
beginning of the American Revolution?
a.
They were extremely well trained and ready to fight
b.
They were a poorly trained militia that was going
against a professional army
c.
They were very rich and spoiled
d.
They were extremely poor and missed mamas home
cooking
b.
They were a poorly trained
militia that was going against a
professional army
32 What was the main importance
of the pamphlet Common Sense?
a.
It convinced many colonists that the colonies should
declare their independence from Great Britain
b.
It warned against how incredible the British Army was and
that we should reconsider an attack on Great Britain
c.
It explained the main problems between the colonists and
King Henry VIII of France
d.
It listed the 27 main items that the colonies had with
Spain, Portugal and Malaysia
a.
It convinced many colonists that
the colonies should declare their
independence from Great Britain
33 Which of the following men
primarily wrote the Declaration of
Independence?
a.
James Madison
b.
Thomas Jefferson
c.
Samuel Adams
d.
George Washington
b.
Thomas Jefferson
34 What English philosopher believed that
people had natural rights and laws and
influenced the writing of the Declaration of
Independence?
a.
Bill Lumberg
c.
Charles Townshend
b.
John Locke
d.
Benjamin Franklin
b.
John Locke
35 Which of the following had once
helped in the invasion of Canada, but
later tried to invade his country by giving
up a fort?
a.
George Rogers Clark
b.
Ethan Allen
c.
Roger B. Taney
d.
Benedict Arnold
d.
Benedict Arnold
36 Who was the famous member of the
Virginia House of Burgesses that once
said, “Give me liberty, give me death.”?
a.
Samuel Adams
b.
Thomas Paine
c.
Patrick Henry
d.
John Hancock
c.
Patrick Henry
37 Who was the Virginian that was serving in
the Second Continental Congress and then
chosen to be the leader of the Continental
Army?
a.
George Rogers Clark
b.
Richard Montgomery
c.
George Washington
d.
Benedict Arnold
c.
George Washington
38 Which of the following was the president
of the Continental Congress and became the
first signer of the Declaration of
Independence?
a.
Samuel Adams
b.
Patrick Henry
c.
John Hancock
d.
Thomas Jefferson
c.
John Hancock
39 Which of the following groups of colonists
that supported the British, left Boston at the
same time that the British troops did?
a.
Loyalists
b.
Republicans
c.
Patriots
d.
Democrats
a.
Loyalists
40 What was the name of the colonial militia
that resisted British troops at Lexington and
Concord and were ready to fight quickly
a.
the Secondeers
b.
the Immediators
c.
the Minutemen
d.
the Quick Changers
c.
the Minutemen
41 What was the central idea of the
Declaration of Independence that could
NOT be taken away by the government?
a.
That all people had the right to a job that paid them a fair
amount of money
b.
That all people had the right to quality healthcare at a fair cost
c.
That all people had natural rights or unalienable rights such as
freedom
d.
That all people had rights such as no taxes or rules on property
c.
That all people had natural rights
or unalienable rights such as
freedom
42 Who became famous because of his
participation in a ride through the
countryside to warn colonists about British
troop movements?
a.
Nathan Hale
b.
Patrick Henry
c.
Benedict Arnold
d.
Paul Revere
d.
Paul Revere
43 Where did thousands of British
loyalists that had been living in the
colonies flee to during after the
American Revolution?
a.
Spain
b.
Mexico
c.
Cuba
d.
Canada
d.
Canada
44 Who was the 19-year-old French noble
who served in the Patriot army and convinced
his father, the king, to send 6000 more troops
to America
a.
Marquis de Lafayette
b.
Spencer Shay
c.
Baron von Steuben
d.
Sir Walter Raleigh
a.
Marquis de Lafayette
45 What were two reasons that the
British decides to invade the South
after the Battles of Saratoga?
a.
They knew the South had a smaller population and thought battles would be
easier to win and their would be more food for the British soldiers to eat
b.
They had not been able to win battles in the Northern colonies or stay in
control of those areas they had taken and they knew that there were loyalists
in the South and believed that they would help the British in the fight
c.
They believed that the Southern slaves would raise up and defeat the Patriots
because of slavery and that the climate during the winter would be better in
the Southern colonies
d.
They felt that since it was spread out, the British soldiers would find it easier
to take over farms than big cities and that the British style of fighting was
more suited for fighting in the open countryside than around the big cities of
the North
b.
They had not been able to win
battles in the Northern colonies or
stay in control of those areas they
had taken and they knew that there
were loyalists in the South and
believed that they would help the
British in the fight
46 How did the geography of
America help the Patriots win the
American Revolution?
a.
It was too large of an area for the British army to conquer and
control
b.
It had too many hills and mountains and made it impossible for
the British to move their troops effectively
c.
The rivers were too narrow and did not allow the British navy
to navigate the rivers and help win battles
d.
The boundaries of the states were physical borders that kept
the British army from being able to cross them without
permission from the colonies
a.
It was too large of an area for the
British army to conquer and
control
47 Who was the governor of Spanish
Louisiana that helped the Patriots by
capturing British strongholds in the lower
Mississippi River?
a.
Hugo Chavez
b.
Juan Peron
c.
Fidel Castro
d.
Bernardo de Galvez
d.
Bernardo de Galvez
48 Who was the main naval leader of
the American forces during the War for
Independence against Britain?
a.
David Farragut
b.
Frank Nimitz
c.
John Paul Jones
d.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
c.
John Paul Jones
49 Where did General George
Washington camp take up during the
horrible winter of 1777-1778?
a.
Trenton
b.
Valley Forge
c.
Charleston
d.
Saratoga
b.
Valley Forge
50 On what date was the
Declaration of Independence
formally adopted?
a.
June 27, 1776
b.
July 4, 1776
c.
July 2, 1776
d.
August 4, 1776
b.
July 4, 1776
51 Which of the following groups
was NOT left out of the Declaration
of Independence?
a.
White Male Americans
b.
Native Americans
c.
African Americans
d.
Female Americans
a.
White Male Americans
52 What was the name of the
colonial army during the American
Revolution?
a.
Army of the Potomac
b.
Continental Army
c.
Army of Northern Virginia
d.
United States of America Army
b.
Continental Army
53 What document did the First Continental
Congress send to King George III that
consisted of 10 resolutions that included the
right to “life, liberty and property”?
a.
The Bill of Rights
b.
The English Bill of Rights
c.
The Declaration of Rights
d.
The Colonial Statement of Rights
c.
The Declaration of Rights
54 What was the battle that George
Washington won after he rowed across the
Delaware River on the evening of December
25, 1776?
a.
Battle of Saratoga
b.
Battle of Yorktown
c.
Battle of Charleston
d.
Battle of Trenton
d.
Battle of Trenton
55 Which of the following women was called
“Molly Pitcher”, because she delivered water
to the troops in the battlefield?
a.
Abigail Adams
b.
Ashley Judd
c.
Mary Ludwig Hays
d.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
c.
Mary Ludwig Hays
56 Who was the Continental Army officer who went
behind enemy lines to get secrets and said at his
execution after being captured, said, “I regret that I
have but one life to lose for my country”?
a.
Nathaniel Greene
b.
Ethan Allen
c.
Nathan Hale
d.
Bobby Knight
c.
Nathan Hale
57 What were the name of the mercenaries
from Germany called that helped the British
fight against the colonists in the War for
Independence?
a.
Vikings
b.
Conquistadors
c.
Hessians
d.
Conquerors
c.
Hessians
58 Who was the leader that stepped up
and helped General Washington
command troops at the Battle of
Yorktown?
a.
Baron de Kalb
b.
Baron Von Steuben
c.
Comte de Rochambeau
d.
Francis Marion
c.
Comte de Rochambeau
59 What was the last major battle
of the American Revolution?
a.
Battle of Saratoga
b.
Battle of Bunker Hill
c.
Battle of Charleston
d.
Battle of Yorktown
d.
Battle of Yorktown
60 What was the name of the treaty
that ended the American
Revolution?
a.
Treaty of London of 1784
b.
Treaty of Madrid of 1782
c.
Treaty of Paris of 1783
d.
Treaty of Rome of 1785
c.
Treaty of Paris of 1783
61 Which of the following was NOT a
main reason that Americans won the
American Revolution over the British?
a.
The Americans had better knowledge of the land
b.
The Americans had better motivation to win the war since
the war was being fought on American or colonial lands
c.
The Americans had a superior army and navy that
dominated the under-trained British military
d.
The Americans were able to receive more financial aid
from foreign nations than the British were able to do
c.
The Americans had a superior
army and navy that dominated
the under-trained British military
62 Which of the following was NOT one
of the six conditions of the treaty that
ended the American Revolution?
a.
The boundaries of the United States would be the Mississippi
River on the west, Canada to the North, and Spanish Florida in
the South
b.
That Britain would recognize the United States as independent
c.
That the United States would have to give Native Americans
the right to vote, because of their support for the United
States during the American Revolution
d.
The British would return any enslaved persons back to slave
owners that they had captured during the war
c.
That the United States would have
to give Native Americans the right to
vote, because of their support for
the United States during the
American Revolution
63 Which of the following was NOT one
of the six conditions of the treaty that
ended the American Revolution?
a.
Congress would recommend that the states return property to
Loyalists that had left the country following the beginning of
the war
b.
That the United States had the right to fish off Canada’s
Atlantic Coast, near Newfoundland and Nova Scotia
c.
Each side would repay the debts it owed to the other
d.
The Americans agreed not to form a new plan of government
until Britain put forth all new rules for a new economy
d.
The Americans agreed not to
form a new plan of government
until Britain put forth all new
rules for a new economy
64 Which of the following was not only a member
of the Second Continental Congress, but the major
leader of the Boston Sons of Liberty?
a.
Samuel Adams
b.
Horatio Gates
c.
Benjamin Franklin
d.
Samuel Prescott
a.
Samuel Adams
65 What was the name of the last ditch effort
for peace from the colonists that was sent to
King George III of Great Britain?
a.
The Peace Petition
b.
The Ten Thoughts of Freedom
c.
The Olive Branch Petition
d.
The Ten Ideas of Oppression
c.
The Olive Branch Petition
66 What was the primary way that
most women helped the Patriot
cause during the war?
a.
They put on the uniform and took the places of their dead
husbands
b.
They joined the military to learn the proper military
commands in battle
c.
They cooked for the soldiers and provided care to the sick
and wounded
d.
They took over the roles of lawmakers while they were off
fighting the war
c.
They cooked for the soldiers and
provided care to the sick and
wounded
67 What were the British soldiers
called because of the color of their
jackets?
a.
The Bluecoats
b.
The Greycoats
c.
The Redcoats
d.
The Orangecoats
c.
The Redcoats
68 Who was the leader of the
Green Mountain Boys that helped
win at Fort Ticonderoga?
a.
Thomas Paine
b.
Everett McGill
c.
Ethan Allen
d.
Benedict Arnold
c.
Ethan Allen
69 Where was the Battle of
Bunker Hill actually fought?
a.
Bunker Hill
b.
Breeds Hill
c.
Bum’s Hill
d.
Beepers Hill
b.
Breeds Hill
70 In 1753, who fought the British
over settlements in the Ohio River
Valley?
a.
the Spanish
b.
the Japanese
c.
the French
d.
the Canadians
c.
the French
71 What event marked the start
of the French and Indian War?
a.
George Washington surrendered to the British as
Fort Necessity
b.
The Seven Years’ War broke out in Europe
c.
George Washington attacked the British in Quebec
d.
Great Britain and France signed the War Act of
France in 1754
a.
George Washington surrendered
to the British as Fort Necessity
a.
It was the first time Parliament
had tried to tax the colonists
directly
72 Why was the Stamp Act of 1765
particularly upsetting to the
colonists?
a.
It was the first time Parliament had tried to tax the
colonists directly
b.
It was the first attempt by Parliament to tax exports, not
just imports
c.
To enforce it, Britain’s standing army used violence to
frighten taxpayers
d.
To enforce it, Britain placed its own judges on the benches
of colonial courts
73 Why did Parliament repeal
almost all of the Townshend Acts?
a.
It wanted to give colonists more of a sense of
independence
b.
It could make more money paying to catch smugglers than
paying to collect taxes
c.
It could make the same money on taxing tea as it could on
almost all the other goods combined
d.
It wanted to reduce the tension between the colonists and
the British
d.
It wanted to reduce the tension
between the colonists and the
British
74 What did the colonists call The
Coercive Acts, passed by Parliament
in the spring of 1774?
a.
“The Tariff of Abominations”
b.
“Acts of Cruelty”
c.
“The Intolerable Acts”
d.
“King Charles’ Revenge”
c.
“The Intolerable Acts”
75 The British East India Company
was in charge of what type of trade
based on an act passed in 1773?
a.
Sugar
b.
Rum
c.
Tea
d.
Molasses
c.
Tea
76 The French and Indian War fought in
North America was part of which of the
following wars fought in Europe?
a.
the Seven Year’s War
b.
Vietnam War
c.
War of 1812
d.
World War I
a.
the Seven Year’s War
77 The victory at this Canadian city was the
major turning point of the French and Indian
War turning it in the favor of the British
a.
Montreal
b.
Vancouver
c.
Quebec
d.
Toronto
c.
Quebec
78 The treaty that ended the
French and Indian War was the
a.
Treaty of Rome of 1755
b.
Treaty of Philadelphia of 1769
c.
Treaty of Tordesillas of 1758
d.
Treaty of Paris of 1763
d.
Treaty of Paris of 1763
79 Other than the struggle for land, this
business was the other major reason that the
French and Indian War was fought in North
America
a.
Fishing
b.
Furs
c.
Timber
d.
Slaves
b.
Furs
80 His famous engraving of the Boston
Massacre from the colonial point of view
helped incite many of the colonists to want
Britain to pay for what they had done.
a.
Paul Revere
b.
James Otis
c.
Samuel Prescott
d.
Patrick Henry
a.
Paul Revere
81 This act was passed by Britain when they
repealed the Stamp Act to tell the colonies
that Britain had complete authority over
them
a.
Townshend Act
b.
Authoritative Act
c.
Coercive Act
d.
Declaratory Act
d.
Declaratory Act
82 Samuel Adams put this organization
together to communicate with people from
all the colonies by letter to keep them
informed of the goings on
a.
Daughters of Liberty
b.
Committees of Correspondence
c.
Sons of Society
d.
Pony Express
b.
Committees of Correspondence
83 Which of the following was NOT part of
the Intolerable Acts that Britain decided to
put on the colonists following the Boston Tea
Party?
a.
The colonists had to swear allegiance to King James
b.
The charter of Massachusetts was canceled and the legislature
could only meet if the governor gave permission
c.
A new Quartering Act required colonists to house British
soldiers
d.
British General Thomas Gage became the new governor of
Massachusetts
a.
The colonists had to swear
allegiance to King James
84 What do we call a form of protest in
which you refuse to buy a certain good
to force some kind of change?
a.
Consumer challenging
b.
Boycott
c.
Marketing
d.
Inflation
b.
Boycott
85 What secret society was formed by
Samuel Adams to help organize protests
and resistance to British laws and taxes?
a.
Committees of Correspondence
b.
Secret Police
c.
Sons of Liberty
d.
Men of Freedom
c.
Sons of Liberty
86 Which of the following would
have been taxed under the Stamp
Act of 1765?
a.
Marriage license
b.
Newspapers
c.
Playing cards
d.
All of these choices
d.
All of these choices
87 How did the British soldiers
use Writs of Assistance?
a.
It allowed the British soldiers to enter colonists houses and
search for smuggled goods.
b.
It allowed the British soldiers to stop colonists on the street
and search them for notes or pamphlets that protested the
British
c.
It allowed the British soldiers to arrest colonists who were
protesting in public
d.
It allowed the British soldiers to take any property from
colonists they thought would help them in war
a.
It allowed the British soldiers to
enter colonists houses and
search for smuggled goods.
88 What group dressed as Indians,
allegedly led the Boston Tea Party
on December 16, 1773
a.
Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys
b.
Society of Friends
c.
Red Light Brigade
d.
Sons of Liberty
d.
Sons of Liberty
89 What was the name for people in the
colonies that sided with the rebels that
wanted to fight for independence?
a.
Loyalists
b.
Patriots
c.
Tories
d.
Confederates
b.
Patriots
90 Which of the following was NOT a
challenge that Washington faced as
Commander of the Continental Army?
a.
He was trying to avoid a major defeat until his army was large enough,
trained better and more equipped to face the professional British
troops
b.
He seldom had enough equipment, food or supplies for his troops
c.
Most of his troops were too old and had trouble trying to keep up with
the marching, carrying of their supplies, the long hours and lack of
adequate sleeping quarters
d.
Fighting with an army of volunteers who often went home when their
time of service was up made it difficult to produce a cohesive
professional army
c.
Most of his troops were too old and
had trouble trying to keep up with
the marching, carrying of their
supplies, the long hours and lack of
adequate sleeping quarters
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