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  • 1. 
    The Native American attack on 13 British forts in the Ohio Valley in 1763 was called______.
    • A. 

      Perry the Platypus

    • B. 

      Chevrolet's War

    • C. 

      Pontiac's Conspiracy

    • D. 

      The Five Nation's Revolt

    • E. 

      Opeanakue's Rebellion

  • 2. 
    The Treaty of Paris ended the Seven Years War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The tax on molasses was 6 pence per gallon under the ________ , was changed to 3 pence per gallon under the ______, and was finally reduced to 1 penny under the ________.
  • 4. 
    According to Benjamin Franklin, the colonists were outraged at the Stamp Act because it was a(n):
    • A. 

      Internal tax

    • B. 

      External tax

    • C. 

      Revenue tax

    • D. 

      Panda's thumb

  • 5. 
    In what cities did violence break out in response to the Stamp Act?
    • A. 

      Boston

    • B. 

      New York CIty

    • C. 

      Newport

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The Declatory Act said:
    • A. 

      Parliament had the ability to ignore any declarations made by the colonies.

    • B. 

      Parliament had the power to place any taxes on the colonies

    • C. 

      The government of Massachusetts was now royal

    • D. 

      Parliament had the power to create any laws and statues to bind the colonies

    • E. 

      Parliament had the power to make any external tax but not an internal tax

  • 7. 
    The Townshend Act was put in place to
    • A. 

      Pay the salaries of governors and judges

    • B. 

      Pay for the defense of the colonies

    • C. 

      Help increase the colonial economy

    • D. 

      Raise revenue that Britain could use to pay off their war debts

    • E. 

      Pay for dental healthcare for all government officials

  • 8. 
    What was the American continental and militias like in the beginning of the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      Excellently trained, very efficient, and soldiers served for 5 year

    • B. 

      No formal training, but soldiers served for life so they learned from experience

    • C. 

      Both had no formal training and very short terms.

    • D. 

      The continentals were very formally trained but the militias were not.

  • 9. 
    The two battles that George Washington won at the end of 1776 and the beginning of 1777 that changed the war and was the first real victory  were at:
    • A. 

      Lexington and Concord

    • B. 

      Trenton and Princeton

    • C. 

      Manhattan and Staten Island

    • D. 

      Philadelphia and Pittsburgh

  • 10. 
    How did George Washington instill some order and professionalism in the armies after 1777?
    • A. 

      By offering a cash bonus to soldiers that enlisted in the army for three years

    • B. 

      By increasing the amount of punishment a soldier could receive

    • C. 

      By offering land to soldiers who served three years

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What was the role of the French after the fall of Philadelphia?
    • A. 

      They openly supported America by agreeing to ally themselves with them and to fight the British until independence.

    • B. 

      They openly opposed the Americans by helping the British blockade of the coast and closed trade with the colonies.

    • C. 

      They were neutral and avoided intervening in the war.

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 12. 
    John Adam’s “Thoughts on Government” was a tract that:
    • A. 

      Supported the separation of powers and influenced the constitution of Virginia

    • B. 

      Was loyalist in nature and supported concession to the British

    • C. 

      Called for a unicameral legislature to carry out the people’s will

    • D. 

      Transformed into a Camero.

  • 13. 
    Benjamin Franklin believed that colonists would accept external taxes but not internal ones
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What injuries resulted from the Boston Massacre
    • A. 

      6 wounded 5 dead

    • B. 

      5 dead 11 wounded

    • C. 

      2 dead 12 wounded

    • D. 

      57 dead 110 wounded

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    The townshend act stated
    • A. 

      British soldiers must be housed in a public barracks

    • B. 

      Any legal document going into or coming out of the colony would be taxed

    • C. 

      Imports on tea paper paint and lead were taxed

    • D. 

      Colonists had to pay a tax out of their salery to Britain

    • E. 

      Britain had the power to enforce any laws or statues over the colonies

  • 16. 
    The tea act was put in place to
    • A. 

      Get parliament more money off the townshend act

    • B. 

      Prevent the East India company from taking a big loss on the tea it had

    • C. 

      Pay for the saleries of members of parliment

    • D. 

      Pay for the King's new car

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Coercive acts were passed to raise more revenue
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Bostonians dressed as __________ threw £_________ of tea into the ocean during the Boston Tea Party 
    • A. 

      Ghosts,,,11,000

    • B. 

      Guy Fawkes,,,20,000

    • C. 

      Mohawks,,,13,000

    • D. 

      Indians,,,11,000

    • E. 

      Sailors,,,13,000

  • 19. 
    The Massachusetts Government Act did which of the following
    • A. 

      Overturned the Massachusetts charter of 1691.

    • B. 

      Closed the port of Boston until Bostonians paid for the tea they dumped in the ocean.

    • C. 

      Restricted town meetings in Massachusetts

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Two of the above

  • 20. 
    The British soldiers marching towards Concord on April 19, 1775 were trying to __________
    • A. 

      Stop riots from going on in the street.

    • B. 

      Foil a plot by the sons of Liberty that British inteligence picked up on.

    • C. 

      Enforce the Massachusetts Government act.

    • D. 

      To engage a rebel force that had threatened British athourity in the colonies.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    The port act led to the first continental congress.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    At the first continental congress colonists agreed on what?
    • A. 

      A continental army should be formed.

    • B. 

      Colonists would adopt nonexportation agreements if Britain didn't redress colonial grievances by september 1775

    • C. 

      Independance from England should be declared

    • D. 

      The coercive acts didn't violate any of the colonists rights

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    The person who warned colonists that the British were coming to Concord on April 19 1775 was
    • A. 

      Paul Grevere

    • B. 

      James Edminton

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      Samuel Prescott

    • E. 

      George Taylor

  • 24. 
    The second continental congress voted to.
    • A. 

      Create a continental army with George Washington as commanding general

    • B. 

      Declare war on new France

    • C. 

      Ignore all taxes on the colonies

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Two of the above

  • 25. 
    On March 17, 1776 Wahington fortified ___________ with artillery from __________ to help defeat the British and cause them to retreat to Nova Scotia.
    • A. 

      Dorchester Heights,,, Fort Ticonderoga

    • B. 

      Bunker Hill,,, Crown Point

    • C. 

      Crown Point,,, Fort Ticonderoga

    • D. 

      Dorchester Heights,,, Crown Point

    • E. 

      Breeds Hill,,, Lexington

  • 26. 
    On July 5, 1775 Congress approved this moderate document to be sent to George III in hopes of having peace restored.
    • A. 

      The Declaration of the Causes and Necessities

    • B. 

      The Olive Branch Petition

    • C. 

      The Proclimation of a peaceful union

    • D. 

      The Resolution Documents

    • E. 

      The Declaration of Independence

  • 27. 
    Most colonies wanted to declare independance from Britain by 1776 except.
    • A. 

      New England

    • B. 

      West Florida

    • C. 

      The mid-Atlantic colonies

    • D. 

      Georgia

    • E. 

      Oregon

  • 28. 
    Who wrote Common Sense?
    • A. 

      Sam Adams

    • B. 

      John White

    • C. 

      Thomas Paine

    • D. 

      James Hunt

    • E. 

      Leeroy Jenkins

  • 29. 
    The famous African American poet who published Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral was...
    • A. 

      Thomas Paine

    • B. 

      Phillis Wheatley

    • C. 

      Virgina Vestoff

    • D. 

      Troy Brown

    • E. 

      William Daniels

  • 30. 
  • 31. 
  • 32. 
    Virginia was the first state to adopt a permament republican constitution
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    The Boston Constitution that was drafted in 1779:
    • A. 

      Made the sovereignty rest with the people and not the government.

    • B. 

      Had an elected governor with a veto power.

    • C. 

      Made it so men needed land to vote

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 34. 
    Most slaves and Native Americans sided with the Americans
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    The ___________ was a document that made the colonies a unified body with most of the power going to the states
  • 36. 
    What was the support for the war in Britain after the 1778 like?
    • A. 

      The British thought that the war was a lost cause and wanted to leave.

    • B. 

      The British thought that the war was in the bag and that victory would come soon.

    • C. 

      They did not like that the trade was disrupted and felt that the national debt was too high.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Two of the above

  • 37. 
    Nathanael Greene was a Revolutionary War officer who beat a superior British army with unorthodox moves. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Flan

    • D. 

      Teddy Bears

    • E. 

      Peanut Butter Jelly Time

  • 38. 
    What was the reason that 1500 soldiers revolted in 1781 in Pennsylvania?
    • A. 

      They thought that their enlistments had expired

    • B. 

      They were protesting their low pay

    • C. 

      They thought the war was a lost cause that should not be fought in anymore

    • D. 

      They were secret agents from Britian that wanted to cause instability inside the Union

    • E. 

      They were actually aliens from a galaxy far, far away, and wanted equal rights

  • 39. 
    The Treaty of Paris that ended the Revolutionary War did which` of the following?
    • A. 

      Gave the North American colonies back to England

    • B. 

      Gave the All Spark to the Autobots

    • C. 

      Made Congress urge the states to give back the confiscated loyalist property

    • D. 

      Made all prewar transatlantic debts void

    • E. 

      Split all of North America between Spain and France

  • 40. 
    After independence, many slaves (especially in the north) were freed from their masters by legislation or legal action
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      I have a windmill in my beard, your argument is invalid

    • D. 

      My roflcopter goes soi soi soi soi soi soi soi soi soi soi soi.

    • E. 

      The cake is a lie

  • 41. 
    The Northwest Ordinance:
    • A. 

      Created townships that were 6 square miles

    • B. 

      Said that 3 to 5 states would be created in the Ohio Valley.

    • C. 

      Said that slavery was allowed in the northwest colonies

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 42. 
    What were the events that led up to Shay's Rebellion?
    • A. 

      Too many farmers were dying as a result of the Revolution

    • B. 

      The Virginian government was not taking any action against the Native Americans that had attacked some forts.

    • C. 

      Debts, inflation, and taxes were raised very high.

    • D. 

      Perry the Platypus hadn't defeated Dr. Doofenshmirtz in over three weeks

    • E. 

      Three of the above

  • 43. 
    Where did the Constitution Convention of 1787 take place?
    • A. 

      Boston

    • B. 

      Philadelphia

    • C. 

      New York City

    • D. 

      Baltimore

    • E. 

      Gotham City

  • 44. 
    The original Constitution (without any amendments) made the president elected by an electorate college made up of electors from each state. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    The Federalist Papers
    • A. 

      Were written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay

    • B. 

      Defended the entire constitution

    • C. 

      Said that large republics were more stable than small ones because faction would rarely gain majority

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 46. 
    How was the American federal system revolutionary?
    • A. 

      It was the first representative democracy

    • B. 

      It was the first time that there were three distinct bodies of government

    • C. 

      Sovereignty was paced in the hands of the people who empowered the levels of government with the Constitution

    • D. 

      It was the first non monarch government in the world

  • 47. 
    What was the main difference between the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution?
    • A. 

      The Articles had a very centralized government while the Constitution had a very decentralized government

    • B. 

      The Articles had a very decentralized government while the Constitution had a very centralized government

    • C. 

      The Articles forbade slavery while the Constitution did not

    • D. 

      The Articles allowed slavery while the Constitution forbade it

  • 48. 
    The right of the people to overthrow tyrannical governments was the main idea of what document?
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      The Virginia Constitution

    • C. 

      The Articles of Confederation

    • D. 

      The Consitution

    • E. 

      The Magna Carta

  • 49. 
    The document that listed the rules and regulation for the government with strong centralized control but sovereignty with the people was the:
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      The Virginia Constitution

    • C. 

      The Articles of Confederation

    • D. 

      The Constitution

    • E. 

      The Emancipation Proclamation

  • 50. 
    The document that set up the government that was very decentralized and ultimately failed was:
    • A. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      The Virginia Constitution

    • C. 

      The Articles of Confederation

    • D. 

      The Constitution

    • E. 

      Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • 51. 
    The Land Ordinance of 1785 and the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 were acts that organized the land in the _________.
  • 52. 
    Independence changed the American social life in what ways?
    • A. 

      Many slaves (especially in the Northern colonies) were freed.

    • B. 

      Women were respected more and were seen as more equal towards men.

    • C. 

      There was more religious tolerance

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 53. 
  • 54. 
  • 55. 
    For some reason, this is the only question that doesn't have the images button at the top, so go to http://teachingamericanhistory.org/ratification/federalpillars-newyork.png and study the political cartoon (The Federalist Pillars) 1. Analyze the reason that the states are represented as the pillars of a dome. 2. Explain the political beliefs of the person that made this cartoon.