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Liberty, Equality, Power: Chapter 5 & 6 Test

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1.  The Native American attack on 13 British forts in the Ohio Valley in 1763 was called______.
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2.  The Treaty of Paris ended the Seven Years War.
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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):
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5.  In what cities did violence break out in response to the Stamp Act?
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6.  The Declatory Act said:
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7.  The Townshend Act was put in place to
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8.  What was the American continental and militias like in the beginning of the American Revolution?
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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:
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10.  How did George Washington instill some order and professionalism in the armies after 1777?
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11.  What was the role of the French after the fall of Philadelphia?
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12.  John Adam’s “Thoughts on Government” was a tract that:
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13.  Benjamin Franklin believed that colonists would accept external taxes but not internal ones
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14.  What injuries resulted from the Boston Massacre
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15.  The townshend act stated
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16.  The tea act was put in place to
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17.  Coercive acts were passed to raise more revenue
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18.  Bostonians dressed as __________ threw £_________ of tea into the ocean during the Boston Tea Party 
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19.  The Massachusetts Government Act did which of the following
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20.  The British soldiers marching towards Concord on April 19, 1775 were trying to __________
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21.  The port act led to the first continental congress.
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22.  At the first continental congress colonists agreed on what?
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23.  The person who warned colonists that the British were coming to Concord on April 19 1775 was
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24.  The second continental congress voted to.
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25.  On March 17, 1776 Wahington fortified ___________ with artillery from __________ to help defeat the British and cause them to retreat to Nova Scotia.
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26.  On July 5, 1775 Congress approved this moderate document to be sent to George III in hopes of having peace restored.
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27.  Most colonies wanted to declare independance from Britain by 1776 except.
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28.  Who wrote Common Sense?
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29.  The famous African American poet who published Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral was...
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30.  Explain the key incidents that eventually led to the Declaration of Independence made by the colonists in 1776. Be sure to explain the colonists' feelings towards the events and the British reason for their actions
31.  Explain the feelings of different colonies and regions towards the independance of the colonies from Britain 1774-1776. Be sure to explain why certain colonies felt a certain way about independance; and also explain how colonies  that had initially not wanted independance came about to changeing their minds.
32.  Virginia was the first state to adopt a permament republican constitution
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33.  The Boston Constitution that was drafted in 1779:
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34.  Most slaves and Native Americans sided with the Americans
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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?
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37.  Nathanael Greene was a Revolutionary War officer who beat a superior British army with unorthodox moves. 
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38.  What was the reason that 1500 soldiers revolted in 1781 in Pennsylvania?
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39.  The Treaty of Paris that ended the Revolutionary War did which` of the following?
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40.  After independence, many slaves (especially in the north) were freed from their masters by legislation or legal action
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41.  The Northwest Ordinance:
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42.  What were the events that led up to Shay's Rebellion?
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43.  Where did the Constitution Convention of 1787 take place?
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44.  The original Constitution (without any amendments) made the president elected by an electorate college made up of electors from each state. 
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45.  The Federalist Papers
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46.  How was the American federal system revolutionary?
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47.  What was the main difference between the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution?
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48.  The right of the people to overthrow tyrannical governments was the main idea of what document?
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49.  The document that listed the rules and regulation for the government with strong centralized control but sovereignty with the people was the:
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50.  The document that set up the government that was very decentralized and ultimately failed was:
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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?
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53.  Explain the conflicts with the Native Americans during and after the Revolutionary War and the independence of the United States.
54.  Analyze the events that led up the creation of the Constitution.
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.
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