13 Colonies And Causes Leading To The American Revoltuion Quiz

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13 Colonies And Causes Leading To The American Revoltuion Quiz

13 Colonies and Causes leading to the American Revoltuion Quiz


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  • 1. 
    Which colony is NOT New England Colony?
    • A. 

      Connecticut.

    • B. 

      Rhode Island.

    • C. 

      Massachusetts.

    • D. 

      South Carolina.

  • 2. 
    The Pilgrims, Puritans and Separatists' main reasons for coming to the colonies was for:
    • A. 

      More corn.

    • B. 

      A better climate.

    • C. 

      Religious freedom.

    • D. 

      Better houses.

  • 3. 
    New Amsterdam (which would later become New York) was founded by:
    • A. 

      The British

    • B. 

      The Dutch

    • C. 

      The French

    • D. 

      The Germans

  • 4. 
    Cotton and tobacco would be sent from North America to Europe. What would be sent from West Africa to the Caribbean islands?
    • A. 

      Copper.

    • B. 

      Indigo.

    • C. 

      Slaves.

    • D. 

      Cotton.

  • 5. 
    "Give me liberty or give me death" was a slogan introduced by:
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Patrick Henry

    • C. 

      William William

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 6. 
    William Penn a Quaker who fought for religious freedom founded the colony of:
    • A. 

      Connecticut .

    • B. 

      Pennsylvania.

    • C. 

      New York.

    • D. 

      Georgia.

  • 7. 
    The English Bill of Rights passed in 1689 in England gave rights to everyone except:
    • A. 

      Men

    • B. 

      Landowners.

    • C. 

      Slaves.

    • D. 

      Colonists.

  • 8. 
    The French and Indian War resulted in:
    • A. 

      A increase in trade between the French and English.

    • B. 

      Britain to raise taxes on the colonists to make up for the war effort.

    • C. 

      Colonists to give up part of the southern colonies.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    "No Taxation without Representation" meant
    • A. 

      Only colonists should have to pay taxes and not the British.

    • B. 

      The colonists did not believe they should pay British taxes without having a say in Parliament.

    • C. 

      The best way for a colonists to rebel was to pay taxes.

    • D. 

      Without representation is the only fair method of taxing.

  • 10. 
    What did the Stamp Act, Tea Act and Sugar Act all have in common?
    • A. 

      They all taxed non household goods.

    • B. 

      They only taxed Native American made goods.

    • C. 

      They taxed goods the colonist would usually use everyday.

    • D. 

      Did not tax any goods the colonists used.

  • 11. 
    This picture represents a terrorist group that protested British taxes. What were they called?
    • A. 

      Friends of Rebellion.

    • B. 

      Committees of Correspondence.

    • C. 

      Intolerable Acts.

    • D. 

      Sons of Liberty.

  • 12. 
    The Tea Act immediately resulted in the colonists participation in:
    • A. 

      Intolerable Acts.

    • B. 

      Sugar Act

    • C. 

      Ride of Paul Revere

    • D. 

      The Boston Tea Party

  • 13. 
    While the colonists were protesting the British opened fire on them killing five bystanders. This event would eventually be known as:
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independence.

    • B. 

      Boston Celtics.

    • C. 

      Boston Massacre.

    • D. 

      Triangle Fire.

  • 14. 
    The colonists were unhappy with the Quartering Act because:
    • A. 

      Colonists only received a quarter of their salary.

    • B. 

      Colonists were obliged to have British troops sleep and dine in their houses.

    • C. 

      The colonies were split up into quarters whereas they would only get 1/4 say in government.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 15. 
    One result in the English Bill of Rights was that it allowed colonists to meet in:
    • A. 

      The Boston Harbor

    • B. 

      Secret.

    • C. 

      Town Hall meetings.

    • D. 

      Parliament.

  • 16. 
    The revolution began after "The shot heart around the world." Where did this take place?
    • A. 

      Lexington, Massachusetts

    • B. 

      Long Island, New York

    • C. 

      Charles Town, South Carolina

    • D. 

      Trenton, New Jersey

  • 17. 
    The first permanent English settlement was in:
    • A. 

      New York, New York.

    • B. 

      Jamestown, Virginia.

    • C. 

      Trenton, New Jersey.

    • D. 

      Augusta ,Maine.

  • 18. 
    Where were the most African's located in the colonies?
    • A. 

      In the South

    • B. 

      In the North

    • C. 

      In the Middle Colonies

    • D. 

      In Canada

  • 19. 
    On this original colonial flag the stars represent:
    • A. 

      British Crown.

    • B. 

      European Union

    • C. 

      13 colonies.

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 20. 
    This pictures shows that:
    • A. 

      Africans were expected to live in the harshest conditions.

    • B. 

      Ships were packed to the maximum capacity during the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.

    • C. 

      When they ran out of room slaves were forced to sleep in the aisles.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

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