The Road To Revolution Quiz # 1

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The Road To Revolution Quiz # 1

Directions: Answer the question with the best possible answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    By 1754, Colonists in the British colonies
    • A. 

      Did not have the same rights as people in Britian

    • B. 

      Were used to governing themselves.

    • C. 

      Could elect members to parliament

  • 2. 
    After the French and Indian War, Britian
    • A. 

      Gave the colonies independence.

    • B. 

      Lowered the colonists' taxes

    • C. 

      Passed laws to tax the colonists

  • 3. 
    The Colonists thought laws for the colonies
    • A. 

      Should be passed in thier legislatures

    • B. 

      Should be passed by the English Parliament

    • C. 

      Should be made by the king

  • 4. 
    The Stamp Act was a law that
    • A. 

      Created post offices for America

    • B. 

      Taxed the colonists

    • C. 

      Was passed by the colonists

  • 5. 
    When the colonists said, "no taxation without representation" they meant
    • A. 

      Colonial legislatures could not tax them

    • B. 

      Parliament could not tax them

    • C. 

      Only the king could tax them

  • 6. 
    The Intolerable acts were laws that
    • A. 

      Stopped all protest in the colonies

    • B. 

      Punished Boston by taking away rights

    • C. 

      Were passed by the Boston legislature

  • 7. 
    The Declaration of Independence said the colonies
    • A. 

      Were now a part of Spain

    • B. 

      Would obey parliament's laws

    • C. 

      Were now independent states

  • 8. 
    What word means: refuslal to buy goods or have dealings with a country or other entitity, usually to express disapproval or force acceptance of certain conditions. 
    • A. 

      Cash Crop

    • B. 

      Boycott

    • C. 

      Committees of corespondence

    • D. 

      Protest

  • 9. 
    What word means: Organized network for passing along news of British activity to the colonies.
    • A. 

      Cash Crop

    • B. 

      Boycott

    • C. 

      Committees of Corespondence

    • D. 

      Protest

  • 10. 
    What word means: group of civilians decalred by law to be called to military service and trained as soldiers to fight in emergencies. 
    • A. 

      Bayonette

    • B. 

      Soldier

    • C. 

      Marine

    • D. 

      Militia