Events Leading To American Revolution

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American Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

Use your flow map events and also the fill in blank activity that we completed in class to help you complete the following.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This event in 1763 stopped settlers from moving west of the Appalachain Mountains in order to protect "Indian lands".
    • A. 

      Proclamation of 1763

    • B. 

      Stamp Act

    • C. 

      Quartering Act

    • D. 

      Sugar Act

  • 2. 
    This act was the first direct tax that impacted everyone in the colonies, placed a tax on all paper items-newspapers, legal documents, playing cards, etc. 
    • A. 

      Proclamation of 1763

    • B. 

      Stamp Act

    • C. 

      Sugar Act

    • D. 

      Quartering Act

  • 3. 
    This event was also known throughout the colonies as the "Bloody Massacre" in an engraving by Paul Revere in which 5 people were killed in a mob riot. 
    • A. 

      Stamp Act Riot

    • B. 

      Boston Tea Party

    • C. 

      Quartering Act

    • D. 

      Boston Massacre

  • 4. 
    The cry of the colonists in the days leading up to the outbreak of the American Revolution was centered around what key phrase?
    • A. 

      "no taxation without representation"

    • B. 

      "I want my land back from the King!"

    • C. 

      "I do not want to pay taxes!"

    • D. 

      "Give me liberty or give me death!"

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Move off Indian lands west of the Appalachian Mountains

    • B. 

      Pay for the cost of the war since they had fought in the war

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    A writ of assistance was very similar to what type of item in which we have today?
    • A. 

      Custom made items

    • B. 

      Compromise

    • C. 

      Legal documents that required taxes

    • D. 

      Search warrants

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      They refused to drink any more tea ever again and more taxes were passed on colonies

    • B. 

      War broke out immediately

    • C. 

      The Port of Boston was officially closed by the British until the tea was paid for

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The result of the First Continental Congress was that...?
    • A. 

      The leaders decided to ban together in case that war broke out

    • B. 

      They declared war on England

    • C. 

      They wrote the Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      They talked about the Boston Massacre in 1770 and how bad it was

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      They were wanting to arrest rebel leaders and find weapons rebels were hiding

    • B. 

      They were ready to fight a war

    • C. 

      They were ordered by the king to stop Paul Revere

    • D. 

      They were out looking for food and supplies

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Boston Massacre

    • B. 

      Battle of Lexington and Concord

    • C. 

      Boston Tea Party

    • D. 

      Stamp Act