How Well Do You Know About History Of The United States? Trivia Questions Quiz

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How Well Do You Know About History Of The United States? Trivia Questions Quiz

How well do you know about history of the United States? The United States of America is known now as the land of many possibilities but what you know of the country is shaped by events that have taken place in the past. How about you take this exciting test and see what more you may learn about its history!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In 1754, Braddock appointed this certain man named ________ __________, as colonel. They marched west intending to attack Fort Duquesne. Seven miles from the forts, French and Native American forces ambushed the British.
  • 2. 
    During __ _____ _______, delegates from seven colonies met with Iroquois leader. In June 1754, the Iroquois refused to form an alliance but said they'll remain neutral.
  • 3. 
    1759: British are victorious in the French Indian war from which the British fleet were commanded by General _____ ______ who sailed to Quebec defeating the French troops.
  • 4. 
    ____ ___________ of 1763, King George the third issued this which is a line from north to south along the Appalachian Mountains that declared that colonists would not settle west of that line without British Permission. This enraged farmers and land speculators who wanted the land.
  • 5. 
    ________ _________:tax on exports and imports
  • 6. 
    This act occurred in 1765 from which paper money is not allowed so that inflation does not occur
  • 7. 
    This man resisted the Townshend Acts and published essays in Pennsylvania. He resurrects that only assemblies elected by colonists had the right to tax themselves.
  • 8. 
    This act raised tax rates on imports of raw materials such as sugar or molasses
  • 9. 
    This act was to raise more money and was passed in march 1765 where it taxes all printed material including newspapers, pamphlets, posters, wills, mortgages, deeds, licenses
  • 10. 
    In 1765, a group organised huge demonstrations and intimidated stamp distributors because they were made that the direct tax of the stamp act was implied
  • 11. 
    This agreement was for colonists who ignored the stamp act and boycotted British goods pledging not to buy any British goods until Parliament took away the stamp act
  • 12. 
    1767, Charles Townshend introduced two acts named the _____ and ____ acts.
  • 13. 
    This act put new custom duties on glass, lead, paper, paint, and tea imported
  • 14. 
    This is another Townshend act, which allowed the seizing for private property without due process. This act also put a tax on sugar and molasses.
  • 15. 
    To help custom officers arrest smugglers, the revenue act legalized the use of _______ ______ _______. These were general search warrants that enabled custom officers to enter any location during the day to look for evidence of smuggling.
  • 16. 
    March 5th, 1770, a crowd of colonists began taunting and throwing snowballs at the British soldiers. Troops fired and killed people. The shooting became known as the ____ _______
  • 17. 
    This British ship went around searching colonial ships without a warrant. In 1772, 150 colonists seized and burned the ship
  • 18. 
    1773-  Thomas Jefferson - insisted that colonies create a ______ ____ ________ to communicate with each other about British activities. This helped unify the colonies
  • 19. 
    BOSTON TEA PARTY: British introduced the Tea act to support British East _____ _______
  • 20. 
    This act refunded four-fifths of the taxes the company had to pay to ship the colonies. This means that the east India company was now sold at a cheaper price than smuggled _____ tea.
  • 21. 
    On October 1773, the East India Company ship ____ chests.
  • 22. 
    The tea was shipped to the following 4 places: TYPE EXACTLY AS BELOW. The first letter is given for each b_______, n___ y____, p__________, and c______ t_____.
  • 23. 
    December 1773, officials try to bring the tea ashore, but, ___ colonists gather at Boston dock.
  • 24. 
    This act states that a governor or council appointed by the King would run Quebec. These acts implied that the British were trying to seize control of the colonial government
  • 25. 
    The coercive and Quebec acts are known as the _______ acts.
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