Background To The Revolution Chapter 9 Test

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Houghton-Mifflin Build our Nation. Chapter 9 Test. Background to the Revolution.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To cancel
    • A. 

      Tax

    • B. 

      Duty

    • C. 

      Boycott

    • D. 

      Repeal

  • 2. 
    Refusal to buy a product or service, or to deal with a business or nation
    • A. 

      Tax

    • B. 

      Duty

    • C. 

      Boycott

    • D. 

      Repeal

  • 3. 
    Tax on imported goods
    • A. 

      Tax

    • B. 

      Repeal

    • C. 

      Duty

    • D. 

      Boycott

  • 4. 
    Money people pay to their government
    • A. 

      Tax

    • B. 

      Repeal

    • C. 

      Duty

    • D. 

      Boycott

  • 5. 
    Britain's lawmaking body
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      Parliament

    • C. 

      Ally

    • D. 

      Proclamation

  • 6. 
    People who join together for a specific purpose
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      Parliament

    • C. 

      Ally

    • D. 

      Proclamation

  • 7. 
    The war between France and Britain was confined to the Ohio River Valley.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What year was the Stamp Act
    • A. 

      1765

    • B. 

      1760

    • C. 

      1764

    • D. 

      1777

  • 9. 
    The Americans opposed the tax because they
    • A. 

      Wanted their own stamps

    • B. 

      Didn't want British troops in the American colonies

    • C. 

      Wanted British troops in the American colonies

  • 10. 
    The Americans opposed the Stamp Act in many ways such as 
    • A. 

      Sending petitions to England

    • B. 

      Boycotting British goods

    • C. 

      Refusing to use stamped paper

    • D. 

      Committing acts of violence

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What group in Boston encouraged colonists to defy the Stamp Act?
    • A. 

      Sons of Boston

    • B. 

      Sons of Liberty

    • C. 

      Libertarians

    • D. 

      Boston Anarchists

  • 12. 
    What slogan did the colonists begin to use to show their opposition to the Townshend acts?
    • A. 

      "Give me liberty, or give me death!"

    • B. 

      "Down with King George!"

    • C. 

      "No taxation without representation"

    • D. 

      "Free life, free liberty"

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