Causes Of The American Revolution

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Some of the main economic causes of the American Revolution are mainly due to Britain's unfair actions regarding trade, social order and increment of taxes on the Americans. What else did you understand from history class on the causes of the revolution? Take this quiz and find out if you were all ears.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    With the French and Indian war behind them, Britain was in a huge amount of debt. Although Britain won the war, it was extremely expensive. So in order to pay off these debts, the Parliament decides to
    • A. 

      Take out a heavy loan in a swiss bank

    • B. 

      Ask France for a loan

    • C. 

      Pass taxes to gain revenue

    • D. 


  • 2. 
    Did the colonists feel properly represented in the British Parliament?
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 3. 
    Who are Royal Governors?
    • A. 

      The governors of the colonies

    • B. 

      Elected officials by the colonists to watch over the colonies for Britain

    • C. 

      Appointed officials by the King to watch over the colonies for Britain

  • 4. 
    On October 2, 1763 the British passed _____________________. This line bordered the colonies and Lousiana.
  • 5. 
    On April 5, 1764, Great Britain passed the Sugar Act which forced...
    • A. 

      Taxes on sugar, coffee, tea, wine, and other imports

    • B. 

      The colonists only to buy British sugar, coffee, tea, wine, and other imports

    • C. 

      Told the colonists they could not eat sugar under any circumstances!

  • 6. 
    This act put a tax on all printed documents including birth records, deeds, newspapers, and marriage licenses. What is this act?
    • A. 

      Sugar Act

    • B. 

      Townsend Act

    • C. 

      Stamp Act

    • D. 

      Tea Act

    • E. 

      Act Act

  • 7. 
    If you were forced to follow these new acts by Great Britain would you revolt or remain loyal? (correct answers are scored by examples, information, and of course creativity!)
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