Causes Of The American Revolution

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  • 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!)