Causes Of American Revolution

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No single event caused the revolution. It was, instead, a series of events that led to the war. Essentially, it all began as a disagreement over the way Great Britain treated the colonies and the way the colonies felt they should be treated. Take this quiz and learn more about them.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Was the stamp act good?
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 


  • 2. 
    Royal Governors are:
    • A. 

      Appointed officials that answered only to Parliament and the King.

    • B. 

      Appointed officials that answered only to the colonies.

    • C. 

      Elected officials that answered only to Parliament and King.

    • D. 

      Elected officials that answered only to the colonies.

  • 3. 
    The Sugar act forced colonists to
    • A. 

      Pay taxes on sugar.

    • B. 

      Increase importation of sugar.

    • C. 

      Pay taxes on sugar, coffee, tea, and wine.

    • D. 

      Buy sugar from another country other than Britain.

  • 4. 
    The Tea Act directly lead to this event:
    • A. 

      Britain decided they were going to ease up on the colonists and pay them for the colonists tea.

    • B. 

      "The Sons of Liberty" dressed up as Native Americans and dumped tea off of a ship.

    • C. 

      George Washington put a limit on what the country could take in for tea.

    • D. 

      Great Britain decided to get rid of the Proclamation Line of 1763 in return for the Act.

  • 5. 
    The __________________________in 1770 was an event of the British firing on colonist civilians which led to a huge uproar with Paul Revere's rendition of the event.
  • 6. 
    This man led the Continental Army into war against Britain. He defended Boston and was a brave General that eventually went on to better things. He was ______________________
  • 7. 
    The____________________in 1777 the colonists defeated General Burgoyne's forces. After this victory, the French openly became allies with the colonists against the British.
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