Chapter 5 - Choosing Loyalties

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US History to 1877


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  • 1. 
    What was the first international tax, or direct tax ever levied on the colonies?
    • A. 

      Quebec Act

    • B. 

      Townshend Act

    • C. 

      Declaratory Act

    • D. 

      Stamp Act

    • E. 

      Tea Act

  • 2. 
    Which of the following acts were known as the Intolerable Acts?
    • A. 

      Port Act

    • B. 

      Quebec Act

    • C. 

      Massachusetts Government Act

    • D. 

      Justice Act

    • E. 

      Stamp Act

  • 3. 
    The congress adopted the _____________ which politely but firmly established the colonial standards for acceptable legislation by parliament.
    • A. 

      Townshend Acts

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Bill of Rights

    • D. 

      Declaratory Act

    • E. 

      Declaration of Rights and Grievances

  • 4. 
    In what year was the british victory over france?
    • A. 

      1765

    • B. 

      1770

    • C. 

      1763

    • D. 

      1792

    • E. 

      1992

  • 5. 
    Where the colonists aware of the fact that they were laying the groundwork for the revolution?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

  • 6. 
    When did George grenville become King George's minister?
    • A. 

      1765

    • B. 

      1992

    • C. 

      1995

    • D. 

      1763

    • E. 

      1767

  • 7. 
    What was the  intertribal alliance that Chief Pontic created?
    • A. 

      Expansionn

    • B. 

      Pontaics rebellion

    • C. 

      The Covenant Chain

    • D. 

      Proclamation line of 1763

    • E. 

      Grenville's war

  • 8. 
    The ______ was made to temporarilly ban settlement West of the Appalachian mountains?
    • A. 

      Covenant Chain

    • B. 

      The Proclamation line of 1763

    • C. 

      The Procalamation line of 1765

    • D. 

      Pontiace rebellion

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Writs of assistance

    • B. 

      The Sugar act

    • C. 

      Boycotting

    • D. 

      Vice admirality court

    • E. 

      Currency act

  • 10. 
    What followed the french and indian war?
    • A. 

      Gold and lots of it

    • B. 

      Extreme poverty

    • C. 

      Taxes on EVERYTHING

    • D. 

      Unemployment

    • E. 

      An excess in crops and merchandice

  • 11. 
    What was an odd rection of the colonists after the wartime?
    • A. 

      Spasms

    • B. 

      Sickness out of the blue

    • C. 

      Embracing the idea of poverty and simplicity

    • D. 

      Boycotting

    • E. 

      Anger at the incompetence of lawmakers

  • 12. 
    What was the reaction of the Sugar act?
    • A. 

      Anger

    • B. 

      Violence

    • C. 

      Uncertainty

  • 13. 
    What was the reaction to the Stamp act passed on Feb 1765?
    • A. 

      Confusion

    • B. 

      Uncertainty

    • C. 

      Anger and rebellion

  • 14. 
    What were some of the acts of the Sons of Liberty?
    • A. 

      Creating an effigy of Andrew Oliver- a wealthy merchant and newly appointed stamp agent

    • B. 

      Attacking the courthouse for fun

    • C. 

      Harrased officials living in Boston

    • D. 

      The Boston Tea party

    • E. 

      Wove clothing by hand

  • 15. 
    The Townshend Act placed a tax on which of the following?
    • A. 

      Tea

    • B. 

      Glass

    • C. 

      Processed food

    • D. 

      Paper

    • E. 

      Paint and lead products

  • 16. 
    The Tea Act ecpected little opposition- what was the reaction?
    • A. 

      Immediate protest

    • B. 

      Acceptance

  • 17. 
    What was the view of the colonists in contrast to theTownshend acts? 
    • A. 

      Hostility

    • B. 

      Anger

    • C. 

      Cheerfulness and joy

    • D. 

      Idea of power abuse

    • E. 

      A threat to american liberties

  • 18. 
    What was the punishment for the Boston Tea party?
    • A. 

      A stern lecture

    • B. 

      More taxes

    • C. 

      The intolerable acts

  • 19. 
    When did the first continental congress meet?
    • A. 

      1774

    • B. 

      1995

    • C. 

      2009

    • D. 

      1776

    • E. 

      1773

  • 20. 
    Did the king accept, or regect the plae for Grievances by the colonists?
    • A. 

      Regected it

    • B. 

      Accepted it

  • 21. 
    Who wrote the pamphlet Common Sense?
    • A. 

      Ben Franklin

    • B. 

      Thomas gates

    • C. 

      Tom Paine

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 22. 
    What was issued in July of 1776?
    • A. 

      The Decloratory Act

    • B. 

      The Continental Congress

    • C. 

      The Declaration of independence

  • 23. 
    What was NOT an outcome of the war many knew was bound to happen?
    • A. 

      Death

    • B. 

      Destruction

    • C. 

      Splitting of families and friends

    • D. 

      Loss of homes and farms

    • E. 

      A loss of more rights as individuals

  • 24. 
    What did the loyalists fear the revolutuion would unleash?
    • A. 

      "destruction by the numbers"

    • B. 

      "Liberty or death"

    • C. 

      "The maddness of the multitude"

    • D. 

      "Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happyness"

  • 25. 
    Who offered freedom to slaves in 1775?
    • A. 

      Lord Dunmore

    • B. 

      John Quincy Adams

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      George Washington

    • E. 

      Thomas Jefferson