History Test Prep. Chapter #6

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History Test Prep. Chapter  #6

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  • 1. 
    Who said, "I know not what course others may take; but as for me give me liberty, or give me death!" ?
  • 2. 
    True or False, The British withdrew from Boston in 1776 after seeing cannons aimed down on them from nearby Dorchester Heights.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The Declaration of Independence was written to explain: 
    • A. 

      Why the colonists thought "taxation without representation" was unfair.

    • B. 

      Why it was time for the colonies to separate from Great Britain.

    • C. 

      What other nations could do to help the colonies win their freedom.

    • D. 

      What Britain needed to do to win back the loyal of the colonies.

  • 4. 
    Who was chosen by the Second Continental Congress to command the New Continental Army?
  • 5. 
    The purpose of the Olive Branch Petition was to persuade King George to make peace with the colonies. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What was the main impact of Common Sense in the colonies?
    • A. 

      It reminded colonists that they owed loyalty and respect to King George.

    • B. 

      It encouraged the colonies to seek a peaceful settlement with Britain.

    • C. 

      It convinced many colonists that they could not win a war against Britain.

    • D. 

      It persuaded many colonists that the time had come to declare independence.

  • 7. 
    The day on which the Declaration of Independence was approved in 1776 is celebrated today as ......
  • 8. 
    The Declaration of Indepence states that all people are born with certain rights that include the 
    • A. 

      The right to feel safe and secure in one's home.

    • B. 

      The right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

    • C. 

      The right to elect leaders who represent people.

    • D. 

      The right to speak freely and worship in peace.

  • 9. 
    answer the following question:  The BEST title for this  map is: 
    • A. 

      The Molasses Trade

    • B. 

      The Triangle Trade

    • C. 

      The Africa Trade

    • D. 

      The Rum Trade

  • 10. 
    Which group benefited most from this trade?
    • A. 

      New England merchants

    • B. 

      Tavern owners

    • C. 

      Sugar planters

    • D. 

      Enslaved Africans

  • 11. 
    Which group suffered the most from this trading?
    • A. 

      Tavern owners

    • B. 

      Sugar planters

    • C. 

      Enslaved Africans

    • D. 

      New England merchants

  • 12. 
    This picture illustrates the writing of
    • A. 

      The Declaration of Independence.

    • B. 

      Common Sense

    • C. 

      The Olive Branch Petition.

    • D. 

      Mayflower Compact

  • 13. 
    The first draft of this document was written by 
  • 14. 
    The picture suggests that the first draft was 
    • A. 

      Difficult to understand

    • B. 

      Revised several times

    • C. 

      The length of a book

    • D. 

      Perfect as first written