Grade 5 - Social Studies (Uniting The Colonies, Chapter 8)

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5th Grade Social Study Quizzes & Trivia

The French and Indian War, Britain Wins North America, Colonist Speak Out, The Road to War, Second Continental Congress


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What meeting did they agree to develop a statement of rights and stated these rights in a petition that they sent to Parliament?
    • A. 

      First Continental Congress

    • B. 

      Second Continental Congress

    • C. 

      Stamp Act Congress

    • D. 

      Sugar Act Congress

  • 2. 
    Who became one of Britain's most important native American allies?
    • A. 

      Iroquois

    • B. 

      Chippewa

    • C. 

      Mohawk

    • D. 

      Wyandot

  • 3. 
    With Finley's help, Boone found an Indian trail that he followed across the Appalachians through what is now called?
    • A. 

      Kentucky

    • B. 

      North America

    • C. 

      Cumberland Gap

    • D. 

      Mississippi River

  • 4. 
    What does it mean when the colonist decided not to buy goods from the British?
  • 5. 
    What things did the Stamp Act place taxes on?
    • A. 

      Newspapers, almanacs, pamphlets and documents

    • B. 

      Tea and sugar

    • C. 

      Stamps, envelopes, mailing labels

    • D. 

      Flour, coffee, sugar

  • 6. 
    What happened on December 16, 1773?
    • A. 

      Boston Port Bill

    • B. 

      Mari Gras

    • C. 

      Boston Tea Party

    • D. 

      A war

  • 7. 
    Mark 3 of the leaders of the Sons of Liberty.
    • A. 

      Samuel Adams

    • B. 

      Paul Revere

    • C. 

      Phillis Wheatley

    • D. 

      John Hancock

  • 8. 
    What was the first of the laws to punish the colonists of Massachusetts and closed the port of Boston until the colonist paid for the destroyed tea?
    • A. 

      Townshend Act

    • B. 

      Boston Port Bill

    • C. 

      Intolerable Acts

    • D. 

      Parliament

  • 9. 
    What happened in September 1775?
    • A. 

      Georgia agreed to join the Second Continental Congress

    • B. 

      The king ordered to enlarge the British army

    • C. 

      A fight at Lexington and Concord

    • D. 

      The Battle of Bunker Hill

  • 10. 
    What is a congress?
    • A. 

      Fighting against a war

    • B. 

      Control of the Ohio Valley

    • C. 

      Recruiting allies

    • D. 

      A formal meeting of representatives

  • 11. 
    Who did Governor Robert Dinwiddie send to order the French to leave?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Daniel Boone

    • C. 

      Samuel Adams

    • D. 

      Paul Revere

  • 12. 
    Where were the British trained to fight?
    • A. 

      In the forest

    • B. 

      In the open fields

    • C. 

      Along the rivers

    • D. 

      Around the mountains

  • 13. 
    In 1754, the American colonies were not wiling to work together for a common goal, what did the colonies not support?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • B. 

      Proclamation of 1763

    • C. 

      Albany plan

    • D. 

      Townshend Act

  • 14. 
    After the Battle of Bunder Hill, what petition was made to express the colonist desire for a peaceful end to the fighting?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • B. 

      Proclamation of 1763

    • C. 

      Olive Branch Petition

    • D. 

      Boston Port Bill

  • 15. 
    The _________________________ was drawn up and stated that the British government had no right to tax the colonist without giving them representation.
    • A. 

      Peace treaty

    • B. 

      Stamp Act Congress

    • C. 

      Proclamation of 1763

    • D. 

      Declaration of rights and grievances

  • 16. 
    Who did they consider the first person to be killed in the struggle for American Liberty?
    • A. 

      Patrick Henry

    • B. 

      Crispus Attucks

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      James Otis

  • 17. 
    What laws show the colonist that Parliament still had the authority to make laws?
    • A. 

      Stamp Act

    • B. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • C. 

      Sugar Act

    • D. 

      Townshend Act

  • 18. 
    As a result of the Treaty of Paris, what did Britain receive from Spain?
    • A. 

      Florida

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      Massachusetts

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 19. 
    After the fighting at Lexington and Concord, what did the angry citizens in Massachusetts start to build?
    • A. 

      Bunkers

    • B. 

      Forts

    • C. 

      Earthworks

    • D. 

      Houses

  • 20. 
    What was the misnamed battle of Breed Hill?
    • A. 

      Bunker Hill

    • B. 

      Ant hill

    • C. 

      Appalachian Mountains

    • D. 

      Cumberland Gap

  • 21. 
    What are the true facts of Phillis Wheatley?
    • A. 

      She was a British spy

    • B. 

      Her poetry was published in 1770

    • C. 

      She was known for her poetry

    • D. 

      She was a slave

  • 22. 
    The Townshend Act passed taxes on .......  (check all that apply, 3 answers)
    • A. 

      Guns, Uniforms

    • B. 

      Lead, Paper

    • C. 

      Glass, Tea

    • D. 

      Bullets, Swords

    • E. 

      Paint

  • 23. 
    Mark which statement is true about the terms of the Treaty of Paris (3 answers)
    • A. 

      France gave most of its present-day Canada to Britain

    • B. 

      France gave up claim to lands between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River

    • C. 

      Britain received California from Spain

    • D. 

      Spain kept control of land west of the Mississippi River

    • E. 

      Settlers living in the west were asked to leave

  • 24. 
    Chief Pontiac of the Owatta Tribe caused a rebellion because ....
    • A. 

      They wanted the British to stay there

    • B. 

      They wanted to help the British to fight

    • C. 

      They wanted to stop the loss of Indian hunting lands

    • D. 

      They wanted to cause trouble

  • 25. 
    What did the Proclamation of 1763 say that the British colonist were not allowed to do?
    • A. 

      Controlling Florida

    • B. 

      Seizing the land by the Mississippi River

    • C. 

      Govern any part of the land

    • D. 

      Hunt or explore the land west of the Appalachian Mountains

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