History Test Prep Chapter #5

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History Test Prep Chapter #5

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  • 1. 
    Please read the passage below. Then choose the best answer for answers 1-6. We then were ordered by our commander to open the hatches and take all the chests of tea and throw them overboard... and we immediately proceeded to execute his orders, first cutting and splitting the chests with our tomahawks, so as to thoroughly expose them to the effects of the water. In about three hours from the time we went on board, we had thus broken and thrown overboard every tea chest to be found on the ship, while those in the other ships were disposing of the tea in the same way, at the same time. We were surrounded by British armed ships, but no attempt was made to resist us. 
  • 2. 
    This passage is an example of.....
    • A. 

      Propaganda written to sway readers' emotions about and event.

    • B. 

      Piece of fiction written about an event that never happened.

    • C. 

      A primary source written by an eyewitness to an event.

    • D. 

      Secondary source written by a historian about an event.

  • 3. 
    What event is being described in this passage? 
    • A. 

      The Boston Massacre

    • B. 

      The First Continental Congress

    • C. 

      The French and Indian War

    • D. 

      The Boston Tea Party

  • 4. 
    Which is of these acts of Parliament was a result of this event? 
    • A. 

      Intolerable Acts (1774)

    • B. 

      Quartering Act (1765)

    • C. 

      Townshend Acts (1767)

    • D. 

      Tea Act (1773)

  • 5. 
    This description is written from the point of view of a 
    • A. 

      Native American

    • B. 

      Boston Patriot

    • C. 

      Boston Loyalist

    • D. 

      British sailor

  • 6. 
    Which of these acts of Parliament was a cause of the event described above? 
    • A. 

      Tea Act (1773)

    • B. 

      Quartering Act (1767)

    • C. 

      Intolerable Acts (1774)

    • D. 

      Townshend Acts (1767)

  • 7. 
    The word execute has several meanings. Which definition best fits the way execute is used in this sentence from the passage?  "We immediately proceeded to execute his orders..."
    • A. 

      To make a document legally valid

    • B. 

      To carry out or put into effect

    • C. 

      To put someone to death

    • D. 

      To run a computer program or command

  • 8. 
    The clashes between colonists and British troops at Lexington and Concord proved that 
    • A. 

      General Gage was a weak military leader.

    • B. 

      Americans were willing to fight for the right to govern themselves.

    • C. 

      Militia troops were no match for well-trained British soldiers.

    • D. 

      Colonists no longer felt any loyalty to Great Britain.

  • 9. 
    Before 1763, the American colonies had been 
    • A. 

      Left alone to govern themselves.

    • B. 

      Denied religious freedom by the king.

    • C. 

      Ruled with a firm hand by Parliament.

    • D. 

      Heavily taxed by the British government.

  • 10. 
    The clashes between colonists and British troops at Lexington and Concord proved that 
    • A. 

      Colonists no longer felt any loyalty to Great Britain.

    • B. 

      General Gage was a weak military leader.

    • C. 

      Americans were willing to fight for the right to govern themselves.

    • D. 

      Militia troops were no match for well-trained British soldiers.

  • 11. 
    Which was not a major effect of the French and Indian War?
    • A. 

      Led Parliament to tax the colonies to help pay off Britain's war debt.

    • B. 

      Opened the Ohio Valley to settlement by removing Native Americans.

    • C. 

      Greatly expanded Britain's empire in North America.

    • D. 

      Reduced colonists' need for protection against the French in Canada.

  • 12. 
    The Intolerable Acts
    • A. 

      United the colonies against Britain.

    • B. 

      Turned the colonies against Boston.

    • C. 

      Forced the colonies to give in to Britain.

    • D. 

      Divided the colonies against each other.

  • 13. 
    While the Proclamation of 1763 was designed to promote peace, instead it 
    • A. 

      Led to riots in colonial cities.

    • B. 

      Sparked a boycott of British goods.

    • C. 

      Smelled of tyranny to many colonists.

    • D. 

      Triggered wars between Indian groups.

  • 14. 
    The Boston Massacre was a
    • A. 

      Fierce battle that took place in Boston during the French and Indian War.

    • B. 

      Deadly riot between colonists and British troops stationed in Boston.

    • C. 

      Noisy protest against the Stamp Act by the Sons of Liberty in Boston.

    • D. 

      Smallpox epidemic that killed a large number of Native Americans.

  • 15. 
    What upset American colonists most about the Stamp Act?
    • A. 

      Colonists believed that Parliament had no right to tax the colonies.

    • B. 

      Colonists did not want to pay taxes to keep British troops in the colonies.

    • C. 

      The stamp tax raised the price of papers goods sold in the colonies.

    • D. 

      Parliament had not warned the colonies about the new stamp tax in advance.

  • 16. 
    The Townshend Acts and the Tea Act  were
    • A. 

      Approved by most Patriots, but opposed by most Loyalists.

    • B. 

      Failures because they raised the price of goods too high for colonists to buy.

    • C. 

      Opposed as "taxation without representation" by most colonists.

    • D. 

      Accepted and obeyed by all but a few hotheads in Boston.

  • 17. 
    By 1763, (name the country) had lost its power in North America.
  • 18. 
    In 1763 (name the two countries) had the largest claims in North America 
  • 19. 
    Based on the map, which country had lost it's power In North America by 1763?
  • 20. 
    Use the cartoon to answer the questions below How does the cartoon view these men? 
    • A. 

      Patriots

    • B. 

      Loyalists

    • C. 

      Greedy merchants

    • D. 

      Lawless troublemakers

  • 21. 
    True  or False, the men wearing coats represent protestors?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    True or False, the subject of this cartoon is a colonial boycott of British Goods?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Enjoy the videos!   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_OXkkogRCk&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w89D_dK_OjY To be or not to be... are you feeling Loyalist or Patriot like??