Liberty, Equality, Power: Chapter 5 & 6 Test

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  • 1. 
    Explain the key incidents that eventually led to the Declaration of Independence made by the colonists in 1776. Be sure to explain the colonists' feelings towards the events and the British reason for their actions
  • 2. 
    Explain the feelings of different colonies and regions towards the independance of the colonies from Britain 1774-1776. Be sure to explain why certain colonies felt a certain way about independance; and also explain how colonies  that had initially not wanted independance came about to changeing their minds.
  • 3. 
    Explain the conflicts with the Native Americans during and after the Revolutionary War and the independence of the United States.
  • 4. 
    Analyze the events that led up the creation of the Constitution.
  • 5. 
    For some reason, this is the only question that doesn't have the images button at the top, so go to http://teachingamericanhistory.org/ratification/federalpillars-newyork.png and study the political cartoon (The Federalist Pillars) 1. Analyze the reason that the states are represented as the pillars of a dome. 2. Explain the political beliefs of the person that made this cartoon.
  • 6. 
    The Native American attack on 13 British forts in the Ohio Valley in 1763 was called______.
    • A. 

      Perry the Platypus

    • B. 

      Chevrolet's War

    • C. 

      Pontiac's Conspiracy

    • D. 

      The Five Nation's Revolt

    • E. 

      Opeanakue's Rebellion

  • 7. 
    The Treaty of Paris ended the Seven Years War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The tax on molasses was 6 pence per gallon under the ________ , was changed to 3 pence per gallon under the ______, and was finally reduced to 1 penny under the ________.
  • 9. 
    According to Benjamin Franklin, the colonists were outraged at the Stamp Act because it was a(n):
    • A. 

      Internal tax

    • B. 

      External tax

    • C. 

      Revenue tax

    • D. 

      Panda's thumb

  • 10. 
    In what cities did violence break out in response to the Stamp Act?
    • A. 

      Boston

    • B. 

      New York CIty

    • C. 

      Newport

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    The Declatory Act said:
    • A. 

      Parliament had the ability to ignore any declarations made by the colonies.

    • B. 

      Parliament had the power to place any taxes on the colonies

    • C. 

      The government of Massachusetts was now royal

    • D. 

      Parliament had the power to create any laws and statues to bind the colonies

    • E. 

      Parliament had the power to make any external tax but not an internal tax

  • 12. 
    The Townshend Act was put in place to
    • A. 

      Pay the salaries of governors and judges

    • B. 

      Pay for the defense of the colonies

    • C. 

      Help increase the colonial economy

    • D. 

      Raise revenue that Britain could use to pay off their war debts

    • E. 

      Pay for dental healthcare for all government officials

  • 13. 
    What was the American continental and militias like in the beginning of the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      Excellently trained, very efficient, and soldiers served for 5 year

    • B. 

      No formal training, but soldiers served for life so they learned from experience

    • C. 

      Both had no formal training and very short terms.

    • D. 

      The continentals were very formally trained but the militias were not.

  • 14. 
    The two battles that George Washington won at the end of 1776 and the beginning of 1777 that changed the war and was the first real victory  were at:
    • A. 

      Lexington and Concord

    • B. 

      Trenton and Princeton

    • C. 

      Manhattan and Staten Island

    • D. 

      Philadelphia and Pittsburgh

  • 15. 
    How did George Washington instill some order and professionalism in the armies after 1777?
    • A. 

      By offering a cash bonus to soldiers that enlisted in the army for three years

    • B. 

      By increasing the amount of punishment a soldier could receive

    • C. 

      By offering land to soldiers who served three years

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    What was the role of the French after the fall of Philadelphia?
    • A. 

      They openly supported America by agreeing to ally themselves with them and to fight the British until independence.

    • B. 

      They openly opposed the Americans by helping the British blockade of the coast and closed trade with the colonies.

    • C. 

      They were neutral and avoided intervening in the war.

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 17. 
    John Adam’s “Thoughts on Government” was a tract that:
    • A. 

      Supported the separation of powers and influenced the constitution of Virginia

    • B. 

      Was loyalist in nature and supported concession to the British

    • C. 

      Called for a unicameral legislature to carry out the people’s will

    • D. 

      Transformed into a Camero.

  • 18. 
    Benjamin Franklin believed that colonists would accept external taxes but not internal ones
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What injuries resulted from the Boston Massacre
    • A. 

      6 wounded 5 dead

    • B. 

      5 dead 11 wounded

    • C. 

      2 dead 12 wounded

    • D. 

      57 dead 110 wounded

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    The townshend act stated
    • A. 

      British soldiers must be housed in a public barracks

    • B. 

      Any legal document going into or coming out of the colony would be taxed

    • C. 

      Imports on tea paper paint and lead were taxed

    • D. 

      Colonists had to pay a tax out of their salery to Britain

    • E. 

      Britain had the power to enforce any laws or statues over the colonies

  • 21. 
    The tea act was put in place to
    • A. 

      Get parliament more money off the townshend act

    • B. 

      Prevent the East India company from taking a big loss on the tea it had

    • C. 

      Pay for the saleries of members of parliment

    • D. 

      Pay for the King's new car

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Coercive acts were passed to raise more revenue
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Bostonians dressed as __________ threw £_________ of tea into the ocean during the Boston Tea Party 
    • A. 

      Ghosts,,,11,000

    • B. 

      Guy Fawkes,,,20,000

    • C. 

      Mohawks,,,13,000

    • D. 

      Indians,,,11,000

    • E. 

      Sailors,,,13,000

  • 24. 
    The Massachusetts Government Act did which of the following
    • A. 

      Overturned the Massachusetts charter of 1691.

    • B. 

      Closed the port of Boston until Bostonians paid for the tea they dumped in the ocean.

    • C. 

      Restricted town meetings in Massachusetts

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Two of the above

  • 25. 
    The British soldiers marching towards Concord on April 19, 1775 were trying to __________
    • A. 

      Stop riots from going on in the street.

    • B. 

      Foil a plot by the sons of Liberty that British inteligence picked up on.

    • C. 

      Enforce the Massachusetts Government act.

    • D. 

      To engage a rebel force that had threatened British athourity in the colonies.

    • E. 

      None of the above

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