Road To Revolution Quiz

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Road To Revolution Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the Proclamation of 1763:
    • A. 

      Colonial militiamen were required to put down Pontiac’s Rebellion.

    • B. 

      Colonial paper money could not be printed

    • C. 

      Contact between colonials and Native Americans was strictly forbidden.

    • D. 

      Settlers were prohibited from crossing the Appalachians.

  • 2. 
    The Intolerable Acts of 1774 included all of the following except:
    • A. 

      The closing of Boston harbor.

    • B. 

      Making the Massachusetts council and judiciary appointive.

    • C. 

      New taxes on glass, tea, lead, and paper.

    • D. 

      Allowing trials of accused colonial officials to be moved to England.

  • 3. 
    The American colonists used the slogan, "Not taxation without representation," to express their belief in the need for --
    • A. 

      Economic interdependence

    • B. 

      Mercantilism

    • C. 

      The consent of the governed

    • D. 

      Parliamentary supremacy

  • 4. 
    The American colonists used the slogan, "Not taxation without representation," to express their belief in the need for --
    • A. 

      Economic interdependence

    • B. 

      Mercantilism

    • C. 

      The consent of the governed

    • D. 

      Parliamentary supremacy

  • 5. 
    According to the theory of mercantilism, the principal purpose of the thirteen original colonies was to provide Great Britain with --
    • A. 

      Workers and manufactured goods

    • B. 

      Naval bases

    • C. 

      Raw materials and markets

    • D. 

      Military recruits

  • 6. 
    The Colonists held the Boston Tea Party in response to:
    • A. 

      King George's birthday

    • B. 

      The partial repeal of the Townshend Acts

    • C. 

      Winning the French and Indian War

    • D. 

      John Adams' election as mayor of Boston

  • 7. 
    Which of the following was the first direct tax on American Colonists?
    • A. 

      Stamp Act

    • B. 

      Tea Act

    • C. 

      Sugar Act

    • D. 

      Intolerable Acts

  • 8. 
    The Quartering Act led to colonial unrest because
    • A. 

      King George lowered the value of American curreny

    • B. 

      Colonists were forced to house British troops

    • C. 

      England shut many of the colonies harbors down

    • D. 

      The British Parliament imposed new taxes on the colonists

  • 9. 
    Which of the following acts would upset a colonial newspaper owner the most?
    • A. 

      Townshend Act

    • B. 

      Sugar Act

    • C. 

      Stamp Act

    • D. 

      Quartering Act

  • 10. 
    Imagine you are an American colonist living in the 1760s. Someone knocks on your door and hands you a flyer encouraging you to boycott British goods. Which act was this most likely in response to?
    • A. 

      Townshend Acts

    • B. 

      Stamp Act

    • C. 

      Quartering Act

    • D. 

      Sugar Act

  • 11. 
    The Intolerable Acts did all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Took away Boston's right to govern themselves

    • B. 

      Forced Boston to pay for the tea destroyed in their Tea Party

    • C. 

      Placed an import tax on sugar

    • D. 

      Increased the power of the Quartering Act