Unit 3: Road To Revolution

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Unit 3: Road To Revolution - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Explain how the French and Indian War led to the American Revolution.

  • 2. 

    How did the King of England resolve the need to pay the debt from the French and Indian War?

    • A.

      They began to tax the Native Americans

    • B.

      They began to tax the colonists

    • C.

      Raised the price of crops in the colonies

    • D.

      They began to tax the French

    Correct Answer
    B. They began to tax the colonists
    Explanation
    The King of England resolved the need to pay the debt from the French and Indian War by implementing taxes on the colonists. This decision was made in order to generate revenue and cover the expenses incurred during the war. By taxing the colonists, the King aimed to shift the financial burden onto the American colonies. This move ultimately contributed to the growing tensions between the colonists and the British government, eventually leading to the American Revolution.

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  • 3. 

    What was the Treaty of Paris 1763?

    • A.

      The agreement that ends the American Revolution

    • B.

      The agreement that gives colonists the right to settle in the new world

    • C.

      The agreement that ends the French and Indian War

    Correct Answer
    C. The agreement that ends the French and Indian War
    Explanation
    The Treaty of Paris 1763 was an agreement that ended the French and Indian War. This treaty was signed between Britain, France, and Spain, and it resulted in France ceding its North American territories to Britain. The treaty also marked the end of French power in North America and expanded British control over the continent. It had significant consequences for the American colonies as it set the stage for future tensions and conflicts between Britain and its colonies, ultimately leading to the American Revolution.

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  • 4. 

    Colonists were angered by the ________________, which prohibited them from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains.

    Correct Answer
    Proclamation of 1763
    Explanation
    The colonists were angered by the Proclamation of 1763, which prohibited them from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains. This proclamation was issued by the British government in an attempt to avoid conflicts with Native American tribes and to consolidate control over the western territories. However, the colonists saw it as a restriction on their freedom and expansion, leading to widespread discontent and resistance.

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  • 5. 

    One form of protest the colonists used against increased taxes was to refuse to buy English goods.  Use your Freyer Models to find the term for a refusal to buy goods.

    • A.

      Strike

    • B.

      Tariff

    • C.

      Boycott

    • D.

      Duty

    Correct Answer
    C. Boycott
    Explanation
    The correct answer is boycott because a boycott refers to the act of refusing to buy or participate in something as a form of protest or to show disapproval. In this case, the colonists used a boycott as a means of protesting against increased taxes by refusing to buy English goods. This action was a way for them to demonstrate their opposition and exert economic pressure in order to bring about change.

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  • 6. 

    The most well known protest by the Sons of Liberty was the Boston Tea Party.  This act was a direct protest of which new colonial policy?

    • A.

      Sugar Act

    • B.

      Closing of the Boston Harbor

    • C.

      Proclamation of 1762

    • D.

      Tea Act

    Correct Answer
    D. Tea Act
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Tea Act. The Boston Tea Party was a direct protest against this new colonial policy, which was imposed by the British government in 1773. The Tea Act gave the British East India Company a monopoly on the sale of tea in the American colonies, leading to outrage among the colonists who saw it as a violation of their rights and a form of taxation without representation. In response, the Sons of Liberty organized the Boston Tea Party, during which they dumped tea from British ships into the Boston Harbor as a symbol of their resistance to British rule.

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  • 7. 

    Why did the First Continental Congress meet? 

    • A.

      To elect a president

    • B.

      To disapprove the actions of the Sons of Liberty

    • C.

      To disapprove the Intolerable Act

    • D.

      To declare independence from Britiain

    Correct Answer
    C. To disapprove the Intolerable Act
    Explanation
    We haven't learned this just yet. We're doing it on Monday/Tuesday.

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  • 8. 

    How did King George respond to the Boston Tea Party?

    • A.

      Place Boston under military control and closed their ports

    • B.

      Decided the rebels were right and revoked all the taxes

    • C.

      Decided to tax the Native Americans because he thought they were responsible for the act

    • D.

      Cried himself to sleep

    Correct Answer
    A. Place Boston under military control and closed their ports
    Explanation
    After the Tea Party the King raised the intolerable Acts. closed the Boston ports and p-laced Boston under military control

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  • 9. 

    What role did George Washington play in the French and Indian War?

    • A.

      He fought with the French against the British

    • B.

      He attempted to move past the Proclamation Line and angered the Native Americans

    • C.

      After massacring some French in the woods, he build Fort Necessity to protect himself from French retaliation

    Correct Answer
    C. After massacring some French in the woods, he build Fort Necessity to protect himself from French retaliation
    Explanation
    George Washington did not fight with the French against the British in the French and Indian War. Instead, he fought on the side of the British against the French. He also did not attempt to move past the Proclamation Line and anger the Native Americans. The correct answer is that after massacring some French in the woods, he built Fort Necessity to protect himself from French retaliation. This shows that Washington was involved in military actions during the war and took measures to defend himself and his troops.

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