The Road To Revolution

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The Road To Revolution

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  • 1. 
    Type response belowWhy would John Adams, a future president of the United States and co-author of the Declaration of Independence say that defending the British soldiers after the Boston Massacre was, "one of the best pieces of service I ever rendered to my country."?
  • 2. 
                                                                                                                                                                                               Compare the pictures above.  Describe how the events in these pictures are similar.  How are they different? Type response below.
  • 3. 
    Compare the pictures again.  Describe how the message of  the pictures are similar. How are they different?Type response below
  • 4. 
    During the First Continental Congress, Patrick Henry proclaimed, "I am not a Virginian, but an American!"Why was this a pivotal moment in how the colonists viewed themselves?
  • 5. 
    Write a well written paragraph, decribing how the geography and climate of a region affects the economy of that region. Include examples to a specific region either from colonial time or from today.
  • 6. 
    When the colonists refused to buy British goods this was called...
    • A. 

      Repeal

    • B. 

      Boycott

    • C. 

      Prosperous

    • D. 

      A bad idea

  • 7. 
    What were the very harsh laws created to punish the colonists after the Boston Tea Party?
    • A. 

      Sugar Act

    • B. 

      Townshend Act

    • C. 

      Intolerable Acts

    • D. 

      Stamp Act

  • 8. 
    Which law prohibited colonial settlers from moving pass the Appalachian Mountains?
    • A. 

      Proclamation of 1763

    • B. 

      Intolerable Acts

    • C. 

      Stamp Act

    • D. 

      Tea Act

  • 9. 
    The business of capturing, transporting and selling people is known as...
    • A. 

      Cash crop

    • B. 

      Slave trade

    • C. 

      Charter

    • D. 

      Townshend Act

  • 10. 
    The King gave formal documents that outlined a colony's geographic boundaries and specified how it would be governed.  This document was known as a...
    • A. 

      Boston Massacre

    • B. 

      Mayflower Compact

    • C. 

      Cash crops

    • D. 

      Charter

  • 11. 
    Tobacco, sugar, and cotton were raised in large quantities in the Southern colonies and sold for profit.  These are called...
    • A. 

      Cash crops

    • B. 

      Mercantilism

    • C. 

      Tea Act

    • D. 

      Charter

  • 12. 
    What was the reason for settlement in Massachusetts?
    • A. 

      Wealthy landowners could purchase more land.

    • B. 

      It settled a debt for the king.

    • C. 

      It gave Catholics a safe place to settle.

    • D. 

      The Pilgrims could have religious freedom.

  • 13. 
    What was a reason for the settlement of Rhode Island?
    • A. 

      It has fertile soil for cash crops.

    • B. 

      The Puritans kicked out Roger Williams for not following the Puritan beliefs.

    • C. 

      It settled a debt between the King of England and William Penn

    • D. 

      Criminals from England chose to settle here instead of severing their prison sentences.

  • 14. 
    A small army made up of ordinary citizens who are trained to fight in an emergency is call a....
    • A. 

      Tyranny

    • B. 

      Slave trade

    • C. 

      Militia

    • D. 

      Boycott

  • 15. 
    Which is the correct order of events
    • A. 

      Tea Act, Boston Massacre, Intolerable Acts, French and Indian War

    • B. 

      French and Indian War, Boston Massacre, Tea Act, Intolerable Acts

    • C. 

      Intolerable Acts, French and Indian War, Boston Massacre, Tea Act

    • D. 

      French and Indian War, Boston Massacre, Intolerable Acts, Tea Act

  • 16. 
    Before 1755, which countries shared ownership of the Ohio Valley?
    • A. 

      Great Britain and France

    • B. 

      France and Spain

    • C. 

      Great Britain and Italy

    • D. 

      Holland and France

  • 17. 
    What was the outcome of the French and Indian War
    • A. 

      France took possession of Great Britain

    • B. 

      The Indians took possession of the Appalachian Mountains

    • C. 

      Spain took possession of Florida

    • D. 

      Great Britain took possession of the Ohio Valley

  • 18. 
    Which event led the King to pass the Intolerable Acts?
    • A. 

      Boston Massacre

    • B. 

      Townshend Acts

    • C. 

      Battle of Lexington

    • D. 

      Boston Tea Party

  • 19. 
    Why did the colonists oppose many of the taxes placed on them by Parliament?
    • A. 

      They were very poor and could not pay the taxes.

    • B. 

      They resented being taxed without having representation in Parliament.

    • C. 

      They thought the King used the tax money poorly.

    • D. 

      They thought the British citizens were lazy and not paying enough taxes.

  • 20. 
    The First Continental Congress met to decide how to respond to the Intolerable Acts.  What did the Congress decided to do? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Pay all taxes to the King

    • B. 

      Boycott British goods

    • C. 

      Fight for freedom

    • D. 

      Send a letter to the King urging him to consider the colonists' complaints

  • 21. 
    What was the purpose of British General Gage's march through Lexington and Concord?
    • A. 

      He was going to take the colonists' ammunition and supplies.

    • B. 

      He was protecting the colonists from the King.

    • C. 

      His troops needed the exercise and training.

    • D. 

      He wanted to begin a revolution between Great Britain and France.

  • 22. 
    The men of the New England militia were known as __________________ because they could be ready to fight in a 60 seconds
  • 23. 
    After the Battles of Lexington and Concord, what was the big mistake Great Britain realized they had made?
    • A. 

      The generals needed to have more troops.

    • B. 

      The British troops did not have enough supplies

    • C. 

      The British underestimated the colonists' willingness to fight and die for their rights.

    • D. 

      The British troops liked the colonists and didn't want to fight against them.

  • 24. 
    What was the result when the colonists boycotted the Stamp Act?
    • A. 

      Those colonists who would not pay the tax were buried alive.

    • B. 

      Great Britain returned all the tax money to the colonists.

    • C. 

      Great Britain allowed the colonists to have a representative in Parliament.

    • D. 

      Great Britain repealed the Stamp Act.

  • 25. 
    Preventing the colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains was part of which law?
    • A. 

      Townshend Act

    • B. 

      Boston Tea Party

    • C. 

      Intolerable Acts

    • D. 

      Proclamation of 1763

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