Steps To The American Revolution: Overview

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American Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

Use pages 54-63 to answer the questions below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Look at the picture on page 54, who are the people in the redcoats?
    • A. 

      British

    • B. 

      Cheyenne

    • C. 

      Iroquois

    • D. 

      Colonists

    • E. 

      Pilgrims

  • 2. 
    _______ is the strength or force that can make people do things.
    • A. 

      Control

    • B. 

      Independence

    • C. 

      Power

    • D. 

      Segregation

  • 3. 
    What happened in 1765 that upset the colonists?
    • A. 

      Boston Massacre

    • B. 

      Boston Tea Party

    • C. 

      Stamp Act

    • D. 

      The writing of the Declaration of Independence

  • 4. 
    Look on page 57. What was the cause of the Stamp Act?
    • A. 

      Colonists were angry

    • B. 

      Britain wanted money from the colonists

    • C. 

      Colonists poured tea into Boston Harbor

    • D. 

      The colonists and British started fighting against one another

  • 5. 
    When the British Parliament passed the Stamp Act, what did the put a tax on?
    • A. 

      Tea

    • B. 

      Newspapers and Paper Products

    • C. 

      Corn

    • D. 

      Land

  • 6. 
    During the Boston Massacre, what did the colonists throw at the British soldiers?
    • A. 

      Rocks and Sticks

    • B. 

      Snowballs and Rocks

    • C. 

      Shoes

    • D. 

      Glass

  • 7. 
    What did the colonists disguise themselves as before they poured the tea into Boston Harbor?
    • A. 

      African slaves

    • B. 

      Pirates

    • C. 

      Indians

  • 8. 
    Where were the first and second Continental Congresses held?
    • A. 

      Boston

    • B. 

      New York City

    • C. 

      Los Angeles

    • D. 

      Concord

    • E. 

      Philadelphia

  • 9. 
    What warning did Paul Revere shout as he rode from farm to farm?
    • A. 

      The British are coming!

    • B. 

      The British are gone!

    • C. 

      Merry Christmas!

    • D. 

      Lets get ready to rumble!

  • 10. 
    Check off all the important ideas in the Declaration of Independence.
    • A. 

      All for one and one for all

    • B. 

      All people are created equal

    • C. 

      People have rights that come from God; these can't be taken away from them.

    • D. 

      People have the right to live, to be free, and to seek happiness.

    • E. 

      Governments get their power from the people.

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