US History Chapter 2 Quiz

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Thomas Jefferson, the Three-Fifths Compromise, the First Continental Congress and Britain’s relationship with the colonists after the French and Indian War are being discussed in this U. S. History quiz. Know much about the topics? Let’s find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The British began to respect colonial culture.

    • B. 

      The colonists began to question British authority.

    • C. 

      The British began to treat the colonists as equals.

    • D. 

      The colonists became more dependent on Britian.

  • 2. 
    The First Continental Congress voted to
    • A. 

      End the boycott of imports from Britain

    • B. 

      Call for the formation of colonial militias

    • C. 

      Imprison all British tax collectors

    • D. 

      Adopt the Declaration of Independence

  • 3. 
    The political ideas of Thomas Jefferson were greatly influenced by
    • A. 

      The Olive Branch Petition

    • B. 

      The Albany Plan of Union

    • C. 

      The Enlightenment

    • D. 

      The Battle of Yorktown

  • 4. 
    The Three-Fifths Compromise resolved the issue of
    • A. 

      How enslaved people were to be counted in the population

    • B. 

      Whether the larger states could have more representaties in Congress

    • C. 

      Whether Congress would have one or two houses

    • D. 

      How many representatives each state would have in the Senate

  • 5. 
    Which of the following was designed to ensure that one branch of the government would never become too powerful?
    • A. 

      The Electoral College

    • B. 

      The Cabinet

    • C. 

      The Bill of Rights

    • D. 

      The system of checks and balances