U.S. History Road To Independence

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

For those of you who would like to know more about and all things US history plus events that led to Independence, then this is the quiz for you. If you are prepared to test your knowledge try it out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the Boston Massacre?
  • 2. 
    Who were the daughters of Liberty and what was their purpose?
  • 3. 
    1. What is the Writs of assistance?
    • A. 

      A legal document that allowed any colonists to search anywhere in anything that they pleased.

    • B. 

      An act that lowered the taxes on molasses, coffe, wine,ect.

    • C. 

      Incoming of money

    • D. 

      A legal document that allos customs officers to enter any location to search for smuggled goods.

    • E. 

      Refusing to by something from an organization.

  • 4. 
    What did the stamp act do?
    • A. 

      Placed tax on almost all printed material in the colonies from newspapers and pamplets to wills and playing cards.

    • B. 

      It repelled the sugar act.

    • C. 

      Placed taxes on stamps.

    • D. 

      Locked up prisoners.

    • E. 

      Fur trade.

  • 5. 
    The ______________ act stated that Parliment had a right to tax and make decisions for the british colonies "in all cases."
  • 6. 
    What is propaganda?
    • A. 

      A Native American tribe from new york.

    • B. 

      Information designed to influence opinions of the British.

    • C. 

      Organization for protests

    • D. 

      Suggestions

    • E. 

      Formal expression of opinion

  • 7. 
    What was the nonimportation agreement?
    • A. 

      An agreement where the colonists would do anything like feed or house the British soldiers.

    • B. 

      When the british leaders tried to avoid some of the problems the stamp act caused.

    • C. 

      When the colonists pleged not to buy or use goods imported from Britain.

    • D. 

      Burning figures that represented tac collecters.

    • E. 

      Formal expression of opinion

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