We're Gonna Have A Revolution!

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Class quiz, 10 questions, for beginning study of the American Revolution.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which country fought against the Colonies in the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Great Britain

    • D. 

      United States

  • 2. 
    What was it that the Colonies declared on July 4, 1776?
    • A. 

      Their independence from Great Britain

    • B. 

      That they were angry over taxes from the King

    • C. 

      That the American Indians should have control of North America

    • D. 

      That they had won the war

  • 3. 
    One of the episodes leading up to the Revolution was the Boston Massacre.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    One reason the Colonists were ready to fight for independence was that the King was unwilling to pay taxes to help support the New World.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Great Britain's King planned to pay for the Seven Years' War by creating new taxes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Another name for the Seven Years' War is the French and Indian War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Who won the French and Indian War?
    • A. 

      The French

    • B. 

      The Indians

    • C. 

      The British

    • D. 

      The Canadians

  • 8. 
    Which of the following BEST describes the Stamp Act?
    • A. 

      Postage stamp prices tripled, causing the Colonists to rarely be able to send mail to family members in Great Britain

    • B. 

      Stamps with the King's seal were required on official papers, which created a new tax

    • C. 

      Stamps were no longer sold for British mail, so Colonists could not send mail across the sea

    • D. 

      Stamp Fish could no longer be caught or sold without a high tax which doubled the price, making them too high-priced for most people to eat

  • 9. 
    A mercenary is a professional soldier who goes to fight in other countries that are not his own.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    An item NOT taxed by the King before the Revolution:
    • A. 

      Tea

    • B. 

      Paper

    • C. 

      Molasses

    • D. 

      Underwear