World Cultures (American Revolution Chapter 1 Lesson 3)

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  • 1. 
    What title was given to the first British tax or act placed on American colonists?
  • 2. 
    What title was given to the second British tax or act placed on American colonists?
  • 3. 
    What "chant" or unifying cry did American colonists create to have their displeasure with the British heard?
  • 4. 
    A boycott refers to a willingness to buy from a specific seller.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Parliament eventually terminated or "got rid of" the Stamp Act in 1766.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    According to the textbook what is the name of third tax or act the British placed on the American colonists?
  • 7. 
    Who was the leader to the Sons of Liberty group?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Samuel Adams

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      Patrick Henry

  • 8. 
    The Sons of Liberty were a secret society made up of American colonists who strongly opposed British laws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What event is best associated with March 5, 1770?
    • A. 

      First Continental Congress

    • B. 

      Start of American Revolution

    • C. 

      Boston Tea Party

    • D. 

      Boston Massacre

    • E. 

      Boston Marathon

  • 10. 
    Which tea company provided the British with very reasonably priced tea that the British could sell for a large profit?
    • A. 

      London Tea

    • B. 

      Queen's Tea

    • C. 

      East India Tea Company

    • D. 

      India Tea Company

  • 11. 
    Approximately 240 crates or chests of tea were destroyed in protest by the Sons of Liberty at the Boston Tea Party.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What essentially did the Intolerable Acts do to American colonists?
    • A. 

      Imprisoned all those involved in the Tea Party

    • B. 

      Closed Boston Harbor

    • C. 

      Ignited the American Revolution

    • D. 

      Raised new taxes on colonists

  • 13. 
    Which of the following did not happen at the First Continental Congress?
    • A. 

      Georgia representatives did not show up

    • B. 

      Approved the training of state armies

    • C. 

      Approved a ban on British products

    • D. 

      Elected George Washington as first president

  • 14. 
    Paul Revers is known for his midnight ride AND his heroics in defeating the British at Concord.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    American colonists did more damage against the British army at Lexington rather than Concord.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Who is the main American colonists responsible for an unbelievable capturing of Fort Ticonderoga?
  • 17. 
    The British army won the battle of Bunker/ Breeds Hill.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which of the following men had little or alot to do with drafting the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Roger Sherman

    • D. 

      Robert Livingston

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    What name was given to the group of American colonist that supported Britain and their ways of ruling America? 
  • 20. 
    What name was given to the group of American colonist that supported an American Revolution and change?
  • 21. 
    What famous river did George Washington lead his depleeted army across in an early morning attack on the British at Princeton and Trenton?
    • A. 

      Mississippi

    • B. 

      Delaware

    • C. 

      Ohio

    • D. 

      Colorado

  • 22. 
    What American battle victory during the Americna Revolution is known as the "turning point" of the war?
  • 23. 
    Which country sent perhaps the most aide and support during the American Revolution? This country is also responsible for sending Marquis de Lafayette.
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      Poland

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      France

  • 24. 
    The textbook mentions that roughly 25% of American soldiers at Valley Forge, which of the following was not a reason for the large number of deaths?
    • A. 

      Battle injuries

    • B. 

      Malnutrition

    • C. 

      Exposure to the cold

    • D. 

      Disease

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