World Cultures (American Revolution Test)

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  • 1. 
    What war ultimately became the reason for British taxing of American colonists?
  • 2. 
    Which tax was the first of many the British placed on American colonists?
    • A. 

      Tea Act

    • B. 

      Sugar Act

    • C. 

      Intolerable Act

    • D. 

      Townshend Act

  • 3. 
    What chant did American colonists come up to show their disgust and anger with British taxing?
  • 4. 
    Which American patriot was the leader to the Sons of Liberty?
  • 5. 
    Approximately how many people died during the Boston Massacre?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      12

  • 6. 
    Which new British act was a result of the Americans and Sons of Liberties "Boston Tea Party"?
    • A. 

      Stamp Act

    • B. 

      Townshend Act

    • C. 

      Sugar Act

    • D. 

      Intolerable Act

  • 7. 
    The Americans had more success against the British at Concord than they did at Lexington?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which American hero is credited for capturing the British fort, Fort Ticonderoga?
  • 9. 
    The British won the battle of Bunker and Breeds Hill, BUT the Americans finally experienced some success.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Most Americans during the Revolution were considered Patriots rather than Loyalists.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    In what state can Fort Ticonderoga be found in?
  • 12. 
    Which historic river did Washington and his troops cross as they headed toward Trenton and Princeton, New Jersey?
    • A. 

      Mississippi River

    • B. 

      Ohio River

    • C. 

      Delaware River

    • D. 

      Missouri River

  • 13. 
    Which country is credited as being the biggest and best ally for the Americans against the British?
  • 14. 
    Which battle site is known as the battle that ended the American Revolutionary War?
    • A. 

      Battle of Shiloh

    • B. 

      Battle of Lexington

    • C. 

      Battle of Concord

    • D. 

      Battle of Yorktown

  • 15. 
    In what state did the Battle of Yorktown take place?
  • 16. 
    What title is given to America's first and best attempt at a new government once the British had been defeated?
    • A. 

      Articles of Confederation

    • B. 

      Congress

    • C. 

      Constitution

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence

  • 17. 
    A strength to the Articles of Confederation was that it gave power to a strong, federal government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What does the term "cui bono" mean?
  • 19. 
    In what city did the Constitutional Convention take place?
    • A. 

      Annapolis

    • B. 

      Boston

    • C. 

      New York City

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    The Virginia Plan proposed a new government made up of both 2 houses AND 3 branches.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    How many senators are elected from each state today?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      100

  • 22. 
    The number of representatives from each state put into the House of Representatives is based primarily on what?
    • A. 

      Who the leader is of the state

    • B. 

      Debt of the state

    • C. 

      Population

    • D. 

      Wealth of the state

  • 23. 
    The majority of the Great Compromise is made up from the original Virginia Plan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Federalist and federalist states supported the creation of a new Constitution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    In which newspaper were the Federalist Papers first printed?
    • A. 

      Boston Herald

    • B. 

      Virginia Gazette

    • C. 

      New York Times

    • D. 

      Philadelphia Inquirer

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