Road to Revolution AP Review
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. What was a major outcome of the French and Indian War relating to Native Americans?
    answer choices
    Proclamation Line
    Pequot War
    Sugar Act
    Stamp Tax
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. Who was against "virtual representation"?
    answer choices
    Colonists
    Parliament
    King
    Native Americans
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The major problem with the Sugar Act (1764) was which of the following?

    answer choices

    the tax was too high

    the tax hurt sugar exports from the colonies

    the tax decreased the affordability of slaves

    the tax was being collected

  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. The British practice of non-enforcement of laws was called which of the following?
    answer choices
    mercantilism
    capitalism
    salutary neglect
    proprietary
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following was passed after the Boston Tea Party (1773)?

    answer choices

    Townsend Acts

    Navigation Acts

    Stamp Act

    Intolerable Acts

  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Who proposed the Declaration of Independence (1776)?

    answer choices

    House of Burgesses

    2nd Continental Congress

    1st Continental Congress

    George Washington

  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. What did the Galloway Plan of Union and the Olive Branch Petition have in common?
    answer choices
    documents of rebellion
    documents of trade
    documents of taxes
    documents of compromise
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The 1st Continental Congress asking colonies to lay in supplies of powder and arms indirectly led to which of the following?

    answer choices

    Boston Tea Party

    Lexington and Concord (1775)

    Boston Massacre

    creation of the Proclamation line

  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Who is considered the author of the Declaration of Independence (1776)?

    answer choices

    Thomas Jefferson

    George Washington

    Benjamin Franklin

    Rcihard Henry lee

  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. The last MAJOR battle of the American Revolution was the __________.
    answer choices
    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Battle of Yorktown
    Battle of Trenton
    Battle of Lexington
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. Patrick Henry's quote, "I am not a Virginian, I am an American" was meant to
    answer choices
    urge colonists to join forces
    express his anger at the South
    defend resistance to violence
    abolish slavery
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. What did the First Continental Congress want to avoid?
    answer choices
    Peace
    Native American Attacks
    War
    Taxes
  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q. What group tracked new British laws and met to organize and start colonial protests?
    answer choices
    Writs of Assistance
    Sons of Anarchy
    Sons of Liberty
    Liberty Ladies
  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Colonists who chose to side with the British were known as

    answer choices

    Redcoats

    Loyalists (Tories)

    Neutrals

    Patriots

  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q.

    In order to pay off French and Indian War debt, the British Parliament took what action?

    answer choices

    Closed the Boston Harbor

    Passed new colonial taxes like the Stamp Act (1765)

    Held a seaside tea party

    Allowed the colonists to chose their own governors

  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Common Sense (1776) (reasons to revolt) was written by

    answer choices

    Thomas Jefferson

    George Washington

    John Locke

    Thomas Paine

  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q. The legislative body that met in Philadelphia and authorized the Declaration of Independence
    answer choices
    Committees of Correspondence
    Parliament
    2nd Continental Congress
    Sons of Liberty
  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q. After the Boston Tea Party, the British Parliament passed this set of laws in order to punish Massachusetts.
    answer choices
    Proclamation of 1863
    Sugar and Stamp Acts
    Writs of Assistance
    Intolerable/Coercive Acts
  • Question 19
    60 seconds
    Q. Who spoke out against taxation and said, "Give me liberty or give me death?"
    answer choices
    Thomas Jefferson
    Ben Franklin
    James Madison
    Patrick Henry
  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q. What did the Declaration of Independence not declare?
    answer choices
    The authority to govern belongs to the people not to kings.
    All men are created equal.
    Men have freedom of speech and religion.
    Men have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
  • Question 21
    60 seconds
    Q. Before the American Revolution, Parliament agreed with all answers except -
    answer choices
    Parliament had legal authority over the colonies.
    Parliament had to work with local assemblies.
    They had the right to tax colonies.
    They had the right to create laws for the colonies.
  • Question 22
    60 seconds
    Q. Patriots believed everything except -
    answer choices
    Local assemblies should rule them.
    They should be able to settle west of the Appalachian Mts.
    They should quarter soldiers.
    They should not be taxed by Parliament without representation.
  • Question 23
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What document gave Virginians the right to worship as they chose?

    answer choices

    Constitution

    Declaration of Independence

    Preamble

    The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom (1786)

  • Question 24
    60 seconds
    Q. According to Locke's ideas, who is sovereign?
    answer choices
    the King
    emperor
    tribal chief
    the people
  • Question 25
    60 seconds
    Q. Enlightenment philosopher whose ideas most influenced the American belief in self government
    answer choices
    John Locke
    John Adams
    Benjamin Franklin
    Frederick Douglas
  • Question 26
    60 seconds
    Q. He produced a pamphlet that challenged the rule of the American colonies by the king of England.
    answer choices
    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Paine
    Samuel Adams
    George Washington
  • Question 27
    60 seconds
    Q. What angered the colonists because it prohibited settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains?
    answer choices
    The Declaration Line
    Common Sense
    The Proclamation of 1763
  • Question 28
    60 seconds
    Q. This new tax on legal documents angered the colonists.
    answer choices
    Stamp Act
    Paper Poll Tax
    Tea and Sugar Act
  • Question 29
    60 seconds
    Q.

    This event resulted in the deaths of five colonists who were shot by British soldiers.

    answer choices

    Battle of Boston

    Boston Tea Party

    Boston Marathon

    Boston Massacre (1770)

  • Question 30
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Colonial radicals (Sons of Liberty) dumped chests of tea into the Boston Harbor to protest the a monopoly on tea given to the British East India Company.

    answer choices

    Boston Massacre

    Boston Tea Party (1773)

    Boston Monopoly Party

    Confederate Congress

  • Question 31
    60 seconds
    Q. This took place in 1774 when 12 of the 13 colonies sent representatives to Philadelphia to organize resistance against Britain.
    answer choices
    Philadelphia Convention
    Second Continental Congress
    First Continental Congress
    Annapolis Convention
  • Question 32
    30 seconds
    Q. Another name for the colonial militia who were ready to fight
    answer choices
    Ready men
    Bullet men
    Minute men
    lobster backs
  • Question 33
    60 seconds
    Q. Why were the colonists angry about "taxation without representation?"
    answer choices
    The colonists wanted to pay taxes on stamps and tea
    The colonists had no representation in Parliament
    The colonists fought to write the Declaration of Independence
    The colonists were loyal to the British and wanted to keep them happy
  • Question 34
    60 seconds
    Q. The Intolerable Acts did all of the following EXCEPT:
    answer choices
    Closed the Boston Harbor
    Seized control of colonial legislatures
    Agreed to colonial representation in Parliament
    Forced colonists to house British soldiers (Quartering Act)
  • Question 35
    60 seconds
    Q. Why did King George need to tax the colonists?
    answer choices
    He was rich and wanted more money.
    He needed money to pay for the French and Indian War.
    He was mad at the colonist so he made them pay taxes.
    He was trying to punish them for winning the Ohio River Valley.
  • Question 36
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was NOT a power of Congress under the Articles of Confederation?
    answer choices
    Create a plan for the Northwest Territory
    Negotiate treaties
    Levy taxes
    Declare war and peace
  • Question 37
    60 seconds
    Q. Under the Articles of Confederation, most of the power was where?
    answer choices
    Legislative branch
    the president
    the states
    national government
  • Question 38
    60 seconds
    Q. Which was an effect of the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation?
    answer choices
    American Revolution
    Giving states more power
    Shays' Rebellion
    Treaty of Paris 1783
  • Question 39
    60 seconds
    Q. Daniel Shays' rebellion showed that:
    answer choices
    the government under the Articles of Confederation could not keep control of its citizens
    the government should be able to defend our citizens from Great Britain again
    the government needs to protect the citizens from Native American attacks
  • Question 40
    30 seconds
    Q. What was this poster's meaning?
    answer choices
    The Colonies needed to be united
    Serpents can grow back together
    Colonies need to be independent
    Ben Franklin didn't know why he made this
  • Question 41
    30 seconds
    Q. How did the colonist protest against the tea tax?
    answer choices
    Dressed up like Native Americans
    Boston Massacre
    Dumped tea into Boston harbor
    Didn't pay the tax on the East India Tea
  • Question 42
    30 seconds
    Q. What does Quartering mean?
    answer choices
    To allow troops to stay in your home
    Hitting someone with a quarter
    To give someone a quarter
    Giving a quarter of your earnings to Britain
  • Question 43
    30 seconds
    Q. Given that only 5 people died in the Boston Massacre, why was it labeled a massacre?
    answer choices
     British commanders ordered troops to shoot into a rioting crowd in effort to restore order
    the victims were innocent bystanders who were caught in the barrage of gunfire
     the victims had done little to provoke the confrontational and hostile British troops
    Boston radicals used it as propaganda to take advantage of the heightened tensions 
  • Question 44
    30 seconds
    Q. To refuse to buy goods from someone as a form of protest . . .
    answer choices
    occupy
    boycott
    damage
    repeal
  • Question 45
    30 seconds
    Q. Samuel Adams and Paul Revere led members of the Sons of Liberty in this protest against taxes.
    answer choices
    First Continental Congress
    Boston Massacre
    Boston Tea Party
    Stamp Act Congress
  • Question 46
    30 seconds
    Q. This enslaved person wrote poems and plays supporting American independence.
    answer choices
    Harriet Tubman
    Benjamin Banneker
    Paul Revere
    Phillis Wheatley
  • Question 47
    30 seconds
    Q. Of the following events, which happened last?
    answer choices
    First Continental Congress
    Boston Massacre
    Boston Tea Party
    Stamp Act
  • Question 48
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What Enlightenment ideas are enshrined in the Declaration of Independence?

    answer choices

    Natural Rights

    Bill of Rights

    Religious Freedom

    no taxation without representation

  • Question 49
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What Enlightenment philosopher's ideas are strongly represented in the Declaration of Independence?

    answer choices

    John Locke

    Thomas Jefferson

    Benjamin Franklin

    Voltaire

  • Question 50
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What was the name for the attempt at peace by the 2nd Continental Congress?

    answer choices

    Virginia Resolves

    Stamp Act Congress

    Olive Branch Petition

    Declaration for the Cause for Taking up Arms

  • Question 51
    30 seconds
    Q.

    With the repeal of the Stamp Act came the passage of which of the following?

    answer choices

    Force Act

    Sugar Act

    INtolerable Acts

    Declaratory Act

  • Question 52
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who asked their husband, in 1776, to "remember the ladies" (rights for women"?

    answer choices

    Sojourner Truth

    Abigail Adams

    Martha Washington

    Dolly Madison

  • Question 53
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who wrote "A Vindication of the Rights of Women" in 1792, demanding equal rights?

    answer choices

    Abigail Adams

    Alice Paul

    Susan B. Anthony

    Mary Wolstonecraft

  • Question 54
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who was associated with the belief that their was a "social contract" between citizens and their government?

    answer choices

    Franklin

    Rosseau

    Washington

    Madison

  • Question 55
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why did Franklin's colonial defense plan, the Albany Plan of Union (1754), fail?

    answer choices

    the 1st Continental Congress vetoed it

    Parliament vetoed it

    the colonies would not work together for a common purpose

    too much corruption

  • Question 56
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What role did the 2nd Great Awakening (early 19th century) play in the revolution?

    answer choices

    religious leaders founded the Sons of Liberty

    challenging religious authority translated into challenging political authority

    the end of the Church of England in the colonies

    no role at all

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