Causes of the American Revolution
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which concern of the colonists led to the American Revolution?
    answer choices
    opposition to British tax policies
    Desire for greater religious freedom
    Fear of attacks by American Indians
    Increasing immigration from countries other than Britain
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Colonists protested the Stamp Act because they believed in what phrase?
    answer choices
    Live free or die
    All men are created equal
    Life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness
    No taxation with representation
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Sons of Liberty were a group of American colonists who worked to repeal the Stamp Act by doing what?
    answer choices
    Taking military action against the British
    Forming alliances with the enemies of Britain
    Meeting with Parliament in England 
    Publicly protesting and organizing boycotts
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. In response to the Tea Act, the colonists threw tea from the British ships into the Boston Harbor.  This event is known as:
    answer choices
    Boston Tea Party
    Boston Riots
    Boston Massacre
    Boston Market
  • Question 5
    20 seconds
    Q. Who was the King of Britain at the time of the Revolutionary War?
    answer choices
    King George III
    King George I
    King Henry IV
    King Henry VIII
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did the king begin to tax the colonists?
    answer choices
    He wanted more money to make England look better
    He needed money to pay off war debts from the French and Indian War
    He needed money to pay for Boston soldiers
    He hated the colonists' guts
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. An angry crowd of workers surrounded a small group of British soldiers and were fired upon
    answer choices
    Boston Massacre
    Boston Rebellion
    Boston Treaty 
    Boston Tea Party
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the name of the meeting of colonial leaders where all the colonies agreed to boycott British goods and wrote a letter to the King voicing their complaints?
    answer choices
    Committees of Correspondence
    The Declaration of Independence
    The Revolutionary War
    First Continental Congress
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Why could the colonists not move West of the Appalachian mountains after the French and Indian war?
    answer choices
    To avoid conflicts with the French 
    To avoid conflicts with the British
    To avoid conflicts with the Natives
    To avoid conflicts with the British
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed, by their Creator, with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness."
    - What document is this from?
    answer choices
    Proclamation of 1763
    Charter of 1732
    Declaration of Independence
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. First person killed in the Boston Massacre.
    answer choices
    Samuel Adams
    Crispus Attucks
    Benjamin Franklin
    General Wolfe
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. His engraving of the Boston Massacre is a great example of propaganda.
    answer choices
    Samuel Adams
    Paul Revere
    Benjamin Franklin
    George Washington
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