Events Leading to the American Revolution
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Why did King George III begin taxing the colonists?
    answer choices
    He didn't like them
    He was selfish
    England needed money to pay debts from the French and Indian War
    The colonists had extra money
  • Question 2
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    Q. What is the group called who makes the English laws?
    answer choices
    President
    Parliment
    People's Republic
    Congress
  • Question 3
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    Q. This Act made colonists buy stamps to place on all their printed documents. 
    answer choices
    Tea Act
    Quartering Act
    Intolerable Acts
    Stamp Act
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. One of the men who led the fight against these taxes was ______.
    answer choices
    Samuel Adams
    Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Dean
    Samuel Prescott
  • Question 5
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    Q. What was the city causing the most trouble for King George III?
    answer choices
    Atlanta
    Boston
    New York City
    Savannah
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What does "boycott" mean?
    answer choices
    to refuse to buy goods or services from someone
    to pay taxes
    to sell things to other coutries
    to feel everything is good
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. The ___________ Act placed taxes on all factory made goods. 
    answer choices
    Tea
    Tobacco
    Townshend
    Triangle
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the secret group of men called who protested the taxes?
    answer choices
    Sons of Thunder
    Sons of Liberty
    Sons of Freedom
    Sons of Republic
  • Question 9
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    Q. What did King George do to punish the people of Boston for causing trouble?
    answer choices
    Sent British troops to guard the city
    Killed everyone in Boston
    Said they would have to all come back to England
    He didn't do anything
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. How many people were killed during the Boston Massacre?
    answer choices
    25
    35
    5
    105
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. The British government put a tax on something the colonists drank.  What was it?
    answer choices
    coffee
    milk
    tea
    water
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. The main problem the colonists had with the taxes was __________.
    answer choices
    They didn't have a say in making the tax laws
    they just didn't want to pay taxes
    they didn't have any money
    they didn't mind paying taxes
  • Question 13
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    Q. What did the sons of Liberty do to protest the tax on their favorite drink?
    answer choices
    nothing
    they boarded ships and threw the tea into the water
    they paid the tax
    they wrote a newspaper article about the unfair tax
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. What were they dress as when they boarded the ship?
    answer choices
    native americans
    children
    women
    they dressed as themselves
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Parliment closed Boston Harbor until the colonists did what?
    answer choices
    paid for all the tea
    they didn't close the harbor
    gave King George $1,000 
  • Question 16
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    Q. The colonists called these acts the Intolerable Acts.  What does Intolerable mean?
    answer choices
    great
    wonderful
    unbearable
    fantastic
  • Question 17
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    Q. The colonists decided to meet together to discuss these problems.  Where did they meet?
    answer choices
    New York City
    Philadelphia
    Georgia
    North Carolina
  • Question 18
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    Q. Their meeting was called the ______________.
    answer choices
    First Continental Congress
    Colonial Meeting
    First colonial meeting
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