STAAR Colonial and Revolutionary Eras
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  • Question 1
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    First permanent settlement in the New World

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    Philadelphia

    Jamestown

    Rhode Island

    Lexington

  • Question 2
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    Complaints made by the colonists about the government to Great Britain were called

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    Gripes

    Grievances

    Articles

    Acts

  • Question 3
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    Rights that we are born with and cannot be taken away:

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    unalienable rights

    indisputable civil rights

    individual rights

    government sanctions

  • Question 4
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    Drafted by the Pilgrims to organize self-government

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    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

    Declaration of Independence

    Mayflower Compact

    Magna Carta

  • Question 5
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    This was the first British document to limit the power of the government.

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    Mayflower Compact

    Articles of Confederation

    Magna Carta

    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

  • Question 6
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    The colonial region with natural harbors and rocky soil was

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    New England Colonies

    Middle Colonies

    Southern Colonies

  • Question 7
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    This was also known as the Seven Years War, where Britain ended up taxing the colonies over the expense.

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    American Revolution

    New England Skirmish

    French and Indian War

    War of 1812

  • Question 8
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    Founding Fathers include George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and

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    Samuel Adams

    James Madison

    Abraham Lincoln

    James Monroe

  • Question 9
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    The colonies celebrated independence from Great Britain in

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    1776

    1607

    1492

    1789

  • Question 10
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    The first written Constitution in the United States was

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    Magna Carta

    Declaration of Independence

    Mayflower Compact

    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

  • Question 11
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    The year the Constitution was written in Philadelphia

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    1607

    1776

    1787

    1789

  • Question 12
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    Last battle of the American Revolution

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    Lexington and Concord

    Yorktown

    Saratoga

    Philadephia

  • Question 13
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    Tax on all imported goods used in the colonies

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    Intolerable Acts

    Stamp Act

    Townsend Act

    Sugar Act

  • Question 14
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    Boston Patriot who led the Tea Party

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    Patrick Henry

    Benjamin Franklin

    Alexander Hamilton

    Samuel Adams

  • Question 15
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    Wrote 'Common Sense' encouraging colonial independence

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    Thomas Paine

    Crispus Attucks

    Haym Salomon

    Thomas Jefferson

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