Causes of the Revolution
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  • Question 1
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    What did the Proclamation of 1763 do?

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    Forbade colonists from living west of the Appalachian Mountains

    Forbade colonists from living east of the Appalachian Mountains

    Forbade colonists from travelling along the Mississippi River

    Forbade colonists from trading with the British

  • Question 2
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    What is a petition?

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    Another word for a riot

    A tax placed on colonists

    A formal law that is made

    A formal request that is submitted to an authority

  • Question 3
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    What is a boycott?

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    A violent protest

    A written request

    Refusal to buy or use goods and service

    A product the British made better than anyone else

  • Question 4
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    What does it mean to repeal something?

    answer choices

    Approve

    Cancel

    Extend

    Fight

  • Question 5
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    What did the Townshend Acts do?

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    Placed taxes on medical treatments

    Placed taxes on homes and businesses

    Placed taxes on paper

    Placed taxes on things like lead, glass, paint, and tea

  • Question 6
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    What was the famous slogan colonists used to portray their unhappiness with Parliament?

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    It's My Money and I want It Now!

    No Way Without a Say!

    No Taxation Without Representation

    The British are Coming!

  • Question 7
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    Who were the Sons of Liberty?

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    A patriot group formed to protest British taxes

    A covert military group during the Revolution

    A militia outfit

    Women who wrote to newspapers anonymously

  • Question 8
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    What did the Quartering Act do?

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    Charged every colonist a quarter a day to eat

    Required colonists to provide food, housing, and supplies to British troops

    Required colonists to build quarters, or housing, for the British troops

    Required British troops to rebuild any and all homes that were destroyed during the war

  • Question 9
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    What did the Stamp Act do?

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    This was not an actual law that was passed

    Taxed paper documents by requiring an official stamp be placed on them t be legal

    Taxed paper documents not produced in Britain

    Required farmers to "stamp", or label, their livestock and equipment

  • Question 10
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    The Boston Massacre...

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    Was the result of unpaid taxes

    Was the result of colonial brutality towards the British

    Was the result of a riot in Boston. British troops fired on unarmed citizens

    Was the result of the Sons of Liberty dumping tea into the Harbor

  • Question 11
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    Non-violent, public refusal to obey unjust laws is known as...

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    Boycotts

    Protests

    Riots

    Civil Disobedience

  • Question 12
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    The Intolerable Acts did all of the following EXCEPT:

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    Closed the port of Boston until the tea was paid back

    Limited town meetings to once per year

    Royal officials and officers could be tried for crimes anywhere

    Gave soldiers the power to collect money from businesses in return for protection

    Required colonists provide housing and supplies to troops

  • Question 13
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    The First Continental Congress

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    Was a meeting of delegates in Philadelphia to decide what to do about the British

    Was a meeting of delegates in New York City to decide what to do about the British

    Was a meeting of delegates in Atlanta to decide what to do about the British

    Was a meeting of delegates in Virginia to decide what to do about the British

  • Question 14
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    Militia are...

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    Black-ops soldiers

    Mercenaries

    Skilled and experiences soldiers

    Volunteer soldiers

  • Question 15
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    This battle was actually a minor skirmish; the "shot heard round the world" happened here

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    Fort Ticonderoga

    Lexington

    Concord

    Bunker Hill

  • Question 16
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    The first major battle of the Revolution; showed that the colonists could hang with the British

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    Bunker Hill

    Lexington

    Concord

    Fort Ticonderoga

  • Question 17
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    Why is Concord important?

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    It was where the British established their base of operations for the war

    It was the HQ for rebel plans

    The British were going to burn the city down

    The British were going to raid a weapons storehouse and arrest rebel leaders, but found nothing

  • Question 18
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    Patriots

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    Wanted independence from Britian

    Wanted to remain loyal to Britain

    Remained neutral

  • Question 19
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    Loyalists

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    Remained neutral

    Wanted independence from Britain

    Thought colonists should remain with Britain

  • Question 20
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    He was the leader of the Continental Army

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    John Adams

    George Washington

    Baron von Steuben

    General Charles Cornwallis

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