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This cartoon was published by Benjamin Franklin in 1754. The cartoon encouraged
States to ratify the new Constitution
Confederate states to organize a government.
American colonies to unite in their efforts.
Britain to establish more American Colonies.
1. Which of these conflicts gave the British Empire effective control over North America in the 18th century?
The War of 1812
The Napoleonic Wars
The War of Spanish Succession
The Seven Years/French and Indian War
1. The Proclamation Line of 1763 runs roughly along the
How did the Stamp Act, the Tea Act, and the Intolerable Acts encourage American colonists to consider revolution against British rule?
by representing an effort in Britain to end the slave trade in the colonies
by increasing conflict between the colonists and neighboring Indian tribes.
by revealing the British plan to expand the American colonies farther west on the continent
by raising taxes in the American colonies without granting the colonies any representation in Parliament
1. Britain responded to the Boston Tea Party by
enacting a new set of taxes known as the Townshend Acts.
"tarring and feathering" the colonial leaders of Boston
rounding up suspected participants and sending them to Australia.
enacting a series of restrictive measures known as the Intolerable Acts.
Thomas Paine's Common Sense encouraged support for the American independence movement by
appealing to the colonists' sense of inalienable rights and liberty.
blaming the British for starting the "peculiar institution" of slavery.
listing specific grievances against King George III and the British government.
reminding Americans that colonies fighting for independence rarely resulted in success.
In the years leading up to the American Revolution, the Committees of Correspondence were MOST important because they
kept Parliament informed as to what colonists were planning.
provided a record of the negotiations in the Continental Congress.
show that the group that would become the Federalists were already very powerful.
were the first attempt to maintain close political cooperation among all colonists.
The Sons of Liberty, a group that vocally rebelled against the British prior to the American Revolution, would be most supported by what group?
This 1765 revenue law of the British parliament succeeded in angering the American colonists, not because it taxed most documents but because the colonists had no voice in its passage.
The Tea Act.
The Stamp Act.
The Sugar Act.
The Townshend Acts.
"British victory against France in the Seven Years' War helped to cause the American Revolution."
Which answer BEST explains why this quotation is true?
France sought revenge and stirred-up colonial anger against the British.
The British attempt to industrialize Canada offended the American colonists.
Britain became overconfident, resulting in a failed invasion of Spanish Florida.
The British increased colonial taxes in order to pay for the victory over France.