Causes of the American Revolution Test - Part 2
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1. The main cause of the American Revolution could BEST be described by which of the following quotes?
A. "Out of many, one"
B. "No taxation without representation"
C. "We the people, in order to form a more perfect union"
D. "Four score and seven years ago"
2. Which of the follow best explains how the Stamp Act would have effected the American colonists?
A. Americans would not be allowed to move west of the Appalachian Mountains
B. Americans would have to pay an extra tax on tea
C. Americans would have to pay extra postage to mail letters
D. Americans would have to pay a tax on all paper products
3. Which of the follow best explains how American patriots reacted to the Stamp Act?
A. Americans accepted England's right to tax them
B. Americans declared independence from England
C. Americans protested the Stamp Act and rioted in the streets
D. Americans borrowed money from France to pay for the Stamp Act
4. How to the American boycott of all British goods convince England to repeal the Stamp Act?
A. English businesses became rich because of the boycott and convinced Parliament to give America Quebec and the area around the Great Lakes
B. French fur traders profited in the Ohio River Valley
C. English businesses lost so much money from the boycott they convinced Parliament to repeal the Stamp Act
D. England did not care about or notice the boycott because it was a failure
5. Choose the reason why participating in a civic group such as the Sons of Liberty is important to your community.
A. You can make a positive difference for your country
B. Citizens could get hung for treason against the British Crown
C. Political groups in America would know and fear you
D. The Sons of Liberty were a famous group of Americans
6. Which of the famous Americans below was the leader of the Sons of Liberty?
A. George Washington
B. Patrick Henry
C. Sam Adams
D. LaVar Ball
7. Decide of the following BEST describes the Townshend Acts?
A. British tax on postage stamps and mail
B. an indirect British tax on items such as glass, paper, paint, and led
C. British tax on Indian lands
D. the way the Sons of Liberty protested the Tea Act
The Boston Massacre
8. Analyze the two pictures of the Boston Massacre above. Choose which picture was created from the point of view of the Son’s of Liberty
A. Picture 1
B. Picture 2
9. After the Boston Massacre, the Sons of Liberty used the incident to do which of the following?
A. come to a compromise with England
B. connect other patriot leaders through the Committee of Correspondence and propaganda
C. build a better relationship with England
D. ask for the Stamp Act to be reinstated
10. The Tea Act gave the East India Tea Company total control over all tea sales in America. Total control over a product is known as ?
11. Which of the following events demonstrates how the American patriots reacted to the Tea Act?
A. Boston Massacre
B. Intolerable Acts
C. Boston Tea Party
D. Boston Red Sox
12. What were the consequences of the Intolerable Acts for the people of Boston?
A. the harbor was close
B. town meetings were canceled
C. Quartering Act returned
D. all of these
13. Which of the following was a result of the First Continental Congress?
A. Americans gave in to British demands
B. American militias began to train in every town
C. American leaders visited England for talks
D. Ben Franklin invited Charles Townshend to speak
14. History and literature have made which of the following members of the Sons of Liberty is famous for trying to warn the "minutemen" of the approaching redcoats before the Battle of Lexington and Concord?
A. John Hancock
B. Sam Adams
C. Paul Rever
D. George Washington
15. The Battle of Lexington and Concord is sometimes referred to as?
A. "A day which will live in infamy"
B. "The shot heard around the world"
C. "The war to end all wars"
D. "The day we buried the hatchet"
16. Which of the following men below made the following statement "Give me liberty or give me death!"
A. Sam Adams
B. George Washington
D. Paul Revere
17. Self Assessment time! If each of your LiveBinder assignments is worth 20 points, how many TOTAL points would you give yourself for the "Crisis in the Colonies, Trouble over Tea, and the Shot Heard Around the World?
18. Write a paragraph predicting and giving examples how the Sons of Liberty would have used modern technology for communication and propaganda prior to the American Revolution.
19. Write a paragraph explaining how the Stamp Act would have effected the American Colonists. How would you summarize the American Colonists reaction to the Stamp Act?
20. Write a paragraph summarizing the actions taken by the First Continental Congress after the Boston Tea Party
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