Causes of the American Revolution Test - Part 1
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1. People who believed that the American colonies should govern themselves and should not be governed by England any longer were known as?
2. People who believed that the American colonies should remain loyal to the English king and should do what the English tell them were known as?
3. Who might have said the following quote: “The American Colonials are not entitled to the same rights as full blooded Englishmen.”
A. George Washington
B. King George III
C. Ben Franklin
D. Chief Pontiac
4. Which of the following Indian leaders below led a rebellion or war against the English and the American settlers around Lake Erie?
A. Crazy Horse
D. Little Big Elk
5. Which of the following strategies below did General Amherst and the English use to defeat the Indian rebellion above?
A. tacticle retreat
B. the use of small pox as a weapon
C. siege warfare
D. the use of malaria as a weapon
6. What conclusions can you draw about the Proclamation Line of 1763?
A. American settlers were not allowed to settle west of the Rocky Mountains
B. Indians were driven off their lands and relocated to reservations in
C. American settlers were not allowed to settle west of the Appalachian
D. British redcoats surrendered Fort Pitt to the French and Indians
7. For which of the following reasons below would a patriot have objected or have been upset by the Proclamation of 1763?
A. the Americans did not get a say in the new law
B. the Americans wanted to live peacefully with the Indians
C. the Americans wanted to remain closer to England
D. the Americans feared a French invasion
8. Which of the following best describes England's financial position following the French and Indian War?
A. England was rich with Spanish gold
B. England was in debt from the cost of the war
C. England forced the French to pay for the cost of the war
D. After England surrendered, the French and Indians forced England to pay them
9. Who did the English feel should pay for the cost of the French and Indian War?
A. American colonists
B. the Indians
C. the French
D. the Ball brothers
10. Which of the following best describes how the English used Redcoats in America following the French and Indian War
A. Redcoats were used to fight the Indians on the frontier
B. Redcoats were used as policemen to enforce British rule
C. Redcoats were used to fight the French in Canada
D. Redcoats were used to fight the Spanish in Florida
11. Which of the following best describes an English "writ of assistance?"
A. a new English tax
B. an English search warrant
C. a treaty with France
D. an old Indian custom
12. What were the consequences of the Quartering Act on the American colonists?
A. French troops were allowed to remain at Fort Pitt until 1775
B. British troops could not enter the homes of American colonists
C. Indians were given new homes and tepees in Ohio
D. Americans were forced to house British redcoats in their homes
13. What were the consequences of the English enforcing the Navigation and Sugar Acts?
A. American trade was controlled and Americans were forced to pay taxes
B. Triangular Trade was increased opening up new routes to Asia
C. Triangular Trade was encouraged by the British
D. Triangular Trade led to lower taxes for American Colonists
14. Time for some self assessment: If you were grading your last three live binder activities and each activity was worth 20 points, what grade would you give yourself? You should consider giving yourself 20 points for each assignment that was completed in full. You might only give yourself 15 or 10 points if your assignments were not completed in full. You would give yourself zero points if you did not complete them. Remember this is not your grade, it is just a way for you to self reflect on your progress on the last three assignments.
15. Write a paragraph that compares and contrast the points of view of the patriot and the loyalist above before the American Revolution.
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