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Hist. Test

October 11

What major war in North America led Great Britain to tax the American colonies? The French and Indian War led Great Britain to tax the colonist's.
How does the Declaration of Independence argue for American independence? The Declaration of Independence lists all the grievances by the king to argue for American independence.
What role did geography play in the American victory at the Battle of Yorktown? The British were trapped on the peninsula with the French at sea and the Americans on land.
The Americans victory at the Battles of Saratoga led to what political development? The French and Spanish came the colonists aid in the war.
The belief in "No Taxation without Representation" would be supported by what group? The belief in "No Taxation without Representation" would be supported by an American soldier.
What are the three main Unalienable Rights? The three main Unalienable Rights are:Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.
Many of the protest against the different Acts, or taxes placed on the colonists by England were...? Many of the protests were boycotts, secret societies, the Boston Tea Party, and Civil Disobedience.
Mercy Otis Warren played what important role during the American Revolution? Mercy Otis Warren was a patriot writer.She wrote for independence.
Who created the famous engraving depicting the "Boston Massacre", or as it was called "The Bloody Massacre"? Paul Revere created the famous engraving depicting the "Boston Massacre", or as it was called "The Blood Massacre".
Which Founding Father is responsible for writing the Declaration of Independence? Thomas Jefferson was responsible for writing the Declaration of Independence.
What major era are we studying? We are studying the Revolutionary Era.
Who authored "Common Sense"? Thomas Paine authored "Common Sense".
Which Founding Father from Pennsylvania, wrote Poor Richard's Almanac,negotiated a treaty with France during the American Revolution, and was a delegate to the First and Second Continental Congress? Benjamin Franklin
What were the two major British Acts that pushed the American Colonists to declare independence? The Stamp Act and the Intolerable Acts pushed the Colonists over the edge.
Which battles are considered the turning point of the American Revolution? The Battles of Saratoga.
Why was the Proclamation Line of 1763 a major tension between the colonists and England? The colonists wanted to settle in the Ohio River Valley.
Where were the first shots of the American Revolution fired? Lexington.
Why did the Intolerable Acts affect the colonists in such a restrictive way? It closed Bostons ports.
Under the Articles of Confederation the national government had very few powers,why was this? They did not want a monarchy.
who is considered the founder of the United States Navy? John Paul Jones.
In 1776 the American colonies took what action against England? They Declared Independence.
Why were the American colonies so upset with the tea Act? It created a monopoly on tea.
Where did George Washington train his the men to become a great fighting force. Valley Forge.
Place these events in chronological order. Stamp Act, Townsend Act, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts.
Created by: jrpeeler