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History

2nd Six Weeks Test

QuestionAnswer
Which list of events is in order from earliest to latest? arrival of Europeans - colonial period - Revolutionary War
Which event caused anti-British feelings? Boston Massacre
Many colonies objected to the Albany Plan of Union (1754) mainly because colonial assemblies did not want to give up their individual power
Which of the following events preceded the others? Magna Carta
Which set of events is in the correct chronological order? French and Indian War - Boston Tea Party - Declaration of Independence
At the end of 1776, colonies were then referred to as states. What significant event caused this change? Declaration of Independence
The term "mercantilism" is defined as an economic system in which colonies exist for the benefit of the colonial power
European countries benefited from having colonies for which of the following reasons? raw materials were accessble
The Mayflower Compact, New England town meetings, and the Virginia House of Burgesses are examples of early colonial efforts in self-government
The American Colonists who supported King George during the Revolution were called? Loyalists
The major objection that British colonists in North America had to English rule was that they were denied the rights of citizens who lived in England
Which statement expresses an opinion about the causes of the Revolutionary War? The Quartering Act was a serious violation of the colonists' liberties
Many American colonists believed that British tax laws were unfair because- colonists lacked representation in Parliament
Colonial Boycotts of British goods before the Revolutionary War were effective measures because they- reduced the profits of British merchants
Which of the following would be an appropriate title for the Middle box? Events leading to the American Revolution War
What events belongs in the last box? colonist declare their independence
who was the main author of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
In the American Revolution, who were minutemen American colonists who fought for independence
which of the following issues did George Washington face in forming and maintaining an Army during the American Revolution? most of the volunteers were untrained and undisciplined
During the Revolutionary War period, Thomas Paine's Common Sense was important because convinced many Americans who had been undecided to support independence
Which of the following men signed the Declaration of Independence? John Adams
How did Benjamin Franklin's trip to France to enlist its help impact the American Revolution? The Battle of Saratoga became a turning point of the Revolution.
How did Common Sense gain support for the Revolutionary cause? Presented independence as the only logical course of action open to colonists
In 1775, the British marched on Lexington and Concord to - capture weapons and powder stored by the patriots
On April 19, 1775 the American Revolution began with fighting in which colony? Massachusetts
General Thomas Gage sent troops to Concord to- seize a colonial arsenal
The Battle of Bunker Hill was important because the colonists- proved they could hold their own
The primary purpose of the United States Declaration of Independence is to explain and justify why American colonists revolted against their mother country
The main purpose for writing the Declaration of Independence to state the colonists' reasons for separating from Great Britian
How France's naval power contributed to Washington's victory at Yorktown? the blockade kept British ships from fleeing and receiving supplies
General Washington took his army to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania in the winter of 177. There, they suffered much hardship but in the end gained- professionalism from unification and training
Which is an important reason that the American colonists rebelled against England in the 1770's? The colonists desired the right to control the basic aspect of their economy
Which statement most closely expresses the justification for revolution as presented in the United States Declaration of Independence? People have the right to overthrow their government if it fails to protect their rights and property
The turning point of the American Revolution, which brought in the French to aid the Americans was- Saratoga
In 1775, the British marched on Lexington and Concord to- capture weapons and powder stored by the patriots
How's France's naval power contribute to Washington's victory at Yorktown The blockade kept British ships from fleeing and receiving supplies
As a newly established country, how did the colonists gain recognition from foreign nations? They wrote the Declaration of Independence
According to the United States Declaration of Independence, Revolution can be justified when a government deprives the people of their basic rights
After the French and Indian War, the British imposed various taxes on the colonists to alleviate the war debt. One prevalent reaction of the colonists was to- boycott British goods
Which is an important reason that the American colonists rebelled against England in the 1770's? The colonists desired the right to control the basic aspect of their economy.
Which statement most closely expresses the justification for revolution as presented in the United States Declaration of Independence? People have the right to overthrow their government if it fails to protect their rights and property
In which region did the Boston Tea Party take place? Region 1
The Appalachian Mountains can be found in which regions? Regions 1 and 3
Which of the following statements best describes how geography hampered British success during the American Revolution? The British troops were not familiar with the land and distance across the Atlantic Ocean made it difficult to replenish supplies and troops.
The Declaration of Independence did which of the following- referred to rights as being unalienable (natural or God-given)
Which statement is most accurate about the movement for independence in the thirteen colonies? Protests against the British colonial policies gradually led to demands for Independence
Which of the following documents lists examples of acts of tyranny by the English King? The Declaration of Independence
How does the Declaration of Independence define " unalienable rights" life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness
Why are "unalienable" rights referred to as permanent? they are natural and can not be taken away
How did the First Great Awakening affect Americans? New Religions formed
Created by: whiteley64