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Topic 3

American Revolution Test Review

QuestionAnswer
What was the purpose of Paul Revere's engraving/picture? to turn the opinion against the British
What is one unalienable right? religious freedom
What advantage did the Colonists have over the British? Colonists had better knowledge of the land than the British
What was the impact of the Olive Branch Petition? Failed to bring peace and only angered King George III
What did the "Writs of Assistance" accomplish? British officials were allowed to search colonial homes, businesses, property, and people (without a warrant)
How is Thomas Jefferson connected to the Declaration of Independence? Jefferson wrote and presented it to the Continental Congress
What was a major issue for the troops at Valley Forge? the soldiers were improperly clothed for the winter
Cause: Stamp Act, Boston Massacre, Quartering Act Effect: Declaration of Independence is Signed
Why did the Second Continental Congress write the Articles of Confederation? To establish a government framework separate from Great Britain
The Intolerable Acts were? what the colonists called the strict laws passed by the British in response to the Boston Tea Party
What did Patrick Henry believe in? that freedom was worth dying for
Where were the first shots of the Revolutionary War fired? Lexington
What outcome of the French and Indian War eventually led to the American Revolution? Britain placed the colonies under strict control and began taxing them to help pay for the war
Which battle is considered a turning point for the Americans in the Revolutionary war? Battle of Saratoga
What was a major view of the Loyalists (Tories) the colonists should be grateful to be under British rule and protection
Why did the Proclamation of 1763 anger Colonists it limited colonial expansion beyond the Appalachian Mountains
The Treaty of Paris recognized what? independence from British rule
Declaration of Independence: Thomas Jefferson Common Sense: ___________________________ Thomas Paine
Who defined Unalienable Rights Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence
What was an important effect of the pamphlet "Common Sense"? Ordinary people supported independence from Great Britain
How did the surrender of General Burgoyne's troops at Saratoga change the war? France gained confidence in the rebellion and assisted the Americans
Why was John Paul Jones awarded the Congressional Gold Medal? Commanding a Victory at sea against the British Navy
What was a significant accomplishment of the Second Continental Congress in 1776? Writing the Declaration of Independence
What were the primary reasons for the American Revolution? Aggressive British Soldiers and no Representation in the British Parliament
Created by: ej1095