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SS Chapter 3A

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What term best describes the citizen armies that each American colony had to provide for its defense? A) militia B) Continental Army C) Grand Army of the Republic D) Sons of Liberty militia
What war was fought between Great Britain and France over ownership of North America? A) War of 1812 B) American Revolution C) Civil War D) French and Indian War French and Indian War
What were Britain and France fighting over in the French and Indian War? A) Native-American threats B) removal of the Spanish from North America C) control of North America D) freedom of the seas control of North America
During what conflict did America participate in the Seven Years' War? A) Pontiac's War B) French and Indian War C) American Revolution D) Shay's Rebellion French and Indian War
Who did the Iroquois Confederacy support in the French and Indian War? A) Mexico B) France C) England D) Spain England
What led the Iroquois to side with the English in the French and Indian War? A) opposition to English expansion B) desire to move westward C) desire to help the French D) rivalry with the Algonquins who aided the French rivalry with the Algonquins who aided the French
Why did Chief Pontiac lead the Indian nations to war against the British? A) A British proclamation prevented trade with the Indian nations. B) The British were allowing settlers to build on Indian lands. C) Pontiac was an supporter of the French. D) The British signed the Treaty of Paris. The British were allowing settlers to build on Indian lands.
Pontiac's Rebellion in 1763 was an example of A) Native Americans fighting for their lands B) slave revolts against plantation hardships C) an English defeat in the French and Indian War D) farmers fighting against excise taxes on whiskey Native Americans fighting for their lands
What encouraged Chief Pontiac to stop his war against the British? A) Lord Amherst signed a peace treaty with the Hurons. B) Britain issued the Proclamation of 1763. C) The French signed the Treaty of Paris of 1763. D) The French sided with Britain. The French signed the Treaty of Paris of 1763.
10) What was an advantage of the French during the French and Indian War? A) New France had a single governor who made the decisions. B) The French had more settlements than the English. C) The French had a superior navy. D) New France had strictly-guarded borders. New France had a single governor who made the decisions.
What was one disadvantage of the French in the French and Indian War? A) They did not have a trained, professional army. B) Their colonies had a smaller population than the English colonies. C) They were without Indian allies. D) They controlled less land than the English. Their colonies had a smaller population than the English colonies.
During the 1700s, what method did France use to securely hold its North American lands? A) building forts on the borders of British and French claims B) preventing strikes in English settlements C) signing the Treaty of Paris D) forcing British settlements to move westward building forts on the borders of British and French claims
For what purpose were French forts built in New France? A) to prevent Spain from gaining more colonies B) to provide places of safety for Native Americans C) to hold back English colonists from migrating west D) to aid settlers in establishing new farms to hold back English colonists from migrating west
What nation built Fort Duquesne? A) Spain B) France C) England D) Netherlands France
What event changed the course of the French and Indian War? A) leadership of George Washington B) Battle of Fort Necessity C) Albany Plan of Union D) Battle of Quebec Battle of Quebec
Which one of the following statements states an outcome of the Treaty of Paris (1763) that ended the French and Indian War? A) Americans won their independence from the British. B) The Dutch gave up New Netherland to England. C) Canada became a colony of Spain. D) France lost most of its colonies in North America. France lost most of its colonies in North America.
In 1763, what European country lost its territory in North America? A) Holland B) England C) Spain D) France France
What nation surrendered its North American land claims at the end of the French and Indian War? A) Spain B) England C) France D) Italy France
What did the Treaty of Paris (1763) accomplish? A) It gave Britain all lands east of the Mississippi River. B) It recognized French supremacy in the Americas. C) It gave France complete control of the Ohio Valley. D) It ended French power in North America. It ended French power in North America.
What plan gave the French lands east of the Mississippi, Canada, and Florida to Britain? A) Albany Plan of Union B) Treaty of Paris of 1783 C) Treaty of Paris of 1763 D) Treaty of Ghent Treaty of Paris of 1763
What was a major result of the French and Indian War? A) France gave Canada to the British. B) France won land at the Battle of Quebec. C) France regained control of the Mississippi River. D) Britain gave up its lands in the Western Hemisphere. France gave Canada to the British.
Which one of the following was a major concern for the British at the end of the French and Indian War? A) size of the British national debt B) French control of trade with Virginia C) possibility of slave rebellions in the American South D) growing French domination of North America size of the British national debt
What does the term mercantilism mean? A) colonies exist for the benefit of the trade companies B) colonies exist for the benefit of the parent country C) colonies exist for their own benefit D) colonies exist for the benefit of their colonists colonies exist for the benefit of the parent country
What did the "mother country" expect from its colonies under mercantilism? A) They should be self-supporting colonies with no need for trade. B) They should export more than they import. C) They should practice free trade with other nations and colonies. D) They should import more than they export. They should export more than they import.
What economic theory states that colonies exist for the good of the "mother country?" A) mercantilism B) isolationism C) socialism D) racism mercantilism
Under a system of mercantilism, what did the colonies provide to the mother country? A) manufacturing facilities B) raw materials C) cheap sources of labor D) competition for industries in the mother country raw materials
In colonial America, an aim of British mercantile policy was to force American merchants to A) produce all their own manufactured goods B) compete with England for overseas markets C) provide raw materials to England only D) sell more raw materials to countries other than England provide raw materials to England only
What laws controlled trade between the colonies and England? A) Navigation Acts B) English Bill of Rights C) Writs of Assistance D) Magna Carta Navigation Acts
How did the Navigation Acts help colonial trade? A) Colonists received higher prices for their raw materials. B) The English navy protected colonial ships from pirates. C) Colonists always had a market for their goods in England. D) Colonists gained complete control of all trade. Colonists always had a market for their goods in England.
30) What was the main purpose of the Navigation Acts of the 1660s? A) to decrease the number of people immigrating to the colonies B) to improve the colonists' navigation skills C) to limit settlers from moving back to England D) to make England wealthy by controlling trade to make England wealthy by controlling trade
What was illegal about triangular trade? A) It took advantage of the Native-American population. B) It violated the Navigation Acts. C) It forced shippers to pay trade tariffs on all goods. D) It involved the transportation of slaves. It violated the Navigation Acts.
What method did Americans use to hurt British trade prior to the American Revolution? A) secession B) protests C) nullification D) boycotts boycotts
How were the British able to gain allies among Native Americans during the 1700s? A) by defeating the French in the French and Indian War B) by lowering prices for goods C) by closing the port of Boston D) by conquering French colonies by lowering prices for goods
Who proposed the Albany Plan of Union? A) Alexander Hamilton B) Benjamin Franklin C) Thomas Jefferson D) Samuel Adams Benjamin Franklin
) In the Albany Plan of Union, Benjamin Franklin suggested that A) the colonies unite for common defense B) the local assemblies tax goods imported from England C) Congress ask England for assistance against the Indians D) each colony maintain its own army the colonies unite for common defense
What did the Albany Plan of Union encourage the colonists to do? A) create a peace pact with the French B) fight Britain's tax laws C) unite the colonies against France in Canada D) stop the Iroquois attacks unite the colonies against France in Canada
What proposal did Benjamin Franklin suggest to organize the thirteen colonies to work together? A) Albany Plan of Union B) First Continental Congress C) Articles of Confederation D) United States Constitution Albany Plan of Union
Which one of the following groups would not lose power under Benjamin Franklin's Plan of Union? A) Protestant clergy B) the king C) governors D) colonial assemblies colonial assemblies
Which one of the following correctly identify two key powers of the colonial assemblies? A) the power to set times of elections and the power to override vetoes B) the power to approve appointments of the governor and the power to override vetoes C) the power to vote on taxes and expenditures and the power to initiate legislation D) the power to vote on taxes and the power to approve the appointments of the governor the power to vote on taxes and expenditures and the power to initiate legislation
40) What was the title of Benjamin Franklin's annual publication that provided colonists with weather predictions, advice, and practical information? A) The Colonial Advisor B) Common Sense C) The Pennsylvania Gazette D) Poor Richard's Almanac Poor Richard's Almanac
What action by British settlers in the American colonies often upset Native Americans? A) monopolizing the Native-Americans' fur business B) disregarding French claims to land in the west C) camping armies along the Ohio River D) cutting of the forests for homes and farmland fences cutting of the forests for homes and farmland fences
What time period was best defined by a use of reason and logic to understand the world? A) Age of Exploration B) Dark Ages C) Enlightenment D) Renaissance Enlightenment
The Enlightenment thinkers concerned themselves with A) the discovery of the spiritual nature of all things B) the establishment of absolute monarchies C) the origin of religion D) the discovery of natural laws the discovery of natural laws
Why were the ideas of the Enlightenment widely accepted in the colonies? A) Colonists were eager to abandon their beliefs in slavery. B) Colonists were very interested in preserving their current way of life. C) Colonists were interested in learning new and more efficient ways to do things. D) Colonists were losing their religious faith and sought reasons to explain miraculous happenings. Colonists were interested in learning new and more efficient ways to do things.
What document limited the power of the English king following the Glorious Revolution? A) English Bill of Rights B) Declaration of Independence C) Magna Carta D) Petition of Rights English Bill of Rights
What document gave colonists accused of a crime the right to a trial by jury? A) Act of Toleration B) English Bill of Rights C) Mayflower Compact D) Fundamental Orders of Connecticut English Bill of Rights
In addition to protecting the rights of the accused, what else did the English Bill of Rights establish? A) the need for approval from Parliament for a ruler to raise taxes B) a Parliamentary system in the colonies C) the right for women and children to receive an education D) an end to the enforcement of writs of assistance the need for approval from Parliamet for a ruler to rasie taxes
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