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SS Chapter 3B

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Which one of the following was an example of the English crown's attempt to assert more control over the colonies? A) the appointment of William Bradshaw as governor of New England B) the establishment of the Dominion of New England C) the passage of the Land Acts D) the Glorious Revolution the establishment of the Dominion of New England
What was a result of the Glorious Revolution in England? A) It was a setback for English Protestants. B) It resulted in the overthrow of Charles I. C) It led to the end of the Dominion of New England. D) It resulted in the repeal of the Toleration Acts. It led to the end of the Dominion of New England.
The period of salutary neglect refers to which time period in colonial history? A) reign of James I B) between the Glorious Revolution and 1763 C) between 1763 and 1776 D) reign of the Tutors between the Glorious Revolution and 1763
Which one of the following best describes salutary neglect? A) the attempt of the French to maintain control of Canada B) a theory that supported limiting the freedom of the American colonists C) the failure of the British to enforce mercantile laws prior to 1763 D) the philosophy of the British constitution the failure of the British to enforce mercantile laws prior to 1763
Opposition to which one of the following was a major cause of the American Revolution? A) British taxation B) French control of the Ohio River Valley C) Britain's official religion D) improved representation in Parliament British taxation
What was the main reason Britain excessively taxed the colonies? A) to demonstrate the heavy political control of the colonies B) to further develop the system of mercantilism C) to finance the development of British colonies on other continents D) to pay the British the debt from the French and Indian War to pay the British the debt from the French and Indian War
Which one of the following was not a colonial grievance? A) Northwest Ordinance B) Proclamation of 1763 C) Writs of Assistance D) Quartering Act Northwest Ordinance
What established the boundary between Native American and colonial lands? A) Treaty of Paris, 1763 B) Townshend Acts C) Papal Line of Demarcation D) Proclamation of 1763 Proclamation of 1763
What law restricted American colonists from moving west of the Appalachians? A) Quartering Act B) Stamp Act C) Proclamation of 1763 D) Intolerable Acts Proclamation of 1763
10) How did the Proclamation of 1763 anger the British colonists? A) It encouraged many Native Americans to attack the settlers. B) It removed British troops from guarding the frontier. C) It gave the land west of the Appalachians back to the French. D) It prevented them from moving westward. It prevented them from moving westward.
What was forbidden by the Proclamation of 1763? A) colonial fur-trapping in Indian territories B) colonial smuggling of sugar and tea C) colonial migration west of the Appalachian Mountains D) colonial migration into Canada colonial migration west of the Appalachian Mountains
What effect did the Currency Act of 1764 have in the colonies? A) It stopped the colonies from declaring their printed money legal tender. B) It created inflation in the colonies. C) It eased the shortage of hard money in the colonies. D) It ordered lenders to accept paper money in payment of debts. It stopped the colonies from declaring their printed money legal tender.
What was the chief goal of the Tea Act? A) to prevent colonial merchants from taking part in the tea trade B) to stop colonists from importing tea C) to raise the price of tea D) to earn more money for the British East India Company to earn more money for the British East India Company
What act permitted only the British East India Company to sell tea to colonists? A) Townshend Act B) Tea Act C) Writs of Assistance D) Intolerable Acts Tea Act
What British act taxed legal documents, newspapers, and contracts in the American Colonies? A) Intolerable Acts B) Stamp Act C) Molasses Act D) Townshend Acts Stamp Act
What was the purpose of the Stamp Act in the 1760s? A) taxation of legal documents and papers B) taxation of tea and sugar C) prevention of colonial exports D) boarding of British soldiers taxation of legal documents and papers
Which one of the following is accurate about the Grenville Acts? A) They included taxes on sugar, coffee, and wines. B) They abolished the Proclamation Line of 1763. C) They required colonists to provide supplies for British soldiers. D) They included a stamp tax on most printed material. They included taxes on sugar, coffee, and wines.
How was the Sugar Act different from the older Molasses Act? A) It was intended to tax as well as regulate trade. B) It was based on the theory of mercantilism. C) It reduced the duty on molasses in half. D) It placed duties on sugar and tea. It reduced the duty on molasses in half.
What law replaced the molasses tax in the British Colonies? A) Stamp Act B) Townshend Acts C) Sugar Act D) Tea Act Sugar Act
What British law taxed paper, glass, tea, lead, and silk in the American colonies? A) Townshend Acts B) Stamp Act C) Intolerable Acts D) Tea Act Townshend Acts
What did colonial merchants do to protest against the Townshend Acts? A) destroyed tea belonging to the East India Company B) declared British taxes to be unconstitutional C) tarred and feathered British customs agents D) boycotted British goods boycotted British goods
In 1774, England passed the Intolerable Acts in order to punish A) New York, for aiding Ethan Allen B) Jamestown, for Patrick Henry's speech C) Philadelphia, for holding the first Continental Congress D) Boston, for dumping tea into the harbor Boston, for dumping tea into the harbor
Which one of the following was not part of the Intolerable Acts? A) imposed military rule in Massachusetts B) increased taxes on exports C) quartered British troops in Boston D) suspended self-government in Massachusetts increased taxes on exports
Which one of the following was part of the Intolerable Acts? A) expulsion of protestors from Boston B) stopping of town meetings C) increased taxation on tea D) limitations on British imports stopping of town meetings
Which one of the following was part of the Intolerable Acts? A) closing down the port of Boston B) military-imposed curfews C) non-importation agreements D) repeal of the Stamp Act closing down the port of Boston
Which one of the following was part of the Intolerable Acts? A) restrictions on trade between colonies B) housing of British Redcoats C) repeal of the Tea Act D) increased taxes on exports housing of British Redcoats
Which colonial port was closed by the Coercive Acts (Intolerable Acts)? A) Philadelphia B) Charleston C) New York D) Boston Boston
In what document did the colonists appeal to King George III to remove the Intolerable Acts? A) Declaration of Independence B) Albany Plan of Union C) United States Constitution D) Olive Branch Petition Olive Branch Petition
What law required American colonists to house British Redcoats in the 1770s? A) Townshend Acts B) Intolerable Acts C) Quartering Act D) Grenville Acts Quartering Act
30) Which one of the following was a complaint against King George III? A) He forced the colonists to house the British troops. B) He forced the colonists to drink only tea. C) He spent too much tax money on the colonies. D) He encouraged more people to settle in America. He forced the colonists to house the British troops.
What allowed the British to make unrestricted searches and seizures of ships and cargo? A) Supremacy Act B) writs of assistance C) Quartering Act D) Declaratory Act writs of assistance
What allowed a British customs officer to search a ship's cargo? A) bill of attainder B) non-importation agreements C) writs of assistance D) customs bills writs of assistance
Why did colonists strongly oppose the Quartering Act and the writs of assistance? A) They prevented colonists from settling new lands. B) They took away the right to interact with the Natives. C) They increased the power of colonial governors. D) They took away the colonists' rights as British citizens. They took away the colonists' rights as British citizens.
Who was not a supporter of King George III's policies? A) George Grenville B) Charles Townshend C) Lord Frederick North D) Sir Edmund Burke Sir Edmund Burke
Why did the colonists oppose the Tea Act of 1773? A) It gave agents of the East India Tea Company a monopoly on the tea trade. B) It forced the colonists to charge an export tax on tea. C) It forbade the colonists from re-exporting extra stocks of tea. D) It doubled the price of tea with an heavy tax. It gave agents of the East India Tea Company a monopoly on the tea trade.
Why did many American colonists dislike the Tea Act? A) Their economic interests were damaged by the tax. B) The tax increased the price of tea in the colonies. C) They had to stop drinking tea because it became scarce. D) The East India Company was forced out of business by the tax. Their economic interests were damaged by the tax.
Why did colonial Americans object to the Tea Act? A) It gave Dutch merchants an advantage over American merchants. B) It raised the price of tea. C) It hurt the interests of American merchants. D) It banned American trade with England. It hurt the interests of American merchants.
What complaint did the colonists make against taxation by the British Parliament? A) The same taxes should be paid in England as well. B) They had no representation in Parliament. C) The taxation was only benefiting the colonial economy. D) They could not afford to pay the taxes. They had no representation in Parliament.
What was the American viewpoint on British taxation of the colonies? A) " taxation is best for Britain and the colonies" B) " taxation without representation is tyranny" C) " taxation of the colonies is a means to run the government" D) " taxation is the right of the British government" " taxation without representation is tyranny"
40) What law caused the English colonists to support "no taxation without representation?" A) Proclamation of 1763 B) Quebec Act C) Stamp Act D) Quartering Act Stamp Act
Why did colonists oppose the Stamp Act? A) They had no representatives in Parliament. B) They believed that taxes could not be raised. C) They didn't want to pay bribes to the tax collectors. D) They did not want to pay higher prices for stamps. They had no representatives in Parliament.
How did the British respond to American cries of "no taxation without representation?" A) They stated that, by means of virtual representation, the interests of Americans had been considered in Parliament. B) They offered to use the funds collected from the taxes to make improvements in the colonies. C) They agreed that Americans would be permitted to vote on British policy in each of the colonial assemblies. D) They declared that no approval from the Americans was necessary to impose taxes. They stated that, by means of virtual representation, the interests of Americans had been considered in Parliament.
What was the most effective form of colonial protest of the Stamp Act? A) tariffs B) threatening British officers in the colonies C) boycotts D) publishing and distributing pamphlets boycotts
" Many of the [colonial] storekeepers couldn't give away any of the British goods on the stores' shelves. It was as if the colonists had agreed to not buy any English products." Which economic idea is described in this passage? A) duty B) tariff C) strike D) boycott boycotts
What was the purpose of the Stamp Act Congress? A) to establish how the tax could be fair to all colonies B) to investigate whether the Act was legal C) to send a colonial protest to the King D) to collect the tax at all colonial post offices to send a colonial protest to the King
What was the most effective activity of the Committees of Correspondence? A) forcing the withdrawal of British troops B) increasing trade with the British C) destruction of the mercantile system D) making information available to all the colonies making information available to all the colonies
What name best describes the network of citizens that organized to inform colonists of events throughout the colonies? A) House of Burgesses B) Committees of Correspondence C) Circular Letters D) First Continental Congress Committees of Correspondence
What was a positive result of the Committees of Correspondence? A) open rebellion was limited to Boston B) colonies worked together against British taxation C) communication among the colonies decreased D) sympathy was created for the British colonies worked together against British taxation
Who was responsible for forming the Committees of Correspondence? A) Benjamin Franklin B) James Otis C) Samuel Adams D) Patrick Henry Samuel Adams
50) For what reason did Sam Adams established the Sons of Liberty? A) to bring British military know-how to America B) to vandalized colonial shipments to England C) to protest British policies of taxation without representation D) to counteract the bad influence of the Daughters of Liberty to protest British policies of taxation without representation
Who was the leader of the Sons of Liberty? A) Patrick Henry B) John Adams C) Thomas Jefferson D) Sam Adams Sam Adams
Why were the Sons and Daughters of Liberty established? A) to object to British policies B) to protest the Boston Tea Party C) to assist the Redcoats D) to organize colonists to fight the French to object to British policies
What action was taken by the Sons of Liberty against the Tea Act? A) Boston Tea Party B) calling of the Second Continental Congress C) march on Lexington and Concord D) Boston Massacre Boston Tea Party
What colonial group protested the Tea Act by brewing "liberty tea" made from local herbs? A) Redcoats B) East India Company C) Liberty Tree D) Daughters of Liberty Daughters of Liberty
What was the first economic action passed by the Continental Congress against Great Britain? A) capture of British merchant vessels B) boycott on British products and an end to all exports to Britain C) seizure of British-owned businesses within the colonies D) increases on taxation of British goods boycott on British products and an end to all exports to Britain
What was an important accomplishment of the First Continental Congress in 1774? A) The Stamp Act and Sugar Act were ratified. B) The Declaration of Rights and Grievances was drafted. C) The Declaration of Independence was written. D) A collection agency for British taxes was created The Declaration of Rights and Grievances was drafted.
What name was given to the meeting of delegates from the twelve colonies in Philadelphia to protest the Intolerable Acts? A) First Continental Congress B) Parliament C) Second Continental Congress D) House of Burgesses First Continental Congress
What colony refused to send a delegate to the First Continental Congress? A) New York B) Maryland C) Connecticut D) Georgia Georgia
What did businessmen and plantation owners sign in order to counter the Townshend Acts? A) arrest orders B) search warrants C) non-importation agreements D) writs of assistance non-importation agreements
60) When did the Boston Tea Party occur? A) 1743 B) 1902 C) 1773 D) 1776 1773
" Fellow countrymen, we cannot afford to give a single inch! If we retreat now, everything we have done will be useless! If Hutchinson will not send tea back to England, perhaps we can brew a pot of it especially for him!" —Samuel Adams, 1773 61) What was Samuel Adams protesting about in the speech? A) Tea Act B) Quartering Act C) Sugar Act D) Townshend Acts Tea Act
Fellow countrymen, we cannot afford to give a single inch! If we retreat now, everything we have done will be useless! If Hutchinson will not send tea back to England, perhaps we can brew a pot of it especially for him!"What action resulted from the speech? A) Proclamation of 1763 B) Boston Tea Party C) march on Lexington and Concord D) Boston Massacre Boston Tea Party
63) Whom does Paul Revere blame for the massacre in the verse? A) King George III B) Sons of Liberty C) Native Americans D) Captain Preston and the Redcoats Captain Preston and the Redcoats
How did Paul Revere describe the British soldiers in the verse? A) innocent bystanders B) fierce barbarians C) reluctant fighters D) Sons of Liberty fierce barbarians
What incident in 1770 involved the attack on five Boston colonists by British soldiers? A) Boston Tea Party B) Pontiac's Rebellion C) march on Lexington and Concord D) Boston Massacre Boston Massacre
Which one of the following did not result from the Boston Massacre? A) The British soldiers were arrested and defended by John Adams. B) The British gained respect for colonial military abilities. C) The first martyrs of the American Revolution were created. D) Five colonists died from their injuries. The British gained respect for colonial military abilities.
Which one of the following most accurately explains how Americans felt about the Revolution at the start of the war in 1776? A) Most slaves and free blacks supported the King. B) All Americans were in favor of the Revolution. C) Very few Americans supported the colonial cause. D) American opinion was divided about independence. American opinion was divided about independence.
ased on these statements, which conclusion can be drawn about the colonists' support for independence from England? A) All American colonists favored independence from England. B) The issue of independence from England caused sharp differences among the American colonists. C) Patriots received better treatment than Loyalists. D) Patriots and Loyalists both wanted to end British rule of the colonies. The issue of independence from England caused sharp differences among the American colonists.
What term best describes those who remained uncommitted to either the British or Americans during the American Revolution? A) Loyalists B) Redcoats C) Neutrals D) Patriots Neutrals
70) What term best describes a colonist who supported American independence? A) Patriot B) Tory C) Whig D) Loyalist Patriot
Why did many African Americans support the Patriots in the Revolutionary War? A) They were forced to fight for the Patriots. B) They were promised passage back to Africa. C) They believed that Patriots would end slavery. D) They were paid by the Patriots to fight. They believed that Patriots would end slavery.
Who did Native Americans support in the Revolutionary War? A) Some Native Americans supported the British while others with the Patriots. B) All Native Americans supported with the British. C) All Native Americans supported with the Patriots. D) All Native Americans remained neutral. Some Native Americans supported the British while others with the Patriots.
What Patriot leader challenged the British taxes on the colonies with "give me liberty, or give me death?" A) Nathan Hale B) John Hancock C) Benedict Arnold D) Patrick Henry Patrick Henry
What viewpoint did the British have about George Washington, Samuel Adams, and other Patriots? A) They were Tories. B) They were Loyalists. C) They were Traitors. D) They were Neutrals. They were Traitors.
What term best describes the Americans who sided with the King and Parliament during the American Revolution? A) Redcoats B) Whigs C) Loyalists D) Patriots Loyalists
Which one of the following best describes Loyalists? A) colonists who remained neutral B) colonists who supported the French C) colonists who became American rebels D) colonists who supported the British colonists who supported the British
Who would the Loyalists most likely support? A) George Washington B) King George III C) Samuel Adams D) Thomas Jefferson King George III
What did many Loyalists do at the end of the American Revolution? A) immigrated to Canada B) returned to France C) gained positions in the American government D) became powerful business leaders in American cities immigrated to Canada
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