Intolerable Acts, First Continental Congress, Thomas Paine writes Common Sense



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Revolution Review



  1. List events or characteristics from the Revolutionary Era.

Intolerable Acts, First Continental Congress, Thomas Paine writes Common Sense

  1. What document stated the colonists’ reasons for separating from Great Britain?

Declaration of Independence

  1. List examples of the colonists protesting the taxes/acts passed by the British.

Smuggling, rioting, protests, Boston Tea Party

  1. List causes of the American Revolution.

Navigation Acts, Stamp Act, Tea Act (Townshend Acts, Intolerable Acts, Quartering Act…)

  1. What document lists grievances against Parliament and King George III?

Declaration of Independence

  1. Write a brief description of the significance of the following:

    • Lexington and Concord – first battles of the Revolution known as “the shot heard round the world”

    • Saratoga – turning point of the Revolution

    • Valley Forge – the Patriot winter camp in which Washington and his men had to overcome extreme cold and little food

    • Yorktown – last major battle of the Revolution; British surrendered

  2. What limited westward expansion past the Appalachian Mountains?

Proclamation of 1763

  1. What document made Britain the dominant European power in eastern North America?

Treaty of Paris 1763 (b/c the British defeated France in the French and Indian War)

  1. What year was the Declaration of Independence signed? (hint it was after Lexington and Concord and Common Sense)

1776

  1. Who was the Father of Independence, served at the First and Second Continental Congress, and participated in negotiating the Treaty of Paris?

John Adams

  1. Who was the French aristocrat that served as a General in the Patriot army?

Marquis de Lafayette

  1. Who wrote Common Sense and The Crisis?

Thomas Paine

  1. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

Thomas Jefferson

  1. Who was commander of the Continental Army and the first president?

George Washington

  1. Who was the leader of the Boston Sons of Liberty and the cousin of John Adams?

Samuel Adams

  1. How did mercantilism lead to the American Revolution?

After the French and Indian War the British needed money. In order to create a flow of revenue (money) they began taxing the colonists.

  1. Who was the Hispanic that sent money and supplies to the Patriots?

Bernardo de Galvez

  1. Give an example of civil disobedience.

Boston Tea Party

  1. What is the significance of the Ohio River Valley?

Britain and France both claimed it because it had fertile soil and abundant furs; they were fighting over this land in the French and Indian War

  1. What is Patrick Henry’s famous quote?

but as for me, give me liberty or give me death”

  1. What was George Washington’s role in the Continental Army?

Commander of the Continental Army

  1. The Declaration of Independence states that all human beings have ______________ rights.

unalienable

  1. Which revolutionary war hero commanded a victory at sea against the British navy?

John Paul Jones

  1. What was John Adams response when Abigail Adams asked him to “remember the ladies”?

He doesn’t take it seriously

  1. Who wrote poems and plays about political matters (propaganda to influence colonists to become patriots)?

Mercy Otis Warren

  1. Who was the African American who was the first person to be killed at the Boston Massacre?

Crispus Attucks

  1. Who was the first African American elected to public office and he was a veteran of the American Revolution?

Wentworth Cheswell

  1. Who was an African American spy during the American Revolution?

James Armistead

  1. Who was an inventor, member of the Declaration of Independence committee, and negotiated the Treaty of Paris?

Benjamin Franklin

  1. Who was the Portuguese Jewish man that helped finance the American Revolution?

Haym Salomon

The test will have 35 multiple choice questions, 4 short answers, and an essay.

Name____________________________________

Revolution Review



  1. List events or characteristics from the Revolutionary Era.



  1. What document stated the colonists’ reasons for separating from Great Britain?

  2. List examples of the colonists protesting the taxes/acts passed by the British.



  1. List causes of the American Revolution.



  1. What document lists grievances against Parliament and King George III?

  2. Write a brief description of the significance of the following:

    • Lexington and Concord

    • Saratoga

    • Valley Forge

    • Yorktown

  1. What limited westward expansion past the Appalachian Mountains?



  1. What document made Britain the dominant European power in eastern North America?



  1. What year was the Declaration of Independence signed? (hint it was after Lexington and Concord and Common Sense)



  1. Who was the Father of Independence, served at the First and Second Continental Congress, and participated in negotiating the Treaty of Paris?



  1. Who was the French aristocrat that served as a General in the Patriot army?

  2. Who wrote Common Sense and The Crisis?

  3. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

  4. Who was commander of the Continental Army and the first president?

  5. Who was the leader of the Boston Sons of Liberty and the cousin of John Adams?

  6. How did mercantilism lead to the American Revolution?

  7. Who was the Hispanic that sent money and supplies to the Patriots?

  8. Give an example of civil disobedience.

  9. What is the significance of the Ohio River Valley?

  10. What is Patrick Henry’s famous quote?

  11. What was George Washington’s role in the Continental Army?

  12. The Declaration of Independence states that all human beings have ______________ rights.

  13. Which revolutionary war hero commanded a victory at sea against the British navy?

  14. What was John Adams response when Abigail Adams asked him to “remember the ladies”?

  15. Who wrote poems and plays about political matters (propaganda to influence colonists to become patriots)?

  16. Who was the African American who was the first person to be killed at the Boston Massacre?

  17. Who was the first African American elected to public office and he was a veteran of the American Revolution?



  1. Who was an African American spy during the American Revolution?

  2. Who was an inventor, member of the Declaration of Independence committee, and negotiated the Treaty of Paris?



  1. Who was the Portuguese Jewish man that helped finance the American Revolution?

The test will have 35 multiple choice questions, 4 short answers, and an essay.


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