Boston Massacre, signing of the Declaration of Independence, French and Indian War, Boston Tea Party
Boston Tea Party, signing of the Declaration of Independence, French and Indian War, Boston Massacre
French and Indian War, Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, signing of the Declaration of Independence
Special taxes were placed on goods used in the colonies, including glass and lead.
These taxes were imposed by Parliament without consulting the colonists.
Rallies, demonstrations, and pamphlets protested against these new taxes.
Which legislation is described by these actions?
Sugar Act (1764)
Stamp Act (1765)
Townshend Acts (1767)
Intolerable Acts (1774)
070 How did the Proclamation of 1763 contribute to the outbreak of the American Revolution?
It forced colonists to relocate to west of the Appalachian Mountains.
It angered colonists who saw it as an unjustified intrusion into their affairs.
It forced colonists to accept British and Hessian troops into their homes.
It imposed a series of new taxes on colonial merchants.
AN ACT for granting and applying certain stamp duties, and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America …
For every piece of parchment, or sheet of paper, on which shall be written, or printed, any declaration, plea, or other pleading, or any copy thereof; in any court of law within the British colonies and plantations in America, a stamp duty of three pence.
The act, excerpted above, was passed by the British Parliament in order to pay—
the costs of maintaining British soldiers in the colonies
a profit to the British government for establishing the colonies
the costs of operating royal courts of law in the colonies
revenues to the King of England to repair his palaces
075 How did the outcome of the French and Indian War help lead to the later American Revolution?
The British Parliament demanded an end to the triangular trade routes used by the American colonists.
The British monarchy halted all colonial settlements west of the Mississippi River.
The British government required American colonists to pay a portion of the debt from the war.
The colonists were required to surrender all lands west of the Appalachian Mountains to France.
Where on the timeline would you place the writing of the Declaration of Independence?
before the “Stamp Act”
between the “Boston Massacre” and the “Boston Tea Party”
between the “Boston Tea Party” and “Fighting breaks out at Concord”
following “Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense”
This map shows the location of the Proclamation Line of 1763. The line upset the colonists because it marked —
080 Which event is correctly matched with its description?
Colonists threw English tea into Boston Harbor.
Colonists could not settle west of the Appalachian Mountains.
Boston Tea Party
Parliament moved trials of royal officials to England.
Parliament closed Boston Harbor.
The acts made by Parliament imposing taxes on the people of this colony to raise revenue are threats to their natural and constitutional rights. As the colonists are not represented in the British Parliament, the Parliament cannot tax their property without their consent.
— Samuel Adams, A Letter Against Taxation (1767)
In this excerpt, Samuel Adams was most likely protesting against the —
Proclamation of 1763
Three millions of people, armed in the holy cause of Liberty, and in such a country as we possess, are invincible by any force which our enemy can send against us.
— Patrick Henry
In this excerpt, Patrick Henry advocates that American colonists —
fight on the side of the French in the French and Indian War
support the restrictions of the Proclamation of 1763
not fear declaring their independence from Great Britain
negotiate a peace treaty with Great Britain
His election to town constable made him the first African American elected to public office. Like Paul Revere, he made an all-night ride from Boston to warn his community of a coming British invasion. 086
? Became the first African American to own property in New Hampshire. The name of which individual best completes the diagram?
508 Which of the following is an example of an unalienable right?
a college education
Defended the British soldiers accused of the Boston Massacre in 1770 because he believed they were innocent.
By 1776, he was the main spokesman in the Continental Congress for those demanding independence from Britain 090
With Benjamin Franklin, he reviewed Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence. He sailed to Paris to help negotiate the treaty with England ending the Revolutionary War. ? Which name best completes the diagram?
“I challenge the warmest advocate for reconciliation to show a single advantage that this continent can reap by being connected with Great Britain”
— Common Sense, 1776
Who was the author of this famous pamphlet, which argued in favor of American independence?
095 Which best describes George Washington’s winter at Valley Forge in 1777–1778?
Washington spent the winter there because he was waiting for help from the French.
Washington spent the winter there to silence critics who feared he would surrender.
Washington used the winter there to launch surprise attacks against the British.
Washington used the winter there to train his soldiers and improve their discipline.
101 Which best explains the significance of the Battle of Yorktown?
A large British force was cut off by American and French troops by land and by a French fleet by sea.
The British were able to divide the colonies into two halves, nearly smothering the rebellion.
The French were persuaded by the victory to lend support to the American cause.
The Continental Army was able to capture the stolen treasure used to pay British and Hessian troops.
Britain recognized the independence of the United States. All British troops would be withdrawn from the United States. 102
Opened the Mississippi River to citizens of the U.S. and Great Britain. U.S. agreed to pay all existing debts owed to Great Britain. ? Which name best completes the diagram?
Proclamation of 1763
Declaration of Independence
Treaty of Paris of 1783
Articles of Confederation
104 Which event might a military historian use as evidence that the Americans were better fighters than the British during the American Revolution?
Battle of White Plains
Crossing of the Delaware
Winter at Valley Forge
Battle of Yorktown
105 Which set of events from the American Revolutionary War is listed in chronological order?