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2.2 DQ

Quiz by Isaiah Hicks

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  • Q1
    Which statement BEST describes the reason for growing tensions between Great Britain and the colonies in the years after King George III took the throne?
    The colonists were continually attacked by the French and their Native American allies.
    Parliament raised taxes and restricted trade without consulting colonial legislatures.
    Colonial legislatures had to pay royal governors.
    The British condemned the Albany Plan of 1754.
  • Q2
    What was significant about the Stamp Act Congress?
    It caused Parliament to repeal the Stamp Act but not the Intolerable Acts.
    Colonial legislatures gained more decision-making power.
    The Congress wrote a Declaration of Rights and Grievances.
    It was the first time that several colonies met to oppose British policies.
  • Q3
    Why did the First Continental Congress call for a Second Continental Congress before adjourning?
    King George III had abolished the First Continental Congress and halted all trade.
    Delegates wanted time to see if the Declaration of Rights and the boycott of British goods would change British policy.
    Delegates needed time to respond to the Intolerable Acts and gauge their effect on the colonial economy.
    The battles of Lexington and Concord required the creation of a Continental Army.
  • Q4
    Which event led MOST DIRECTLY to the calling of the First Continental Congress?
    British troops killed five colonists in Boston.
    Parliament passed the Intolerable Acts.
    Colonists dumped tea into Boston Harbor.
    The battles of Lexington and Concord were fought.
  • Q5
    What was the first attempt at unity in the colonies?
    First Continental Congress
    Stamp Act Congress
    New England Confederation
    Albany Plan of Union

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