placeholder image to represent content

3.2 Taxes lead to Tea Parties

Quiz by Catherine Chesser

Grade 8
Social Studies (2018)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Feel free to use or edit a copy

includes Teacher and Student dashboards

Measures 2 skills from
Grade 8
Social Studies (2018)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)


Track each student's skills and progress in your Mastery dashboards

With a free account, teachers can
  • edit the questions
  • save a copy for later
  • start a class game
  • automatically assign follow-up activities based on students’ scores
  • assign as homework
  • share a link with colleagues
  • print as a bubble sheet

Our brand new solo games combine with your quiz, on the same screen

Correct quiz answers unlock more play!

New Quizalize solo game modes
9 questions
Show answers
  • Q1

    What was the purpose of the Proclamation of 1763?

    To declare independence from Britain

    To establish a representative government in the colonies

    To ban colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains

    To promote trade between the colonies and Britain

  • Q2

    How did the Stamp Act contribute to the American Revolution?

    It restricted the colonists' right to assemble and protest

    It imposed taxes on imported goods from Britain

    It required colonists to provide housing for British soldiers

    It placed a tax on all printed materials in the colonies

  • Q3

    Place the causes of the American Revolution in order

    Users link answers
  • Q4

    What was the main goal of mercantilism in relation to the American colonies?

    To create a favorable balance of trade for Britain

    To establish religious freedom in the colonies

    To encourage colonial independence from Britain

    To promote self-government in the colonies

  • Q5

    How did the Coercive Acts, also known as the Intolerable Acts, impact the colonies?

    They repealed the Stamp Act and lowered taxes on the colonies

    They closed the port of Boston and restricted colonial self-government

    They provided financial support for colonial infrastructure projects

    They granted the colonists representation in British Parliament

  • Q6

    All of the events listed occured during-

    Question Image

    The Jacksonian era

    The Exploration era

    The Revolutionary Era

    The Colonization era

  • Q7

    How did the American colonist IMMEDIATELY respond to the 1774 laws described in these headlines? 

    Question Image

    The First Continental Congress sent a list of grievances to King George III

    The colonists adopted the Bill of Rights

    The First Continental Congress declared war on Great Britain

    The colonists adopted the Articles of Confederation

  • Q8

    Which statement best explains why this resolution was adopted? 

    Question Image

    Colonists created this in order to address the causes of the Boston Massacre

    Colonsits were upset by the punishment imposed after the Boston Tea Party

    Colonists wanted to expand powers given to governors appointed by King George III

    Colonists were opposed to colonial laws being created only by Parliament

  • Q9

    What was the primary reason Parliament passed these acts? 

    Question Image

    To promote the growth of cottage industries in the colonies

    To encourage the growth of foreign trade

    To fund the establishment of new colonies

    To recover the cost of defending the colonies


Teachers give this quiz to your class