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8th Grade SS - 8.4A

Quiz by Debbie Turner

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

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8.4.A: Social Studies - History

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  • Q1
    British colonists objected to the Proclamation of 1763 because they—
    wanted to be able to trade freely with foreign nations
    feared it would provoke attacks from American Indians
    resented the limits it imposed on westward expansion
    did not want to share control of the fur trade
    8.4.A: Social Studies - History
  • Q2
    The excerpt reflects the dissatisfaction of American colonists with the —
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    interference of Great Britain in the slave trade
    economic consequences of the Great Awakening
    economic policies imposed by Great Britain following the French and Indian War
    political debates that took place at the Albany Convention
  • Q3
    These acts contributed to the start of the Revolutionary War by —
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    imposing regulations on colonial agriculture
    angering colonists who believed that their civil liberties had been violated
    punishing colonists for resisting the authority of Parliament
    restricting colonial trade with American Indians
    8.4.A: Social Studies - History
  • Q4
    Which of the following best completes this diagram?
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    Colonists dumped tea into Boston Harbor.
    Colonists sought military support from France.
    Colonists organized boycotts of British goods.
    Colonists signed the Declaration of Independence.
    8.4.A: Social Studies - History
  • Q5
    How did mercantilist policies create tension between Great Britain and the colonies?
    By limiting the amount of farmland each colonist could have
    By requiring colonists to enlist in the military
    By introducing indentured servitude to the middle colonies
    By preventing colonists from trading with most other foreign countries
    8.4.A: Social Studies - History
  • Q6
    What was the primary reason Parliament passed these acts?
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    To recover the cost of defending the colonies
    To encourage foreign trade with the colonies
    To fund the establishment of new colonies
    To promote the growth of cottage industries in the colonies
    8.4.A: Social Studies - History

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