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American Revolution (Flocabulary Quiz)

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  • Q1
    What system did Paul Revere set up to signal that the British were coming?
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    firing several shots

    wearing a red coat

    sending a boat down the Charles River

    hanging a lantern in a church
  • Q2
    Why didn't the colonists like the Tea Acts?
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    They stated that the colonists could not grow tea in America.

    They raised taxes on tea.

    They gave the British a monopoly on selling tea.

    They prevented the colonists from exporting tea.

  • Q3
    How did the colonists get access to British ships during the Boston Tea Party?
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    They attacked and killed the British guards.

    They pretended to be British soldiers.

    They dressed like Mohawk Indians.

    They paid the ship's captain to let them on.

  • Q4
    What was a major effect of the Boston Tea Party?
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    The Declaration of Independence was signed.

    King George understood that the colonists were unhappy.

    All shipments of tea to America stopped.

    Paul Revere warned colonists that the British were coming.

  • Q5
    Which of the following was true about the Minutemen?
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    They wore bright yellow uniforms with green stripes.

    They were not as well-trained as the British soldiers.

    There were more of them than British soldiers.

    They had trained as soldiers all their lives.

  • Q6
    What was Paul Revere trying to prevent the British from doing?
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    stealing the colonists' ammunition and supplies

    passing the Tea Acts

    attacking the colonists' church

    shutting down Boston Harbor

  • Q7
    What was a direct effect of the Intolerable Acts?
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    The French-Indian War began.

    Democracy in Massachusetts was restricted.

    Nearly 75 British soldiers were killed in Concord.

    Colonists dumped $70,000 worth of tea into Boston Harbor.

  • Q8
    Why were the Americans more successful at the Battle of Concord than at the Battle of Lexington?
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    The British were wearing brighter red coats.

    The Americans had more help from Indians.

    The Americans used guerilla-style fighting tactics.

    The British were standing in straighter lines.

  • Q9
    Who joined Paul Revere on his ride?
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    Sam Adams and William Dawes

    William Dawes and Samuel Prescott

    Samuel Prescott and John Hancock

    George Washington and John Hancock

  • Q10
    What instructions did Captain Parker give the colonists at Lexington?
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    "Stay back and let them approach."

    "Hide behind trees and attack by surprise."

    "Fire at any Redcoats you see."

    "Don't fire unless you're fired upon."

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