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American Revolution Part 1

Quiz by Jessica Barnes

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  • Q1
    What was the Stamp Act?
    A tax on all paper goods. Example: Parchment, Playing Cards, Legal Documents and More
  • Q2
    What is the Sugar Act?
    A tax on sugar, wine, coffee, molasses and more.
  • Q3
    What was the Boston Tea Party?
    A bunch of men from the Sons of Liberty dressed up as Mohawk Indians to dump tea in the harbor.
  • Q4
    Who was the leader of the Sons of Liberty?
    Samuel Adams
  • Q5
    Why did the Boston Tea Party happen?
    The Colonists were angry with Britain for selling tea cheaper through the East India Tea Company.
  • Q6
    What was the Boston Massacre?
    The Colonists were fighting with British Soldiers in Boston and 5 men died.
  • Q7
    What is the Declaration of Independence?
    A document that let King George know that America wanted to be free and independent nation.
  • Q8
    Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
    Thomas Jefferson
  • Q9
    Who rode to warn Sam Adams and John Hancock that the Redcoats were coming to capture them?
    Paul Revere
  • Q10
    Where was the first shot/battle of the Revolutionary War?
  • Q11
    Why did the Boston Massacre happen?
    The Colonists were tired of all of the taxes and the soldiers in Boston.
  • Q12
    What did the Quartering Act say?
    Soldiers were allowed to stay in your house and you had to feed them and provide their clothes.
  • Q13
    What was the Tea Act?
    It allowed the East India Company to sell tea cheaper than the smugglers in America so the businessmen lost money.
  • Q14
    What happened at the First Continental Congress?
    The Colonists said they were loyal to the King, but wanted the King to repeal the taxes.
  • Q15
    What happened at the Second Continental Congress?
    The Colonists shared the Declaration of Independence, boycotted goods from Britain and refused to ship products from America to Britain.

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