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American Revolution Review

Quiz by Grace Ekwue

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  • Q1
    Stamp Act, Boston Tea Party, Yorktown, and the Continental Congress all happened during the--
    Revolution Era
    Colonization Era
    Industrialization Era
    Civil War Era
    30s
  • Q2
    Distance from England allowed colonists to enjoy "salutary neglect". This meant that the colonists were allowed to ignore what British policy?
    Mercantilism
    Stamp Act
    free trade
    Intolerable Acts
    30s
  • Q3
    When was the Declaration of Independence drafted (written)?
    1607
    1776
    1781
    1620
    30s
  • Q4
    What was the impact of John Paul Jones to the American Revolution?
    He defeated the British navy at sea and established what is now known as the U.S. Navy.
    He led the American victory at Yorktown.
    He persuaded Spain to join the Revolutionary War.
    He warned colonists that the British were coming.
    30s
  • Q5
    Which group did NOT support American independence from Great Britain?
    Loyalists
    Sons of Liberty
    Committees of Correspondence
    Patriots
    30s
  • Q6
    What was British parliament's reaction to colonists dumping tea into the Boston Harbor?
    They passed the Intolerable Acts.
    Taxes were no longer enforced in the colonies.
    They repealed the Townshend Act.
    Colonists were allowed to elect representatives to British parliament.
    30s
  • Q7
    Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are --
    judicial laws
    unalienable rights
    foreign privileges
    civic virtues
    30s
  • Q8
    According to the Declaration of Independence, unalienable rights are --
    freedom available for only U.S. citizens
    natural rights that belong to everyone
    restrictions for immigrants
    rights given by the government
    30s
  • Q9
    Colonists were forced to quarter soldiers in their homes. This was one of the ______ listed in the Declaration of Independence.
    grievances
    privileges
    freedoms
    civic virtues
    30s
  • Q10
    How did laws such as the Stamp Act, Quartering Act, and Townshend Act lead to the Revolutionary War?
    They made colonists angry because their rights and liberties were violated.
    They punished colonists for rebelling against the king.
    They restricted colonial agriculture.
    They increased salutary neglect.
    30s
  • Q11
    Which geographic feature was used by the British as a boundary that limited where colonists could settle?
    Question Image
    Great Lakes
    Appalachian Mountains
    Atlantic Ocean
    Rocky Mountains
    30s
  • Q12
    Little food...sickness...cold weather...tired troops -- all describe which event?
    Fighting at Yorktown
    First battles of the Revolution
    Winter at Valley Forge
    Turning point battle of the Revolution
    30s
  • Q13
    When Great Britain passed laws to restrict colonial trade and forced them to pay taxes (Navigation Acts, Stamp Act, Tea Act), this led the colonists to --
    write the Declaration of Independence.
    protest the Proclamation Act.
    make a treaty with Natives.
    end the French and Indian War.
    30s
  • Q14
    The Battle of Saratoga is considered a turning point battle because --
    the British victory leads to the end of the war.
    The British never regained their military strength after this battle.
    Because America wins this battle, France decides to join the war as their ally.
    The American defeat led to Washington retiring from the military.
    30s
  • Q15
    Which of the following events is in the correct order in which they happened?
    Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts, Stamp Act, Townshend Acts
    Townshend Acts, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts, Stamp Act
    Stamp Act, Intolerable Acts, Boston Tea Party, Townshend Acts
    Stamp Act, Townshend Acts, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts
    30s

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