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Events Leading to the American Revolution

Quiz by Marilyn I

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12 questions
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  • Q1
    British ban settlement west of Appalachian Mountains
    Proclamation of 1763
    Townshend Acts
    Boston Tea Party
    Quartering Act
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  • Q2
    Placed a tax on sugar and molasses. Harsh punishment for smugglers
    Sugar Act
    Lexington and Concord
    Stamp Act
    Tea Act
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  • Q3
    The colonists fought alongside the British to win this war. The war put Britain deeply into debt. 1754-1763
    American Revolution
    French and Indian War
    War of 1812
    Civil War
    60s
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  • Q4
    Required colonists to provide housing and food as well as other supplies to British troops.
    Tea Act
    Townshend Acts
    Stamp Act
    Quartering Act
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  • Q5
    Passed by Parliament (British Government) - Requires the purchase of special tax stamps for documents.
    Boston Massacre
    Stamp Act
    Quartering Act
    Boston Tea Party
    60s
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  • Q6
    Set up a system to enforce new import duties (taxes). Colonists protested court orders called Writs of Assistance, which were used to search for illegal goods. This taxed everyday items such as tea, glass, paint, etc.
    Navigation Acts
    Townshend Acts
    Stamp Act
    Sugar Act
    60s
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  • Q7
    On March 5th, 1770, British soldiers fired into an angry crowd of workers and killed five, wounded another 6. Crispus Attucks was the first to die for the American Cause.
    Battle of Saratoga
    Lexington and Concord
    Boston Massacre
    Battle of Bull Run
    60s
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  • Q8
    Parliament gave monopoly rights (sole right to sell to the colonies) to the East India Tea Company. Tea prices were down, but the colonists thought they should be able to buy from whomever they wanted.
    Tea Act
    Sugar Act
    Stamp Act
    Quartering Act
    60s
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  • Q9
    A group of colonist (the Sons of Liberty) dressed like Native Americans, boarded British ships and dumped tea into Boston Harbor.
    Tea Act
    Boston Tea Party
    Sugar Act
    Townshend Acts
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  • Q10
    Parliament's response to the Boston Tea Party. It closed the Port of Boston, increased the powers of the Royal Governor, shut down the colonial legislature, colonists charged with murder could be tried in England, and strengthened the Quartering Act
    Sugar Acts
    Tea Act
    Boston Tea Party
    Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts)
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  • Q11
    First met in Philadelphia, PA in September and October of 1774 - Demanded repeal of the Intolerable Acts and declared that the colonists had the right to tax and govern themselves. Called for training of militias
    Mayflower Compact
    Virginia House of Burgesses
    First Continental Congress
    60s
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  • Q12
    British Troops and American Minutemen engaged in the first battle of the American Revolution. Later that day, a second battle took place in Concord, MA. About 300 British troops were killed. April 18, 1775
    Yorktown
    Appomattox
    Lexington and Concord
    Saratoga
    60s
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