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The Road to Lexington and Concord Quiz

Quiz by Paul Bachman

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8 questions
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  • Q1
    What did the colonists call the hated Coercive Acts?
    Stamp Acts
    Second Acts
    Intolerable Acts
    Wrong Acts
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  • Q2
    What two villages outside of Boston were the scene of the first battles of the Revolutionary war between the British and the colonists?
    None of these
    Boston and New York
    Lilo and Stitch
    Lexington and Concord
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  • Q3
    What term was used to describe a colonist who resisted British tax laws?
    Patriot
    Loyalist
    minuteman
    militia
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  • Q4
    What were the groups of private citizens who pledged to defend their communities called?
    soldiers
    army
    militia
    loyalists
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  • Q5
    What was the special name for citizen soldiers who were trained to be ready at a moment's notice?
    Confederates
    Cavaliers
    Minutemen
    Union
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  • Q6
    What group met in 1774 to uphold colonial rights in opposition to the Intolerable (Coercive) Acts?
    Daughters of Liberty
    the First Continental Congress
    Boston Tea Party
    Sons of Liberty
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  • Q7
    Which Son of Liberty, along with William Dawes and Samuel Prescott, rode through the countryside to warn of the approaching British soldiers?
    Samuel Adams
    John Adams
    Paul Revere
    Ben Franklin
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  • Q8
    Why were the Intolerable Acts so intolerable?
    they encouraged more countries to help them fight the British
    They gave the British a reason to ignore the colonists
    They forced to colonists to think about more active military resistance to British policies.
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