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Vocabulary #2 MC

Quiz by Dawn Clemens

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  • Q1
    What was the main cause of the French and Indian War?
    taxation of American colonists without representation in Parliament
    disputed land claims in the Ohio River valley between the French and the British
    violation of trade agreements between European nations and Native American Indians
    conflicts between American colonists and the French over control of the Great Plains
  • Q2
    Many colonies objected to the Albany Plan of Union (1754) mainly because
    threats to colonial safety had ended
    the colonies had been given representation in Parliament
    colonial assemblies did not want to give up their individual power
    the plan gave too much power to Native American Indians
  • Q3
    The main reason Great Britain established the Proclamation Line of 1763 was to
    make a profit by selling the land west of the Appalachian Mountains
    avoid conflicts between American colonists and Native American Indians
    prevent American industrial development in the Ohio River valley
    allow Canada to control the Great Lakes region
  • Q4
    American colonists showed their opposition to the British taxation and trade restrictions in the 1760's by
    overthrowing the royal governors in most of the colonies
    boycotting products from Great Britain
    supporting the French against the British
    purchasing additional products from Native American Indian tribes
  • Q5
    What title is most accurate for this time line?
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    Abuse of power by colonial legislatures
    Causes of the American Revolution
    Forms of colonial protest
    Effects of British Navigation Laws
  • Q6
    The authors of the Declaration of Independence used the phrase "Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness" to identify
    natural rights
    economic rights
    legal rights
    States rights
  • Q7
    The major purpose of the Declaration of Independence was to
    provide a plan of organization for a new government
    describe a strategy for the defeat of the British in the Revolutionary War
    justify the actions of people seeking to overthrow British colonial rule
    provide for the establishment of new state governments
  • Q8
    John Locke's theory of the social contract, as developed in the United States Declaration of Independence, stated that
    the people should revolt against a government that did not protect their rights
    government should guarantee equal economic conditions to all
    legislatures should have more power than kings
    monarchs could rule autocratically, but they had to grant certain rights to their subjects
  • Q9
    During the Revolutionary War period, Thomas Paine's Common Sense was important because it
    described a military plan for the defeat of England
    convinced many Americans who had been undecided to support independence
    argued for the addition of a bill of rights to the Constitution
    contained a detailed outline for a new form of government

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