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Causes of the Revolution Test km

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Causes of the Revolution Test(21 Points)
1.Write your last name:
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3.What period are you in?
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4.The King's purpose for the Proclamation of 1763 was:
(1 Point)
allow American farmers to use the Mississippi River
outlaw slavery in the Ohio River valley
prevent France from expanding into the Great Lakes region
avoid additional conflicts with Native American Indians west of the Appalachian Mountains and in
the Ohio River Valley
5.Who were the main allies of the French during the French Indian war?
(1 Point)
British
American settlers
Mexico
Native American tribes
Canadians
6.During the French and Indian war, which countries were fighting over what land?
(1 Point)
Both the French and the British claimed control over the Louisiana Territory
Both the Spanish and the British claimed control over the Florida Territory
Both the French and the British claimed control over the Ohio Valley
7.The results of the French and Indian War (1754–1763) led to the independence movement
in the thirteen colonies because the British:
(1 Point)
lost control of Canada and Florida
began imposing new taxes on the colonists to pay for their war debt
removed the Spanish threat to the colonists
opened the area west of the Appalachian Mountains to colonial settlers
8.Which of the following statements best explains the American colonists’ angry reaction to
the Proclamation of 1763?
(1 Point)
Native Americans were encouraged to settle territory east of the Appalachian Mountains.
Colonists believed they would be able to settle in the Ohio River Valley after winning the French
and Indian War.
Parliament created a process for new settlements but refused to share it with colonists.
Colonial assemblies believed that the law would encourage new attacks by Native Americans.
9.Colonists protested the Stamp Act because they…
(1 Point)
did not have their own representatives in Parliament.
believed that no government had the right to raise taxes.
accused tax collectors of cheating them.
did not want to pay the high price of postage stamps.
10.The Stamp Act put a tax on ….
(1 Point)
sugar and molasses
everything made out of paper
tea
glass, paper, and paint.
11.The British passed the Intolerable Acts to punish the city of Boston after the Boston Tea
Party. One thing that these acts did was…
(1 Point)
Began the Tarring and Feathering Act which meant all colonists would be harassed and bullied
Began the Drone Act which meant that the government would watch you at all times
Began the Quartering Act which meant that British troops would have to be housed and fed by
colonists.
Began the Tea Act which would put a tax on all paper products at the time.
12.In general, Indians preferred the French to the English settlers because the French were
trappers and traders and not farmers and so did not destroy hunting grounds by clearing
the forests.
(1 Point)
True
False
13.Tea was dumped in Boston Harbor in protest against.....
(1 Point)
increased taxes on tea
cheap Dutch tea that was being imported
cheap English tea, especially from the British East India Company, that would be sold directly to
consumers
a ban on tea
people going around dressed up as Mohawk Indians
tea being spilled, sis
14.Which of the following was the reaction of the British Government to the Boston Tea
Party?
(1 Point)
The Declaratory Acts
They repealed the Tea Act
The Intolerable Acts
Troops were sent into Lexington and Concord
15.Which one is NOT an example of a tax from before the revolution?
(1 Point)
Tax on sugar
Tax on tea
Tax on Loyalists
Tax on legal documents
16.Which statement best describes the reason that most Native American tribes sided with
the French against the British during the French Indian War?
(1 Point)
Colonists forced the Natives off the land, tried enslaving Natives, and thought of them as savages
making many Native American tribes more comfortable joining the French.
French leaders promised Native American tribal leaders that they would receive New England if
they won the war.
British leaders refused to seek Native American allies in war because they did not want to share
territory after the war.
Communication issues between Native American and British leaders prevented them from agreeing
on a plan for cooperation.
17.Why were the American colonists so upset about the practice of “taxation without
representation?”
(1 Point)
The colonists were British subjects, but did not have any say in the British government that was
taxing them.
The colonists were angered because Britain was not using its tax revenue to benefit all of the
colonies equally.
The colonists wanted the right to tax Britain.
All of the answers here
18.What was the main idea of the Declaratory Act?
(1 Point)
The American colonies were formally warned not to declare independence from Great Britain.
American merchants had to declare their cargo in British ports so that the appropriate goods could
be taxed.
The British Parliament had the total authority to impose laws and taxes on the American colonies.
American colonists were required to pledge allegiance to the crown of England.
19.Which of the following incidents ended with the death of five colonists and the
wounding of six others, while also inflaming tensions between British military forces and
American colonists?
(1 Point)
The Boston Massacre
The Boston Tea Party
The boycott on British tea
The Stamp Act protests
20.What was Britain’s primary goal in passing the Tea Act of 1773?
(1 Point)
To expand the variety of tea available to consumers
To help support the financially troubled British East India Company
To raise taxes on British tea sent to the American colonies
To ban the export of tea to the colonies
21.What was the Colonist name for Britain’s response to the Boston Tea Party that included
the closing of Boston Harbor until the citizens paid for the tea?
(1 Point)
Proclamation of 1773
Riot Acts
Intolerable Acts
Townsend Acts
22.Which of the 13 American Colonies did not send delegates to the First Continental
Congress in Philadelphia?
(1 Point)
Virginia
New Jersey
New York
Georgia
23.British taxes on the American colonists, such as the Stamp Act and the Sugar Act, were
passed with what intention?
(1 Point)
To raise money to fight against the American Revolution
To fund infrastructure improvements in the American colonies
To help repay the British debts gained during the French and Indian War
To hurt the American colonies economically
24.What was the punishment for the soldiers charged with manslaughter in the Boston
Massacre?
(1 Point)
hanging
branding with an "M" on the hand
stoned to death
sent to live in Antartica
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