Chapter 6 Test Review 1. When King George

Chapter 6 Test Review 1. When King George

Chapter 6 Test Review 1. When King George III received the Olive Branch Petition he A. sent it back because of spelling errors. B was happy the colonists wanted peace. C. rejected it and announced new plans to punish the Colonies. D. presented it to Parliament for their approval.

2. What were the three unalienable rights listed in the Declaration of Independence. A. Life, liberty and prosperity. B Life liberty and freedom of speech. C. Life, liberty and freedom of religion. D. Life, liberty and pursuit of happiness. 3. The Declaration of Independence is based on the idea A. any new country needs to declare its

independence in a formal document. B kings rule because God chose them to. C. people have certain unalienable rights which the government cannot take away. D. people need to be obedient to their government if order is to be maintained. 4. What were the two biggest challenges facing George Washington in forming the Continental Army? A. Hiring mercenaries, getting supplies.

B Getting supplies, training his troops. C. Training his troops, paying his troops D. Getting supplies and being President. 5. In response to the Stamp Act, the Colonists did NOT A. organize the Sons of Liberty. B dump British tea into Boston harbor. C. send delegates to the Stamp Act Congress. D. draw up a petition to the king.

E. boycott British goods. 6. The British government passed the Stamp Act in order to A. to pay for the French and Indian War. B to keep troops in North America. C. to fix Big Ben. D. A and B. 7. Thomas Paine published a pamphlet called Common Sense in

order to A. convince the British Parliament that the Revolutionary War was useless.. B convince Americans that a complete break with Britain was necessary. C. list the atrocities that Parliament had inflicted on the colonies. D. recognize all the people who played a role in the fight for independence

8. The Committees of Correspondence A. helped Samuel Adams to become governor of Massachusetts. B kept opposition to the British alive by exchanging letters on colonial affairs. C. encouraged independent action in each colony to support the British. D. were set up by the British government to spy on the Sons of Liberty. 9. During a boycott, people protest

by A. marching in demonstrations B withholding their taxes from the government. C. writing letters to government officials. D. refusing to buy certain goods. 10. The Intolerable Acts was a series of laws enacted by Parliament in 1774 to punish

A. New York for refusing to house British soldiers. B Maryland for not sending delegates to the First Continental Congress. C. Massachusetts for the Boston Tea Party. D. Pennsylvania for hosting the First Continental Congress. 11. Which of the following was NOT part of the Intolerable Acts? A. The port of Boston was closed until

Massachusetts paid for the destroyed tea. B A military governor was installed in Massachusetts. C. The committees of correspondence were banned. D. British officials accused of crimes in the colonies would be tried in England. E. Newspapers throughout the colonies were banned. 12. Colonial assemblies sent

delegates to the Stamp Act Congress to A. protest taxation without representation under the Stamp Act. B write an alternative tax plan to send to Parliament. C. vote against the Stamp Act and thus keep it from being enforced in the colonies D. discuss a plan for making the colonies independent from England.

13. The Sons of Liberty A. voted to ban all trade with Britain until the Intolerable Acts were repealed B staged both peaceful and violent protests against Parliament's laws. C. were trained to act at a minutes warning to protect the colonies. D. aided the British in enforcing Parliaments laws over the colonies

14. The British Parliament passed the Tea Act in order to A. give the British East India Company control over the American tea trade. B punish the colonists for the Boston Tea Party. C. tighten control over Massachusetts. D. raise taxes to pay off debts from the French and Indian War. 15. Which statement is NOT true of

the events surrounding the Boston Massacre? A. Colonists disliked the idea of British soldiers hiring themselves out as workers. B The British soldiers tried to arrest Samuel Adams and Crispus Attucks. C. The British soldiers and colonists exchanged insults, which led to violence D. The British soldiers fired on the colonists, killing Crispus Attucks and four others.

The Sugar Act made some colonists angry because (2 points) 16. The Sugar Act made some colonists angry because A. they felt that Britain had no right to tax them directly. B they were not represented in Parliament. C. it reduced the penalties for smuggling D. All the above E. A and B only

17. In response to the Intolerable Acts, the First Continental Congress met in Philadelphia and voted to A. ban all trade with Britain until the acts were repealed. B send the 'Olive Branch Petition' to the king.. C. send John Hancock on the 'midnight ride. D. organize and carry out the Boston Tea

Party. 18. The battles at Lexington and Concord were important because they A. were the first battles of the Revolutionary War.. B forced colonists to choose sides, as either Loyalists or Patriots. C. unified all the colonists in their desire for independence.

D. All the above E. Only A and B 19. When Parliament repealed the Stamp Act, A. colonial assemblies sent delegates to the Stamp Act Congress.. B the Sons of Liberty disbanded. C. it issued the Declaratory Act at the same time. D. All of the above

E. A and B only. 20. Jefferson believed that a government that doesn't protect the rights of its people A. should be changed or abolished by the people. B should be obeyed so that order is maintained. C. should be criticized in pamphlets and newspapers.

D. often was set up by God to punish an evil or disobedient nation 21. Some colonial leaders protested the Townshend Acts by A. boycotting British goods. B resisting British policies. C. doing away with the Sons of Liberty. D. All the above E. A and B only

22. According to the Declaration of Independence, which reason best describes why governments are created? A. to protect people's rights or natural condition of freedom B to help people find what they want to do in life C. to protect people from harm and make them feel secure D. to create opportunities for people to

improve their lives. 23. Colonists responded to the Townshend Acts by doing all the following EXCEPT A. using only American-made products. B boycotting British goods. C. staging riots and demonstrations. D. forming the Sons of Liberty. 24. Colonists responded to the

Intolerable Acts by doing ALL the following EXCEPT A. banning all trade with Britain until the acts were repealed. B sending money and supplies to Boston. C. training militia troops for defense. D. calling the First Continental Congress. E. Declaring war against Great Britain. 25. Colonists reacted to the Stamp Act by taking all the following

actions EXCEPT A. drawing up a petition to the king B burning the stamped paper and attacking customs officials C. Creating their own stamps to use. D. Sending delegates to the Stamp Act Congress. 26. How was the Stamp Act different from the Sugar Act? A. Parliament ended the Sugar Act but

refused to repeal the stamp act. B The Stamp Act was passed by Parliament while colonial assemblies passed the sugar Act C. The Stamp Act taxed colonists and Sugar Act taxed trade and merchants D. Colonists liked the Sugar Act but not the Stamp Act. 27. The British Parliament passed the Townshend Acts in

order to A. give the British East India Company control over the American tea trade. B to raise money to pay the salaries of officials in the colonies. C. tighten control over Massachusetts. D. To punish the Colonists for the Boston Tea Party

28. The British Parliament passed the Proclamation of 1763 to A. collect much needed revenue from the colonies B. demonstrate that they were still in control of the Colonies C. Prevent conflicts with Native American allies D. Make it easier for colonists to

settle lands west of the Appalachian Mountains 29. Britain responded to Colonial protests against the Townshend Acts by A. sending troops to Boston to keep the peace. B repealing the act C. closing the port of Boston. D. All the above

E. A and B only 30. Colonists responded to the Stamp Act by doing ALL of the following EXCEPT A. dumping British tea into Boston harbor. B sending delegates to the Stamp Act Congress. C. organizing the Sons of Liberty. D. boycotted British goods E. drawing up a petition to the king.

31. Colonists responded to the Tea Act by doing all the following EXCEPT A. Boycotted all British goods B blocked the arrival of tea ships C. leaving tea to rot on the docks. D. dumping the tea into Boston harbor. 32. Britain responded to the Boston Tea Party by doing all

of the following except A. issuing a new quartering act B. banning the committees of correspondence C. closing the port of Boston D. ordering that British officials accused of crimes be sent to Britain to stand trial. E. marching to Concord & Lexington to seize weapons and

ammunition

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