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Why did the Britain impose the Stamp Act and the Townshend Acts on the colonists?
a) Britain needed money. b) The king wanted colonists to return to Britain. c) Britain wanted to give money to the colonists to expand their cities. d) Britain thought colonists were too wealthy.
Which of the follwoing was NOT an effect of colonists' protests of British taxes?
a) Patrick Henry spoke to the House of Burgesses. b) The Sons of Liberty were formed. c) Colonists boycotted British goods. d) The Stamp Acts was passed.
Who was one of the first to speak out against the Stamp Act?
a) Christopher Gadsden b) Patrick Henry c) Benjamin Franklin d) Samuel Adams
What was the effect of British taxation on the colonies as a whole?
a) Many colonist returned to Britain. b) They became more divided. c) They started to unite as Americans. d) Many paid for British support.
Who organized the Sons of Liberty?
a) Patrick Henry b) Benjamin Franklin c) Mercy Otis Warren d) Samuel Adams
What did the Daughters of Liberty do to support the boycott of British goods?
a) Made tea and wove cloth. b) Gave speeches and drew political cartoons. c) Handed out pamphlets and posters. d) Gave Speeches and attended rallies.
Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of the Committee of Correspondence?
a) Train express riders. b) Share news among the colonies. c) Keep in touch with Britain. d) Unite the colonies in friendship.
How did the Boston Tea Party express the views of many colonists?
a) It showed that many colonist supported Mohawk causes. b) It showed that many colonists did not like tea. c) It showed that the tea would remain in Boston d) It showed that the colonists strongly protested the tea tax.
Which of the following caused the Intolerable Acts?
a) First Continental Congress b) Committees of Correspondence. c) Boston Tea Party d) Boston Massacre
Which of the following was NOT one of the Intolerable Acts?
a) The colonists had to pay a tax on British imports. b) The colonists had to feed and house British soldiers. c) The port of Boston was closed. d) Massachusetts was put under the control of a British general.
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