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Who was the main author of the Declaration of Independence?
a) James Madison
b) Thomas Jefferson
c) George Washington
d) Alexander Hamilton

Which act, in 1765, placed direct taxes on legal documents, licenses, and newspapers?
a) Stamp Act
b) Intolerable Acts
c) Tea Act
d) Quartering Act

According to the Proclamation of 1763, colonists could not settle land west of:
a) the Appalachian Mountains
b) the Rocky Mountains
c) the Louisiana Territory
d) Mississippi River

The Liberty Boys opposed the:
a) Boston Tea Party
b) Stamp Act
c) Declaration of Independence
d) French and Indian War

Which 1776 document declared the independence of the American colonies from the British?
a) U.S. Constitution
b) Federalist Papers
c) Declaration of Independence
d) Articles of Confederation

Who won the French and Indian War?
a) the French and the Indians
b) the British and the French
c) the British and the colonists
d) the French and the colonists

The French and Indian War was part of a larger conflict called:
a) the Six-Day War
b) the Seven Years War
c) the Thirty Years War
d) the Hundred Years War

Which of the following Georgians did NOT sign the Declaration of Independence?
a) George Walton
b) Lyman Hall
c) Button Gwinnett
d) James Wright

Which group of colonists organized to fight against the Stamp Act?
a) Whigs
b) Sons of Liberty
c) Democratic-Republicans
d) Know-Nothing Party

What was the only colony that did not send representatives to the First Continental Congress?
a) Georgia
b) New York
c) Pennsylvania
d) Rhode Island

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