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What was the meeting in which the colonists decided to raise militas against the British?
a) Committees of Correspondence
b) Continental Congress
c) Albany Plan of Union
d) Boycotts

What gave British soldiers permission to inspect colonial good without written permission?
a) Ipso Facto
b) Writs of Assistance
c) Committees of Correspondence
d) Petition

What was a tax on paper documents such as marriage certificates?
a) Stamp Act
b) Towshend Acts
c) Writs of Assistance
d) Tea Act

Why did the colonies protest the Tea Act?
a) It reduced the supply of tea to the colonies
b) It made tea more expensive
c) It cost colonial merchants jobs
d) It lowered the quality of tea

What were the laws passed by the British Parliament that punished the colonies for the Boston Tea Party?
a) Tea Act
b) Stamp Act
c) Intolerable Acts
d) Sugar Act

What were letters written to inform the colonists of action being taken by the British?
a) Continental Congress
b) Committees of Correspondence
c) Writs of Assistance
d) Natural Rights

What was the state of the British economy following the French and Indian War?
a) Growing and robust
b) Slowing increasing
c) Debt
d) None

Where were the first shots of the American Revolution fired?
a) Lexington and Concord
b) Ticonderoga
c) Albany
d) Philadelphia

What was the main problem with the British taxes on the colonies?
a) They had no representation in Parliament
b) They were too low
c) They were too high
d) They never heard of taxing

What is the line that forbid colonists to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains?
a) Proclamation of 1763
b) Writ of Assistance
c) Equator
d) Line of Demarcation

Who were a group of people who protested and boycotted the British actions?
a) Sons of Liberty
b) Daughters of Liberty
c) Both
d) None

Who refocused British war effort and helped the British win the French and Indian War?
a) George Washington
b) Benjamin Franklin
c) George Grenville
d) William Pitt

What is a written request to someone in authority? (
a) Boycott
b) Petition
c) Writs of Assistance
d) Colony

Who was a respected Native American leader who led an attack on Ft. Detroit?
a) Hiawatha
b) Pontiac
c) Prince Phillip
d) William Pitt

Where did the English colonists clash with Native Americans and French over land?
a) Louisiana
b) Boston
c) The Ohio River Valley
d) The Southern Colonies

What was a violent outbreak between Bristish soldiers and the citizens of Boston?
a) The Boston Tea Party
b) The Boston Massacre
c) Lexington and Concord
d) The Battle of Fort Ticonderoga

Who devised the Albany Plan of Union during the French and Indian War?
a) George Washington
b) Thomas Jefferson
c) Benjamin Franklin
d) William Pitt

What did the Tea Act do to the price of tea?
a) Lowered
b) Raised
c) Stayed the Same
d) All of them

Who was a young commander of British forces against the French during the French and Indian War?
a) Ben Franklin
b) De Montcalm
c) George Washington
d) Thomas Gage

What is an organized campaign to refuse to buy certain goods?
a) Petition
b) Boycott
c) Blockade
d) Quartering

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