American Revolution 1763-1775 Part 1 Question Preview (ID: 28967)

American Revolution Test Prep.

Where did the first battle of the American Revolution take place?
a) Lexington and Concord
b) Boston
c) New York
d) Bunker Hill

What word means a refusal to buy goods or services?
a) boycott
b) tax
c) rebellion
d) repeal

Who helped start the Committees of Correspondence and the Sons of Liberty?
a) Samuel Adams
b) John Hancock
c) Benjamin Franklin
d) John Adams

What act put a tax on glass, paper, paint and lead?
a) Townshend Act
b) Stamp Act
c) Tea Act
d) Intolerable Act

What word means a friend in the time of war?
a) ally
b) enemy
c) delegate
d) rebellion

What word means a written request signed by many people?
a) petition
b) protest
c) proclamation
d) correspondence

What was the name of the assembly that met in 1774 to oppose the Intolerable Acts?
a) 1st Continental Congress
b) Committee of Correspondence
c) Sons of Liberty
d) 2nd Continental Congress

What word is a synonym for freedom?
a) liberty
b) proclamation
c) protest
d) rebellion

What word means to cancel something?
a) repeal
b) boycott
c) petition
d) protest

What act required colonists to house British troops?
a) Quartering Act
b) Townshend Act
c) Stamp Act
d) Intolerable Act

What group led violent protests against taxation?
a) Sons of Liberty
b) Powhatan
c) Wampanoag
d) Loyalist

What was the name of the letter sent to King George III asking for peace and to repeal the Intolerable Acts?
a) Olive Branch Petition
b) Treaty of Paris
c) Articles of Confederation
d) Declaration of Independence

Who was killed at the Boston Massacre?
a) Crispus Attucks
b) Dr. Joseph Warren
c) Thomas Gage
d) William Prescott

What was the name given to someone who supported the king?
a) loyalist
b) patriot
c) yankee
d) neutral

What forbade the British colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains?
a) Proclamation of 1763
b) Treaty of Paris
c) Olive Branch Petition
d) American Crisis

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