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What did the Quartering Act do?
a) Close Boston Harbor
b) Require colonists to sign up for military service
c) Forced colonists to pay a quarter of their income to the king
d) Forced colonists to let soldiers live in their homes

What colony did the Quakers establish?
a) Pennsylvania
b) Virginia
c) New York
d) Maryland

The name of the naval war commander during the American Revolution was
a) George Washington
b) James Armistead
c) John Paul Jones
d) Marquis de Lafayette

True or False: The Sons of Liberty were loyal to the King of England
a) True! They loved the King and England!
b) False! They wanted to break away from England.
c) True! They wanted to stay with England, but they did want representation in Parliament.
d) False! They wanted to become a part of Canada

Where did the Continental Army spend the winter in 1777?
a) Lexington
b) Concord
c) Valley Forge
d) Yorktown

Which important event happened in 1776?
a) The battle of Lexington
b) The Boston Massacre
c) The Intolerable Acts
d) The signing of the Declaration of Independence

In order to have representation in Parliament, the colonists would need to
a) crown a king
b) start a businesss
c) elect someone into Parliament
d) make France give up their land in North America

Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
a) Thomas Jefferson
b) Thomas Paine
c) Alexander Hamilton
d) James Madison

The colonists' lack of elected officials in Parliament was turned into which famous phrase?
a) Don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes!
b) No taxation without representation!
c) Give me liberty, or give me death!
d) It's just common sense!

What are the 3 parts of the Declaration of Independence?
a) The Beginning, Middle, and End
b) The Thesis, Body Paragraph, and Conclusion
c) The Preamble, List of Grievances, and Resolution
d) The Controlling Idea, Outline, and Solution

Which battle was considered the turning point of the American Revolution?
a) Lexington
b) Concord
c) Yorktown
d) Saratoga

Mercantilism limits colonies to trading with their Mother Country in order to
a) give the Mother Country authority and power over the economy of the economies
b) keep the colonies safe
c) maintain the quality of all products from England
d) increase colonial productivity

Thomas Paine wrote his pamphlet Common Sense in order to
a) Make money
b) Write the Constitution
c) Encourage American independence
d) Convince Americans to continue to move westward

Why did Paul Revere decide to create his drawing of the Boston Massacre?
a) To create peace between the colonists and Britain
b) To make the King pay attention to the colonists
c) To become famous
d) To make the colonists angry at Britain and want to rebel

Why did the Proclamation Line upset so many colonists?
a) It made it hard to travel by wagon
b) It prevented them from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains
c) It taxed the colonists unfairly
d) It established the border between the United States and Canada

In the Declaration of Independence, the Preamble states that the power of the government comes from which source?
a) John Locke
b) The people
c) George Washington
d) God

England's increasing number of punishments and taxes on the 13 colonies resulted in
a) angering the colonists into rebellion
b) scaring the colonists into submission
c) confusing the colonists into complying
d) silencing the colonists

Which event happened before the Proclamation Line of 1763?
a) The writing of the Constitution
b) The Declaration of Independence
c) The French and Indian War
d) The Boston Tea Party

Which event was an act of civil disobedience?
a) Townshend Acts
b) Quartering Act
c) Boston Massacre
d) Boston Tea Party

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