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Which of the following people was a young officer during the French and Indian War?
a) John Hancock
b) John Adams
c) George Washington
d) Samuel Adams

What vocab word is defined as an import tax?
a) Tariff
b) Duty
c) Petition
d) Act

What were the Intolerable Acts?
a) Acts carried out by the colonists against British taxation
b) Laws passed to contain the Native Americans
c) Joining the Patriots
d) Laws passsed as a response to the Boston Tea Party

What was the importance of the Battle of Bunker Hill?
a) The Patriots lost but proved they could stand up the professional British army
b) The Patriots held the hills surrounding Boston
c) The Patriots were defeated and pushed far away the city of Boston
d) It started the Revolutionary War

Who won the French and Indian War?
a) The French
b) The Indians
c) The French and the Indians
d) None of these choices

Why did the British choose to tax the colonies?
a) King George needed money to fight the Scottish
b) England needed to pay for building projects in India
c) War Debt
d) English Greed

What event was a protest of workers and sailors that turned fatal?
a) Boston Massacre
b) Boston Tea Party
c) Battle of Bunker Hill
d) Lexington and Concord

Which of the orignal 13 conlonies was the furthest south?
a) South Carolina
b) Maryland
c) Rhode Island
d) Georgia

What was previously on the site of modern day Pittsburgh?
a) Fort Wilderness
b) Ottawa
c) Fort Duquesne
d) Fort Ohio River

Preventing people or supplies from coming into or leaving a port is called:
a) Blockade
b) Boycott
c) Cede
d) Petition

What is a soldier who fights for pay called?
a) Militia
b) Minuteman
c) Red Coat
d) Mercenary

What act forced colonists to to house and supply British troops?
a) Red Coat Support Act
b) Quartering Act
c) Stamp Act
d) None of these options

If you favored the British you were refered to as a:
a) Tratior
b) Red Backer
c) Loyalist
d) Militia

Who was the Native American leader who fought against the British colonists moving westward into Native American territory?
a) Pontiac
b) Cherokee
c) Crazy Horse
d) Geronimo

Where did the Shot Heard Round the World happen?
a) Boston
b) Lexington
c) Concord
d) Philadelphia

Who created the Committee of Correspondence?
a) Samuel Adams
b) John Adams
c) John Hancock
d) Paul Revere

What vocab word means to cancel?
a) Overturn
b) Repeal
c) Reunite
d) Void

Which of the original 13 colonies was made up of 2 seperate parts
a) Massachusetts
b) New Hampshire
c) Virginia
d) New York

What war was fought over the area between Lake Erie and the Ohio River?
a) Revolutionary War
b) Civil War
c) War of 1812
d) French and Indian War

What is it called when one company controls all the bussiness in a particular
a) Blockade
b) Alliance
c) Monopoly
d) Collusion

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