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CTA- Common Term Assessment Exploration And Conflict In The Colonies.[print questions]

Colonists were taxed to pay for the...
a) American Revolution
b) French and Indian War
c) Quartering Acts
d) Boston Tea Party

When you refuse to buy British goods
a) Banish
b) Brand
c) Babbled
d) Boycott

Nickname for colonial militia
a) Minutemen
b) Redcoats
c) Regulars
d) Lobsterbacks

A conflict between the British and French causing large debt in the colonies..
a) Revolutionary War
b) French and Indian War
c) Great Awakening
d) Enlightenment

What was the primary cash crop of the Southern colonies such as Virginia?
a) Corn
b) Rice
c) Tobacco
d) Indigo

This act required colonists to house British soldiers
a) Tea Act
b) Townshend Acts
c) Housing Act
d) Quartering Act

What meeting occurred when patriots sent the Olive Branch Petition to King George?
a) Stamp Act Congress
b) Declaration of Independence Convention
c) 2nd Continental Congress
d) 1st Constitutional Convention

Who was America named after..
a) Amerigo Vespucci
b) Ferdinand America
c) Christopher Columbus
d) Amerigo Pinochi

The first permanent English settlement in the New World..
a) Roanoke
b) Jamestown
c) Boston Bay
d) Lexington

Nickname for the British soldiers
a) Redcoats
b) Storm troopers
c) patriots
d) rebels

Who is given credit for his midnight right alerting colonists of the British troops?
a) Patrick Henry
b) Paul Revere
c) General Washington
d) Betsy Ross

Who was chosen as General of the Continental Army?
a) George Washington
b) Samuel Adams
c) Paul Revere
d) Patrick Henry

Why did Columbus' crew threaten to mutiny?
a) Because they were lost
b) The were sea sick
c) They had been at sea too long
d) They were going the wrong direction

What was the first battle of the Revolutionary War?
a) Bunker Hill
b) Lexington and Concord
c) Saratoga
d) Yorktown

All of the following were impacts of European Exploration except..
a) New transportation technology such as airplanes
b) Death of Native Americans through Diseases
c) Exchange of plants/animals/new foods
d) Slavery

Which explorer was credited for circumnavigating (going all the way around) the globe
a) Paul Revere
b) Christopher Columbus
c) Prince Henry the Navigator
d) Ferdinand Magellan

Those colonists who chose to fight for independence from Britain were known as?
a) loyalists
b) patriots
c) redcoats
d) traitors

What event resulted in the death of colonists by British soldiers?
a) Boston Tea Party
b) Quartering Act
c) Boston Massacre
d) Elightenment

What act placed taxes on paper products such as playing cards and newspapers?
a) Sugar Act
b) Stamp Act
c) Tea Act
d) Townshend Acts

What was the name of the Act which was passed to punish colonists for the Boston Tea Party?
a) Intolerable Acts
b) Tea Act
c) Stamp Act
d) Untolerable Acts

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