Unit 2- The American Revoltuion Question Preview (ID: 39016)


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Why were the colonist opposed to taxation?
a) They were being tax without their consent/a voice in parliament
b) They loved taxes
c) The taxes were very high
d) The taxes were to low

Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
a) George Washington
b) Thomas Jefferson
c) Thomas Paine
d) Samuel Adams

An artist, a member of the Sons of Liberty, and alerted the colonist the British were coming!
a) Paul Revere
b) George Washington
c) Thomas Paine
d) Samuel Adams

Who introduced Thomas Jefferson to the idea Natural Rights/Unalienable Rights?
a) Thomas Paine
b) George Washington
c) Samuel Adams
d) John Locke

Who was selected to lead the Continental Army?
a) George Washington
b) Thomas Paine
c) Benjamin Franklin
d) Thomas Edison

Who was a French noble men who became a trusted aide to Washington?
a) Thomas Paine
b) Marquis De Lafayette
c) Charles Cornwallis
d) Benjamin Franklin

Who delivered the famous line I have not yet begun to fight!
a) George Washington
b) Thomas Paine
c) John Paul Jones
d) Benjamin Franklin

Who helped convince France to help the Americans win the war?
a) Benjamin Franklin
b) Thomas Jefferson
c) George Washington
d) Thomas Paine

A tax on all paper items
a) Stamp Act
b) Sugar Act
c) Quartering Acts
d) Intolereable Acts

Democratic ideas form what movement caused the American Revolution?
a) Enlightnement
b) French and Indian War
c) Renaissance
d) Dark Ages

What laws banned town hall meetings and closed the port of Boston?
a) Quartering Acts
b) Stamp Act
c) Intolerable Acts
d) Sugar Act

What made the Appalachian mountains the temporary western boundary of the colonies?
a) Proclamation of 1763
b) Quartering Acts
c) Sugar Acts
d) Writs of Assistance

All the following were American disadvantages in the war except:
a) No navy
b) no well trained army
c) home field advantage
d) less supplies

Which of the following was a major British disadvantage?
a) long supply lines
b) no navy
c) no army
d) larger population

All the following were unalienable rights except:
a) Life
b) Liberty
c) Pursuit of Happiness
d) Industrilization

Where did Washington win an important victory on December 25, 1776?
a) Saratoga
b) Trenton and Princeton
c) Bunker Hill
d) Lexington and Concord

What battle took place on April 19, 1775 the day after Paul Revere's Midnight Ride?
a) Saratoga
b) Trenton and Princeton
c) Bunker Hill
d) Lexington and Concord

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