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Nearpod #1-5.

This Act required civilians to let military troops live in their homes.
a) Quartering Act
b) Stamp Act
c) Tea Act
d) Intolerable Act

This Act closed the ship harbor to incoming and outgoing ships for trade.
a) Tea Act
b) Boston Port Act
c) Navigation Act
d) Proclamation Line

Who was an avid supporter of the American Revolution and is quoted with Give me Liberty orGive me Death
a) Ben Franklin
b) Alexander Hamilton
c) Patrick Henry
d) Patrick Star

Who was the first Vice President of the US?
a) George Washington
b) Ben Franklin
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) John Adams

What is the main responsibility of our judicial branch of government?
a) Make Laws
b) Enforce Laws
c) Interpret Laws
d)

Which settled the argument about representation in large and small states
a) Great Debate
b) Great Compromise
c) Great Promise
d)

What is the main responsibility of our executive branch of government?
a) Make Laws
b) Enforce Laws
c) Interpret Laws
d)

Who was the leader of the Continental Army?
a) George of the Jungle
b) George Burns
c) George Washington
d)

When colonies were taxed without their input, it was also known as...
a) Taxation without Representation
b) Taxation of the Nation
c) Taxation for Colonists
d)

Who started the idea to unite the colonies under a national Congress?
a) Thomas Jefferson
b) Alexander Hamilton
c) Ben Franklin
d) James Madison

Who wrote Common Sense, which influenced both the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence?
a) Montesquieu
b) Thomas Paine
c) John Locke
d) Hobbes

Which terms refers to the people having the power to govern themselves?
a) Independent
b) Electoral College
c) Popular Vote
d) Popular Sovereignty

Which document created Congress?
a) Articles of Confederation
b) US Constitution
c) Common Sense
d) Magna Carta

Which political party wanted a strong National Government?
a) Anti-Federalist
b) Federalist
c) Patriot
d) Loyalist

Which term refers to the equal distribution of powers so branches of government can keep an eye on each other?
a) Popular Sovereignty
b) Division of Powers
c) Rule of Law
d) Checks and Balances

Who helped Thomas Jefferson create the Democratic-Republican Party?
a) Alexander Hamilton
b) George Washington
c) James Madison
d) Ben Franklin

Which political party wanted the states to have more power than the Federal Government?
a) Democratic-Republicans
b) Whigs
c) Federalists
d) Tories

Which early document tried to limit the Kings' powers while protecting the people's privileges,which later it influenced the colonies to gain their freedom?
a) Mayflower Compact
b) Magna Carta
c) Cato's Letters
d) Common Sense

In which battle does George Washington cross the Delaware River in order to escape English General Cornwallis?
a) Battle at Valley Forge
b) Battle of Bunker Hill
c) Battle of Trenton
d)

Smallpox spread through Washington's troops at____________?
a) Trenton
b) Bunker Hill
c) Lexington
d) Valley Forge

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