Revolutionary War To US Constitution Question Preview (ID: 44631)

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THE SHOT HEARD AROUND THE WORLD is the description for which battle?
a) Saratoga
b) Valley Forge
c) Lexington
d) Yorktown

Shortly after the Battle at Lexington, America told the king they wanted to officially separate from England by writing the following document:
a) The Declaration of Independence
b) The Articles of Confederation
c) The U.S. Constitution
d) The Mayflower Compact

The Treaty of Paris officially _______________ the Revolutionary War.
a) ended
b) started
c) reinforced
d) saved

In 1781, the Articles of Confederation was made official. At that time, there was no president. Which of the following best represents this weakness?
a) no common currency
b) no power to tax
c) no executive branch
d) no central military

Which of the following documents has, WE THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES, in the preamble?
a) U.S. Constitution
b) Declaration of Independence
c) Treaty of Paris
d) Articles of Confederation

Under the Articles of Confederation, the government did not have the power to ____ which meant that it could not collect money from the citizens.
a) tax
b) spend
c) vote
d) select

Which Founding Father was responsible for the Boston Tea Party?
a) George Washington
b) Samuel Adams
c) Benjamin Franklin
d) Nathan Hale

Which of the following is NOT true about the Revolutionary War?
a) The French agreed to help Americans fight in the war
b) the Continental Army defeated the British Army
c) Benjamin Franklin was able to get an ally
d) the French agreed to help the British fight against the Americans

The purpose of the US Constitution is to
a) limit the power of the government
b) limit the power of the king
c) limit the power of the people
d) strengthen the power of the government

Which of the following statements would the Founding Fathers have been most likely to agree with?
a) people should be controlled by their government
b) the individual rights of the people should be protected
c) the government should be in complete control
d) the government should allow taxation without representation

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