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Which statement about the Boston Massacre is not ture?
a) The event took place on March 5, 1770
b) The colonists were fired on by British soldiers for no reason
c) Five colonists were killed
d) It was used by the colonists as propaganda to show the cruelty of British soldiers

Besides Dr. Prescott, who else rode with Paul Revere to warn the colonists living around Boston that the British soldiers were on the march?
a) William Dawes
b) Henry Knox
c) Samuel Adams
d) John Hancock

Who were the minutemen?
a) British soldiers who were very fast shots
b) Young men who reloaded cannons for the colonists
c) The militia that was ready to fight on short notice
d) The first casualties of the American Revolution

Which of the following items were not taxed as a result of the Townshend Acts?
a) Paper
b) Glass
c) Roads
d) Tea

Who was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence?
a) George Washington
b) John Adams
c) Ben Franklin
d) Thomas Jefferson

Which event came first?
a) The Townshend Acts
b) The Stamp Act
c) The Sugar Act
d) The Tea Act

The Intolerable Acts were passed by England as a result of what event?
a) The Boston Massacre
b) The shot heard round the world
c) The Declaration of Independence
d) The Boston Tea Party

Which organization was formed as a secret society to protest British policies?
a) The Sons of Liberty
b) The Free Masons
c) The Minutemen
d) The Revolutionary Guard

Which law required colonists to provide housing to British soldiers?
a) The Proclamation of 1763
b) The Sheltering Act
c) The Quartering Act
d) The Declaratory Act

In what year were the first shots of the Revolutionary War fired at Lexington and Concord?
a) 1773
b) 1774
c) 1775
d) 1776

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