American History Chapter 5

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When colonists insisted that because they were not represented in Parliament they could not be taxed by the British government, the British replied that they were represented by
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virtual representation.
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Which of the following was not a feature of the Stamp Act crisis of 1765
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The Stamp Act was passed by the Stamp Act Congress as a way to subvert the power of Parliament to tax the colonies.
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The Daughters of Liberty were
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women who spun and wove cloth during the 1768 Townshend Duties boycott
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The tactics of American resistance to British colonial policy from the mid-1760s through the mid-1770s included
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all of the above.
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Which of the following was not a feature of the 1774 Intolerable Acts
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the repression of Catholicism in the colonies
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Who engraved the image of the Boston Massacre that became one of the most influential pieces of political propaganda of the Revolutionary Era
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Paul Revere
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What did the 1766 Declaratory Act declare
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that Parliament had the power to pass laws for the colonies \”in all cases whatever\”
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Which was not a consequence of the 1765 Stamp Act
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c. Postal service was restricted to only those willing to obey the law.
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Who was not a member of the American delegation that negotiated the Treaty of Paris
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Samuel Adams
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Committees of Correspondence in the colonies during the 1760s
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were a group of colonial elites who exchanged ideas and information about resistance to the Sugar, Currency, and Stamp Acts.
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Which of the following was not a source of misgivings in the colonies over the prospect of a complete break with Britain
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fear that England’s withdrawal from North America would leave the former colonies open to frontier conflict with the Spanish
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What two European powers allied with the Americans in the War for Independence
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France and Spain
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Who won the Revolutionary War
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Americans
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Which of the \”founding fathers\” argued that Parliament had no right to authorize the Writs of Assistance to combat smuggling
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James Otis
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Who was appointed the military commander of the army during the Second Continental Congress
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George Washington
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The Declaration of Independence
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declared the United States independent of British rule.
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What did the Sugar Act of 1764 do that so vexed the colonists due to the already existing tax on molasses imported from the French West Indies
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It decreased it.
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The idea that the United States has a special mission to serve as a symbol of freedom, a refuge from tyranny, and a model for the world is called by historians
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American exceptionalism.
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Following the Boston Tea Party, Parliament imposed restrictions on Massachusetts that included closing the port of Boston, curtailing town meetings, and allowing soldiers to be lodged in people’s houses
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These restrictions were called. Coercive or Intolerable Acts.
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Which of the following does not help explain the electrifying impact of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense
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an insistence that America stood ready to supplant Britain as the world’s supreme imperial power
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Which of the following series of events is listed in proper sequence
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Boston Tea Party; Olive Branch Petition; publication of Common Sense; Declaration of Independence
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The Carolina \”Regulators\” of the mid-1760s were
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a group of wealthy residents of the backcountry who protested the lack of courts and lack of representation in the colonial governance.
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Thomas Paine’s January 1776 pamphlet Common Sense argued all of the following except
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It was common sense that in the struggle for independence, the slaves to whom Lord Dunmore offered freedom ought to be freed.
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In the 1760s, \”liberty\” became the foremost slogan of colonial resistance
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True
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Urban merchants had particular reservations about colonial boycotts of British goods
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True
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Opposition to the Stamp Act was the first great drama of the revolutionary era
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True
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When, on April 19, 1775, British soldiers marched from Boston to the nearby town of Concord to seize a cache of weapons, some forty-nine Americans and seventy-three British soldiers died in skirmishes
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True
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The Tea Act raised the price of British tea in the colonies
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False
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\”Liberty\” was the foremost popular rallying cry in the Age of Revolution that began in British North America and spread to Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean
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True
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During the Revolution, the British took great care not to disrupt the lives of American civilians
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False
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By the time of the Stamp Act crisis, \”natural rights\” had eclipsed the \”rights of freeborn Englishmen\” in the language of colonial protest
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False
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More Americans than Frenchmen participated in George Washington’s decisive victory at Yorktown
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False
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As tensions between Britain and the colonies mounted, social conflict within the colonies faded
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False
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The American Declaration of Independence has been an inspirational political document for peoples around the world
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True
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By substituting \”pursuit of happiness\” for \”property,\” Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence significantly broadened the American conception of freedom
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True
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Some slaves gained their freedom by serving as soldiers during the Revolution
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True
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By late 1774, colonial Committees of Safety had begun transferring effective power from established colonial governments (under British control) to grassroots bodies; by 1775, some 7,000 men were serving on local committees throughout the colonies
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True
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The first battle of the war was very successful for George Washington
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False
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The Stamp Act crisis was, in part, a battle to define and extend liberty in colonial America
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True
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Declaratory Act
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Great Britain is allowed to do whatever they want to the colonies
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Sugar Act
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reduced molasses tax
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Revenue Act
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Put wool and hides on the enumerated lists
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Currency Act
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Colonial assemblies could not issue paper money to pay off debt
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Tea Act
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a tax on cheap, imported tea
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Intolerable Acts
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Closed the ports in Boston, only government allowed was parliament, allowed militia to be lodged in colonists’ homes without consent
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Quebec Act
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the extension of the southern boundary of Canada
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Stamp Act
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A direct tax on the colonists for everything that they buy
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What document was signed that nationally recognized America’s independence
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Treaty of Paris
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What general surrendered at Yorktown
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George Cornwallis
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What major military commander defected against the American cause
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Benedict Arnold
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What were the defining principles of the Declaration of Independence?
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National sovereignty; Human Equality; Natural Rights; Government by consent of governed; Right of revolution; From Property to happiness
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What was the global implications of the American Revolution?
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American as a beacon of universal freedom
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What were the British Advantages during the Revolution? The American Advantages?
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British: Military Superiority, Division among Americans – American: Military Experience, Home turf, Passion for independence, Limits of British resolve, Popular resentment against Redcoats, Aid from Britain’s rivals

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