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Chapter 5 & 6 American History Quiz

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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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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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As tensions between Britain and the colonies mounted, social conflict within the colonies faded.
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False
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The 1764 Sugar Act provoked the colonists by increasing the tax on molasses imported into North America.
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False
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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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Which of the following did the Stamp Act affect?
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newspapers
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Which was not part of the Boston Tea Party?
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John Adams was sent to prison on December 17, 1773.
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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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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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Which was not part of the Boston Massacre on March 5, 1770?
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It witnessed tea thrown into Boston Harbor and an Indian massacre.
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While fighting in the American Revolution, Deborah Sampson extracted a bullet from her own leg to keep doctors from discovering her true identity.
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true
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The first antislavery tract in America was:
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The Selling of Joseph.
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Which of the following was not an effect of the struggle for independence on religion in America?
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a marked decline in the influence of religion in American society
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Which of the following was not an effect of the struggle for independence on political life in America?
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Patriots of all stripes united around the principle of universal suffrage, regardless of economic status.
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The years following independence saw the emergence of free black communities, especially in the northern states.
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true
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Advertisements for runaway slaves were rare in the early republic.
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False
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Initially, African-Americans saw the ideals of the Revolution as an opportunity to claim their freedom.
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True
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By 1776, the year in which he wrote The Declaration of Independence with its famous phrase \”all men are created equal,\” Thomas Jefferson owned more than 100 slaves.
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true
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Which American Indian tribe sided with the Americans against the British in the War for Independence?
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Oneida
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Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations (1776) argued:
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that the \”invisible hand\” of the free market was more effective and fair than government intervention in the economy.