The Road to Revolution – Quiz 2
The years before the revolution were characterized by major social and political change. Review these crucial years with a Pre Revolutionary War APUSH quiz.
The Road to Revolution
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What Native American chief allied with French soldiers to fight against the British in the French and Indian War?
All of the following were reasons of tension between the colonists and Britain EXCEPT:
Proclamation of 1763
What justification did the British give to colonies concerning parliamentary representation?
the needs and ideas of the colonies were considered in parliament already
There weren't enough people in the colonies to need a representative
the American Colonies were too far away for one to travel
they didn't believe in representation of the people
Question 3 Explanation:
This was known as virtual representation.
The battle of Saratoga resulted in all of the following EXCEPT:
Increased colonial unity
Brought allied support from France
Acclaim for American generals
More respect and insight from England
What was the main argument of the Federalist Papers?
A strong central government is necessary to unify the country and still protect individual rights
A monarchy would be the ruin of a country
Federalism is not an effective way to meet the needs of citizen rights. A confederacy would be more localized to help citizens.
That a democracy was too risky
What was the purpose of the First Continental Congress?
To establish a democratic government
To seek independence
To set trade laws
To address grievances to the king
The French and Indian War had what effect on the colonies?
They were succumbed to more taxes and more control of trade by the British government
They were relieved of Native American conflicts
Colonists were able to migrate west of the Appalachians
The French were now devoted allies to the colonies which would continue into the American Revolution.
What was a social outcome of the Revolution?
A growth of British loyalists
A lack of patriotism
A debate on the institution of slavery
A division of economic classes
What was an effect of the Intolerable Acts?
British troops left Massachusetts
The Boston Harbor was closed
The Boston Tea Party
Colonists were tried for treason
Question 9 Explanation:
This was under the Boston Port Act, which was one of the provisions in the Intolerable (Coercive) Acts.
Shay's Rebellion showed what weakness in the Articles of Confederation?
The lack of a standing army
The lack of national unity
The lack of a national currency and stable economy
The lack of power to tax citizens to decrease debt
Question 10 Explanation:
Because Massachusetts farmers were not given money for military because of the different currencies, they could not pay off their debts and therefore rebelled against the Massachusetts' courts.
What does the term "republican motherhood" mean?
That women would bring up their sons by educating them about patriotism and virtues
mothers that belonged to the Republican Party
That women had no say in government for the good of the country
mothers would learn how to design a republican government and start societies based on their education
What was the order of the different acts placed on the colonists?
Intolerable Acts, Tea Act, Townshend Act, Declaratory Act, Stamp Act
Stamp Act, Declaratory Act, Townshend Act, Tea Act, Intolerable Acts
Declaratory Act, Townshend Act, Stamp Act, Tea Act, Intolerable Act
Intolerable Act, Townshend Act, Stamp Act, Intolerable Act, Tea Act, Declaratory Act
What philosopher advocated for separation of government?
What was one success of the Articles of Confederation?
It established an efficient tax system
It established how a developing state would be organized
It allowed settlers to move west of the Mississippi
It provided an army
Salutary neglect was applied to what law/act in Colonial America?
Slave Trade Act
Proclamation Act of 1763
Trade and Navigation Acts of 1650
“Small islands, not capable of protecting themselves, are the proper objects for kingdoms to take under their care; but there is something absurd, in supposing a continent to be perpetually governed by an island.” This quote was written in a pamphlet that was popularly distributed by which influential writer?
Question 16 Explanation:
This was a quote taken from Paine's Common Sense
What was the purpose of the Albany Congress?
To form alliances with France
To form alliances with the Iroquois and the other colonies
To make complaints about the King of England
To assess the unity of the colonies
Which Virginia document influenced the Bill of Rights?
The Virginia Resolution
Declaration of Independence
Virginia Declaration of Rights
John Locke is best known for his ideas' influence in what document?
The Declaration of Independence
The Social Contract
What was intention of the Olive Branch Petition?
To request representation in Parliament
To enact more trade opportunities with Greece
To demand independence
To pledge loyalty to the British crown
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