1. What was the Seven
Years’ War called in the American colonies?
2. All of the following
are true about the French and Indian War except
3. What did Parliament’s
Proclamation of 1763 do?
4. Benjamin Franklin’s
famous “Join or Die” political cartoon was drawn
5. Which piece of
legislation was not a consequence of the French
and Indian War?
6. Why did Pontiac
lead a Native American uprising against British and American colonists?
7. After the French
and Indian War, British Prime Minister George Grenville believed
all of the following except
8. Why did Americans
hate the Sugar Act and the Stamp Act?
9. “Virtual representation”
was the idea that
10. All of the following
were consequences of the Stamp Act except
11. What did mercantilist
economic theory stipulate?
12. What were nonimportation
13. When Parliament
repealed the Stamp Act in 1766,
it simultaneously passed
14. Why did Prime
Minister Grenville began enforcing the Navigation Acts?
15. The Coercive,
or Intolerable, Acts were passed in response to
16. British troops
were sent to occupy Boston in 1768 after
17. The Boston Tea
Party took place after
18. Why did American
colonists hate the Quebec Act?
19. Why did royal
officials disband the New York colonial legislature in 1767?
20. Even though Parliament
repealed almost all of the Townshend Acts, it retained the tax on
21. What effect did
the passage of the Coercive, or Intolerable, Acts have?
22. What did delegates
at the First Continental Congress do?
23. When it first
convened in 1775,
the Second Continental Congress did all of the following except
24. The “shot heard
round the world” refers to
25. Committees of
Observation and Safety were significant in the years just before
the Revolutionary War for all of the following reasons except
26. What were the
Committees of Correspondence?
27. Thomas Paine’s 1776 pamphlet Common
28. What did Joseph
Brant do during the Revolutionary War?
29. During the Revolutionary
War, black slaves
30. American Loyalists
drew support from all of the following groups except
31. What did British
commanders assume, erroneously, at the beginning of the Revolutionary
32. Which of the
following documents set forth the belief that “all men are created
equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable
Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness”?
33. In the Declaration
of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote that King George III had
committed all of the following crimes against the American people except
34. In the Declaration,
Jefferson argued that government should only be overthrown when
35. Jefferson wrote
in the Declaration that the American people had petitioned Britain
to redress grievances on several occasions. The colonists petitioned
to redress grievances on all of the following occasions except
36. The Declaration
of Independence accomplished all of the following except
37. Jefferson argued
in the Declaration that governments derive their power from
38. The term “salutary
neglect” refers to
39. Why was the 1777 Battle
of Saratoga a turning point in the Revolutionary War?
40. With which country
did the United States forge a military alliance in 1778?
41. All of the following
gave Americans an advantage over the British in the Revolutionary
42. Why did geography
play a significant role in the Revolutionary War?
43. Which of the
following was one of the Americans’ greatest strengths in the Revolutionary
44. What did the
Peace of Paris do?
45. The Olive Branch
Petition was drafted by delegates at the
46. What was Britain’s
greatest advantage over the United States in the Revolutionary War?
47. Britain’s lack
of enforcement of the Navigation Acts from 1650 until 1763 is
an example of
48. From whom did
Americans receive tacit support at the beginning of the Revolutionary
49. The Proclamation
of 1763 was
issued primarily in response to
50. How did many
patriotic American women support the Revolutionary War?