E-Campus Unit 2

  1. Lord North did which of the following:
    A. Raised the tax on tea after the Boston Tea Party.
    B. Made a proposal to allow the colonists to tax themselves instead of Parliament.
    C. Stoped trying to appease the colonists after the Boston Tea Party.
    D. Tried to stop the Coercive Acts from passage in Parliament.
    made a proposal to allow the colonists to tax themselves instead of Parliament.
  2. When Charles Townshend became British Prime Minister in 1766, his biggest grievance the colonists had against England was the:
    Mutiny (Quartering) Act
  3. In reaction to the British Coercive Acts, the colonists formed the first Continental Congress. The First Continental Congress did all of the following except:
    A. Asked Thomas Jefferson to draw up a draft of a statement that would declare our independence.
    B. Endoresed a set of grievances against the British governmment.
    C. Before they adjourned, the congress agreed to meet the next spring.
    D. Rejected a plan of union under British authority.
    E. Approved the Suffolk Resolves
    asked Thomas Jefferson to draw up a draft of a statement that would declare our independence
  4. American colonists were upset over the Gaspee Incident because:
    The British forced the colonist accused of burning the ship to England for trial.
  5. The Stamp Act imposed by George Grenville in 1765 antagonized the American colonists more than the Sugar Act of 1764 because:
    the Sugar Act affected fewer of the colonists than the Stamp Act did
  6. The leading figure in the outrage over the Boston Massacre was:
    Sam Adams
  7. The British Parliament had trouble with the concept of "no taxation without representation" because?
    its members did not represent indiviuals or geographic areas
  8. As a result of it's repeal of the Stamp Act, Parliament:
    passed the Declaratory Act
  9. Which of the following would have least supported a "philosophy of revolt" against the British Crown?
    A. southern plantation owners
    B. British "country Whigs"
    C. New England Puritans
    D. Scots
    E. British radicals
    Southern Plantation Owners
  10. Which of the following is not a true statement involving the Townshend Acts?
    A. they closed the New York Assembly (legislature)
    B. Townshend felt the taxes were fair because they were internal taxes
    C. these taxes were mostly on good imported in the colonies from England
    D. Townshend felt the taxes were fair because they were external taxes
    Townshend felt the taxes were fair because they were external taxes
  11. Paul Revere helped inflamed colonial opinion of the the British government after the Boston Massacre by:
    producing a painting depicting the Redcoat soldeirs killing innocent Bostonians in an organized, planed fashion
  12. A firey speech against the Stamp Act was given in the Virginia House of Burgesses by:
    Patrick Henry
  13. Lord North dealt with the Townshend Acts by
    repealing all of the Townshend Acts except the one on tea
  14. Which of the following is not true involving the Tea Act of 1773?
    A. had little effect on the colonists or the British.
    B. was repealed by Parliamemt due to the petitions sent by the American colonists.
    C. lasted for many years because the colonial boycott was not effective
    D. was repealed by Parliament at the request of English merchants.
    was repealed by Parliament at the request of English merchants.
  15. The biggest complaint the American colonists had against the Stamp Act was:
    the American colonists had no representation in the British Parliament
  16. Which colony took the lead in opposing the Townshend Acts?
  17. Three weeks after the Battles of Lexington and Concord, delegates from all colonies except Georgia met to discuss possible courses of action at the:
    Second Continental Congress
  18. As the Revolutionary war began (1775), most Americans believed they were fighting for:
    redress of grievances against the British Empire
  19. In 1781, the states ratified a plan for a decentralized of the United States that was called the:
    Articles of Confederation
  20. Which of the following is not true concerning the Declaration of Independence?
    it did not contain any principles contained in various colonial constitutions
  21. All of the following was a problem America had in mobilizing for the Revolutionary War except?
    a lack of gunsmiths
  22. All of the following are true of the Olive Branch Petition except:

    B. the last attempt by the British to convience the colonists against a war
  23. The most success means in which America financed the Revolutionary War was:
    barrowing money from foreign nations like France
  24. During the American Revolution, the center of authority was:
    the state governments
  25. Which of the following is true of George Washington's command of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War?
    he was a symbol of stability
  26. The pamphlet "Common Sense" was instrumental in gaining support for:
    the idea of independence from Great Britain
  27. The state govenrments that were formed during the 1770's exhibited all of the following charactersitics except:

    E. adaptation of universal sufferage (right to Vote)
  28. The economic effects of the Revolutionary War included:

    B. encouraging American growth and diversification.
  29. The Articles of Confederation was successful in:
    setteling and allocating western land claims
  30. One result of the treatment experienced by British loyalists in America during the revolution was that:
    new land and opportunities for patriots to acquire land
  31. By the end of the American Revolution, most Native American tribes had:
    experienced a weakening of their power and independence
  32. In the 1770's and 1780's, the powers of American government was:
    concentrated in the state governments
  33. The religious group that improved its position the most during the American Revolution was?
  34. Both the British and the Americans tried to enlist the aid of the Native Americans during the American Revolution. Which of the following did not happen as a result?
    Many native tribes were successful at gaining western lands during the war.
  35. Shay's Rebellion strengthened the movement to:
    produce a new national government
  36. For most African-Americans, the America Revolution:
    had a limited, but profound significance
  37. The wartime experiences of American women included all of the following except

    D. momentarily gainning the right to vote in many northern states.
  38. During the early 1780s, the authority of the national government was vested in:
    a legislative branch
  39. Which of the following groups in America would have been least likely to be a British "loyalist?"

    C. dock workers in Boston
  40. The Revolutionary War affected religious and social groups in all of the following was except:

    C it improved the postition of the Indians because most
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E-Campus Unit 2
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