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The American Journey Chapter 5: The Spirit of Independence Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following correctly states the events in chronological order?

Question 2 2. Why did the Battle of Bunker Hill occur?

Question 3 3. Who helped convince the colonies, especially Virginia, to begin military preparations?

Question 4 4. Which of the following accurately states the significance of the Stamp Act Congress?

Question 5 5. Why was the Second Continental Congress significant?

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Question 6 6. How did the colonists plan to pay for a war?

Question 7 7. When was the Declaration of Independence approved?

Question 8 8. Why were most colonies protesting?

Question 9 9. Which is NOT true of the Tea Act?

Question 10 10. What was the significance of the Declaratory Act?

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Question 11 11. In the Boston Massacre, the first gun shot was from _____.

Question 12 12. What is NOT true of the Declaration?

Question 13 13. Why was the Olive Branch Petition significant?

Question 14 14. Why were Committees of Correspondence set up?

Question 15 15. Why was Pontiac's Rebellion a significant event?

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Question 16 16. The Boston Massacre was about _____.

Question 17 17. What role did the Quebec Act play in the American colonies?

Question 18 18. Which is NOT an action of the 2nd Continental Congress?

Question 19 19. What long-term consequence did the Townshend Acts have?

Question 20 20. Which pair of events accurately shows cause and effect?

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Question 21 21. How did Thomas Paine's Common Sense impact the revolution?

Question 22 22. Which of the following correctly identifies both Samuel Adams and George Grenville?

Question 23 23. Why was it unusual that the first draft of the Declaration opposed slavery?

Question 24 24. How did the principle of the consent of the governed impact the Declaration of Independence?

Question 25 25. Which was NOT part of the Boston Tea Party event?

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Question 26 26.

What were General Gage's goals in advancing on Concord?

I. to defeat the militia in Lexington

II. to destroy the arsenal in Concord

III. to kill Paul Revere

IV. to arrest Sam Adams and John Hancock.

Question 27 27.

Which are true of Ft. Ticonderoga?

I. The militia managed to capture a heavily fortified British encampment.

II. The attack was led by Benedict Arnold.

III. Many Americans died in the attack.

IV. Many weapons were captured and later used to force the British army out of Boston.

Question 28 28. Who wrote the first draft of the Declaration?

Question 29 29. Which is NOT true of the battles at Lexington and Concord?

Question 30 30. Why was being taxed by the British a problem for the colonists?

The American Journey Chapter 5: The Spirit of Independence Chapter Exam Instructions

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