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The American Revolution Basics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What territorial protection measure for Native Americans did the success of the American Revolution destroy?

Question 2 2. The political upheaval in Great Britain immediately following the American Revolution led to the institution of a reform-minded Parliament in 1783 led by _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following countries' ideals were adopted as a model for the U.S. Constitution?

Question 4 4. Which of the following ended the American Revolution and recognized American independence?

Question 5 5. How did colonists who were still loyal to the British crown react to the creation of the new country?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following was NOT a federalist?

Question 7 7. Which of the following was the LAST state to ratify the Constitution?

Question 8 8. Why did Congress debate for two days whether they should discipline the delegates of the Constitutional Convention?

Question 9 9. How did the views on civil rights of anti-federalists differ to those of federalists in the debate regarding the ratification of the Constitution?

Question 10 10. Why were state conventions responsible for the ratification of the Constitution rather than the state government?

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Question 11 11. What important event occurred between the first and second meetings of the Continental Congress?

Question 12 12. Why did the British begin taxing the colonies in the 1760s and 1770s?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a British government measure which angered colonists prior to the American Revolution?

Question 14 14. The Boston Massacre occurred in:

Question 15 15. The Proclamation of 1763 stated that:

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Question 16 16. What did Shays' Rebellion reveal about the federal government?

Question 17 17. Which of the following was NOT a weakness of the Articles of Confederation?

Question 18 18. Why did the Massachusetts militia have the power to confront the federal government in Shays' Rebellion?

Question 19 19. How did Shays' Rebellion and others similar to it influence the future of America?

Question 20 20. What led to Shays Rebellion?

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Question 21 21. What was the original purpose of the Constitutional Convention?

Question 22 22. The Great Compromise _____.

Question 23 23. In the Three-Fifths Compromise, 3/5 of the _____ population was counted toward the overall state population.

Question 24 24. _____, known for his patience and fairness, was chosen to preside over the convention.

Question 25 25. How did the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan differ?

The American Revolution Basics Chapter Exam Instructions

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