The American Revolution: Precursors, Events & People Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is true about Marquis de Lafayette?

Question 2 2. Which two nations benefited the most from 1783's Peace of Paris?

Question 3 3. Why were most colonies protesting?

Question 4 4. What role did the Quebec Act play in the American colonies?

Question 5 5. What was the significance of the Declaratory Act?

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Question 6 6. The Boston Massacre was about _____.

Question 7 7. How does the content of the preamble of the Declaration of Independence differ from that of the grievances?

Question 8 8. How did the principle of the consent of the governed impact the Declaration of Independence?

Question 9 9. Identify which of the following is likely NOT a profile of a patriot:

Question 10 10. Why did Benjamin Franklin disown his son?

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Question 11 11. Why was Washington a logical choice for the commander of the American forces?

Question 12 12. Which is NOT an action of the 2nd Continental Congress?

Question 13 13. How did the outcome of the French and Indian War affect the colonists?

Question 14 14. Why was Pontiac's Rebellion a significant event?

Question 15 15. _____ was a black British officer who was in charge of up to 800 soldiers.

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Question 16 16. The New England and Middle Colonies' economies were _____-based.

Question 17 17. Why were the British caught off guard at the Battle of Trenton?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is considered the most significant political victory of the Revolutionary War?

Question 19 19. Why did Congress debate for two days whether they should discipline the delegates of the Constitutional Convention?

Question 20 20. How did the views on civil rights of anti-federalists differ to those of federalists in the debate regarding the ratification of the Constitution?

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Question 21 21. Why was the Second Continental Congress significant?

Question 22 22. Why did Thomas Gage's plan to destroy the weapons that the Massachusetts militia was stockpiling in Concord fail?

Question 23 23. Sybil Ludington is often referred to as the female ___ ?

Question 24 24. Which of the following women did NOT fight on the battlefield itself?

Question 25 25. Which of the following was NOT part of General Charles Cornwallis' plans at Chesapeake Bay?

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Question 26 26. Which is NOT true of the Tea Act?

Question 27 27. Why were Committees of Correspondence set up?

Question 28 28. Why was it unusual that the first draft of the Declaration opposed slavery?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the fate of Loyalists and neutrals during and after the American Revolution?

Question 30 30. How did the colonists plan to pay for a war?

The American Revolution: Precursors, Events & People Chapter Exam Instructions

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