Effect of Government on Life in Colonial Williamsburg


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American Colonists and political leaders who favored the more radical approach of protesting and resisting British policies were known as:

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1. Which is NOT true about the House of Burgesses?

2. In what year did the Gunpowder Affair take place?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you five multiple-choice questions about Colonial Williamsburg. You'll be asked to identify political leaders, historical events and other facts about the city.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Identify the group of colonists and leaders who favored radical approaches to protesting and resisting British rule
  • Recognize true statements about the House of Burgesses and Colonial Williamsburg
  • Name the year when the Gunpowder Affair took place
  • Know who gave the Caesar-Brutus speech

Skills Practiced

You'll use the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - make sure you can tell the difference between true and false statements regarding Colonial Williamsburg and the House of Burgesses
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about early American history to understand who preferred radial protests and resistance to British policies
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the Gunpowder Affair

Additional Learning

To further your understanding of this topic, review the lesson called Effect of Government on Life in Colonial Williamsburg. The lesson will help you:

  • Describe modern-day Williamsburg
  • Learn about Dale's Code
  • Know when Williamsburg was the capital of the Virginia Colony
Final Exam
Chapter Exam
History Alive America's Past Chapter 9: Life in Colonial Williamsburg
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