John Hancock: Facts, Biography & History


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What was John Hancock's first profession?

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1. What was John Hancock's first elected office?

2. What famous event occurred in Boston following the Tea Act in 1773?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet for this lesson have been developed to help you learn and recall the timeline of events and milestones in the life of one of the leaders of America's founders, John Hancock.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These resources will test you on:

  • Hancock's professional career
  • The Continental Congresses
  • American independence
  • British taxation in the American colonies

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will assess your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related John Hancock lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the life of John Hancock to view American independence in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the American Revolution

Additional Learning

Make sure you have all the information on the life of John Hancock by reviewing the corresponding lesson. You can evaluate your understanding against these lesson objectives:

  • Discover the Declaration of Independence
  • Identify the significant events in Hancock's life
  • Recognize Hancock as a businessman
  • Distinguish John Hancock as an American leader