Olive Branch Petition: Definition & Summary


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1. What was the goal of the Olive Branch Petition?

2. How did King George III respond to the Olive Branch petition?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What was the Olive Branch Petition and how did it influence the subsequent American Revolution? Test yourself on the petition's goal and impact.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz will assess your knowledge of the following:

  • The impact of the French and Indian War
  • The purpose and author of the Olive Branch Petition
  • King George III's reaction to the petition
  • The Proclamation of Rebellion

Skills Practiced

Use these skills when working with the worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Olive Branch Petition
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the American Revolution in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Proclamation of Rebellion and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The corresponding lesson, Olive Branch Petition: Definition & Summary, will prepare you to:

  • Describe the goal of the author of the petition
  • Discuss the author's purpose for striking a conciliatory tone
  • Explain what King George III did to the American colonies after the French and Indian War