Samuel Adams: Biography, Facts & History


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According to the lesson, what is propaganda?

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1. What role did Samuel Adams play during the American Revolution?

2. What vigilante group did Samuel Adams form in response to British policies?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of Samuel Adams. Some of the information you'll be quizzed on includes Samuel Adams' role in the American Revolution as well as his participation in the Boston Tea Party.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Propaganda explained
  • Samuel Adams' role in the American Revolution
  • Vigilante group formed in response to British policies
  • The Boston Tea Party and Samuel Adams
  • Effigy burning in the colonies

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Samuel Adams lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the Boston Tea Party and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the American Revolution

Additional Learning

To learn more about the American Revolution, review the accompanying lesson called Samuel Adams: Biography, Facts & History. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Relate a brief biography of Samuel Adams
  • Explain Adams' significance to the American Revolution
  • Describe the formation of the Sons of Liberty and their use of effigies and boycotts
  • Define propaganda
  • Tell of Samuel Adams' involvement in the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party