The Quartering Act of 1765: Definition, Summary & Facts


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The Quartering Act was passed after the British victory in which of the following conflicts?

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1. The Quartering Act was put into effect after rioting over British taxes in 1768, in this city:

2. Which of the following was NOT housing that could potentially be provided under the Quartering Act?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will display what you know about the Quartering Act of 1765. You will be quizzed on topics such as housing and refusal by some to comply with the act.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Conflict that led to the passing of the Quartering Act
  • The city where rioting occurred over British taxes in 1768
  • Housing provided under the act

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Quartering Act of 1765
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about housing practices
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about refusal to go along with the act in a different light

Additional Learning

The Quartering Act of 1765: Definition, Summary & Facts provides more detailed information on what was and was not mandated under this law. This lesson will look at the following objectives:

  • Details how Americans felt towards Great Britain
  • Defines the Quartering Act of 1765
  • Explains why some colonies were against the act
  • Covers how the act eventually led to the American Revolution