Road to Revolution Quiz

Do YOU know your America history? Well come on and take this quiz- that is if you're confident in your skills but this quiz will tell you. So don't be shy. This is only a quiz and will not harm or impact your grade at all. It's totally painless and will only take a few minutes of your time.

American history is truly fascinating and people should really take their time to study it- especially if you live in America! Do you think you know your American History starting with the Proclamation of 1763 to the Deceleration of Independence in July 1776. Well come on and take this short quiz to find out how much you really know.

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1. What did the Proclamation of 1763 forbid colonists from doing?
Settling west of the Appalachians
Settling east of the Appalachians
To have a say in Parliament
Could not sign the Decleration of Independence
2. All of these happened when the Stamp Act was passed EXCEPT
All commercial products had to carry an official stamp
Colonial leaders called for resistence to the tax
Britain decided to call of the tax and did not impose anymore taxes
3. Which of the following DID happen due to the result of the Declaratory Act?
The Boston Harbor was closed
It gave Parliament supreme authority over the colonies
The colonists finally got representation in Parliament
4. The result of the Boston Massacre was...?
hundreds of British deaths
hundreds of colonial deaths
increased anti-British feelings
the Boston Tea Party
5. Who was the leader of the Sons of Liberty and organized a boycott of British goods?
Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Jefferson
Patrick Henry
Samuel Adams
6. Which of the following were part of the Intolerable Acts EXCEPT..?
The Boston Harbor was closed
The committees of correspondence were banned
allowed Britain to house troops wherever necessary
Allowed British officials accused of crimes to remain in the colonies and get a fair trial
7. What did the first Continental Congress accomplish in their first meeting?
Banned trade with Britain until Intolerable Acts were repealed
Agreed to start training troops in case of war
Planted seeds of Independence from Britain
All of the above
8. The British troops went to arrest WHICH patriot leaders (Lexington)?
George Washington and Ben Franklin
John Adams and Patrick Henry
Sam Adams and John Hancock
King George and Parliament
9. What was the name of the American army?
The Rebels
The Redcoats
Continental Army
10. What was the result of the battle of Bunker Hill?
The British won but suffered great casualties
The colonists won but suffered great casualties
Neither side won- it was a draw
The British gained moral victory even though they lost
11. What was included in Thomas Paine's pamphlet, Common Sense?
Ridicules the notion that kings rule by the will of God
Argues all monarchies are curropt
Disagrees with economic arguements for staying with Britain
All of the above
12. Besides Franklin, Jefferson, and Adams who else was involved in the deceleration of independence draft?
Ross Sherman
Robert Livingston
John Hancock
Both #1 and #2
13. Did the signing and making of Deceleration of Independence end the war with Britain?

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