Early American History Quiz

Early American History Exam. Use this test to quiz your knowledge about what you have learned from the things that we have discussed in class. Hopefully, all of your hard work will pay off! Thanks.

Test your knowledge about historical events in the history of the United States! I hope that you enjoy the quiz and that it aids you in learning more about the United States of America in its earliest years!

Created by: Sean K.
  1. On the eve of European colonization of the Americas, most Western Europeans lived in
  2. Which was not a component of William Berkeley's Plan for dealing with rebellion.
  3. Bacon's personal motives for starting a rebellion included all of the following except
  4. After stopping in Jamestown to speak with Governor Berkeley, Bacon stops in Middleberg Virginia and pens
  5. Bacon's followers came down with a case of the "bloody flux" which causes many of them to become weak, and ultimately die. What is the bloody flux?
  6. Different slave ship captains chose to pack their slaves ships differently. What is not a packing type?
  7. What kinds of food did slaves aboard slave ships typically eat?
  8. What percentage of slaves die on voyages from Africa to the Americas?
  9. During the writing of the Declaration of Independence, what man did the Founding Fathers draw theories from?
  10. What was the purpose of the Proclamation of 1763?
  11. The Stamp Act of 1765 imposed taxes on all of the following items EXCEPT:
  12. What significant event occurred on March 4, 1770?
  13. Prior to the Boston Massacre where did the Sons of Liberty members meet before marching up King Street.
  14. What is an ironic component of the Tea Act of 1773?
  15. What battle often referred to as the bloodiest battle of the Revolutionary War?
  16. How long does the First Tide Water War last?
  17. Prior to King Phillip's War of 1677, what were the relation's like between the colonists and the indians?
  18. What was a goal of the Constitutional Congress?
  19. Which post was not a battle ground between the British and Colonists in the American Revolution?
  20. Which of the following was an actual component of the Declaration of Independence?
  21. What day in history did the colonists declare Independence from Great Britain?
  22. What individual wrote, by hand, the Declaration of Independence
  23. Why did the Pequot War of 1637 originate?
  24. What event ended the 2 and 1/2 year quiet period between the English and the Colonists?
  25. Most people living in Quebec affiliated with what religion?
  26. When Sam Adams and his followers dump tea into the Boston Harbor, how do they disguise themselves?

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