5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Lord Dunmore.
- Champagne Charley" Townshend.
- Minute Men.
- CAUSE: A British attempt to seize the colonial militias' gunpowder supplies.
- Committees of Correspondence.
- a EFFECT: Precipitated the Battle of Lexington and Concord.
- b Rapidly mobilized colonial militiamen whose refusal to disperse sparked the first battle of the Revolution.
- c Underground networks of communication and propaganda, established by Samuel Adams that sustained colonial resistance.
- d British royal governor who encouraged runaway slaves to join his army.
- e Minister whose clever attempt to impose import taxes nearly succeeded but eventually brewed trouble for Britain.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Stubborn ruler, lustful for power; served by compliant ministers like Lord North.
- EFFECT: Resulted in the printing of large amounts of paper currency and skyrocketing inflation.
- Republicanism and fear of corruption/threat to liberty posed by the arbitrary power of the monarch and his ministers relative to elected representatives in Parliament.
- Alleged leader of radical protesters killed in Boston Massacre.
- Legislation that required colonists to feed and shelter British troops and led to suspension of the New York legislature upon its refusal to obey.
5 True/False Questions
John Hancock. → British royal governor who encouraged runaway slaves to join his army.
Stamp Act. → Legislation passed in 1765 but repealed the next year, after colonial resistance made it impossible to enforce.
CAUSE: The Intolerable Acts. → Harsh measures of retaliation for a tea party, including the Boston Port act.
CAUSE: British troops sent to enforce order in Boston. → EFFECT: Were responsible for the Boston Massacre.
CAUSE: The Boston Tea Party. → EFFECT: Prompted passage of the Intolerable Acts, including the Boston Port Act.