5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Samuel Adams.
- Intolerable Acts.
- Non-Importation Agreements.
- CAUSE: The British government's attempt to maintain the East India Company's tea monopoly.
- a The effective form of organized resistance against the Stamp Act, which made homespun clothing fashionable.
- b Zealous defender of the common people's rights and organizer of underground propaganda committees.
- c Harsh measures of retaliation for a tea party, including the Boston Port act.
- d EFFECT: Spurred patriots to stage Boston Tea Party.
- e The term for products, such as tobacco, that could be shipped only to England and not to foreign markets.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Hated British courts in which juries were not allowed and defendants were assumed guilty until proven innocence.
- Minister whose clever attempt to impose import taxes nearly succeeded but eventually brewed trouble for Britain.
- Currency authorized by Congress to finance the Revolution and depreciated to near worthlessness.
- EFFECT: Were responsible for the Boston Massacre.
- Body, led by John Adams, that issued a Declaration of Rights and ordered The Association to boycott all British goods.
5 True/False Questions
Redcoats. → German mercenaries hired by George III to fight the American revolutionaries.
Virtual Representation. → Effective organization created by the First Continental Congress to provide a total, unified boycott of all British goods.
CAUSE: The Intolerable Acts. → Harsh measures of retaliation for a tea party, including the Boston Port act.
Baron von Steuben. → Rapidly mobilized colonial militiamen whose refusal to disperse sparked the first battle of the Revolution.
Lord Dunmore. → Wealthy president of the Continental Congress and "King of Smugglers."