Which of the following does NOT express a British criticism of the colonies of 1763?
The Virginians under George Washington disobeyed orders in attacking a French fort.
"After the French and Indian War, the British government tried to make Americans pay for British protection in the colonies." Each of the following supports this statement EXCEPT the
John Dickinson defended the idea of no taxation without representation by arguing that
to tax people without their consent violated English law
The Boston Tea Party had which of the following causes?
Parliament's efforts to improve the profits of the British East India Company
Which of the following sources would be most useful in studying the philosophical foundations of the American Revolution?
John Locke's Two Treatises of Government
Enlightenment philosophers believed in all of the following EXCEPT
God is the primary authority for government
Which of the following is a correct statement about the American colonies in the 1770s before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War?
Except for a few radicals, Americans generally accepted the policies of George III's ministers
Which of the following sources would be most useful in researching a paper entitled "Arguments for Independence, 1776"?
Thomas Paine's Common Sense
The Battle of Saratoga had all of the following consequences EXCEPT
encouraged the British to grant most of the American demands
In his pamphlet Common Sense, Thomas Paine defended the idea of American independence on the grounds that
people should not pledge allegiance to a king and a corrupt government
As a result of the Treaty of Paris, the United States gained all of the following EXCEPT
the territory of Florida
Which of the following most accurately describes those Americans who fought on the British side in the American Revolution?
They came from all groups and classes
Which of the following most accurately describes the change in American public opinion between January 1774 and July 1776?
It changed from a desire for reconciliation to a decision for independence
Statement: "The Articles of Confederation succeeded in guiding the United States through its first decade." Each of the following actions supports this statement EXCEPT
Congress regulated interstate trade.
Statement: "The new state constitutions enacted during the Revolutionary War reflect the Patriots' emphasis on individual liberty." Each of the following actions supports this statement EXCEPT
the absence of any provision for the abolition of slavery
Which of the following is a correct statement about the US at the end of the Revolutionary War?
Aristocratic privileges were reduced or eliminated.
After the gentry initiated the American rebellion, the common folk
took for themselves a greater role in public affairs.
In disputes with the colonies, Parliament demonstrated
ignorance and misunderstanding of American conditions
The American moral perspective on government originated in
the Great Awakening and the Commonwealth traditions.
When the British left troops in America following the Seven Years' War, colonists
opposed the redcoats for obstructing economic development.
The Sugar Act differed from earlier regulations such as the Navigation Acts in which of the following ways?
It taxed for the purpose of collecting revenue from the Americans.
Which of the following did NOT occur as part of the Stamp Act crisis?
Massachusetts reacted so bitterly that the British imposed the Coercive or Intolerable Acts.
While repealing the Townshend duties, Lord North's ministry retained a tax on tea to
symbolize Parliament's power to tax Americans.
Many of the American Loyalists fled their homeland to settle in London where
they were treated as second-class citizens
In negotiating the Treaty of Paris (1783) to end the Revolutionary War, the American delegation
proved effective and gained much more than independence.
The British southern strategy set off a ferocious conflict between
American troops and Tory raiders.
Washington's wartime strategy was shaped by his decision to
maintain a regular, well-trained army.
The Continental Congress called in response to the Coercive Acts established the Association to
cut off all trade with Great Britain
Which list places events in a correct chronological order?
Townshend duties, Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, Coercive Acts