History Final - Test 2 True/False

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Britains adoption of mercantilist policies set it apart from other European powers of the 17th Century

False

Among the enumerated articles of the Navigation Act of 1660 was tobacco

True

A parliamentary act of 1696 allowed smugglers and others accused of violating the Navigation Acts to be tried by a jury of their peers

False

In the Dominion of New England, taxes were levied without the consent of the assembly

True

The Glorious Revolution was bloodier in terms of battle deaths than the English Civil War

False

The Glorious Revolution overthrew James 2nd and replaced him with his son, James 3

False

John Locke's writing justified revolution in some cases

True

Through the first half of the 18th century, the power of the colonial assemblies generally declined

False

Colonial governors retained powers and prerogatives that the king no longer had

True

Of the great colonial wars of the 18th century, King Williams War was the fourth

false

The New England colonies were hurt more than the southern colonies in the colonial wars of the first half of the 18th century

true

Benjamin Franklin headed the committee that produced the Pan of the Union 1754

true

Spain fought on the side of England in the Seven Years' War

false

The Seven Years War was truly a world war

true

England's victory in the Seven Years War ended its long term rivalry with France

false

George Grenville continued the policy of "salutary neglect."-

false

The Quartering Act required the colonies to provide provisions and barracks for British soldiers.-

true

The Sugar Act affected more Americans than the Stamp Act and therefore generated more protest

false

The Stamp Act placed the first tax on the new colonial postal system.

false

John Adams defended the British soldiers accused of murder in the Boston Massacre

true

The Townshend duties brought in more revenue than the Stamp Act

true

The Gaspee incident involved the burning of a grounded British patrol boat

true

The Coercive Acts were called the Intolerable Acts in the colonies

true

Colonial boycotts had limited popular support and no significant effects on British trade

false

The Continental Association was created to enforce an American boycott of British goods

true

The fighting a Lexington and Concord started the Revolutionary War

true

George Washington led the colonial militias at Lexington and Concord

false

The German mercenaries hired to fight the American rebels were know as the Prussians

false

John and Sam Adams, the " Patriot brothers of Philadelphia" urged their fellow colonists to reject the arguments of Common Sense

false

Thomas Jefferson was the author (or draftsman) of the Declaration of Independence

true

The first conflicts of the American colonies took place in South Carolina

false

Many Loyalists emigrated from the American colonies during and after the American Revolution

true

During the Revolution, Loyalists came exclusively from the elite ranks of society

false

Inflation was a big problem for Americans during the Revolution

true

In 1778, Parliament adopted a program that granted all the American demands made prior to independence

true

Before the Revolution was over, the British were fighting the Spanish, the French, and the Dutch as well as the Americans

true

During the war, Iroquois tribes like the Mohawks helped the Americans fight against the British

false

Daniel Boone led settlers who fought both the British and the Indians in Kentucky

true

After 1778, most of the fighting in the Revolution was done in the South

true

Benedict Arnold, originally a British officer, switched to the American side halfway through the war.-

false

The Articles of Confederation left any powers to the states

true

The delay in ratifying the Articles of Confederation was caused mainly by the insistence that western lands be surrendered to the national government

true

As a result of the Revolution, all white men received the right to vote

false

Thomas Jefferson was the most notable Virginian to free his slaves during the Revolution

false

Except in Virginia, the Anglican Church was disestablished before the Revolutionary War was over.-

true

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