6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- served as the first of the president of the US and often called the Father of America. He was also the Commander of the Continental Army during the American Revolution.
- The U.S., under Jefferson, bought the Louisiana territory from France, under the rule of Napoleon, in 1803. The U.S. paid $15 million for the Louisiana Purchase, and Napoleon gave up his empire in North America. The U.S. gained control of Mississippi trade route and doubled its size.
- a law enacted by government that requires a tax to be paid on the transfer of certain documents. The Stamp Act was considered upsetting to some people. Those that pay the tax receive an official stamp on their documents. A variety of products have covered by stamp acts including playing cards, patent medicines, mortgages, contracts and newspapers. These items often have to be physically stamped by the government following payment of the duty.
- was the third president of the United States and one of the most influential Founding Fathers. He was the named the Principal Author of the Declaration. He was an inventor, architect, paleontologist, founder of the University of Virginia and many other things.
- began as a slogan in the period of 1763-1776 and is the grievance of the British colonists in the thirteen colonies. Which means : that in the many colonies believed that the lack of representation in the British Parliament was an illegal denial of their rights as Englishmen. And therefore taxing the colonists in their specific colonies was unconstitutional.
- were a select team of men from the colonial militia during the American Revolution. Generally younger and more mobile from as early as 1645. These men were no more than 30 years old.
5 True/False Questions
Declaration of Independence → was a Founding Father and did many things. He was a printer, scientist, inventor, politician, soldier, diplomat and many other things. He also invented the lightning rod, bifocals the ________ stove, and other inventions. He formed the first library and fire department in Pennsylvania. He ran away at 17, and went to Pennsylvania to become a newspaper editor; he became very famous and wealthy. Unfortunately, he died on April 17th, 1790; at age 84.
John Hancock → was a statesmen, merchant and Patriot of the American Revolution. He was the first to sign the Declaration and is clearly remembered for his famous signature on it. He was one of the leaders during the American Revolution in 1775. He was very wealthy before the war.
Manifest Destiny → famous early pioneer who cleared Wilderness Road, a new route to the west. Wilderness Road became the main route used to cross the Appalachian Mountains.
Boston Tea Party → it happened on March 5th 1770. 5 civilians died. Sparked during the American Revolution.
Paul Revere → were a select team of men from the colonial militia during the American Revolution. Generally younger and more mobile from as early as 1645. These men were no more than 30 years old.