5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Thomas Jefferson
- Samuel Adams
- Townshend Acts
- a Virginian, architect, author, governor, and president. Lived at Monticello. Wrote the Declaration of Independence. Second governor of Virgina. Third president of the United States. Designed the buildings of the University of Virginia.
- b colonial militia volunteer who was prepared to fight at a minutes notice
- c Founder of the Sons of Liberty and one of the most vocal patriots for independence; signed the Declaration of Independence
- d Laws passed by Parliament in 1767 that set taxes on imports to the colonies
- e to cancel an act or law
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists who were teasing and taunting them. Five colonists were killed. The colonists blamed the British and the Sons of Liberty and used this incident as an excuse to promote the Revolution.
- United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
- a group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies
- a formal expression of opinion.
- A person who supported the colonists during the American Revolution
5 True/False Questions
propaganda → introduction
Battle of Bunker Hill → First major battle of the Revolutions. It showed that the Americans could hold their own, but the British were also not easy to defeat. Ultimately, the Americans were forced to withdraw after running out of ammunition, and Bunker Hill was in British hands. However, the British suffered more deaths.
petition → a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
Olive Branch Petition → a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
Boston Tea Party → demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor