5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Boston Massacre
- John Adams
- Peace of Paris (1763)
- Olive Branch Petition
- a Lawyer who defended British soldiers in the Boston Massacre trial. He believed in "innocent until proven guilty." In spite of these actions, he supported colonial independence. Second US president and first vice.
- b Member of a militia during the American Revolution who could be ready to fight in sixty seconds
- c Still pledge loyalty to King George III but are still asking Britain to respect the rights and liberties of the colonies, repeal oppressive legislation, and British troops out of the colonies.
- d The first bloodshed of the Amercan Revolution, as British guards at the Boston Customs House opened fire on a crowd killing five americans
- e A treaty between France and England which finally brought peace between the two. The treaty signed in 1763 gave Brittian some former French colonies at the West Indies, most of their territory in India and Canada and all their North American land east of the Mississippi. New Orleans and lands west of the Mississippi went to Spain.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Founder of the Sons of Liberty and one of the most vocal patriots for independence; signed the Declaration of Independence
- Explored the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada, the Mississippi River, and the Gulf of Mexico and claimed the entire Mississippi basin for France, naming it Lousiana after King Louis XIV.
- Act passed in 1766 just after the repeal of the Stamp Act. Stated that Parliament could legislate for the colonies in all cases.
- Indian Chief; led post war flare-up in the Ohio River Valley and Great Lakes Region in 1763. His actions led to the Proclamation of 1763, which angered the colonists.
- an economic system (Europe in 18th C) to increase a nation's wealth by government regulation of all of the nation's commercial interests
5 True/False Questions
Lexington Concord → Don't shoot unless shot upon;started the revelution; was the shot heard around the world
Louisburg → Strategic French fortress conquered by New England settlers, handed back to the French, and finally conquered again by the British in 1759
Coercive Acts → Four coercive acts directed mainly at punishing the people of Boston, Massachusetts and bringing the dissidents under control. The Port Act. The MA government Act. The Administration of Justice Act. Quartering Act
Lord North → The name of John Hancock's ship
Thomas Hutchinson → Common Sense