← AP US History Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Boston Massacre
- Lord North
- General Braddock
- Navigation Acts
- a a British commander during the French and Indian War. He failed to capture Fort Duquesne in 1755. He was defeated by the French and the Indians, and killed at this same battle.This event was known as ___________'s blunder
- b German soldiers who fought for the British
- c British Prime Minister during revolution. He had passed the Coercive Acts and supported the king so greatly that Britain was virtually ruled only by the king.
- d Colonists were required to ship products exclusively to England.
- e The first bloodshed of the Amercan Revolution, as British guards at the Boston Customs House opened fire on a crowd killing five americans
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Killed French leader on a trip to the Ohio River valley to secure the land of Virginians who had purchased it. Fort Necessity. Blamed for the defeat of the militia.
- Governor of Boston who ordered cargo of tea to be unloaded in Boston despite colonial objection
- 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
- He persuaded Parliament in 1767 to pass the Townshend Acts. He seized a dubious distinction between internal and external taxes and made this tax an indirect customs duty payable at American ports.
- Took huge interest in creating colonies abroad unlike other earlier French Kings. Absolute power. Caused great debt for France
5 True/False Questions
Sugar Act → an act passed by the British parliament in 1756 that raised revenue from the American colonies by a duty in the form of a stamp required on all newspapers and legal or commercial documents
Admiralty Courts → British Prime Minister during revolution. He had passed the Coercive Acts and supported the king so greatly that Britain was virtually ruled only by the king.
Townshend Duties → 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.
John Dickenson → Nicknamed "King of the Smugglers" ; He was a wealthy Massachusetts merchant in 1776 who was important in persuading the American colonies to declare their independence from England. President of the continental congress.
Thomas Paine → Common Sense