History chapters 5 and 6
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Battle of Saratoga
- Intolerable Act
- Thomas Paine
- first continental congress
- Sugar Act
- a laws passed by England in 1774 to punish colonists for the Boston Tea Party
- b American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in England) who supported the American colonist's fight for independence and supported the French Revolution (1737-1809)
- c (1764) British deeply in debt partl to French & Indian War. English Parliament placed a tariff on sugar, coffee, wines, and molasses. colonists avoided the tax by smuggling and by bribing tax collectors.
- d Delagates from all colonies except georgia met to discuss problems with britain and to promote independence
- e Turning point of the American Revolution. It was very important because it convinced the French to give the U.S. military support. It lifted American spirits, ended the British threat in New England by taking control of the Hudson River, and, most importantly, showed the French that the Americans had the potential to beat their enemy, Great Britain.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The Americans surprised the Hessian troops guarding Trenton and took most of them prisoner; the Americans won.
- Act passed in 1766 just after the repeal of the Stamp Act. Stated that Parliament could legislate for the colonies in all cases.
- restricted colonists from printing their own money and instead using "hard" money (gold and silver)
- patriot who specialized in guerilla war fare. Atangonized the british during the rev. war with 2 other guys. Ft. sumter named after him. From south Carolina. Nicknamed Carolina gamecock. Became member of congress later. Born in viriginia. Most known for driving Cornwallis out of the Carolinas into Virginia.
- British commander, mistakes cost Britain War, he abandoned his battle plan, allowed Washington to regroup, didn't attack at Valley Forge, some believed that he sympathized with colonists and didn't want to win the war
5 True/False Questions
Writs of Assistance → legal document that enabled officers to search homes and warehouses for goods that might be smuggled
Sons of Liberty → A radical political organization formed after the passage of the Stamp Act to protest various British acts; organization used poth peaceful and violent means of protest
George Washington → King of Britain that reinforced Anglo-American conflicts; wanted to enforce policies, but wasn't able to well
Valley forge → General in the American Revolution who defeated the British in the Battle of Cowpens, South Carolina (1736-1802)
Stamp Act Congress → an act passed by the British parliment 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