5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- results of bunker hill
- stamp act
- turning point of the war
- justice act
- advantages of the colonies
- a short supply lines (got supplies from other colonies; took less time than british) familiarity with area; george washington (smart man, had confidence in his troops) french helped them fight; willing to sustain war (fighting for their way of life; fighting for a cause rather than a pay check)
- b on christmas night 1776, Washington slipped across the Delaware River at Trenton (NJ) with 2,400 men and surprised the drunken Hessians, killing or capturing over a thousand of them with only six deaths.
- c english generals became more cautious, able-bodied men were ordered to enlist, everyone was either a patriot or loyalist- there was no in-between
- d tax on all printed documents (newspapers, deeds, licenses; college diplomas, even playing cards)
- e officials and British soldiers could not be tried in colonies- only in england and canada
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- required colonists to provide provisions and barracks or submit to the use of inns and vacant buildings for British soilders
- eventually puts taxes on everything but tea- a token of parliamentry authority, taxes various colonial imports such as glass, paint lead, and paper
- had the strongest navy in the world, had "manpower?" and had professional armies and mercenaries
- written by Thomas Paine; a phamplet that urged the colonists to fight for their independance
- British soldiers were stealing jobs stationed after the proclomation of 1763. Soldiers had to compete with the lower class for jobs. Soldiers kill 5 colonists out of a protest mob and injure 8. Ironically townshend acts were repealed that day except tea (no telephones) two years of relative peace followed
5 True/False Questions
objective of chapter → Cornwallis surrounded by the French fleet and surrendered to Washington; Over 7,000 British and Hessians became prisoners; Added to setbacks in other parts of the world, the British decided to end the war.
boston port act → closed to commerce until tea was paid
battle of yorktown → Cornwallis surrounded by the French fleet and surrendered to Washington; Over 7,000 British and Hessians became prisoners; Added to setbacks in other parts of the world, the British decided to end the war.
declaration of independence → stops stamp act based on opposition and protesting, reduced tax on sugar, and reserved the right of Parliament to make laws binding on the colonies
currency act → officials and British soldiers could not be tried in colonies- only in england and canada