BYU Independent Study History 220 Chapter 5
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At the end of the French and Indian War, which country gained possession of East and West Florida?
At the end of the French and Indian War, which country gained possession of Cuba?
At the end of the French and Indian War, which country gained possession of Louisiana?
Spanish officials appointed to ensure better colonial tax collection were called:
The Florida settlement of Mose was made up of slaves who escaped from Georgia and
After the French and Indian War, colonists paid __________ taxes (compared to British residents).
The Cherokee War took place where?
the southern Appalachian highlands
Pontiac, who led the Indians against the colonists and British troops was an __________ chief
The Paxton Boys massacred a group of which Indians?
Who convinced the Paxton Boys to disperse as they threatened the Pennsylvania Assembly?
The Proclamation of 1763 forbade white settlement:
west of the ridgeline of the Appalachian
The Quartering Acts required:
colonial legislatures to provide
supplies and quarters for the troops
stationed in America
The Proclamation of 1763 established civilian governments in:
The Two Penny Act involved Anglican ministers in which colony?
In the cases brought by the Two Penny Act, which man defended the colonial government?
In 1751, which region was forbidden by Parliament to issue any more of its own currency?
The American Revenue Act was commonly known as the:
In the 1750s the British government took steps to
decrease autonomy in the colonies
The British Constitution included English...
law and acts of Parliament.
Violations of the Sugar Act were tried in vice-admiralty courts in:
What term describes a general search warrant issued to customs officials in America?
Writs of assistance
Who called the writs of assistance "instruments of slavery"?
James Otis, Jr.
Who first referred to Americans as "Sons of Liberty"?
This group led opposition to the Stamp Act.
Sons of Liberty
He said "when the People are oppressed," they are "discontented" and are NOT to be blamed.
According to John Locke, rulers have the authority to enforce law only for
The Stamp Act Congress of 1765 was held in:
New York, October 1765
The Stamp Act Congress adopted the:
Declaration of Rights and Grievances
denied Parliament s right to tax the colonies and petitioned king and Parliament to repeal both the Sugar and Stamp acts
Declaration of Rights and Grievances
Who appeared before Parliament to present American objections to the Stamp Act?
What act was passed by Parliament along with the repeal of the Stamp Act?
the Declaratory Act
In 1767, Parliament passed an act suspending which colonial legislature?
The Townshend Duty Act created a customs board that was headquartered in:
The "Farmer from Pennsylvania's" writing was provoked primarily by the:
Townshend Duty Act
Who wrote under the pen name "A Farmer in Pennsylvania"?
Whose ship was named Liberty?
In response to the Townshend Duty Act, American colonists:
boycott of imported goods
What British Prime Minister proposed to rescind the Townshend duties?
Crispus Attucks died during the:
The burning of the Gaspee was in response to
curb smuggling by Britain
Who led the attack on the British schooner the Gaspee?
Vigilante groups formed in North Carolina in the 1760s called themselves:
In 1771, North Carolina governor William Tryon led the local militia against:
During the "Quiet Period" Americans drank smuggled tea from:
Act of Parliament that permitted the East India Company to sell through agents in America without paying the duty customarily collected in Britain, thus reducing the retail price.
Tea Act of 1773
Which company had the exclusive right to distribute tea in the British Empire?
East India Company
Aboard what ship did the "Boston Tea Party" take place?
Who was Massachusetts' royal governor at the time of the Boston Tea Party?
Who reportedly gave the signal for the Boston Tea Party at Old South Meeting House?
The British reacted to the Boston Tea Party by passing the:
The Boston Port Act was part of the:
Which act allowed the crown to appoint the sheriffs who named juries in Massachusetts?
Massachusetts Government Act
allowed any British soldier or official who was charged with a crime while performing his duties to be tried in England
Administration of Justice Act
The __________ Act stated that British troops could be housed in any unoccupied building.
This act extended Quebec's boundaries south to the Ohio River and stipulated that the colony was to be governed by an appointed governor and council but no elected assembly
Under the Quebec Act, the southern boundary of Quebec became:
Colonists called the Quebec Act and the Coercive Acts collectively the:
The Suffolk Resolves denounced the Coercive Acts as:
The First Continental Congress was held in response to the:
The First Continental Congress was held in:
The Congress endorsed the Suffolk Resolves,
adopted the Declaration of Rights and Grievances, and agreed to establish the Continental Association
First Continental Congress:
The First Continental Congress resulted in the:
endorsement of the Suffolk Resolves.
The First Continental Congress created the __________ to organize sanctions against the British.
Who said "I am NOT a Virginian, but an American" at the First Continental Congress?
The Continental Congress created this to organize and enforce sanctions against the British.
Those who supported colonial rights condemned their opponents as: