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History Final - Test 2 True/False

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Britains adoption of mercantilist policies set it apart from other European powers of the 17th Century
False
Among the enumerated articles of the Navigation Act of 1660 was tobacco
True
A parliamentary act of 1696 allowed smugglers and others accused of violating the Navigation Acts to be tried by a jury of their peers
False
In the Dominion of New England, taxes were levied without the consent of the assembly
True
The Glorious Revolution was bloodier in terms of battle deaths than the English Civil War
False
The Glorious Revolution overthrew James 2nd and replaced him with his son, James 3
False
John Locke's writing justified revolution in some cases
True
Through the first half of the 18th century, the power of the colonial assemblies generally declined
False
Colonial governors retained powers and prerogatives that the king no longer had
True
Of the great colonial wars of the 18th century, King Williams War was the fourth
false
The New England colonies were hurt more than the southern colonies in the colonial wars of the first half of the 18th century
true
Benjamin Franklin headed the committee that produced the Pan of the Union 1754
true
Spain fought on the side of England in the Seven Years' War
false
The Seven Years War was truly a world war
true
England's victory in the Seven Years War ended its long term rivalry with France
false
George Grenville continued the policy of "salutary neglect."-
false
The Quartering Act required the colonies to provide provisions and barracks for British soldiers.-
true
The Sugar Act affected more Americans than the Stamp Act and therefore generated more protest
false
The Stamp Act placed the first tax on the new colonial postal system.
false
John Adams defended the British soldiers accused of murder in the Boston Massacre
true
The Townshend duties brought in more revenue than the Stamp Act
true
The Gaspee incident involved the burning of a grounded British patrol boat
true
The Coercive Acts were called the Intolerable Acts in the colonies
true
Colonial boycotts had limited popular support and no significant effects on British trade
false
The Continental Association was created to enforce an American boycott of British goods
true
The fighting a Lexington and Concord started the Revolutionary War
true
George Washington led the colonial militias at Lexington and Concord
false
The German mercenaries hired to fight the American rebels were know as the Prussians
false
John and Sam Adams, the " Patriot brothers of Philadelphia" urged their fellow colonists to reject the arguments of Common Sense
false
Thomas Jefferson was the author (or draftsman) of the Declaration of Independence
true
The first conflicts of the American colonies took place in South Carolina
false
Many Loyalists emigrated from the American colonies during and after the American Revolution
true
During the Revolution, Loyalists came exclusively from the elite ranks of society
false
Inflation was a big problem for Americans during the Revolution
true
In 1778, Parliament adopted a program that granted all the American demands made prior to independence
true
Before the Revolution was over, the British were fighting the Spanish, the French, and the Dutch as well as the Americans
true
During the war, Iroquois tribes like the Mohawks helped the Americans fight against the British
false
Daniel Boone led settlers who fought both the British and the Indians in Kentucky
true
After 1778, most of the fighting in the Revolution was done in the South
true
Benedict Arnold, originally a British officer, switched to the American side halfway through the war.-
false
The Articles of Confederation left any powers to the states
true
The delay in ratifying the Articles of Confederation was caused mainly by the insistence that western lands be surrendered to the national government
true
As a result of the Revolution, all white men received the right to vote
false
Thomas Jefferson was the most notable Virginian to free his slaves during the Revolution
false
Except in Virginia, the Anglican Church was disestablished before the Revolutionary War was over.-
true