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Which of the following describes the general nature of the internal rebellions that occurred in the colonies in the 1760s?
farmers against landowners
After Charles Townshend died, Lord North secured the repeal of all the Townshend Duties EXCEPT the tax on
The Mutiny Act of 1765 required
colonists to help provision and maintain the British army stationed in America.
The Boston Massacre occurred when Captain Thomas Preston
stationed troops to protect a building.
The House of Burgesses rejected the most extreme proposals introduced by Patrick __________ , a passionate critic of British policies.
Who was Ethan Allen?
a land speculator that took up the cause of the Green Mountain farmers
In response to Charles Townshend's attempt to tax and control the flow of goods, Boston merchants helped organize a(n)________________
of all goods subject to the tax.
Which of the following did Grenville's administration do?
send British ships to patrol colonial waters in search of smugglers, permanently station British troops in the colonies, enforce the Mutiny, Sugar, and Currency Acts
The events of March 5, 1770, when a group of British soldiers opened fire on a crowd, are known as the
To dispute English taxes in the Americas, James Otis persuaded his colleagues in the Massachusetts assembly to meet with other colonial delegates. This multicolony group met in 1765 and became known as the___________ congress.
Stamp act congress
Suspicions about democracy and the masses in both Britain and the colonies were most reflected in
In Massachusetts, ______ became increasingly important centers of resistance in the 1760s and 1770s.
Lord North assumed that Americans would support the Tea Act because it?
lowered the price of tea.
Women participated in the colonial resistance in part through the?
Daughters of Liberty.
The aim of the protests in the last week of 1773 was to
prevent the East India Company from landing its cargo.
Which of the following statements about the distribution of power in eighteenth-century England is accurate?
The unwritten constitution called for the distribution of power among the monarchy, the aristocracy, and the people.
The spirit of resistance that grew more quickly in Massachusetts than elsewhere can be attributed to its elaborately developed
Under the provisions of the Tea Act of 1773,
Britain's East India Company could directly export its product to the colonies without paying the same taxes as colonial merchants.
The Tea Act of 1773 angered many colonists because it
gave special treatment to the East India Company.
threatened to put American merchants out of business.
seemed like taxation without representation.
Although colonists in other colonial cities protested the Tea Act, the protest in ______ garnered the most attention.
How did the colonial assemblies of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century compare to the House of Commons in the British Parliament?
Neither were particularly democratic.
The period between the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party is best characterized as a time of
In 1773, the British East India Company
was sitting on large stocks of tea that it could not sell in England.
was on the verge of bankruptcy.
Which of the following statements about the American reaction to the Tea Act is accurate?
It linked the colonies together in a common experience of mass popular protest.
On the night of December 16, 1773, 150 Boston men disguised as Native Americans
dumped the cargo of several ships into the harbor.
Which of the following were provisions of the Coercive Acts?
closing the port of Boston
reducing the powers of the Massachusetts colonial government
requiring colonists to board troops
Which of the following was not one of the major decisions made by the First Continental Congress in September 1774?
resolution that the king recognize the colonies as a single political entity
The citizen-soldiers of Massachusetts were known as
The Coercive Acts were intended to ______ Massachusetts.
The First Continental Congress wanted to stop all trade with Great Britain by
creating a series of boycotts.
On April 18, 1775, British General Thomas Gage sent a detachment of soldiers to
Lexington and Concord.
Parliament responded to the Boston Tea Party by passing the ______ Acts, which Americans referred to as the ______ Acts.
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