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Britain's new imperial policy after 1763 can best be described as

A)One of increased centralized control over the colonies

The Proclamation of 1763

B)Prohibited American settlements west of the Appalachia mountains

The reason most Americans took up arms in 1775 was

C) to restore the empire to what it had been before 1763

George Washington was named commander of the Continental Army primarily because

B) he was from the south

The so-called Olive Branch Petition to the king in 1775

E) Affirmed the loyalty of the colonists to the crown

Britain's hiring soldiers from_______to fight the colonists infuriated North Americans

B) Germany

The English responded to colonial complaints against "taxation without representation" by asserting that

C) Each member of Parliament virtually represented all the citizens of the empire

__________drafted the Virginia Resolutions in 1765, which stated that colonists could be taxed only by their own assemblies

C)Patrick Henery

The Declaratory Act

C) Asserted Parliament's absolute right to legislate for the colonies

The principal reform envisioned by the Townshend Revenue Act was

E) to pay the salaries of colonial governors and judges

In response to the Gaspee affair of 1772-73, colonial assemblies formed

B)committees of correspondence

The "regulators" in the Carolinas were

C) settlers that attempted to impose order in the absence of an organized government or to reform abuses in existing local governments

The Coercive Acts

E) both b and c

The british government measure that established French civil law and the Roman Catholic Church in the province of Quebec was known as the

B) Quebec Act

The colonial response to the Coercive Acts (1774) was the calling of

B) the First Continental Congress

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