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AP US History Chapters 5,6 and 7

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