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5 Matching questions

  1. townshend acts
  2. advantages of the colonies
  3. advantages of the british
  4. lexington and concord
  5. Peace of Paris 1783
  1. a this was the first fighting of the war, minute men in lexington formed a silent protest; the british advanced; a shot was fired; british shot and then changed with bayonets (8 dead, 10 wounded)
  2. b Britain now recognized America as separate; their boundary is farther west; Declaration of independence now takes effect; British abandoned North America for fighting at that time; Mississippi River was recognized as western border of the United States; Congress would not precent the British merchants from collecting debts owed to them by Americans.
  3. c eventually puts taxes on everything but tea- a token of parliamentry authority, taxes various colonial imports such as glass, paint lead, and paper
  4. d short supply lines (got supplies from other colonies; took less time than british) familiarity with area; george washington (smart man, had confidence in his troops) french helped them fight; willing to sustain war (fighting for their way of life; fighting for a cause rather than a pay check)
  5. e had the strongest navy in the world, had "manpower?" and had professional armies and mercenaries

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. required colonists to provide provisions and barracks or submit to the use of inns and vacant buildings for British soilders
  2. tax on all printed documents (newspapers, deeds, licenses; college diplomas, even playing cards)
  3. it was the 1st major fight of the war, americans were laying to siege to Boston from high ground of Charlestown; took place at Breed's hill. Americans were at the top of the hill; muskets used were not accurate but could cause a lot of damage; they had to see the whites of eyes of enemies to shoot. Protest turned into fighting; bloodiest battle of the war.
  4. closed to commerce until tea was paid
  5. enlightened document made by enlightened thinkers; first draft was written by Richard Henry Lee; based on argument primarily on the contract theory of government developed by John Locke: power comes from the consent of the people; blames king george lll; americans no longer consider themselves english

5 True/False questions

  1. alliance with francemost gunpowder in the first years of the war came from France; on Feb. 6, 1778 they signed to treaties: A treaty of Amity and Commerce (recognition as free from Britain) and a treaty of alliance.

          

  2. declaratory actcolonies could no longer issue their own paper currency; whatever was in circulation was worthless

          

  3. turning pointseventually puts taxes on everything but tea- a token of parliamentry authority, taxes various colonial imports such as glass, paint lead, and paper

          

  4. massachusetts governing act(private homes in boston)

          

  5. Battle of SaratogaHoratio Gates and Benedict Arnold capture John Burgoyne and 9,500 British; Because of the battle the French noticed the Americans were willing to fight and decided to join with the Americans; if it wasn't for the French, the British may have won the war.

          

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