The American Revolution, 1754–1783
The Sugar Act increased tax rates for raw sugar imports and __________.
allowed British officials to seize goods without due process
banned the use of paper money in the colonies
required merchants to place stamps on all printed materials
required the colonies to pay for their own defense
Colonists’ protests against the Stamp Act led to all of the following EXCEPT __________.
the formation of patriotic groups
a boycott of British goods
the repeal of the Stamp Act
the repeal of the Declaratory Act
The Coercive Acts prohibited all of the following EXCEPT __________.
activity in Boston’s port
the free election of Massachusetts’s legislators
the transfer of trials of British officials to England
After being suspended by the British, the Massachusetts Assembly __________.
decided to follow the king’s orders
seized and burned the
organized a provincial congress
raided merchant ships in Boston Harbor
Which of the following describes the significance of the Battle of Bunker Hill?
It was the first skirmish between the minutemen and British soldiers.
It boosted Americans’ confidence in their ability to defeat a powerful army.
It was the first battle in which General George Washington commanded American troops.
It secured the supply depot in Concord.
What resulted from the British plan to isolate New England from the Southern states?
As General Howe captured Philadelphia, Burgoyne’s troops drove off the militia in upper New York.
The onset of winter stalled British plans to attack Philadelphia.
The British failed to coordinate their plans, and the Americans were able to defeat troops at Saratoga.
British failure to gain the support of Native Americans hampered their strategy in New England.
America’s sea attacks seriously impaired the British __________.
Why was the Battle of Kings Mountain a turning point in the Revolutionary War?
Southern farmers turned against the British and began organizing their own forces of resistance.
Americans won a strategic battle in defending the city of Savannah, Georgia.
America’s victory in the battle convinced France to enter the war.
A victory in the battle gave the Americans control of the Ohio River valley.
Why did the number of people eligible to hold elective office increase after the Revolution?
After the Revolution, thousands of immigrants flocked to the newly formed Republic.
The Republic’s political system welcomed women candidates.
The Republic removed the requirement that one had to own property in order to run for office.
Since veterans were paid for their services with land grants, more people met the property requirement.
Once free, African Americans living in Northern states enjoyed all of the following freedoms EXCEPT __________.
freedom to pursue new careers
freedom from discrimination
freedom to build their own culture
freedom to relocate
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