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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) American Revolution Questions

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Grade 7 American Revolution
The Declaration of Independence was written after which major event?
  1. First Continental Congress
  2. Second Continental Congress
  3. Constitutional Convention
  4. Stamp Act Congress
Grade 7 American Revolution
What were the essays written to defend the Constitution called?
  1. Federalist Papers
  2. Treaty of Paris
  3. Bill of Rights
  4. Declaration of Independence
Grade 7 American Revolution
Which of the following was NOT invented by Ben Franklin?
  1. Bifocals
  2. Poor Richards Almanac
  3. American Flag
  4. Lightning Rod
Grade 7 American Revolution
How did reading the pamphlet Common Sense affect many colonists?
  1. It persuaded them to declare independence.
  2. It reminded them they should be loyal to King George.
  3. It encouraged the colonists to seek peace.
  4. It convinced many colonists that could not win the war.
Grade 7 American Revolution
The Writs of Assistance
  1. allowed colonial women to buy British cloth at reduced prices.
  2. allowed tax collectors to search for smuggled goods.
  3. helped colonists pay for imported tea.
  4. helped each colony prepare its own charter and form its own legislature.
Grade 7 American Revolution
As a result of the Boston Tea Party,
  1. Massachusetts was given a charter.
  2. the colonial legislatures passed the Intolerable Acts.
  3. Parliament passed the Coercive Acts.
  4. Britain repealed the Quartering Act.
Grade 7 American Revolution
Grade 7 American Revolution
Who defended the British soldiers after the Boston Massacre?
  1. John Adams
  2. Samuel Adams
  3. Thomas Preston
  4. George Washington
Grade 7 American Revolution
The first real battle of the Revolutionary War was the...
  1. Battle of Bunker Hill.
  2. battle at Lexington.
  3. battle at Concord.
  4. Boston Massacre.
Grade 7 American Revolution
Grade 7 American Revolution
Grade 7 American Revolution
Grade 7 American Revolution
Colonial women played a key role in the boycott of British goods by
  1. buying all the British cloth and other goods they could afford.
  2. throwing British cloth and food into the Boston Harbor.
  3. buying French food and cloth instead.
  4. forming a group called the Daughters of Liberty.
Grade 7 American Revolution
Who was chosen to be the general of the Continental Army?
  1. John Adams
  2. William Howe
  3. Henry Knox
  4. George Washington
Grade 7 American Revolution
Americans and Britains met in France to end the American Revolution by signing the
  1. Treaty of Ghent
  2. Declaration of Independance
  3. Treaty of Paris
  4. Declaration of The Rights of Man
Grade 7 American Revolution
Who said, Give me liberty or give me death!
  1. John Adams
  2. Patrick Henry
  3. Thomas Jefferson
  4. George Washington
Grade 7 American Revolution
The purpose of the Olive Branch Petition was to persuade...
  1. British troops to leave Boston.
  2. Parliament to repeal the Stamp Act.
  3. King George to make peace with the colonies.
  4. volunteers to join the Continental Army.
Grade 7 American Revolution
The second Continental Congress met here:
  1. Boston, MA
  2. New York, NY
  3. Hartford, CT
  4. Philadelphia, PA
Grade 7 American Revolution
The Colonist's name for the Coercive Acts.
  1. Intolerable Acts
  2. Townshend Acts
  3. Stamp Act
  4. Sugar Act
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