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Grade 9 American Revolution
Which two acts combined to create the Intolerable Acts?
  1. Sugar and Stamp Act
  2. Tea tax and Currency tax
  3. Coercive Acts and Quebec Act
  4. Townshend Acts and Sugar Act
Grade 9 American Revolution
Define Minutemen.
  1. Armed American civilians who were active in the Revolutionary War and in the period just preceding the war.
  2. The first known clockmakers.
  3. Group of politicians that made laws.
Grade 9 American Revolution
Grade 9 American Revolution
Grade 9 American Revolution
What fort did George Washington build at Great Meadows?
  1. Fort Pitt
  2. Fort Steuben
  3. Fort Duquesne
  4. Fort Necessity
Grade 9 American Revolution
Anti-Federalists:
  1. want a strong central government
  2. fear a strong central government
  3. want less protection for citizens
  4. don't care about citizens
Grade 9 American Revolution
The Navigation Acts were
  1. a law that said colonists who pay their way to Virginia will receive 50 acres of land
  2. a document giving colonists to settle a particular area
  3. a document the Pilgrims signed to govern their colony
  4. trade laws the English put in place to control the American colonies
Grade 9 American Revolution
Federalist:
  1. want a strong central government
  2. fear a strong central government
  3. want more protection for citizens
  4. don't care about citizens
Grade 9 American Revolution
The "Shot heard round the world" refers to:
  1. Boston Massacre
  2. Battle of Lexington and Concord
  3. Battle of Bunker Hill
  4. Battle of Yorktown
Grade 9 American Revolution
What Acts passed by King George III lead to the Revolutionary War?
  1. Stamp Act
  2. Sugar Act
  3. Quartering Act
  4. Townshend Acts
  5. All of the Above
Grade 9 American Revolution
The MAIN reason colonists were upset about being taxed was because                                                     .
  1. they did not like the King
  2. they did not live in Britain anymore
  3. they had no representative in the British government
  4. they did not think they should have to pay taxes
Grade 9 American Revolution
The document that officially ended the war was called                                .
  1. The Declaration of Independence
  2. The Constitution
  3. The Bill of Rights
  4. The Treaty of Paris
Grade 9 American Revolution
What did the Quartering Act do?
  1. It required colonists to pay a tax of 25 cents for every pound of sugar they bought.
  2. It required colonists to pay a tax on tea.
  3. It required colonists to pay a tax on all official documents.
  4. It required colonists to allow British soldiers to stay in their house.
Grade 9 American Revolution
It was called the “Boston Massacre” because                                                                                           .
  1. a large number of people were killed indiscriminately.
  2. the killing started in Boston and continued throughout the rest of the colonies.
  3. patriots wanted to get other colonists on their side to fight against the British.
  4. Loyalists wanted to get the British soldiers on their side to fight against the colonists.
Grade 9 American Revolution
Grade 9 American Revolution
Who was coined the father of the Constitution of the United States?
  1. John Adams
  2. James Madison
  3. Thomas Jefferson
  4. George Washington
Grade 9 American Revolution

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