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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) US History Questions

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Grade 10 American Revolution
Who wrote Common Sense?
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Patrick Henry
  3. John Dickenson
  4. Thomas Paine
  5. Ben Franklin
Grade 10 American Revolution
Grade 10 American Revolution
According to the Declaration of Independence, governments get their power from:
  1. The king of England
  2. The consent of the governed (the people)
  3. Parliament
  4. The military
Grade 10 American Revolution
What war caused England to find new ways of taxing their American colonies before the American Revolutionary War?
  1. The American Revolutionary War
  2. World War I
  3. The Civil War
  4. The French and Indian War
Grade 10 American Revolution
Why did the writers write the Declaration of Independence?
  1. To declare independence from England
  2. To join England politically
  3. To tax the colonists
  4. To pay the debt from the French and Indian War
Grade 10 American Revolution
What tax were the colonists protesting against in the Boston Tea Party
  1. Stamp Act
  2. Tea Act
  3. Sugar Act
  4. The Intolerable Acts
Grade 10 American Revolution
Three of the unalienable (can't be taken away) rights included in the Declaration of Independence are:
  1. Basketball, football, and baseball
  2. Money, food, and housing
  3. Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness
  4. Equal rights, National Security, and Safety
Grade 10 American Revolution
Grade 10 American Revolution
Grade 10 American Revolution
What document inspired the colonial soldiers to fight harder because it included rights for all Americans?
  1. The Declaration of Independence
  2. Articles of Confederation
  3. The United Stated Constitution
  4. The Treaty of 1769
Grade 10 American Revolution
Grade 10 Democratic Foundations
What was a key argument advanced by Federalists in arguing for ratification?
  1. It provided for construction of a new capital in the South.
  2. It prohibited the power of eh federal government to wage war.
  3. It allowed the salve trade to continue for a least twenty more years.
  4. It had many features that prevented the abuse of governmental powers.
Grade 10 American Revolution
This word means to officially end.
  1. Impel
  2. Unanimous
  3. Declaration
  4. Dissolve
Grade 10 Colonial Period
Grade 10 American Revolution
This word means agreed to by everyone.
  1. Unanimous
  2. Impel
  3. Preamble
  4. Political
Grade 10 American Revolution
Grade 10 American Revolution
Grade 10 American Revolution
During the American Revolutionary War, why did the rebels (colonial army) kill the Native American scouts first?
  1. They had bad aim
  2. They could not tell the difference between the scouts and the British
  3. They knew that the Native Americans were spies
  4. To eliminate British knowledge of the terrain (land)
Grade 10 American Revolution
Grade 10 Colonial Period
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