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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) US History Questions

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Grade 11 :: American Revolution by Jurneesmom
Why was the phrase “taxation without representation” so important to the revolutionary cause?
  1. Colonists did not wish to support a government in which they had no voice.
  2. Great Britain would have ended taxation if colonists had kept the peace.
  3. Colonists believed that Great Britain should only tax certain items.
  4. Great Britain only taxed the colonists to force them into war
Grade 11 :: American Revolution by Jurneesmom
What was the Quartering Act?
  1. Every colonist had to pay a quarter a month in taxes
  2. Taxes on the colonists were one quarter of their earnings
  3. Every colonist had to cut his quarters in half by order of the King
  4. Every colonist had to feed, cloth, and house British soldiers
Grade 11 :: American Revolution by LorrieHerz
One direct result of the Intolerable Acts was
  1. the Boston Tea Party
  2. the formation of the First Continental Congress
  3. The Battle of Bunker Hill
  4. outrage over the Boston Masscre
Grade 11 :: American Revolution by LorrieHerz
Grade 11 :: World War I by dsmwookie
Grade 11 :: American Revolution by LorrieHerz
The argument against tyranny found in Common Sense was supported by
  1. Patriots
  2. those who favored the Olive Branch Petition
  3. General Thomas Gage
  4. Loyalists
Grade 11 :: American Revolution by cporter
Grade 11 :: American Revolution by Jurneesmom
What is Intolerable Acts?
  1. a series of laws set up by Parliament to punish Massachusetts for its protests against the British
  2. Act which reduced the power of the Massachusetts legislature while increasing the power of the royal governor
  3. Signed in 1774, intended to reorganize the way these British territories were governed
  4. Allowed a soldier or official accused of a crime to be tried outside the colony in British courts
Grade 11 :: World War I by abrewster26
Grade 11 :: American Revolution by Jurneesmom
What effect did Thomas Paine’s pamphlet Common Sense have on colonial leaders?
  1. It caused them to reject Enlightenment ideas.
  2. It inspired them to challenge British authority.
  3. It explained to them the good sense of monarchy.
  4. It persuaded them to modify British laws.
Grade 11 :: American Revolution by Jurneesmom
What is the event where British soldiers killed 5 unarmed colonists and wounded others?
  1. French/Indian War
  2. Boston Tea Party
  3. Boston Massacre
  4. Intolerable Acts
Grade 11 :: World War I by abrewster26
Grade 11 :: World War I by abrewster26
Grade 11 :: American Revolution by bclinton
Who was the President of the 2nd Continental Congress?
  1. John Hancock
  2. John Adams
  3. Thomas Jefferson
  4. George Washington
Grade 11 :: American Revolution by Jurneesmom
What happened to some tax collectors?
  1. shot
  2. given bonus for good work
  3. tarred and feathered
  4. given medals of honor
Grade 11 :: Reconstruction by coachstooks
Segregation laws cam to be known as:
  1. Lil Abner Laws
  2. Jim Harbaugh Laws
  3. Jim Crow Laws
  4. Jimmy Laws
Grade 11 :: World War I by abrewster26
Another name for Italy, France, Great Britain, and the U.S. is?
  1. The Allies
  2. The Entente
  3. The Big Four
  4. The Winning Four
Grade 11 :: World War I by abrewster26
A country that builds up its armed forces is using what policy?
  1. Big Stick Diplomacy
  2. Militarism
  3. Agression Policy
  4. Defense Policy
Grade 11 :: Civil War by Shannen
Grade 11 :: Civil War by srowe17
Who lead three hundred slaves to freedom and had a $10,000 bounty on their head?
  1. Sojourner Truth
  2. Harriet Tubman
  3. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  4. George Ponte
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