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  1. During the Revolution, the British took great care not to disrupt the lives of American civilians.
    f
  2. Thomas Paine's January 1776 pamphlet Common Sense argued all of the following except:
    was common sense that in the struggle for independence, the slaves to whom Lord Dunmore offered freedom ought to be freed.
  3. the 1760s, "liberty" became the foremost slogan of colonial resistance.
    t
  4. More Americans than Frenchmen participated in George Washington's decisive victory at Yorktown.
    f
  5. First Continental Congress met for:
    2months
  6. The Stamp Act crisis was, in part, a battle to define and extend liberty in colonial America.
    t
  7. British success in the Seven Years' War contributed to the making of the American Revolution because:
    the British raised taxes to pay for the debt it incurred during the war.
  8. The Tea Act raised the price of British tea in the colonies.
    f
  9. By late 1774, colonial Committees of Safety had begun transferring effective power from established colonial governments (under British control) to grassroots bodies; by 1775, some 7,000 men were serving on local committees throughout the colonies.
    t
  10. Opposition to the Stamp Act was the first great drama of the revolutionary era.
    t
  11. Which of the following does not help explain the electrifying impact of Thomas Paine's Common Sense?
    an insistence that America stood ready to supplant Britain as the world's supreme imperial power
  12. By the time of the Stamp Act crisis, "natural rights" had eclipsed the "rights of freeborn Englishmen" in the language of colonial protest.
    f
  13. subtituting "pursuit of happiness" for "property," Jefferson's Declaration of Independence significantly broadened the American conception of freedom.
    t
  14. By the time of the Stamp Act crisis, "natural rights" had eclipsed the "rights of freeborn Englishmen" in the language of colonial protest.
    f
  15. During the 1760s, backcountry protesters in the Carolinas were known as:
    regulators
  16. What did the 1766 Declaratory Act declare?
    that Parliament had the power to pass laws for the colonies "in all cases whatever"
  17. The Carolina "Regulators" of the mid-1760s were:
    group of wealthy residents of the backcountry who protested the lack of courts and lack of representation in the colonial governance.
  18. What did the Sugar Act of 1764 do that so vexed the colonists due to the already existing tax on molasses imported from the French West Indies?
    decreased it
  19. At Trenton, Washington staged a surprise attack on Hessian mercenaries in the service of the British.
    t
  20. On October 17, 1777, the Americans scored an important victory against British forces at:
    saratoga
  21. Sons of Liberty (1765) were said to oppose "every limitation of trade and duty on it." In this context, define "duty."
    tax
  22. What two European powers allied with the Americans in the War for Independence?
    france & spain
  23. Which of the following was not a feature of the Stamp Act crisis of 1765?
    The Stamp Act was passed by the Stamp Act Congress as a way to subvert the power of Parliament to tax the colonies.
  24. Which was not part of the Boston Tea Party?
    John Adams was sent to prison on December 17, 1773.
  25. The idea that the United States has a special mission to serve as a symbol of freedom, a refuge from tyranny, and a model for the world is called by historians:
    american exceptionalism
  26. Which was not part of the Boston Massacre on March 5, 1770?
    witnessed tea thrown into Boston Harbor and an Indian massacre.
  27. By 1780, demoralization within the patriots' ranks was widespread.
    t
  28. The tactics of American resistance to British colonial policy from the mid-1760s through the mid-1770s included:
    • boycotts on the importation of British goods.
    • mass demonstrations in the port towns.
    • speeches and pamphlets challenging Britain's right to tax its colonial subjects.
  29. September 1780, the able American commander ____________ turned traitor to the American cause and almost turned West Point over to the British.
    benidict arnold
  30. Who was not a member of the American delegation that negotiated the Treaty of Paris?
    samuel adams
  31. Liberty" was the foremost popular rallying cry in the Age of Revolution that began in British North America and spread to Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
    t
  32. Which was not a consequence of the 1765 Stamp Act?
    Postal service was restricted to only those willing to obey the law.
  33. Which of the following was not a feature of the 1774 Intolerable Acts?
    repression of Catholicism in the colonies
  34. tensions between Britain and the colonies mounted, social conflict within the colonies faded
    f
  35. The Daughters of Liberty were:
    women who spun and wove cloth during the 1768 Townshend Duties boycott.
  36. Following the Boston Tea Party, Parliament imposed restrictions on Massachusetts that included closing the port of Boston, curtailing town meetings, and allowing soldiers to be lodged in people's houses. These restrictions were called:
    Coercive or Intolerable Acts.
  37. Who won the Revolutionary War?
    merica
  38. When, on April 19, 1775, British soldiers marched from Boston to the nearby town of Concord to seize a cache of weapons, some forty-nine Americans and seventy-three British soldiers died in skirmishes.
    t
  39. The Coercive Acts were known as the Abominable Acts in the colonies.
    f
  40. Urban merchants had particular reservations about colonial boycotts of British goods.
    t
  41. Which of the following was not a source of misgivings in the colonies over the prospect of a complete break with Britain?
    fear that England's withdrawal from North America would leave the former colonies open to frontier conflict with the Spanish
  42. who was appointed the military commander of the army during the Second Continental Congress?
    george washingtom
  43. Some slaves gained their freedom by serving as soldiers during the Revolution.
    T
  44. The American Declaration of Independence has been an inspirational political document for peoples around the world.
    t
  45. Who engraved the image of the Boston Massacre that became one of the most influential pieces of political propaganda of the Revolutionary Era?
    paul revere
  46. Committees of Correspondence in the colonies during the 1760s:
    were a group of colonial elites who exchanged ideas and information about resistance to the Sugar, Currency, and Stamp Acts.
  47. The two southern colonies that did not enroll free blacks and slaves to fight were:
    south carolina & georgia
  48. Which of the following series of events is listed in proper sequence?
    Boston Tea Party; Olive Branch Petition; publication of Common Sense; Declaration of Independence
  49. The British imposed a direct tax (also called an "internal tax") for the first time on colonists with the:
    stamped act
  50. Which of the "founding fathers" argued that Parliament had no right to authorize the Writs of Assistance to combat smuggling?
    james otis
  51. The final decisive victory in the War for Independence was:
    cornwalls defeat at yorktown
  52. The 1764 Sugar Act provoked the colonists by increasing the tax on molasses imported into North America.
    f
  53. The first battle of the war was very successful for George Washington.
    f
  54. Declaration of Independence:
    usa was independent from britian
  55. Which of the following was not a British law forbidding colonial manufacture?
    the Molasses Act of 1733
  56. When colonists insisted that because they were not represented in Parliament they could not be taxed by the British government, the British replied that they were represented by:
    virtual rep
  57. Who was considered "the first martyr" of the American Revolution?
    crispus attcus
  58. During the War for Independence, 5 percent of U.S. males aged sixteen to forty-five died.
    t
  59. By "unalienable rights" Thomas Jefferson meant rights so basic that no government could take them away.
    t
  60. Which of the following did the Stamp Act affect?
    newspapers
  61. Which of the following was not a part of the balance of power between the British and American forces during the Revolution?
    The British public was ambivalent over a war to retain the colonies; the American public was united behind a war for independence.
  62. Britons and colonists tended to regard themselves as the freest people in the world.
    T
  63. During the Great Awakening of the eighteenth century, most colonial slaveowners who proclaimed their Christian faith freed their slaves after concluding that blacks and whites were brothers in Christ.
    F
  64. During the 1700s, voting in the colonies was restricted to:
    men who owned property.
  65. Which was not a part of "republicanism"—the central element in the British ideology of liberty—in the eighteenth century?
    the view that Lockean liberalism was essential to the good society
  66. Which of the following was not a defining feature of the Great Awakening?
    an insistence that one's spiritual destiny—be it salvation or damnation—could not be affected by one's actions in life
  67. George Washington, a British soldier, was forced to surrender at Fort Necessity in Pennsylvania after he lost a third of his men in an ill-conceived effort to fight a larger French and Indian force.
    T
  68. During the first half of the eighteenth century, British "salutary neglect":
    left the colonies to largely govern themselves.
  69. Father Junipero Serra founded the first Catholic mission in 1769 at:
    San Diego.
  70. As Britain's global power expanded, British patriotism actually declined.
    F
  71. Indians who lived in the Catholic missions established by Father Junipero Serra in California generally lived happy, healthy, free, and long lives.
    F
  72. In eighteenth-century Britain, the ideologies of "republicanism" and "liberalism" both underscored the importance of private property as a foundation of freedom.
    T
  73. Belief that God withdrew after creating the world, leaving it to function according to scientific laws, and that study of nature, rather than worship in organized churches, is the best form of religious devotion is called:
    Deism.
  74. The Great Awakening principally awakened (or re-awakened) colonists to faith in Christianity, and it also, by calling people to read the Bible and think about it for themselves, had the effect of encouraging colonists to assert their right to independent judgment. This independence of thought had important implications for the development of the view that people no longer needed to listen to authorities, but could democratically assert their own views in politics.
    T
  75. Slaves killed nine whites in a 1712 slave uprising in:
    New York City.
  76. During the course of the 1700s, the colonies increasingly grew apart from the British empire.
    F
  77. The main crop worked by the "task" system in eighteenth-century South Carolina was:
    rice
  78. In Jonathan Edwards's view, what was a sinner's only hope?
    a "new birth" in which they became devout Christians
  79. England and Scotland were united in 1707 by the Act of Union to create Great Britain.
    F
  80. The Great Awakening was a religious movement that called colonists to awaken to the truth of the divinity of Jesus Christ.
    T
  81. In the eighteenth century, the British Constitution—the unwritten groundwork of British freedom—celebrated all except:
    the right for all men to vote.
  82. Which of the following was not a significant effect of the Seven Years' War?
    an easing of frontier tensions between British colonists and Indians
  83. "Cheap imported textiles undermined traditional craft production, while guns encouraged the further growth of slavery" in Africa, writes Eric Foner. Define "textiles."
    cloth
  84. British governance of colonial America during the first half of the eighteenth century was shaped by a policy of:
    "salutary neglect."
  85. Founded in 1727, the Junto was:
    a club that discussed literature, philosophy, science, and politics.
  86. Which was not true of the Middle Passage?
    Seventy percent of slaves were destined for North America.
  87. The Proclamation Line of 1763:
    prohibited further colonial settlement west of the Appalachian mountains.
  88. Which of the following was not an important trend in colonial politics during the first half of the 1700s?
    elimination of property qualifications for voting and officeholding
  89. The military outposts established by the Spanish in California and New Mexico were called:
    presidios.
  90. Mexico won independence from Spain in 1821.
    T
  91. The country whose trading posts ringed British mainland colonies to the North and West in the eighteenth century was:
    • france
    • 30qs of ch4
  92. As a consequence of British victory in the Seven Years' War, Britain not only won control of Canada but also gained control of India.
    T
  93. Britons and colonists tended to regard themselves as the freest people in the world.
    T
  94. British governance of colonial America during the first half of the eighteenth century was shaped by a policy of:
    saultry neglect
  95. Which of the following was not an important trend in colonial politics during the first half of the 1700s?
    elimination of property qualifications for voting and officeholding
  96. The Stono Rebellion in South Carolina:
    slave revolt
  97. By the eighteenth century, northern colonies were free of slavery.
    F
  98. Freedom and slavery simultaneously expanded in the course of the eighteenth century as both the idea of the freeborn Englishman grew and the Atlantic slave trade expanded.
    T
  99. In eighteenth-century Britain, the ideologies of "republicanism" and "liberalism" both underscored the importance of private property as a foundation of freedom.
    T
  100. Which was not true of the Middle Passage?
    Seventy percent of slaves were destined for North America.
  101. Which was not a part of "republicanism"—the central element in the British ideology of liberty—in the eighteenth century?
    the view that Lockean liberalism was essential to the good society
  102. The Seven Years' War (called the French and Indian War in the colonies) was fought between:
    british andfrench
  103. The Proclamation Line of 1763:
    prohibited further colonial settlement west of the Appalachian mountains
  104. Mexico won independence from Spain in 1821.
    T
  105. The exchange of goods among Spanish colonists, French colonists, and Indians in North America was known as the "triangular trade."
    F
  106. By the middle of the eighteenth century, most elections were fiercely contested throughout the American colonies.
    f
  107. Cheap imported textiles undermined traditional craft production, while guns encouraged the further growth of slavery" in Africa, writes Eric Foner. Define "textiles."
    cloth
  108. Which of the following was not a defining feature of the Great Awakening?
    an insistence that one's spiritual destiny—be it salvation or damnation—could not be affected by one's actions in life
  109. By the 1700s, the population of Spanish North America was small, consisting of a few, isolated urban clusters in Florida, Texas, and New Mexico.
    t
  110. The main crop worked by the "task" system in eighteenth-century South Carolina was:
    rice
  111. the mid-1700s, which was not one of the distinct, well-established slave systems in Britain's mainland colonies?
    cotton-based slavery in the Black Belt of the Deep South
  112. Which of the following is not a valid comparison of the eighteenth-century ideas of "republicanism" and "liberalism"?
    Each condemned material inequality as incompatible with freedom.
  113. According to the English minister George Whitefield, people could participate in their own salvation through their own actions; they were not, as predominant Protestant religions had traditionally held, unable to affect their destiny.
    T
  114. Which of the following was not a feature of slave life in colonial America?
    Under the oppressions of slavery, African-Americans had little chance to form families or communities.
  115. the eighteenth century, only 5 percent of adult men in Britain could vote, but between 50 and 80 percent of adult white males in the colonies could vote.
    T
  116. England and Scotland were united in 1707 by the Act of Union to create Great Britain.
    T
  117. Almost all African slaves in the eighteenth century came from the same African tribe.
    F
  118. The Paxton Boys:
    were Scotch-Irish farmers who set out to attack Indians near Philadelphia.
  119. Indians who lived in the Catholic missions established by Father Junipero Serra in California generally lived happy, healthy, free, and long lives.
    f
  120. The view that reason alone was capable of establishing the essentials of religion, and that outdated superstitions included belief in the revealed truth of the Bible and miracles was called:
    Arminianism
  121. As Britain's global power expanded, British patriotism actually declined.
    f
  122. Olaudah Equiano was:
    • a slave who purchased his freedom.
    • a sailor in the Royal Navy.
    • able to read and write.
  123. What percentage of the populations of New York and New Jersey in the 1770s was made up of slaves?
    10%
  124. During the Great Awakening of the eighteenth century, most colonial slaveowners who proclaimed their Christian faith freed their slaves after concluding that blacks and whites were brothers in Christ.
    F
  125. Eighteenth-century liberalism drew heavily upon the thinking of the philosopher John Locke.
    T
  126. The country whose trading posts ringed British mainland colonies to the North and West in the eighteenth century was:
    france
  127. The movement that sought to apply the scientific method of careful investigation based on research and experiment to politics and social life was called:
    englightenment
  128. y of the 1763 British victory in the Seven Years' War is that victory ultimately contributed to Britain's loss of its mainland American colonies, since, in seeking to pay for the Seven Years' War, the British government raised taxes on American colonists who protested taxation without representation.
    T
  129. The Albany Plan of Union of 1754:
    envisioned a council of all the colonies for their common defense.
  130. Which of the following was not a regional pattern of colonial slavery?
    n the colonial backcountry, black slaves tended to outnumber free whites
  131. During the 1700s, voting in the colonies was restricted to:
    men that owned property
  132. During the course of the 1700s, the colonies increasingly grew apart from the British empire.
    f

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