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  1. The Seven Years' War began in North America with the:

    A)Battle of the Plains of Abraham.
    B)capture of Fort Frontenac by New Englanders.
    C)assault on Philadelphia.
    D)surrender of George Washington at Fort Necessity.
    D)surrender of George Washington at Fort Necessity.

    The American part of this war was fought primarily on the western frontier and in Canada.
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  2. The Seven Years' War resulted in the:

    A)end of French control over any of North America.
    B)severe limiting of French control in North America.
    C)limiting of French control in North America to New Orleans and the territory west of the Mississippi River.
    D)expansion of French control in North America.
    A) end of French control over any of North America

    The Treaty of Paris ended the French presence on the continent of North America.
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  3. The Proclamation of 1763:

    A)declared acts of colonial legislatures null and void.
    B)limited colonial settlement to east of the Appalachian mountains.
    C)officially ended the Seven Years' War.
    D)banned colonial trade with any nation other than England.
    B)limited colonial settlement to east of the Appalachian mountains.

    The British hoped to use this edict to stave off future conflicts with the Indians and more easily control the colonies.
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  4. Those known as the English "Opposition":

    A)migrated to the colonies to show their unhappiness with King George III.
    B)wanted tougher measures against the colonists in order keep them from even considering independence.
    C)were primarily concerned with the potential abuse of power.
    D)opposed the accession of George III because of his Catholic faith
    C)were primarily concerned with the potential abuse of power.

    The "Opposition" believed leaders tended to abuse power and needed to be watched closely at all times.
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  5. The primary aim of Parliament's passage of the Stamp Act was to:

    A)raise revenue for England by placing taxes on legal documents, newspapers, playing cards, etc.
    B)regulate trade between England and her North American colonies by tightening customs inspection.
    C)remind the colonists that they could be subject to laws to which those back in England were not.
    D)require that all acts of colonial legislatures and local town councils be subject to royal approval.
    A)raise revenue for England by placing taxes on legal documents, newspapers, playing cards, etc

    The English had been paying a similar tax for nearly a century.
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  6. Committees of Inspection were established to enforce:

    A)the Stamp Act.
    B)the ban on trade with England.
    C)anti-smuggling laws.
    D)the Coercive Acts.
    B)the ban on trade with England.

    The committees of inspection were established to enforce the non-importation agreements created in protest to the Townshend Acts.
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  7. Which of the following is TRUE about the outcome of the Stamp Act crisis?

    A)The Stamp Act became more accepted over time, as colonists grew weary of fighting over it.
    B)American colonists came to support the idea of virtual representation.
    C)Colonists issued the Declaratory Act announcing their refusal to accept the Stamp Act.
    D)The Stamp Act was repealed by the British Parliament.
    D)The Stamp Act was repealed by the British Parliament.

    The Stamp Act was repealed in 1766.
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  8. The Boston Massacre was due principally to the tensions surrounding:

    A)the publication of Common Sense.
    B)British punishment of the city following the Tea Party.
    C)the stationing of British regular troops in the city.
    D)the riots in opposition to the Stamp Act.
    C)the stationing of British regular troops in the city.

    The Tea Party occurred after the Massacre.
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  9. The Quebec Act angered American colonists for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:

    A)it provided for a powerful representative assembly in Quebec, which would be left alone by Britain.
    B)it seemed tied to the Coercive Acts as another insult.
    C)it officially recognized the Catholic church in Quebec.
    D)it extended the boundaries of Quebec to include all the land between the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.
    A)it provided for a powerful representative assembly in Quebec, which would be left alone by Britain.

    The Quebec Act did officially recognize the Roman Catholic Church.
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  10. While representing diverse interests, delegates to the First Continental Congress found a certain similarity they referred to as:

    A)civic virtue.
    B)the democratic faith.
    C)common sense.
    D)Federalism.
    A)civic virtue.

    "Civic virtue" was the name the representatives gave to traits of character they admired, such as simplicity, self-reliance, industry, thrift and a commitment to the public good.
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  11. The British marched on Lexington and Concord in 1775 to:

    A)seize the arms and ammunition stored by the Provincial Congress.
    B)arrest French spies believed to be hiding out in the area.
    C)put down an anti-British rebellion in these villages.
    D)alleviate tensions between British soldiers and American colonists in Boston itself.
    A)seize the arms and ammunition stored by the Provincial Congress.

    The British marched on Lexington and Concord to seize arms hidden in those towns.
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  12. In his pamphlet Common Sense, Thomas Paine:

    A)criticized those who dared talk of independence, but listed numerous reasons why British policies were unjust.
    B)appealed directly to King George III to change British policies toward the American colonies.
    C)denounced monarchy as a dangerous form of government.
    D)argued that the colonists establish their own independent monarchy in America as their birthright.
    C)denounced monarchy as a dangerous form of government.

    Paine viewed independence as the destiny of Americans.
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