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History & Geography Self Test 3


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Revival in America, 1730's and 1740's.
Great Awakening
Ordered colonists not to settle west of the Appalacians
Proclamation of 1763
Parliament said it could control the colonies any way it wanted
Declaratory Act
Five people were killed after throwing things at British soldiers on guard duty
Boston Massacre
Beginning of the War for Independence
All of the events that changed the British colonies into the United States of America
American Revolution
Accepted on July 4, 1776
Declaration of Independence
Paul Revere rode to warn the patriots there
War that gave the British control of Canada and all of the land east of the Mississippi
French and Indian War
George Whitefield and Jonathan Edwards
Great Awakening
Colonists had to feed and house British soldiers
Quartering Act
Sons of Liberty refused to accept the tea because of the tax on it
Boston Tea Party
Battle for Breeds Hill near Boston; British marched straight up and many of their men were killed or hurt
Bunker Hill
Tax on goods from Britain: tea, paint, glass
Townshend Act
Closed Boston harbor, put the city under military rule, took away many of Massachusetts's freedoms
Intolerable Acts
"We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men are created equal..."
Declaration of Independence
The First Continental Congress met to discuss these laws
Intolerable Act
The British began to enforce the trade laws after these
French and Indian War & Proclamation of 1763
British soldiers were attacked all along their retreat back to Boston
He was a Boston patriot who strongly opposed the British.
Samuel Adams
He founded Rhode Island with complete freedom of religion.
Roger Williams
He was a Quaker who started the colonies of Delaware and Pennsylvania.
William Penn
He was the king of Britain during the Revolution.
George III
He was the Prime Minister of Britain who passed the Stamp Act.
George Grenville
He wrote the Declaration of Independence.
Thomas Jefferson
He helped the Pilgrims at Plymouth to survive.
He led the British to victory in the French and Indian War.
William Pitt
He organized the Native Americans to drive the colonists out of the land west of the Appalachian Mountains after the French and Indian War.
He was commander-in-chief of the American army during the Revolutionary War.
George Washington
What was the first British colony in America?
Virginia (Jamestown)
What happened to General Braddock on his way to Fort Dusquesne, during the French and Indian War?
He was ambushed by the French and killed
What did the colonists do to fight the Stamp Act, the Townsend Acts, and the Intolerable Acts that put pressure on British merchants?
Why did Americans not want to be tried in Admiralty Court?
They had no jury and they were assumed to be guilty.
What was the first Congress for the colonies that nine of them attended?
Stamp Act Congress
What was the name of Thomas Paine's pamphlet that convinced many Americans to fight for independence?
Common Sense
What were the three parts of a colonial government?
Any order: a. governor b. council c. assembly
What was the purpose of the British trade laws?
to make money for Britain and the British people
T or F: The people of Britain had more freedom than the American colonists.
T or F: Many American men learned how to use a gun because of the danger from Indians on the frontier.
T or F: George Washington fought in the French and Indian War.
T or F: Europeans explored the New World because they wanted to find a water route to Asia.
T or F: Georgia was founded by Puritans looking for the freedom to worship God in their own way.

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