EXAM 1 HISTORY

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In 1770, British Parliament repealed each of the Townshend Duties except for the one on

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In 1770, British Parliament repealed each of the Townshend Duties except for the one on

Tea

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A wave of resistance to the Stamp Act was launched in Virginia by newcomer to House of Burgesses who introduced five resolutions -- "Virginia Resolves". He was:

Patrick Henry

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Every colony rejected the Albany Plan for all of the following reasons EXCEPT

The colonies trusted one another

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The Pilgrims were

Separatists

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Benjamin Franklin's profession was as a

printer

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The War of Jenkins' Ear was fought between

British and Spanish

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Reasons for the colonists' anger over the Tea Act included

many tea merchants would be hurt by the act, attempt to tax the colonists with cheaper tea, the monopolization rights given to certain merchants

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The founder of Pennsylvania colony was

William Penn

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The King of England prior to and during the American Revolution was

King George III

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The Toleration Act applied to

Maryland

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Under the headright system,

a colonist received fifty acres of free land for every person for whom he paid to passage to virginia

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Colonists termed the German soldiers brought over to North America to help them fight as:

Hessians

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The primary export of the Virginia Colony was

tobacco

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The Salem Witchcraft Trials ended when

The governor's wife was accused of witchcraft

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Colonists in New York were angry with James, Duke of York, because

he governed without an general assembly

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During the French and Indian War, British and American troops differed in that

The British were disciplined professionals: the Americans were undisciplined, the British followed orders without question, British enlisted for long terms of service

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The leader of a group of colonists who landed at Yamacraw Bluff in 1733 and later made their way down to Savannah to settle the colony of Georgia was

James Oglethorpe

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Common Sense was written by

Thomas Paine

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George Washington is best described as

a dignified, determined leader over his disorganised army

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The only colony in which a Stamp distributor took office (though only for one day) was

Georgia

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This man was labeled the "most dangerous man in Massachusetts." He was

Sam Adams

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The Restoration colonies were

proprietary colonies founded by cavalier supporters of charles II and james II

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The Navigation Acts required that

all goods imported into the colonies be carried by English-owned ships

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The final major battle in the Revolutionary War was fought at

Yorktown

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In regard to slavery, the government of Spanish Florida

offered freedom and protection

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For the most part, England's North American colonies responded to the Navigation Acts.

Very Unfavourably

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Colonists viewed military service as

a temporary voluntary experience

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England's last North American colony was

Georgia

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The Boston Massacre trials and other acts by the British government

Increased colonial fear and distrust

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The Sugar Act (1764) placed a duty, or tax, on

imported French molasses

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During the Revolutionary War, most Indian tribes

Sided with the British

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Most loyalists in the American Revolution:

sided with England

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The Pueblo Revolt in Spanish New Mexico

was more successful than any other indian rebellion in american history

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As a result of the witchcraft trials in Salem,

twenty people were executed either by hanging or by crushing

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The colony of Massachusetts Bay was settled by

Puritans

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The model for England's conquest and colonization of North America was

Ireland

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Jamestown was established and settled by

Virginia Company

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John Smith is noted for helping to stabilize Jamestown by

forcing the colonists to work for their own survival

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Early Pennsylvania also was referred to as the

Holy Experiment

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The Pueblo Revolt reveals which of the following?

Spanish priests reacted violently to Native Americans who abandoned Christianity

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Indentured servants were

people who agreed to work for a term in exchange for their passage to America.

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The War of Jenkins's Ear was fought between the

British and Spanish

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CROATON were

letters carved on a tree at Roanoke

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The main argument of Thomas Paine's Common Sense

denounced the monarchy as a degenerate institution

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The Tea Act (1773)

attempted to save the British East India Company from financial disaster

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The Inner Light was

quakers believed that each individual could be saved by this

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The Boston Massacre

The first bloodshed of the American Revolution (1770), as British guards at the Boston Customs House opened fire on a crowd killing five Americans

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The Declaration of Independence was primarily written by

Thomas Jefferson

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The final battle of the American Revolution occurred at

Yorktown

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The colonists opposed the Stamp Tax because it

was the first direct internal tax passed by Parliament for the North American colonies

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