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England justified taxing the colonists because they
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derived the greatest benefit from the Seven Years' War, caused a drain on the British economy, required costly military protection,

 

All of the Above

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Which of the following statements was true of the Stamp Act and its consequences?
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The act was designed to raise revenue to pay for support of the British army in America.
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Metacom's War resulted in
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the destruction of twelve colonial towns
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Which of the following statements best describes the uprising known as Bacon's Rebellion?
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Begun as an Indian-white conflict, the rebellion evolved into a conflict between the participants and their colonial government.
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The stamp act congress met in the city of
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New York
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The sons of liberty were first formed to protest the
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Stamp Act
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The Concilitory Proposition stated
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there would be no tax on colonies if they would voluntarily contribute through their own taxation to the defense of the Empire.
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On the heels of repealing the Stamp Act, the British Parliament passed the __, reasserting its right to tax the colonies "in all cases whatsoever."
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Declaratory Act
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The Dominion of New England was
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the organization imposed on the New England colonies by King James in his attempt to supersede colonial charters.
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James II revoked the charter of Massachusetts in 1684 because
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the crown viewed Massachusetts as taking too much authority into its own hands.
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The Glorious Revolution of 1688 in England
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brought the Protestant pair of William and Mary to power
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After Great Britain closed the port of Boston,
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the residents of the city took up arms against the British AND

other colonies closed their ports in support of Boston

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The Salem witch trials can best be described as
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a reaction of traditionally minded folk to the lack off judicial oversight
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The colonists' main objection to the Townshend Duties was that they were designed to
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raise revenue for British to pay for colonial administration and the British army in the colonies.
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Which of the following describes the situation in Boston by 1770?
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Boston had become the powerder keg of the revolition, with detested Redcoats in the city.
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England passed the Coercive Acts (which colonists labeled "The Intolerable Acts") in response to
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the Boston Tea Party.
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The purpose of the Tea Act was to
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support the almost bankrupt East India Company
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The primary purpose of the First Contiental Congress was to
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pass resolutions to boycott British goods.
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English settlers adopted enslavement of Africans as a system of labor because
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Native Americans too easily escaped and too often died,

They already associated light-skinned people with racial superiority,

improved economic conditions in England cut down on their supply of white servants,

 

All of the Above

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The majority of slaves brought to America from Africa came from the
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western part of the continent.
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The transatlantic voyage of slaves destined for America was known as the
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"Middle Pasage"
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The purpose of black codes was to
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defined slavery and control the black population.
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After Great Britain closed the port of Boston,
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other colonies closed their ports in support of Boston,

the colonies became more revolutionary in spirit,

 

Both B And C

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The most accurate description of the events at Lexington and Concord is that
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the British were surprised by the effectiveness of the Americans' guerilla tactics.
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Some of the earlist abolitionists were the
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Quakers
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Who was Thomas Gage?
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British General,

Last royal Governor of Massachusetts

 

Both A AND C

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The principal author of the Declaration of Independence was
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Thomas Jefferson
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Which of these puts the events in the correct chronological order?
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Stamp Act, Boston MAssacre, Boston Tea Party, Coercive Acts
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Which of these was published first?
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Letters from a Pennsylvania Farmer
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The main reason for the burgeoning slavery of South Carolina was
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the production of rice, which was difficult to raise and extremely labor-intensive
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Which of the following groups contains the original members of the Dominion of New England?
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Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine
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Which of the following gives the correct order of rule for England's monarchs?
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Charles II, James II, William and Mary
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Locke's Two Treaties on Civil Government
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stressed his belief that humans had a right to expect protection of their rights by their government
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The first college founded in the American colonies was
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Harvard
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The greatest symbol of the American Enlightenment was
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Benjamin Franklin
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The Great Awakening
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shattered the existing church structure by departing from established colonial church beliefs regarding Church membership
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Georgia was founded to serve as a haven for the poor, and also to
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serve as a buffer between the English colonies and Spanish Floria
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The main area of conflict between the British and the French in the 1740s was
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trade and settlement in the Ohio Valley
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During the French and Indian War
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Native Americans, for the most part, sided with the French against the British,

the war in the colonies became part of the European Seven Years' War,

the French eventually pulled their troops out of the Ohio Valley to protect Quebec and Montreal, allowing the British to take control there,

 

All of the Above

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Which of the following was not a provision of the Treaty of Paris (1763)?
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Spain ceded control of the port city of New Orleans to Britain
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Which of the following prohibited colonial settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains?
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Proclamation of 1763
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In the mid-seventeenth century, the English Parliament began enacting laws intended to regulate colonial trade. They were known as
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Navication Acts
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What happened first?
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Glorious Revolution deposes Catholic James II
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What caused England to change its policy of salutary neglect towards the colonies?
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war left Great Britain in debt
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What happened last?
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Coercive Acts rejected by the First Continental Congress
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Which of the following were not part of the Coercive (Intolerable) Acts?
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Currency Act
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The development of slave plantations in the West Indies was directly tied to the cultivation of
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sugarcane
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English migrants came to America
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because of ties to the English Reformation and Puritans,

land in England had become scarce

 

both a and c

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Charleston, South Carolina was founded in
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1670
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William Penn's Pennsylvania contained a constitution that contained freedom of worship, protection of property, trial by jury, and a role in government to Christian men 21, or older, who owned property or paid personal tax. What was it called?
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Frame of Government