2 “No Taxation without Representation” is a false argument. The colonists should help pay Great Britain for the French and Indian war debt.“No Taxation without Representation” is a false argument.The colonists should have total control over who taxes them (colonial assemblies or Parliament).The colonists should have total control over how tax money is spent.
3 The colonists do not have the money to form and maintain a National SecurityThe colonists can defeat Great Britain because they have home-ground advantage.The colonists cannot win a war with Great Britain because the British have the most powerful army and navy in the world.Should the colonists win a war with Great Britain, they will not have the capacity to defend themselves against France and Spain in North America.The colonists do not have themoney to form and maintain anational army and navy.
4 Being part of the British empire gives the colonists TradeBeing part of the Britishempire gives the colonistsaccess to goods from all over the world.Should the colonists win a war with Great Britain, it will be difficult to develop international trade relations and thus the economy will suffer.The colonists have a secure market in Great Britain for their goods and raw materials.
5 Human CostAn increase in control by the British government should not alone justify going to war.An imperfect situation is better than the unknown.If the war is lost, someof the most intelligent, respected leaders in the colonies will be hanged.
6 The Patriots have exaggerated problems with Great Britain. English SubjectsThe colonist’s rights as English subjects are limited by the English bill of rights.The Patriots have exaggerated problems with Great Britain.The colonists have repeatedly petitioned the King and Parliament to hear their grievances, but were either ignored or answered with more British control.
7 As John Locke stated, government is a contract As John Locke stated, government is a contract. The king has failed to uphold his end of the contract as the protector of the colonies.Britain has allowed the colonists more rights and privileges than any other nation on earth. The Patriots act like spoiled children expecting more and giving less than those in Great Britain.The King is chosen by God. Treason against the King is treason against God.The colonists basic rights are being eroded. They are no longer guaranteed trials at the place of the crime and troops are being quartered in their homes.
8 Assessment Time!Which of the following is an example of effective colonialpropaganda?Midnight Ride of Paul RevereBattle at Lexington and ConcordBoston MassacreProclamation of 1763
9 2. You are, and always have been, a model student at Drakes Creek Middle School. One morning, your social studies teacherStops you for no reason and tells you they want to go andsearch your room at home. If this were to occur in colonial times,what document would allow this?Writ of AssistanceBill of AttainderPermittance FormEvidence Warrant
10 3. Who said, “I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death?”John AdamsThomas JeffersonPatrick HenryGeorge Washington4. Why can the “Boston Massacre” be considered propaganda?Only 1 person was killedOnly 5 people were killed10 People were injured25 people were injured
11 5. What upset the American colonists MOST about the Stamp Act? Colonists did not want to pay taxes to keep British troops in the colonies.The stamp tax raised the price of paper goods in the colonies.Colonists believed that Parliament had no right to tax the colonies.Parliament had not warned the colonies about the new stamp tax in advance.
12 6. The Townshend and the Tea Acts were: Opposed as “taxation without representation” by most colonistsApproved by most colonists, but opposed by most loyalistsFailures because the colonist refused to buy the goods that were taxedAccepted and obeyed by all but a few “hotheads” in Boston
13 7. Read the following passage: “These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands Now deserves the love and thanks of man and women.”This excerpt is an example of colonial propagandaWho wrote the above stated passage?Joseph Martin, in his memoirsThomas Paine, in The CrisisGeorge Washington, in his diaryJohn Adams, in a letter to patriots
14 “These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will,in this crisis, shrink from the serviceof their country; but he that stands Now deserves the love andthanks of man and women.”8. What is the BEST synonym for Try as it is used in the first lineof the above-mentioned quote?AttemptJudgeTestTaste
15 9. “Summer soldier and Sunshine Patriots” might BEST be described as QuittersOptimistsFightersTurncoats10. Suppose that your parents fully support raising the driving age to 18. Your state senator is coming to town to promote his views on the issue. Your parents are planning to attend the meeting, but you are planning to protest by speaking out against the issue. In relating this to the Revolutionary period, you would most likely be know as a:LoyalistPatriotDissidentTroublemaker
16 11. Although the Coercive (Intolerable) Acts were meant to punish Massachusetts for the Boston Tea Party, what impact did they have on the rest of the colonies?The act cause trade in other harbors to suffer as well.The act cause the other colonies to fear standing up to the KingThe acts were so harsh that other colonies wanted to fight back against the King.The acts had no real effect on the colonists.
17 12.Benjamin Franklin’s Join or Die cartoon was one of the first political cartoons in history. Which of the following describes Franklins meaning with this cartoon?Patriots must stick together to defeat the BritishPatriots were “snakes” for going up against their home country.Britain is going to cut up the Patriots like a snakePatriots are like the poison from a snake and must be defeated.
18 13. The event in the drawing shows colonial protest to which of the following? Stamp Act c. Townshend ActsTea Act d. Intolerable Acts
19 14. The drawing represents which of these events? Boston Tea PartyBattle of Bunker HillBoston MassacreBattle of Saratoga
20 15. You and your friend decide not to purchase items from a certain store in the mall because of the treatment you have received in thepast, this type of protest is best described bya. slightb. coercionc. deniald. boycott16. Colonists agreed not to import items that were taxable bySigning:a. declaratory acts.b. importation documents.c. nonimportation agreements.d. the Townshend Act.
21 17. The Proclamation of 1763a. made the colonists pay the war debt from the French and Indian War.b. forbade colonists from settling west of the Appalachian mountains.c. forced the colonists to respect the rights of Native Americans.d. forced the colonies to trade only with Great Britain18. In the Treaty of Paris, France transferred the Louisiana Territory to:a. Spainb. the United Statesc. Portugald. Canada.
22 19. In response to the Townshend Acts the colonists a. approved a ban on the exports and imports with Great Britain.b. appoint George Washington military commander.c. send the Olive Branch Petition to the King.d. approve the raising of an army20. What played an important role in increasing political activity and raising public awareness in the colonies?a. town meetingb. magazinesc. the First Continental Congressd. newspapers