Deterioration of Colonial-British relationships - 1764 - 1775

Question 1 of 25

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When was the Sugar Act?

Select one of the following:

  • April 5th 1764

  • May 15th 1764

  • March 22nd 1765

Question 2 of 25

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Which products were made enumerated goods by the Sugar Act?

Select one of the following:

  • Tea, lead and paper

  • Wine, silk and coffee

  • Tea, molasses and silk

  • Wine, tea and paint

Question 3 of 25

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What was Britain's debt from the 7 Years' War by 1764?

Select one of the following:

  • £90,000,000

  • £75,000,000

  • £130,000,000

  • £220,000,000

Question 4 of 25

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How much was the Sugar Act expected to raise per annum?

Select one of the following:

  • £40,000

  • £100,000

  • £55,000

  • £78,000

Question 5 of 25

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When was the Stamp Act implemented?

Select one of the following:

  • 1 November 1765

  • 22 March 1765

  • 15th May 1765

  • 29th May 1765

Question 6 of 25

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Which of these were the Virginia Resolves? (Five answers)

Select one or more of the following:

  • The Colonists and the UK have equal rights.

  • Virginians did not have to obey any tax put upon them without their consent.

  • Only the House of Burgesses could tax Virginians.

  • There could not be taxation without representation.

  • The Colonies' equality to the UK was guaranteed by the royal charter.

  • Anyone who tried to tax Virginians without their consent was an enemy of the colony.

  • Colonists had a right to consent to all laws imposed on them.

Question 7 of 25

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How many New York Merchants signed the agreement not to import British goods until the Stamp Act was repealed?

Select one of the following:

  • 150

  • 54

  • 77

  • 200

Question 8 of 25

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When was the Stamp Act Congress?

Select one of the following:

  • October 7th - 25th 1765

  • October 6th-18th 1765

  • November 14th - 21st 1765

  • January 2nd - 9th 1765

Question 9 of 25

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What happened on July 10th 1765?

Select one of the following:

  • An effigy of Andrew Oliver was hung from the liberty tree

  • Rockingham replaced Grenville as Prime Minister

  • Thomas Hutchinson's house was destroyed

  • The stamp distributor of Georgia resigned

Question 10 of 25

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How much money was the Stamp Act expected to raise per annum?

Select one of the following:

  • £100,000

  • £60,000

  • £55,000

  • £78,000

Question 11 of 25

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Which of these goods were taxed by the Townshend Duties? (Seven correct answer)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Tea

  • Sugar

  • Lead

  • Paint

  • Wine

  • Rum

  • Paper

  • China

  • Wool

  • Glass

Question 12 of 25

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Why was it so essential for UK troops to be stationed in New York?

Select one of the following:

  • The UK believed New York was leading the move for independence.

  • There were riots in New York that needed to be put down.

  • New York was having difficulties with Native American attacks.

  • New York was an important naval base.

Question 13 of 25

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Why were the legislatures of Massachusetts and Virginia dissolved in 1768?

Select one of the following:

  • They refused to comply with the Quartering Act.

  • There were uncontrollable riots in these colonies.

  • They refused to withdraw the circular letter they'd sent out asking Colonial governments not to comply with 'any acts designed to enslave us.'

  • The UK government wanted to silence anti-UK leaders such as Sam Adams and John Dickinson.

Question 14 of 25

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Who owned the ship 'Liberty' which was seized by Customs Commissioners in June 1768?

Select one of the following:

  • John Hancock

  • John Adams

  • Sam Adams

  • John Wilkes

Question 15 of 25

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How many people were killed in the Boston Massacre?

Select one of the following:

  • 18

  • 9

  • 10

  • 5

Question 16 of 25

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What significant event happened on March 5th 1770 APART from the Boston Massacre?

Select one of the following:

  • The Townshend Duties were repealed

  • The Gaspee Incident

  • The Regulator movement ended in the Carolinas with the Battle of Almance

  • Lord North became Prime Minister

Question 17 of 25

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What was the name of the smuggler-hunter ship that was boarded, beached and burned in June 1772 by colonists?

Select one of the following:

  • Eleanor

  • Darmouth

  • Gaspee

  • Surprise

Question 18 of 25

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How much money did the tea imported into America raise in 1772?

Select one of the following:

  • £5000

  • £900

  • £1200

  • £400

Question 19 of 25

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What did the Tea Act do?

Select one of the following:

  • Increase the tax on tea

  • Reduce the tax on tea

  • Remove the duty on tea paid when tea was shipped to England before being sent to America

  • Make it compulsory for everyone in America to buy a certain amount of tea every year

Question 20 of 25

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Which three ships had their tea cargoes destroyed by the Sons of Liberty in Boston on 16th December 1773?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Dartmouth

  • Eleanor

  • Beaver

  • Serapis

  • Nancy

  • Victory

Question 21 of 25

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How much was the tea destroyed in the Boston Tea Party worth?

Select one of the following:

  • £10,000

  • £5000

  • £8600

  • £6000

Question 22 of 25

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Who wrote 'A Summary of the Rights of British America'?

Select one of the following:

  • Thomas Jefferson

  • John Adams

  • James Otis

  • John Dickinson

Question 23 of 25

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When did the Continental Congress present 'the Declaration of Rights and Grievances'

Select one of the following:

  • 14th October 1774

  • 4th September 1774

  • 9th February 1775

  • 4th July 1776

Question 24 of 25

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When did Parliament declare Massachusetts to be in rebellion?

Select one of the following:

  • 9th February 1775

  • April 19th 1775

  • May 26th 1775

  • March 17th 1775

Question 25 of 25

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What did Dartmouth order General Gage to do in March 1775?

Select one of the following:

  • Arrest the leaders of the rebellion

  • Attack Lexington and Concord

  • Retreat from Boston

  • Resign

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Deterioration of Colonial-British relationships - 1764 - 1775

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