When was the Sugar Act?
April 5th 1764
May 15th 1764
March 22nd 1765
Which products were made enumerated goods by the Sugar Act?
Tea, lead and paper
Wine, silk and coffee
Tea, molasses and silk
Wine, tea and paint
What was Britain's debt from the 7 Years' War by 1764?
How much was the Sugar Act expected to raise per annum?
When was the Stamp Act implemented?
1 November 1765
22 March 1765
15th May 1765
29th May 1765
Which of these were the Virginia Resolves? (Five answers)
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.
How many New York Merchants signed the agreement not to import British goods until the Stamp Act was repealed?
When was the Stamp Act Congress?
October 7th - 25th 1765
October 6th-18th 1765
November 14th - 21st 1765
January 2nd - 9th 1765
What happened on July 10th 1765?
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
How much money was the Stamp Act expected to raise per annum?
Which of these goods were taxed by the Townshend Duties? (Seven correct answer)
Why was it so essential for UK troops to be stationed in New York?
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.
Why were the legislatures of Massachusetts and Virginia dissolved in 1768?
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.
Who owned the ship 'Liberty' which was seized by Customs Commissioners in June 1768?
How many people were killed in the Boston Massacre?
What significant event happened on March 5th 1770 APART from the Boston Massacre?
The Townshend Duties were repealed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
What was the name of the smuggler-hunter ship that was boarded, beached and burned in June 1772 by colonists?
How much money did the tea imported into America raise in 1772?
What did the Tea Act do?
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
Which three ships had their tea cargoes destroyed by the Sons of Liberty in Boston on 16th December 1773?
How much was the tea destroyed in the Boston Tea Party worth?
Who wrote 'A Summary of the Rights of British America'?
When did the Continental Congress present 'the Declaration of Rights and Grievances'
14th October 1774
4th September 1774
9th February 1775
4th July 1776
When did Parliament declare Massachusetts to be in rebellion?
April 19th 1775
May 26th 1775
March 17th 1775
What did Dartmouth order General Gage to do in March 1775?
Arrest the leaders of the rebellion
Attack Lexington and Concord
Retreat from Boston