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Question 1

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When was the Stamp Act?
Answer
  • 22nd March 1765
  • 24th March 1766
  • 1764

Question 2

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When was the Sugar Act
Answer
  • 1770
  • 1764
  • 1763
  • 1765

Question 3

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When was the Quartering Act and what did the colonies have to do?
Answer
  • 1764, The colonies had to billet the soldiers in their homes. House the soldiers, feed them and care for them.
  • 1765, stamps were put on all legal documents.
  • 1767, Charles Townshend put duties on lead, tea, china, glass and paint

Question 4

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What did the Townshend duties do to the colonies and how did the colonies respond?
Answer
  • Townshend duties 1768, The Chancellor of the Exchequer wanted to raise revenue so he put duties on rope.
  • Townshend duties 1767, The Chancellor of the Exchequer wanted to raise revenue so he put duties on lead, glass, china, paint and paper this affected most of society causing outrage in the colonies.
  • Townshend duties 1770, Britain promised to bind the American colonies with this act.

Question 5

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The Boston Massacre was in 1773.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 6

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What was the British reaction to the Boston Tea Party?
Answer
  • Kept Boston Harbour open.
  • Closed Boston Harbour and self- Government of Massachusetts was removed from Boston.
  • Closed Boston Harbour but met no resistance in doing so

Question 7

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Who surrendered where in 1781?
Answer
  • Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown 1781
  • Clinton surrendered at Saratoga 1780
  • Cornwallis surrendered at Saratoga.

Question 8

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Burgoyne was surrounded and surrendered at Saratoga in October 1777
Answer
  • True
  • False