Following the Glorious Revolution of 1688, England:
-tightened imperial controls over her American empire.
As a result of the Molasses Act of 1733:
-many of New Englands largest merchants and distillers resorted to smuggling.
The underlying cause of the Seven Years War in America was the:
-English colonial penetration of the Ohio Valley.
The turning point of the Seven Years War in America occurred when:
-English Prime Minister William Pitt threw his nations full military might into the American campaign.
The British Proclamation of 1763:
-ordered colonial governors to reserve lands west of the Appalachian Mountains for Indian nations.
The end of the Seven Years War left the American colonies:
-debt-ridden and weakened in manpower.
Colonists protested the Stamp Act in all of the following ways EXCEPT:
-a Declaration of Independence.
Passage of the Declaratory Act by Parliament:
-asserted Parliaments power to enact laws for the colonies in “all cases whatsoever.”
As a result of the Townshend duties of 1767, Parliament:
-raised customs duties on American imports of paper, lead, paint, and tea.
The Boston Massacre, in which five townspeople were killed by British redcoats:
-convinced Governor Hutchinson to order British troops out of town.
Americans objected to the Tea Act of 1773 because it would:
-cause smuggled Dutch tea to be undersold.
The Intolerable Acts provided for all of the following EXCEPT the:
-individual punishment of participants in the Boston Tea Party.
The call for the meeting of a Continental Congress in 1774 came in response to the:
Even before the Second Continental Congress assembled in May 1775, most colonies had created extralegal, revolutionary governments which:
-bullied merchants and shopkeepers to conform to boycotts.
-operated the courts.
-created and armed militia units.
The ideology of revolutionary republicanism:
-borrowed ideas from a variety of former Whig and Enlightenment thinkers.
Much of the colonial clergy:
-supported the revolutionary movement against English rule.
The struggle with England over colonial rights between 1764 and 1776 revealed that”
-colonial society was not unified.
The most important revolutionary role for colonial women was:
-facilitating the boycott of English goods.
Most colonial farmers of the 1750s and 1760s:
-seemed more concerned with local issues than English polices.
Which of the following series of “steps on the road to revolution” is NOT in correct chronological order
-First Continental Congress; Coercive Acts; Boston Tea Party.
In 1696, Parliament tightened imperial administration in America with the creation of additional — courts, which functioned without juries, to prosecute smugglers who evaded trade restrictions.
To discuss creation of a colonial union and possible alliance with the Iroquois Indians, colonial representatives met in 1754 at —.
Even after the French surrender in the Seven Years War, the Ottawa Chief — gathered many of the northern tribes that had aided the French for an assault on English western forts.
Composed mainly of artisans, shopkeepers, and ordinary citizens, groups calling themselves the — carried out violent protests against the Stamp Act.
-Sons of Liberty
The Townshend Acts suspended New Yorks assembly until the colony ceased its noncompliance with the — Act of 1765, which required public funds for support of British troops garrisoned in the colonies.