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The colonial rallying cry, “No taxation without representation!”, was adopted as a result of which event?

The colonial rallying cry, “No taxation without representation!”, was adopted as a result of which event?

a. The Boston Tea Party of 1773
b. The Boston Massacre of 1770
c. The Stamp Act Congress of 1765
d. The Gaspee Affair of 1772
e. The Proclamation Act of 1763

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The French and Indian War was…?

The French and Indian War was

a. Fought between French colonists and Native Americans over French claims to native lands in North America
b. A conflict in which British and French forces fought side by side to drive Native Americans off their land
c. A war fought by the colonists of British North America against French troops and local natives in an attempt to claim northern lands in what is now Canada
d. A war fought by the colonists of British North America against French troops and local natives in an attempt to claim lands west of the Appalachian mountains
e. A war in which local natives fought colonization efforts by both British and French settlers

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Which of the following was not an advantage that the British had over colonists in the Revolutionary War?

Which of the following was not an advantage that the British had over colonists in the Revolutionary War?

a. They had an organized and professional military force
b. They offered freedom to slaves who would fight on their behalf
c. They could rely on support from Native American tribes
d. They already had loyal supporters within the colonies
e. They could easily control British North America’s vast wilderness and rural lands

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Which of the following is not one of the central ideas that is expressed in The Declaration of Independence?

Which of the following is not one of the central ideas that is expressed in The Declaration of Independence?

a. All men are created equal
b. People have the right to alter or abolish a government that violates their natural rights
c. Government gains legitimacy from having the consent of the governed
d. The power to govern belongs to the people
e. Slaves must be endowed by their owners with certain unalienable rights

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The Coercive Acts (or Intolerable Acts) of 1774 were passed by British government in response to what event?

The Coercive Acts (or Intolerable Acts) of 1774 were passed by British government in response to what event?

a. The Boston Massacre
b. The Boston Tea Party
c. The ratification of The Declaration of Independence
d. The formation of The Sons of Liberty
e. King George III’s rejection of The Olive Branch Petition

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Which of the following was not a side effect of The Glorious Revolution?

Which of the following was not a side effect of The Glorious Revolution?

a. The fall of the Dominion of New England and subsequent restoration of royal charters to New England colonies
b. The establishment of a new generation of Catholic royalty in England
c. The end of absolute monarchy in England
d. The establishment of the English Bill of Rights
e. King James II’s removal from the British throne

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Which of the following statements is true of The Half-Way Covenant?

Which of the following statements is true of The Half-Way Covenant?

a. African slaves were allowed partial freedom in return for hard work
b. Children of Congregationalist Church members were allowed partial church membership
c. Fifty percent of all colonial taxes were paid directly to the Congregationalist Church
d. The ratio of slaves to white population could not exceed 50% for fear of an open slave rebellion
e. 50% of all taxes collected in the 13 colonies would be paid directly to the British government

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The main issue at the center of Bacon’s Rebellion was…?

The main issue at the center of Bacon’s Rebellion was

a. Nathaniel Bacon’s desire to push Native Americans further west and claim their land
b. Jamestown’s lack of financial support for frontier farmers recently released from indentured servitude
c. The House of Burgesses refusal to recognize former indentured servants as citizens
d. The Virginia government’s refusal to aid frontier farmers in their battles with Native Americans
e. Frontier farmers’ religious objections to the use of African slaves

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What is salutary neglect?

What is salutary neglect?

a. Failure of a member of colonial government to pay proper tribute to someone of a higher office
b. The British government’s policy of not enforcing its own laws on the North American colonies
c. The British government’s failure to export enough manufactured goods to the North American colonies
d. The refusal of colonists to pay taxes to the British crown
e. The failure of colonists to live in accordance with British law

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Which of the following statements about slavery in early 18th century British North America is not true?

Which of the following statements about slavery in early 18th century British North America is not true?

a. Slavery existed in all of the thirteen colonies
b. Slavery had taken the place of indentured servitude as the main labor force on plantations
c. Slavery in northern states was less practical than in southern states due to the North’s shorter growing season
d. The majority of slave owners in northern states were Quakers
e. Black slaves outnumbered white people in some states

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Which of the following statements most closely reflects Puritan ideals?

Which of the following statements most closely reflects Puritan ideals?

a. God’s plan for you is unknown, so therefore you must live a pious life, work hard, and prevent your fellow man from straying from the flock
b. Your eternal fate is in your own hands, so therefore you must confess your sins daily and give generously to the church
c. We are all equals in the eyes of God and must treat everyone with kindness, even those who are viewed by others as savages
d. God is kind and forgiving, and you will be granted eternal life if you repent and accept God as your savior
e. God’s plan for you cannot be altered, and your fate will be the same no matter what you do or how you choose to live your life

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Many of the earliest settlers in the colony of Carolina were originally…?

Many of the earliest settlers in the colony of Carolina were originally

a. Wealthy slave-owning English settlers in Barbados
b. Dutch Puritans fleeing religious persecution
c. Tobacco farmers from Virginia looking to expand their operations
d. Imprisoned debtors from England who arrived as indentured servants
e. Quakers from Pennsylvania who wanted to spread their brand of Christianity

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The first representative legislative body in British North America was called…?

The first representative legislative body in British North America was called

a. The House of Virginia
b. The House of Jamestown
c. The House of King James
d. The House of Burgesses
e. The House of Richmond

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