1. How did colonial society change between 1620 and 1720 ?a. there was usually more democracy and citizen’s rights (apart from slaves and natives)b. the British government gradually gave more and more control to the coloniesc. there was usually less equality as people that arrived earlier controlled power and landd. slowly farming became less important and a majority of colonists worked in industry2. Why was there more and more war between Natives and British colonists in the 1600s?a. the Indians were angry about the British selling alcohol  b. the Indians were angry about British efforts to convert them to Christianity  c. larger and larger numbers of British settlers taking Indian landd. the natives were unable to tolerate disgusting warm British beer3. Why were Natives fighting each other more and more in the 1600s and 1700s?a. they were being pushed into each other by the Europeans and were competing for dwindling furb. large numbers of natives converted to Christianity and became involved in religious combatc. the natives saw from the British fighting the French and Dutch that only war would give them powerd. they decided that only teamwork would give them a chance of resisting the Europeans5. What  does the phrase ‘Salutary Neglect’ refer to in American History?a. the bad treatment of Native Americans  b. the favoritism shown to the Carribean colonies by the British crownc. Britain’s ‘forgetting’ America during the chaos of the mid-1600sd. the focus on trade that caused royal governors to ignore American farmers6. The economy of the New England coloniesa. attracted the largest number of immigrants of any regionb. was based on agriculture and trade with Indiansc. was based on shipbuilding, fishing, and trade with Carribean islandsd. depended on slave labor to produce productse. exported manufactured goods to England  7. What were the Navigation Acts?  a. English regulations that told Americans what, where and how they could sell or buy merchandise  b. English regulations that forced American ship captains to improve safety aboard their vessels  c. English regulations that mapped out the exact routes ships would take across the Atlantic  d. English regulations that forced unemployed Americans to become sailors  8. The most important fact about eighteenth-century colonial America was itsa. economic underdevelopment  b. shortage of available land  c. very high population growth.d. level of violence.9. The Seven Years’ War in America broke out overa.  land in Massachusetts.  b.  land in the Ohio Valley  c. religious differences.  d. trade policies  10. The region of least economic growth during the 1700s wasa. the Middle Colonies  b. New England  c. the South  d. New York  Which of these is NOT a reason why many colonists went to the frontier?  a. the good land near the coast was expensive  b. they were searching for adventure and treasure  c. it was impossible to compete with slaves for jobs  d. much land had been ‘burned-out’  Which of these was NOT a common characteristic of American frontier settlers  a. disliked Native Americans  b. well-educated  c. took land without paying  d. disliked easterners  e. hunted and cut down treesWho were the ‘REGULATORS’?  a. English tax collectors sent to America  b. frontier people who rebelled against the eastern elites  c. religious American settlers who wanted to reach a fair compromise with Native Americans  d. Native Americans who rejected European things such as guns and iron1. At the time of the Revolution ___% of Americans were younger than 16a. 70%  b. 50%  c. 20%  d. 30%2. The people involved in the ‘Boston Massacre’ werea. poor and they wanted change  b. crushed by English taxes  c. wanted protection from the Indians d. believed in Locke’s concept of social justice3.  The Revolution may have started in New England becausea. its was more affected by British measures  b. it had the fewest Loyalists  c.  it was closest to the sea and Englandd. it was the home state of George Washington4. Which is NOT true of British actions in the American colonies?a. they lowered the price of tea  b. they lowered the tax on sugarc. they asked the American colonies to pay for 1/3 the cost of their defensed. the taxes on stamps affected only a minority of Americanse. they encouraged Americans to take Indian land5. Before 1773, when the Americans complained and protested taxes, the British usuallya. sent troops to enforce tax collection  b. reduced or cancelled the taxes  c. increased the taxesd. invited American representatives to London6. During the Revolutionary War, some American farmersa. joined the Indians.  b. emigrated to Canada  c. got jobs in factories  d. sold food to the British7. The first big  American Patriot victory in the Revolutionary War wasa. Saratoga  b. Monogahela  c. Bunker Hill  d. Breed’s Hill8. British attacks during the Revolutionary War often failed because ofa. poor coordination  b. insufficient force  c. lack of weapons  d. Patriot spies  e. Patriot heroism9. Americans who actively supported independence during the  Revolutionary War were arounda. 90%  b. 75%  c. 5%  d. 35%  e. 10%10. Americans who did NOT support independence were calleda. revolutionaries  b. firebrands  c. loyalists  d. deists11. France’s help to America during the  Revolutionary War wasa. naval power  b. loans  c. guns  d. soldiers  e. all of these12. American Patriot soldiers during the  Revolutionary War werea. well paid and well fed  b.  usually from the middle class  c. only white  d. mainly from the lower classes13. Most Native Americans during the Revolutionary Wara. supported the American Patriots because they also hated George IIIb. supported the French c.  remained neutral and did not help either the British or the American Patriots d. fought against the American Patriots to save their lands14. A majority of slaves during the Revolutionary Wara. joined the British army  b. supported the American Patriots, hoping for freedom after the warc. escaped to join the Indians in the Florida Everglades  d. remained enslaved without change15. The final battle of the War, Yorktown in 1781 was won whena. American and French forces surrounded the British by land and seab. General Washington reconquered New York  c. British king George III diedd. a massive hurricane destroyed most of the British fleet


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