Chapter 5 & 6 American History Quiz

Committees of Correspondence in the colonies during the 1760s:
were a group of colonial elites who exchanged ideas and information about resistance to the Sugar, Currency, and Stamp Acts.
What did the 1766 Declaratory Act declare?
that Parliament had the power to pass laws for the colonies “in all cases whatever”
As tensions between Britain and the colonies mounted, social conflict within the colonies faded.
False
The 1764 Sugar Act provoked the colonists by increasing the tax on molasses imported into North America.
False
The Tea Act raised the price of British tea in the colonies
False
Which of the following did the Stamp Act affect?
newspapers
Which was not part of the Boston Tea Party?
John Adams was sent to prison on December 17, 1773.
The Daughters of Liberty were:
women who spun and wove cloth during the 1768 Townshend Duties boycott.
During the Revolution, the British took great care not to disrupt the lives of American civilians.
False
Which was not part of the Boston Massacre on March 5, 1770?
It witnessed tea thrown into Boston Harbor and an Indian massacre.
While fighting in the American Revolution, Deborah Sampson extracted a bullet from her own leg to keep doctors from discovering her true identity.
true
The first antislavery tract in America was:
The Selling of Joseph.
Which of the following was not an effect of the struggle for independence on religion in America?
a marked decline in the influence of religion in American society
Which of the following was not an effect of the struggle for independence on political life in America?
Patriots of all stripes united around the principle of universal suffrage, regardless of economic status.
The years following independence saw the emergence of free black communities, especially in the northern states.
true
Advertisements for runaway slaves were rare in the early republic.
False
Initially, African-Americans saw the ideals of the Revolution as an opportunity to claim their freedom.
True
By 1776, the year in which he wrote The Declaration of Independence with its famous phrase “all men are created equal,” Thomas Jefferson owned more than 100 slaves.
true
Which American Indian tribe sided with the Americans against the British in the War for Independence?
Oneida
Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations (1776) argued:
that the “invisible hand” of the free market was more effective and fair than government intervention in the economy.

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