HIUS 221 Quiz 3

HIUS 221 Quiz 3 Liberty University Answers

1. One of the complaints against the king in the Declaration of Independence was that he fundamentally altered long‐standing
2. In every case of the violation of English rights listed in the Declaration of Independence, the colonists had
3. What did the delegates NOT pledge as support for the Declaration and the country it founded?
4. Many of the complaints against the king in the Declaration of Independence involved
5. The Declaration of Independence claimed that the king had abdicated his right to governing the colonies because he
6. How might the Whig theory of virtual representation have contributed to the tensions leading to the American Revolution?
7. How did the Massachusetts Constitution limit the power of the governor?
8. What was the effect of King George III’s rejection of the “Olive Branch” petition sent by the First Continental Congress?
9. Why did the British transfer the bulk of their military forces in America from the frontier to the major seaports between 1765 and 1768?
10. During the Revolution, American forces enjoyed all of the following advantages EXCEPT
11. In the Battle of Bunker Hill, the American forces showed themselves to be
12. Why did Britain declare war on Holland during the American Revolution?
13. Who was asked to take the lead in drafting the formal resolution that would become the Declaration of Independence?
14. In 1775, Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation
15. The Sons of Liberty were
16. Estimates indicate that about what percent of white colonists were Loyalists?
17. Like the Massachusetts Constitution, the Virginia Declaration of Rights and Constitution
18. The Pennsylvania Constitution established all of the following EXCEPT
19. Washington’s crossing the Delaware River to attack British allies at Trenton took the British by surprise because
20. The British reacted to the Boston Tea Party by passing the
21. The Patriot leader who expressed the greatest concerns about more radical forms of democracy was
22. The First Continental Congress endorsed the Resolves of Suffolk County, Massachusetts, which denounced the Intolerable Acts primarily on the grounds that the law
23. According to the video presentation, what year was the Stamp Act passed?
24. According to the video presentation, what was the name of the newspaper that Samuel Adams used to condone to Boston mobs?
25. According to the video presentation, which of these was NOT one of the first three members of the Virginia Committee of Correspondence?
26. According to the video presentation, what did the establishment of the Committees of Correspondence pave the way for?
27. According to the video presentation, which battle helped to set up the battle at Yorktown?
28. According to the video presentation, what did the victory in Saratoga mean for the colonies regarding the French?
29. According to the video presentation, most Americans understood
30. According to the video presentation, what was the most quoted source in literature of the Era of the American Revolution?
31. Who did the delegates appeal for judgment of their actions in the Declaration of Independence?
32. John Adam’s dismissive reply to his wife Abigail’s entreaty to “Remember the Ladies” betrayed his distrust of
33. Why was the Declaration of Independence aimed at a foreign as well as domestic audience?
34. Why did Lord Cornwallis’ retreat to Yorktown prove to be a blunder?
35. Why did the British retreat to New York after defeating the Patriots in Boston?
36. Which resulted from General Horatio Gate’s victory over General John Burgoyne at Saratoga?
37. Why was there a possibility that the poverty of Grace Growden Galloway of Philadelphia would be confiscated?
38. Which of the following affirmed the power of Parliament to pass binding laws on the colonies?
39. The Pennsylvania Constitution established all of the following EXCEPT
40. The First Continental Congress endorsed the Resolves of Suffolk County, Massachusetts, which denounced the Intolerable Acts primarily on the grounds that the law was
41. What did the Prohibitory Act outlaw?
42. How was New Jersey unusual with regards to suffrage?
43. Why did the British shift their attention to the South in the latter years of the American Revolution?
44. Britain recognized American independence by
45. In response to the Townshend Acts, many colonial women
46. According to the video presentation, what was the Currency Act?
47. According to the video presentation, which of these was NOT one of the first here members of the Virginia Committee of Correspondence?
48. According to the video presentation, why did the British want to move the war further south?
49. According to the video presentation, Thomas Paine felt that who or what should rule in America?
50. According to the video presentation, how did Chief Justice Earl Warren describe the relationship between Christianity and the United States?
51. What view might have contributed most to Americans’ continuing slavery while also supporting liberty for themselves?
52. After the Stamp Act crisis was resolved, why did the British continue to seek ways to tax the colonists?
53. Given the enslavement of African‐Americans, British writer Dr. Samuel Johnson viewed the championing of liberty by Americans as
54. Beginning with the Sugar Act, colonists objected to taxation by the British because they
55. Why was the opposition to the Stamp Act so much more widespread than opposition to taxes previously levied by Parliament?
56. Which was the only colony that did NOT send representatives to the Continental Congress that convened in 1774?
57. The Sugar Act did all of the following EXCEPT
58. According to the video presentation, which of these was NOT an effect of the Stamp Act?
59. According to the video presentation, the Sons of Liberty emerged in which colony?
60. According to the video presentation, which colony started the intercolonial movement of the Committees of Correspondence?
61. According to the video presentation, in which battle was General Benedict Arnold injured?
62. According to the video presentation, where is most of the first part of the war fought?
63. How did the British respond to the creation of the Continental Army under General George Washington?
64. Why was the participation of France, Spain, and Holland so crucial to the outcome of the American Revolution?
65. The First Continental Congress endorsed the Resolves of Suffolk County, Massachusetts, which denounced the Intolerable Acts primarily on the grounds that the law was
66. The Battle of Lexington occurred when British troops marched from Boston in order to
67. According to the video presentation, what was the primary form of communication in the 18th century?

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