United States History Mastery Test A Chapter 5 Practice Test
Part A: Read each sentence. Write T if the statement is true and F if it is false. • False • True • False • True • True • False • False • True
Part B: Match each act on the left with the correct item on the right. Write the correct letter on the line. • Sugar Act • Stamp Act • Quartering Act • Currency Act • Declaratory Act • Townshend Acts • Intolerable Acts • D: Tax on sugar, cloth goods, and articles from anywhere but Great Britain. • E: Tax on legal and business papers used in America • B: Demanded colonies provide housing and goods for all British soldiers in America • F: Made it illegal for colonies to print their own money • C: Stated that Great Britain had control of the colonies in all cases • G: Taxes on glass, paper, tea, and other items • A: Closed the port of Boston to all trade and banned town meetings
Part C: Circle the word or phrase in parentheses that best completes each sentence. 1. The British taxed the colonists to pay off the (debt, boycott, revenue) from the French and Indian War. 2. Colonists fought for (money, taxes,freedom) at Lexington and Concord. 3. (Minutemen, Delegates, Patriots) were colonists trained as soldiers who gathered on short notice to fight the British. 4. The shots that the colonists and British soldiers fired at Lexington and Concord were a sign the (relationship, massacre, war) with Great Britain was about to begin.
Part C: (continued) 5. (Samuel Prescott, Samuel Adams, Crispus Attucks) was the first person to be killed in the Boston Massacre. 6. After the colonists’ boycott of British goods, Great Britain (tolerated, financed, repealed) the Stamp Act in 1766. 7. (Chief Pontiac, Lord North, George Washington) organized American Indian nations and successfully attacked colonial forts in the Ohio Valley. 8. The Quebec Act extended the Canadian (convention, patriot, province) of Quebec into the Ohio Valley. 9. Colonists would not tolerate taxation without (relationship, repeal, representation).
Part D: Write a short answer for each item on the blank lines. • What were the three purposes of the Proclamation of 1763? a. order all settlers to leave the Ohio Valley and return to the established colonies b. make no new settlements in the Appalachians c. keep traders from entering the Ohio Valley without approval of King George III of England • Name three things delegates to the Continental Congress agreed to do. a. adopt a Declaration of Rights and send it to the king b. boycott British goods c. meet again in 1775 if the king rejected the Declaration of Rights.