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1.

Both the Stamp Act and the Townshend Acts were attempts to

 

(A)

enlarge the British empire

 

(B)

end colonial assemblies

 

(C)

punish the colonists

 

(D)

tax the colonists

  

2.

The Declaration of Independence was most influenced by

 

(A)

John Locke's philosophy

 

(B)

Thomas Paine's ideas

 

(C)

the French Revolution

 

(D)

the Patriots' support

  

3.

The British surrender at Yorktown eventually led to

 

(A)

the Treaty of Paris

 

(B)

Loyalist celebrations

 

(C)

the battle at Guilford

 

(D)

a Continental blockade

  

4.

Ideas about how to define America's new republic included all these EXCEPT

 

(A)

elected leadership

 

(B)

power for the masses

 

(C)

self-interest

 

(D)

virture

  

5.

Ratification of the Constitution hinged on the addition of the

 

(A)

the Federalist Papers

 

(B)

a Bill of Rights

 

(C)

a states rights clause

 

(D)

Three-Fifths Compromise

  
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