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1.

All these were reasons Britain taxed the colonists and enacted laws EXCEPT

 

(A)

to raise money

 

(B)

to secure peace with Native Americans

 

(C)

to control the colonies

 

(D)

to maintain its status as a world power

  

2.

The result of the Boston Massacre was

 

(A)

hundreds of British deaths

 

(B)

hundreds of colonial deaths

 

(C)

increased anti-British sentiment

 

(D)

the Boston Tea Party

  

3.

To keep the cause of liberty burning, Samuel Adams formed the

 

(A)

writs of assistance

 

(B)

committees of correspondence

 

(C)

First Continental Congress

 

(D)

Townshend plan

  

4.

One result of the First Continental Congress was

 

(A)

a ban on trade with Britain

 

(B)

a declaration of independence

 

(C)

the Tea Act

 

(D)

the Boston Tea Party

  

5.

It took courage to sign the Declaration of Independence because

 

(A)

doing so was an act of treason

 

(B)

it incorporated John Locke's ideas

 

(C)

it angered the Loyalists

 

(D)

it formed the Continental Army

  
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