The Radicalism of the American Revolution Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

Gordon S. Wood
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3, Chapter 13.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kinds of laws were proposed in colonial America to curb spending?
(a) Sumptuary laws.
(b) Pecuniary laws.
(c) Speculative laws.
(d) Monetary laws.

2. In colonial America, what emerged after politics cease to be a contest among prominent families?
(a) Fair laws.
(b) Money for good causes.
(c) Honest officials.
(d) Political parties.

3. Who said, "We see with other eyes; we hear with other ears"?
(a) Lord Chesterfield.
(b) Thomas Jefferson.
(c) Thomas Paine.
(d) John Adams.

4. Who in colonial America had the best opportunity to become wealthy?
(a) Those engaged in overseas commerce.
(b) Those engaged in colonial politics.
(c) Those engaged in selling arms in the war.
(d) Those engaged in supplying goods to the colonists.

5. Who spoke for and was responsible for servants, slaves, and tenants?
(a) The colonial government.
(b) The head of the household.
(c) They were responsible for themselves.
(d) No one was responsible for them.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose Massachusetts family had done missionary work among the Indians?

2. When first offered, why did Ben Franklin say he would not accept the military rank of colonel?

3. After retiring, what does Ben Franklin do that later embarrasses him?

4. Who vigorously denounced the Stamp Act riots in 1765?

5. At the middle of the 18th century, what did many revolutionary leaders feel the colonies still needed?

(see the answer key)

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