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Can someone check the answers to my history quiz real quick?

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Can someone check the answers to my history quiz real quick?

Postby osckar95 » Sun Sep 09, 2012 2:09 am

I couldn't find the answer for number 5 and 10




What was the result of the French and Indian War?
(Points : 1)
The French won and expanded their territory northward all the way into Canada.

The British won and acquired Canada and all the land as far west as the Mississippi.

The Indians lost all of their territory and were pushed west of the Mississippi.

The French lost the war and had to give up their territory west of the Mississippi. (My answer)



2. What was the colonists' main objection to the British Parliament's policies on taxation?
(Points : 1)
The colonists thought the taxes were much too high.

The colonists thought Britain was taxing the wrong imported goods.

The colonists thought Parliament had no right to tax them directly. (My answer)

The colonists thought Parliament should not tax the manufactured goods the colonists exported.



3. Why did the colonists throw the tea overboard in the Boston Tea Party?
(Points : 1)
The tea had been stored on the ship too long and it had rotted.

The British had confiscated the tea, which the colonists had imported from China.

The colonists objected to the monopoly on tea and the import duty. (MY answer)

The tea was from India, and the colonists wanted British tea.



4. What was the main reason the colonists assembled for the First Continental Congress?
(Points : 1)
to demand the right to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains

to decide how much tax they wanted to impose on British goods

to work out an arrangement with the American Indians

to discuss their grievances with the British government (MY answer)



5. Why was the battle of Lexington considered so significant?
(Points : 1)
Thousands of colonists were killed.

The colonists soundly defeated the British regulars.

It was the first battle between the colonists and the British troops.

The Indians finally decided to support the colonial militiamen.



6. What did Thomas Paine urge the colonists to do in his pamphlet, Common Sense?
(Points : 1)
pay taxes to help Britain eliminate debt from the French and Indian War

declare independence and establish a monarchy

declare independence and establish a republic (My answer)

insist upon having representation in the British Parliament



7. Who wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence?
(Points : 1)
John Adams

Samuel Adams

George Washington

Thomas Jefferson (My answer)



8. Which of the following ideas does not appear in the Declaration of Rights section of the Declaration of Independence?
(Points : 1)
Women should have a voice in government.

Everybody has the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Governments get their power from the consent of the people they govern.

People have a right to abolish a government that does not protect their rights. (My answer)



9. Who originally argued that government is obliged to protect its people's natural rights of life, liberty, and property?
(Points : 1)
John Dickenson

John Locke (My answer)

Thomas Paine

George Washington



10. Which of the following was not a common argument given in support of the American colonists' declaration of independence?
(Points : 1)
Parliament did not have the right to impose taxes on the colonists.

The British government had become tyrannical.

It was ridiculous for an island to govern a continent.

Britain had plenty of other colonies all over the world.
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Can someone check the answers to my history quiz real quick?

Postby maclaine100 » Sun Sep 09, 2012 2:16 am

1. The British won and acquired Canada and all the land as far west as the Mississippi.
2. The colonists thought Parliament had no right to tax them directly.
3. The colonists objected to the monopoly on tea and the import duty.
4. To discuss their grievances with the British government.
5. This was the first battle between colonists and British troops.
6. Declare independence and establish a Republic.
7. Thomas Jefferson.
8. Women should have a voice in government. [The Declaration of Independence neglected to mention women and black people during that time.]
9. John Locke
10. British had plenty of other colonies all over the world. [The first answer chosen by Lucius contradicts question 2]

I am sorry my answer was so late, but I assure you they are all correct.
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Can someone check the answers to my history quiz real quick?

Postby irven » Sun Sep 09, 2012 2:19 am

1. Right
2. Correct again
3.The colonists objected the monopoly on tea is right
4. Again right
5. It was the first battle between the British and the colonists
6. Correct
7.Thomas Jefferson is right
8. Right again
9.Correct
10. Parliament didn't have the right to impose a tax on the colonies
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