Colonial Leaders

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1

Who was the first lady who lobbied for educational opportunities for women?
1. Mercy Otis Warren

2. Martha Washington

3. Martha Jefferson

4. Abigail Adams

4. Abigail Adams

2

How did Benjamin Franklin approach the growing dispute between America and the British government?
1. He argued in favor of taxation without representation.

2. He tried to smooth over tensions through discussion and compromise.

3. He actively supported higher taxes on the colonists.

4. He worked to cause conflict by leading protests against the British.

2. He tried to smooth over tensions through discussion and compromise.

3

The huge debt created by the French and Indian War

created new taxes for American colonists.

4

The British leader who criticized Britain’s treatment of the American colonies is

William Pitt the Elder

5

True or false?

Paul Revere was a silversmith who created engravings to promote colonial protests during the 1760s

True

6

True or false?

During the 1760s in Britain, Charles Townshend served as prime minister

false

He served as chancellor of the exchequer.

7

What was George Grenville’s opinion on taxing the colonies?
1. He thought the colonies should not be taxed at all.

2. He thought the colonies should decide their own taxes.

3. He thought the colonies should profit from British taxes.

4. He thought the colonies should be taxed to pay for their defense.

4. He thought the colonies should be taxed to pay for their defense.

8

Which of the following best describes Mercy Otis Warren and Abigail Adams?
1. Both women were involved in current events.

2. Both women were influential writers.

3. Both women managed family farms.

4. Both women married men who became president.

1. Both women were involved in current events.

9

What was one way that colonial women frequently contributed to political protests during the Revolutionary Era?
1. by serving as members of colonial assemblies

2. by speaking out publicly against British policy

3. by joining the Daughters of Liberty organization

4. by participating in anti-British mob activity

4. by participating in anti-British mob activity

10

Samuel Adams and Patrick Henry were both leaders who aggressively spoke out against

the British government