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American War for Independence and the Stamp Act Quiz

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Who was the King of England during the American War for Independence?

King George III

What was the primary purpose of the Stamp Act (1765) imposed on the colonists?

To generate revenue for Britain from the colonies

How did colonists react to the Stamp Act of 1765?

They refused to buy stamps and British goods

Which event led the British government to close Boston Harbor in response?

Boston Tea Party

What action did 50 colonists take during the Boston Tea Party?

Dressed like Mohawk Indians and destroyed tea

Which group of men from Massachusetts were ready to fight at a minute's notice?

Minutemen

What was the name of the first man killed in the Boston Massacre?

Crispus Attucks

What was the name of the meeting held in Philadelphia in September 1774, where colonists requested that their rights as Englishmen be respected?

The First Continental Congress

Which of the following taxes was the only one not repealed by the British government after the Boston Massacre?

The Tea Act tax

How did the colonists react to the Stamp Act of 1765?

They refused to buy stamps and British goods

What did the British government do in response to the Boston Tea Party?

They closed Boston Harbor

What did the British government do after the colonists refused to buy stamps and British goods in response to the Stamp Act?

They repealed the Stamp Act in 1766

Test your knowledge on King George III, the Stamp Act, and the colonists' reactions during the American War for Independence. Learn about the events that led to the British government dropping the Stamp Act in 1766.

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