Look at the choices below. Then select the three correct answers. The Boston Massacre –
ended with British soldiers firing into a crowd of Bostonians, killing or mortally wounding five of them.
helped lay the foundation for the American Revolution.
was definitely an unprovoked attack.
almost certainly took place because British soldiers enjoyed killing Americans.
took place just after the Battle of Lexington and Concord.
took place shortly after Patriots began throwing ice balls at British soldiers in Boston.
Of the following choices, which three are valid criticisms of the Declaration of Independence?
Jefferson never mentioned women or said if the rights he described applied to them, too.
Since he was over 70 years old when he wrote the Declaration, Jefferson wasn’t the best judge to decide what is a right and what isn’t.
Jefferson never mentioned the rights of African Americans and their place in society or even slaves in general.
Jefferson did not explain what the new nation would look like.
Jefferson did not fully explain the role King George III played in causing the Revolution.
Jefferson signed the Declaration in overly-flamboyant handwriting.