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Shays' Rebellion: Quiz

  
  

Question 1: ________, who was serving as an ambassador to France at the time, refused to be alarmed by Shays' Rebellion.
Thomas JeffersonJohn AdamsBenjamin FranklinJames Monroe

Question 2: ________ suppressed local riots, after a request by Colonel Nathan Tyler of Uxbridge.
John HancockThomas GageElbridge GerrySamuel Adams

Question 3: The rebellion is named after Daniel Shays, a veteran of the ________ who led the rebels, known as "Shaysites" or "Regulators".
United States ConstitutionUnited StatesAmerican RevolutionMassachusetts

Question 4: A militia that had been raised as a private army defeated an attack on the federal ________ by the main Shaysite force on February 3, 1787.
Adams National Historical ParkLongfellow National Historic SiteSpringfield ArmorySaugus Iron Works National Historic Site

Question 5: Seeking debt relief through the issuance of paper ________ and lower taxes, they attempted to prevent the courts from seizing property from indebted farmers by forcing the closure of courts in western Massachusetts.
CurrencyCoinCyprusISO 4217

Question 6: Shays' Rebellion was an armed uprising in central and ________ (mainly Springfield) from 1786 to 1787.
Northampton, MassachusettsWestern MassachusettsPioneer ValleyThe Berkshires

Question 7: [8] Veteran Luke Day of ________ asked the judges holding the confiscatory hearings to adjourn until the Massachusetts legislature met.
Holyoke, MassachusettsAgawam, MassachusettsWest Springfield, MassachusettsWestfield, Massachusetts

Question 8: There was a lack of an institutional response to the uprising, which energized calls to reevaluate the Articles of Confederation and gave strong impetus to the ________ which began in May 17, 1787.
Twenty-seventh Amendment to the United States ConstitutionPhiladelphia ConventionUnited States ConstitutionAnnapolis Convention (1786)

Question 9: Several of the rebels were fined, imprisoned, and sentenced to death, but in ________ a general amnesty was granted.
January 1May 10December 141788

Question 10: He joined the ________ where he fought at Lexington, Bunker Hill, and Saratoga, and was eventually wounded in action.
Continental ArmyUnited States Army EuropeUnited States Army RangersUnited States Army
















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