United States History

The First Continental Congress was convened primarily to

(A) discuss a unified colonial response to the Intolerable Acts
(B) discuss a plan to unite the 13 colonies as an independent nation
(C) raise a standing army that could protect the colonists against British oppression
(D) arrive at a set of internal trade regulations that was fair to all colonies
(E) plan a suspension of all trade with Great Britain
  1. Correct Answer: A

    Explanation:

    The immediate reason for convening the Congress was to agree on how the colonies, united in their mutual concerns, would respond to the Intolerable Acts.

Test ID: 1527
Source: SAT Practice Test