Johnny Tremain Questions and Answers
Why did the Lyte family return to Boston soon after visiting their country house in Milton? Describe Merchant Lyte's condition.
Why was it becoming increasingly difficult for Whigs to enter and leave Boston in Johnny Tremain? This is a question from Chapter 9..
What did the old rising sun on the Lyte family crest symbolize to the Whigs in Boston? (From Johnny Tremain)
Why did the punishment that the British meted out to the colonies for the tea party please Sam Adams?
In Johnny Tremain, ch. 8, what does Johnny mean when he says "This is the end. the end of one thing- the beginning of something else"?
What is the irony of James Otis attending the last meeting of the Observer in Chapter 8 of Johnny Tremain?
Is Johnny Tremain an accurate representation of the American Revolution? I am about to start teaching this book again. I am a literature teacher first, and a history buff second. How accurate is this book?
Describe some of the tactics that the Sons of Liberty use to further their cause in the novel Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes.
In Johnny Tremain, how does Johnny become more of an adult by the end of the novel? I need 3 examples of his adulthood.
Why did the punishment that the British meted out to the colonies for the Boston Tea Party please Sam Adams?
What made Johnny feel comfortable about entering the printing offices of the Boston Observer in Johnny Tremain? What was Mr. Lapham's opinion of the Observer?
In the novel, Johnny Tremain, what positions in favor of revolution are argued by Sam Adams and James Otis? How does Johnny react to Otis's words?
Explain the British tax on colonial tea. What response is planned by Sam Adams and the other Observers? How does Johnny help implement these plans? Chapters 5 and 6
In Johnny Tremain, explain why the British insisted on the tax on tea. Why were they surprised by the colonists' reaction to the tax?
In Esther Forbes' novel Johnny Tremain, what does Johnny expect will happen when he talks to Mr. Lyte for the first time?
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