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APUSH Unit 1 Test

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  1. passive resistance
  2. Christopher Columbus
  3. Charles Town
  4. spice islands
  5. Penn's Woodland
  1. a Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
  2. b Europeans' name for the Moluccas, islands rich in cloves and nutmeg
  3. c The busiest seaport in the south, had a lot of religious toleration
  4. d peaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate
  5. e literal translation of "Pennsylvania"; what William Penn named his colony, but in honor of his father, not himself

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. originated in Barbados but modeled in the colonies, very harsh laws regarding the treatment of slaves
  2. individual who received legal and exclusive right to a colony
  3. a settlement established by the Dutch near the mouth of Hudson River and the southern end of Manhattan Island
  4. restrictions that regulated the style of dress and personal expenditures on clothing and accessories
  5. English explorer and admiral who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and who helped to defeat the Spanish Armada (1540-1596)

5 True/False Questions

  1. Hernando de SotoA Seneca Iroquois prophet. Preached against alcoholism by appealing to religious traditions. Had Quaker missionaries teach agricultural methods to the Iroquois men.


  2. surplus populationremarkably mobile population in England due to footloose farmers from enclosure; went to New World to work and gain money


  3. joint stock companyA company made up of a group of shareholders. Each shareholder contributes some money to the company and receives some share of the company's profits and debts.


  4. starving timeJamestown winter of 1609 and 1610


  5. Oliver CromwellAs Lord Protector of England he used his army to control the government and constituted military dictatorship.


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