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What happened in Virginia in 1626 according to the lecture?
A) Sam Houston was born.
B) A gun control law was passed.
C) the first Black indentured servants were released from their contracts.
D) the first Black indentured servants had their contract times extended.

the first Black indentured servants were released from their contracts

The witch craze in Salem started when:
A) a slave named Tituba cursed the village minister
B) Indians attacked and looted the village
C) several people died of a mysterious illness
D) adolescent girls began to exhibit strange afflictions
E) the town minister was caught in a sex scandal

adolescent girls began to exhibit strange afflictions

The Germans spoke what language?
A) English
B) German
C) Dutch
D) Spanish

German

Which region had the most free Blacks by percentage?
A) North
B) South.

North

All of the following are true of the southern gentry EXCEPT:
A) their great houses became centers of luxurious living
B) they were often dependent on outside capital
C) they were mainly in Virginia and South Carolina
D) they loved to gamble on horses and games of chance
E) they were ethnically and religiously diverse

they were ethnically and religiously diverse

New York was the name given to what area captured from the Dutch?
A) New Jersey
B) France
C) New Amsterdam
D) Nova Scotia

New Amsterdam

After the arrival of Europeans, the greatest number of Indians died as a result of:
A) depression
B) starvation
C) battle
D) disease
E) enslavement

disease-decreased by 50 percent

*As a result of the "Glorious Revolution," England abolished the monarchy and became a republic.
A) True
B) False

false--temporarily abolished the monarchy

By 1700, the most democratic and important social institutions were:
A) coffee houses
B) churches
C) theaters
D) colleges
E) taverns

taverns

Christopher Columbus had to convince his sponsors that the earth is round.
A) True
B) False

false

*When did slavery become hereditary in Virginia according to the lecture?
A) 1619
B) 1641
C) 1661
D) 1865

1661-Slavery was enacted in 1661 after making lifetime indetured servitude hereditary for Blacks.

By 1700, rice and indigo were Virginia's most important export crops.
A) True
B) False

false

The Puritans settled what region?
A) New England
B) Middle Colonies
C) South
D) West Indies

New England

Which type of Indian environmental adaptation had the greatest disease immunity?
A) Farmers
B) Hunters
C) Gatherers

farmers

The "extended present" refers to the view of time as seen by
A) Indians.
B) the English.
C) the Scots-Irish.
D) all choices listed.

indians

Colonists arriving in the New World found that Indians:
A) had no concept of a supreme being
B) maintained large herds of horses and cattle
C) had left the landscape virtually unchanged
D) regularly burned forests to promote new growth
E) supported themselves strictly through hunting

regularly burned forests to promote new growth

John Cabot's crossing of the Atlantic in 1497 resulted in his:
A) sighting of the Pacific
B) sailing around the tip of South America
C) discovery of a shortcut to China
D) exploration of Florida
E) making landfall in present-day Canada

making landfall in present-day Canada

Ferdinand and Isabella forced Muslims and Jews to either become Christians or leave Spain.
A) True
B) False

true

After defeating the native forces at Vera Cruz, Cortés:
A) ordered all the defeated people to worship him as a god
B) instructed all the defeated people to move out of the area
C) insisted that all female prisoners be executed
D) invited the warriors to join his advance on the Aztecs
E) received permission from the governor of Cuba to go further

invited the warriors to join his advance on the Aztecs

*The Pennsylvania Dutch were ethnically
A) Dutch
B) German
C) Swedish
D) Hungarian

German-as discussed in class, the German word for German, "Deutsch" sounded like "Dutch" to the English

The Pennsylvania Dutch:
A) were immigrants from Holland who settled in the backcountry of New York and Pennsylvania
B) migrated to Virginia and North Carolina in the late seventeenth century to escape religious persecution
C) were almost wiped out because of a genetic intolerance to New World viruses
D) were a mixture of Mennonites, Lutherans, Moravians, Dunkers, and others
E) built windmills and dikes as they had done in their native country

were a mixture of Mennonites, Lutherans, Moravians, Dunkers, and others

The Quakers settled in what region?
A) New England
B) Middle Colonies
C) South
D) West Indies

middle colonies

The first gun control law in Virginia targeted __________?
A) slaves
B) Blacks
C) Scots
D) Germans

blacks-slaves were not around yet, blacks were the target

Which Native American group used cannibalism on occasion to supplement their diets according to the lecture?
A) hunters
B) farmers
C) scavengers/foragers/gatherers
D) all choices listed

scavengers/foragers/gatherers

John Peter Zenger's trial in 1735 established:
A) that truth is a defense in libel cases
B) absolute freedom of the press
C) private ownership of newspapers
D) the right to send newspapers through the mail
E) the legal difference between libel and slander

that truth is a defense in libel cases

Roger Williams founded Rhode Island after he:
A) devoted himself to converting the Indians
B) decided he was no longer a Christian
C) had been banished from Massachusetts for his religious opinions
D) led a rebellion against the government of Massachusetts
E) discovered it had the best farmland in New England

had been banished from Massachusetts for religious opinions

The colony of Pennsylvania
A) was based upon lands seized from the Indians
B) was open to all religious believers
C) was populated solely by the English
D) was governed by Quaker ministers
E) was considered part of New England

was open to all religious believers

Which of the following was not regularly used by slaves to show independence?
A) body language
B) trickster tales
C) lawsuits
D) names

lawsuits

Food crops exported from the Americas:
A) were more valuable to Europeans than gold or silver
B) allowed a worldwide population explosion
C) included the meat of cattle and pigs
D) made Spain the most powerful nation in Europe
E) included commodities like rice and wheat previously unknown in Europe

allowed a worldwide population explosion

Thousands of years after people first appeared in North America:
A) global warming increased grasslands
B) global warming decreased forest growth
C) climatic changes and extensive hunting had increased the large mammal population
D) climatic changes and extensive hunting had killed off the large mammal population
E) the environment remained basically unchanged

climatic changes and extensive hunting had killed off the large mammal population

English merchants in the Carolinas by the early 1700s established a thriving trade with Southern Indians for:
A) beaver pelts
B) fish
C) indigo
D) corn
E) deerskins

deerskins

The British colonies differed from the Spanish in all of the following ways EXCEPT:
A) they experienced less centralized control
B) they were developed with private investment funds rather than royal money
C) they were able to establish settlements which still exist today
D) they were in a more compact geographical area
E) they encountered no Indian empires like the Aztecs or Incas

they were able to establish settlements which still exist today

Which religious group mentioned in class not only desired religious freedom in thier colony but also granted it to others?
A) Puritans
B) Anglicans
C) Catholics
D) Quakers

Quakers

The "Middle Passage" referred to:
A) the Anglican belief in entire sanctification
B) the transportation of slaves to the West Indies
C) certain features of domestic architecture in the southern colonies
D) social customs in Pennsylvania
E) Puritan belief in moderation in all things

the transportation of slaves to the West Indies

Which church dominated the Chesapeake region by 1700?
A) Anglican
B) Quaker
C) Puritan
D) Baptist
E) Presbyterian

Anglican

The primary objective of the thousands of priests in New Spain was to:
A) bless marriages
B) establish towns
C) educate Spanish colonists
D) serve as government officials
E) convert the Indians

convert the Indians

*The covenant theory from which the Puritans drew their ideas contained:
A) the justification for New England's strict theocracy
B) the notion that the king replaced God as the head of the government of the people
C) the notion that men were capable of governing themselves well because they had been absolved of all sin when they entered the church
D) a fundamental belief in democracy
E) certain kernels of democracy in both church and state

certain kernels of democracy in both church and state--wore colorful clothes and enjoyed secular music

The Anglicans settled primarily in what region?
A) New England
B) Middle Colonies
C) South
D) West Indies

south

The horse was the only domestic four-legged animal in the New World before the arrival of the Europeans.
A) True
B) False

false

By the early eighteenth century, the English colonies in North America:
A) extended beyond the Appalachians
B) had eliminated their French and Spanish rivals
C) were the most populous and prosperous on the continent
D) were on the verge of independence from England
E) remained tiny outposts of civilization

were the most populous and prosperous on the continent

The Trickster is a common theme in
A) African American slave culture.
B) English folklore.
C) German American culture.
D) Soviet folklore.

African American slave culture

A major theme of slave Christianity was:
A) deliverance in heaven
B) the wickedness of white people
C) submission to the authority of slave masters
D) depression over the condition of bondage
E) the evil of drinking and dancing

deliverance in heaven

The largest number of German immigrants to the colonies settled in:
A) Rhode Island
B) South Carolina
C) New York
D) Delaware
E) Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Which of the following was not true of the eighteenth-century North American colonies?
A) Land was abundant.
B) Land was cheap.
C) Most colonists lived within fifty miles of the Atlantic coast.
D) A fairly high ratio of people to land existed.

a fairly high ration of people to land existed

In most cases, Spanish explorers and soldiers who came to the New World were motivated by all of the following EXCEPT:
A) religious zeal
B) desire to serve their fellow man
C) pursuit of riches
D) desire for power
E) patriotism

desire to serve their fellow men

The main Aztec god, Huitzilopochtli:
A) was usually depicted as a woman
B) caused the Aztecs to live at peace with their neighbors
C) required a constant offering of human blood
D) was ultimately repudiated by Montezuma
E) had many similarities to Jesus

required a constant offering of human blood

Which of the following animals were NOT found in the New World before the Europeans arrived?
A) flying squirrels and catfish
B) bison and opossums
C) sheep and pigs
D) turkeys and llamas
E) rattlesnakes and iguanas

sheep and pigs

Francis Drake was one of the most famous of the English "sea dogges."
A) True
B) False

true

The introduction of horses to Plains tribes:
A) bettered the lives of their women
B) lessened their dependence on bison
C) replaced dogs as beasts of burden
D) minimally altered the ecology of the Great Plains
E) made them less nomadic

replaced dogs as beasts of burden

Which of the following foods did Europeans introduce to the New World?
A) beans
B) corn
C) potatoes
D) squash
E) rice

rice

Which of the following would NOT characterize the Mississippi Indian culture?
A) towns built around plazas and temples
B) cliff dwellings and widespread use of irrigation
C) cultivation of corn, beans, and squashes
D) ceremonial human torture and sacrifice
E) extensive trading activities

cliff dwellings and widespread use of irrigation

The Aztecs:
A) were the most advanced example of the Adena-Hopewell culture
B) had an empire of perhaps five million people in Mexico
C) absorbed the Mayas around 1425
D) succumbed to the Toltecs around A.D. 900
E) were a peaceful, nomadic people

had an empire of perhaps five million people in Mexico

The presidios established by the Spaniards in the Southwest housed:
A) missionaries
B) settlers
C) soldiers
D) ranchers
E) explorers

soldiers

The explorer Sir Humphrey Gilbert:
A) was lost at sea
B) founded the Roanoke colony
C) became a notorious pirate
D) married Queen Elizabeth
E) was an English captain hired by the French

was lost at sea

The French captain, Jacques Cartier, most importantly explored the:
A) Caribbean
B) Mississippi River
C) Great Lakes
D) St. Lawrence River
E) Hudson Bay

St. Lawrence River

Columbus succeeded in:
A) finding a water route to Asia
B) proving the world was round
C) inspiring subsequent European explorations
D) bringing the benefits of European civilization to the Indians
E) finding rich sources of rubies and diamonds

inspiring subsequent European explorations

For the Pequots, the result of the 1637 war they fought with New England settlers was:
A) leadership of all other Indians in the region
B) retention of most of their traditional lands
C) revenge for the previous cruelties of the English
D) slaughter and enslavement
E) a religious crisis

slaughter and enslavement

The major cause of King Philip's War was:
A) Indian anger over their destruction from European diseases
B) Indian resentment over forced conversions to Christianity
C) the need of Indian warriors to prove themselves in battle
D) King Philip's desire for territorial expansion
E) Indian feelings of racial superiority over the English

Indian resentment over forced conversions to Christianity

The Virginia Company of Plymouth brought the Puritans to Massachusetts Bay.
A) True
B) False

false

In 1624, a British court dissolved the struggling Virginia Company, and Virginia:
A) was given to the king's brother, the Duke of York
B) was merged with New England
C) lost all its funding
D) became a royal colony
E) no longer existed

became a royal colony

Charles I:
A) founded "Great Britain" when he came from Scotland to assume the throne
B) was the son of James II
C) was executed as a result of the English Civil War
D) sympathized with the Puritans more than any other seventeenth-century British monarch
E) was the father of James I

was executed as a result of the English Civil War

Delaware was originally part of Pennsylvania.
A) True
B) False

true

James I:
A) openly favored the Puritans
B) was the first of the Stuart monarchs
C) recognized the supreme authority of Parliament
D) was wise and open-minded
E) conquered Scotland

was the first of the Stuart monarchs

In the Southeast, the profitability of Indian captives prompted a frenzy of:
A) raiding Indian villages to capture children
B) missionary activity
C) dishonest treaty making
D) head-hunting
E) slaving activity

slaving activity

In Virginia by the mid-1600s:
A) small farmers dominated the government
B) the Virginia Company still operated the colony
C) Roger Williams established a community for those experiencing religious persecution
D) tobacco prices were falling
E) John Smith was governor

tobacco prices were falling

*Bacon's Rebellion:
A) brought indentured servants and small farmers together against the colony's rich planters and political leaders
B) sought to make Virginia independent of England
C) had the support of nearby Indian tribes
D) led to the burning of Charleston
E) resulted from changes in the Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina that discriminated against Puritans

brought indentured servants and small farmers together against the colony's rich planters and political leaders--dispute between Nathan Bacon and Governor Berkeley over how to respond to Indian attacks on frontier

During Oliver Cromwell's rule, defeated English Royalists would most likely seek refuge in:
A) Virginia
B) Massachusetts
C) Connecticut
D) New Hampshire
E) New Jersey

Virginia

For the English preparing to colonize America, one model of settlement was provided by their country's prior experience in:
A) the Canary Islands
B) Ireland
C) Africa
D) Iceland
E) Scotland

Ireland

The Enlightenment:
A) encouraged the idea that God was like a master clockmaker who planned the universe and set it in motion
B) led most educated men to become atheists
C) was based mainly on the writings of Martin Luther
D) increased church attendance
E) started in America and spread to Europe

encouraged the idea that God was like a master clockmaker who planned the universe and set it in motion

In regard to religion, women:
A) frequently served as ministers
B) were more likely to be churchgoers than men
C) experienced most equality in Puritan churches
D) were more likely than men to question religious authority
E) were frequently employed as faith-healers

were more likely to be churchgoers than men

Education in the colonies was:
A) most advanced in the South
B) primarily intended for young women
C) most advanced in frontier regions
D) hampered in New England by the Puritans' anti-intellectual tradition
E) usually seen as the responsibility of family and church

usually seen as the responsibility of family and church

All of the following are true of the southern gentry EXCEPT:
A) their great houses became centers of luxurious living
B) they were often dependent on outside capital
C) they were mainly in Virginia and South Carolina
D) they loved to gamble on horses and games of chance
E) they were ethnically and religiously diverse

they were ethnically and religiously diverse

One major reason for the willingness of the English to enslave Africans was the _____ of the Africans.
A) blackness
B) docility
C) physical strength
D) religiosity
E) hostility

blackness

By 1750, the smallest percentage of slaves lived in:
A) New England
B) Virginia and Maryland
C) the Carolinas
D) the middle colonies
E) the West Indies

New England

*By 1790, second only to the English in their percentage of the white population were the:
A) Germans
B) French
C) Scottish or Scotch-Irish
D) Irish
E) Dutch

Scottish or Scotch-Irish--who were mainly Presbyterian

George Whitefield was a great preacher who even impressed Ben Franklin with his eloquence.
A) True
B) False

true

Early settlers of Puritan New England typically lived:
A) on plantations
B) in large seaports
C) on isolated farmsteads
D) in towns modeled on English villages
E) in log cabins

in towns modeled on English villages

In the first century of colonization, mortality rates among settlers were highest in which region?
A) New England
B) the middle colonies
C) the South
D) the western frontier
E) Canada

New England--settled by religious fundamentalists

English farm animals allowed to roam free:
A) devastated Indian lands and cornfields
B) increased the fertility of colonial farm fields
C) was a practice quickly outlawed in New England
D) introduced deadly diseases to North America
E) generally died from thirst or starvation

devastated Indian lands and cornfields

During the colonial period, prostitution:
A) was practically unknown
B) was legal
C) was especially common in port cities
D) resulted in equal punishment for men and women
E) was legal in official red light districts

was especially common in port cities

Jefferson's preferred course of action in dealing with the warring European nations in the 1790s was:
A) join France in attacking Britain.
B) cut off all trade with the warring countries.
C) give Britain commercial advantages, but not join them in war against France.
D) reward countries that respected America's sovereignty and neutrality with commercial advantages.
E) join Britain in war with France.

reward countries that respected America's sovereignty and neutrality with commercial advantages

*The Constitution needed all thirteen states to accept it before it would be valid.
A) True
B) False

false--only needed 9 states

British military strategists believed they could win the Revolutionary War if they could win over southern loyalists.
A) True
B) False

true

The Hartford Convention convened for all of the following reasons EXCEPT
A) to recommend that congressional representation be based on the population of white males alone.
B) to secede New England states from the Union.
C) to propose presidential term limits.
D) to express frustration because New England's economic interests were being ignored by the federal government.
E) to suggest that Congress require a two-thirds majority in order to declare war.

to secede New England states from the Union

The rise of cotton can be attributed to all of the following factors EXCEPT
A) southern textile factories.
B) a natural transportation system of rivers.
C) the invention of the cotton gin.
D) the availability of fertile land.
E) slave labor.

southern textile factories

Gibbons v. Ogden involved questions regarding
A) federal funding of internal improvements.
B) the power of the federal government to regulate interstate commerce.
C) slavery.
D) scope of executive privilege.
E) constitutionality of the national bank.

the power of the federal government to regulate interstate commerce

Pinckney's Treaty resulted in all of the following EXCEPT
A) opening the Mississippi River.
B) the right to deposit goods in New Orleans without paying duties.
C) stationing troops along the border of New Spain.
D) a secure southern boundary on the 31st parallel.
E) a promise to stay out of Indian affairs.

stationing troops along the border of New Spain

James Madison argued against the Bank of the United States, saying that the Constitution did not specify whether or not the federal government could charter financial corporations.
A) True
B) False

true

Just before the Battle of Saratoga the French entered the war on the side of the United States.
A) True
B) False

false

The last major battle of the American Revolution was the
A) Battle of Saratoga
B) Battle of Franklin.
C) Battle of Yorktown.
D) Battle of Brandywine.

Battle of Yorktown

The First Seminole War involved the United States invading
A) French territory.
B) Canada.
C) British territory.
D) unsettled American territory.
E) Spanish territory.

Spanish territory

The basic principles embodied in the Constitution include all of the following EXCEPT
A) federalism.
B) republicanism.
C) recognition of slavery.
D) balance between liberty and order.
E) equality of all peoples.

recognition of slavery

Which of the following acts specifically taxed paper products?
A) Tea Act
B) Stamp Act
C) Quebec Act
D) Disorder Act
E) Newsprint Act

stamp act

The right to due process is in which Constitutional Amendment?
A) 1st
B) 2nd
C) 4th
D) 5th
E) 8th

5th

Squatters enjoyed what right, even if they settled on the land in advance of government surveyors?
A) Manifest Destiny
B) eminent domain
C) Speculation
D) Preemption
E) Jurisdiction

preemption

The exectutive branch is discussed in what article in the Constitution?
A) 1st
B) 2nd
C) 3rd
D) 4th

2nd

The British attempted to negotiate peace with the colonists following defeat at Bunker Hill.
A) True
B) False

false

Cruel and Unusual punishments are prohibited by which constitutional amendment?
A) 1st
B) 4th
C) 5th
D) 6th
E) 8th

8th

The expansion of "The People," or those who could vote, was selfless because
A) It lessened the number of people who could vote.
B) It supported tyranny by the king.
C) It diluted the voting power of those who could already vote.
D) All choices listed.

it diluted the voting power of those who could already vote

One of the reasons George Washington was chosen as commander of the Continental Army was that
A) he supported Great Britain.
B) he did not hail from Massachusetts.
C) he was able to quell rebellion in the colonies.
D) his status in the Northern colonies was controversial.
E) he had experience with slaves.

he was able to quell rebellion in the colonies

The right to keep and bear arms is in which Constitutional amendment?
A) 1st
B) 2nd
C) 4th
D) 5th
E) 6th

2nd

*The Intolerable Acts was the name given by the British to four laws designed to coerce the American colony of Massachusetts.
A) True
B) False

false--intolerable acts was given by the AMERICANS to the FIVE laws

Macon's Bill Number Two strengthened the Embargo Act.
A) True
B) False

false

As a provision of the Adams-Onís Treaty, the United States won control over
A) Texas.
B) Louisiana.
C) Florida.
D) Arkansas.
E) California.

Florida

Which article of the Constitution covers the legislative branch?
A) 1st
B) 2nd
C) 3rd
D) 4th

1st

The Embargo Act stopped trade with
A) Great Britain and France.
B) Great Britain.
C) France.
D) all of Europe.
E) everyone, it was a total embargo of American commerce.

everyone, it was total embargo of American commerce

What battle convinced the French to recognize the colonists' new, independent republic and to join in the fighting against the British?
A) Yorktown
B) King's Mountain
C) Trenton-Princeton
D) Lexington and Concord
E) Saratoga

Saratoga

The Land Ordinance of 1785
A) secured land rights for Native Americans
B) created an orderly process for laying out new townships
C) met with overwhealming public support
D) outlawed slavery west of the Mississippi River
E) was first proposed by George Washington

created an orderly process for laying out new townships

Which of the following was part of the Intolerable Acts, but not the Coercive Acts?
A) Quebec Act
B) Boston Port Act
C) Impartial Administration of Justice Act
D) Massachusetts Government Act

Quebec Act

Eminent Domain is found in what Amendment?
A) First
B) Third
C) Fourth
D) Fifth
E) Sixth

fifth

Which of the following reasons does NOT help explain why the Stamp Act engendered more opposition than the Sugar Act?
A) The Stamp Act was the first to be passed with only virtual colonial representation in Parliament.
B) Colonial presses published Patrick Henry's Virginia Resolves to protest the Stamp Act and made Virginia seem radicalized.
C) For the first time since the Albany Plan of Union, the Stamp Act caused nine colonies to assemble and discuss common problems with the crown.
D) The Stamp Act, which applied to licenses, deeds, and cards, affected a majority of colonists, not just merchants.

The Stamp Act was the first to be passed with only virtual colonial representation in Parliament

The turning point of the Revolutionary War was the
A) Battle of Saratoga.
B) Battle of Franklin.
C) Battle of Yorktown.
D) Battle of Saratoga.

Battle of Saratoga

The right to a speedy trail is in which Constitutional amendment?
A) 1st
B) 2nd
C) 4th
D) 5th
E) 6th

6th

"The Star-Spangled Banner" was written in response to the battle of
A) New Orleans.
B) Tippecanoe.
C) Put-in-Bay.
D) Fort McHenry.
E) Washington, D.C.

Fort McHenry

Conflict occurred between colonists and Britain for all of the following reasons EXCEPT
A) the legislative wings of colonial assemblies were not previously clipped by Parliament, so colonists assumed their assemblies were equal with Parliament in some matters.
B) colonial political ideology involved a strong moral component that many in Britain never fully understood.
C) colonial assemblies had a rich history of their own policy-making.
D) they wanted to return to the pre-Glorious Revolution era with a more powerful king.
E) colonists resented the concept of virtual representation.

they wanted to return to the pre-Glorious Revolution era with a more powerful king

Which of the following did NOT contribute to early American industrialism and/or commercial agriculture?
A) the cotton gin
B) the power loom
C) the sewing machine
D) interchangeable gun parts
E) the steam-driven riverboat

the sewing machine

The right to petition is in what constitutional amendment?
A) 1st
B) 2nd
C) 4th
D) 5th
E) 6th

1st

The judicial branch is discussed in what article in the Constitution?
A) 1st
B) 2nd
C) 3rd
D) 4th

3rd

Because of the 3/5ths rule, Southerners dominated the House of Representatives into the 1820s.
A) True
B) False

false

Some early state constitutions included declarations of rights, which specified all of the following EXCEPT
A) no unlawful searches and seizures.
B) the right to trial by jury.
C) universal male suffrage.
D) freedom of the press.
E) freedom of religion.

universal male suffrage

Macon's Bill Number Two stopped trade with
A) Spain and France.
B) no one.
C) France and Great Britain.
D) France and the West Indies.
E) Great Britain.

no one

A fully developed factory system emerged first in
A) slaughterhouses.
B) distilleries.
C) iron-making.
D) textiles.
E) gristmills.

textiles

Chief Justice John Marshall consistently ruled in favor of states' rights and greatly expanded state power during his tenure on the Supreme Court.
A) True
B) False

false

During the eighteenth century, colonial assemblies:
A) were appointive instead of elective bodies
B) included both men and women
C) expanded their influence and power
D) lost their power to approve new taxes
E) were hotbeds of revolutionary agitation

expanded their influence and power

The Cajuns of Louisiana were:
A) French Protestants driven from their homeland in southern France
B) French who escaped from the British forces when Britain took over Nova Scotia
C) a group of British who obtained permission from the French to settle in Louisiana
D) a group of Indians who assimilated French customs and language
E) Spaniards who left Florida when the British took over after 1763

French who escaped from the British forces when Britain took over Nova Scotia

The Navigation Acts did all of the following EXCEPT:
A) cause resentment among Americans
B) increase customs revenue collected in England
C) prove difficult to enforce
D) date back to the period of Cromwell's rule
E) increase trade with England's rivals

increase trade with England's rivals

By 1750, the French population in North America:
A) had begun to diminish
B) was largely in Louisiana
C) was vastly outnumbered by the English
D) had a similar number of men and women
E) was only about half Roman Catholic

was vastly outnumbered by the English

John Locke's contract theory of government argued that:
A) men have certain rights in the state of nature, including the right to life, liberty, and property
B) governments were formed when strong men seized authority as kings to protect natural rights
C) kings have a "divine right" to rule their subjects as long as their subjects prosper
D) the only legitimate governments are ones that allow all adults, regardless of sex and race, to vote
E) government's chief duty is to wage war against other nations

men have certain rights in the state of nature, including the right to life, liberty, and property

All of the following opposed Britain in the Seven Years' War EXCEPT:
A) Spain
B) France
C) Austria
D) Prussia
E) Russia

Prussia

Colonial governors:
A) appointed members of colonial assemblies
B) in some respects retained more power than the king
C) were trained in public service at either Oxford or Cambridge
D) were basically dictators
E) were required to be natives of the colonies

in some respects retained more power than the king

The man who established Quebec in 1608 and governed New France until 1635 was:
A) La Salle
B) Marquette
C) Bienville
D) Colbert
E) Champlain

Champlain

During the period of salutary neglect:
A) the British government took less of a role in governing the American colonies
B) new and efficient trade regulations were introduced
C) William and Mary ruled Britain
D) a new trade board, the Lords of Trade and Plantations, was introduced
E) Americans developed a powerful desire for independence

the British government took less of a role in governing the American colonies

In the South, British troops and colonial militia fought the:
A) Iroquois
B) Cherokees
C) Shawnees
D) Hurons
E) Ottawas

Cherokees

A major cause of the Glorious Revolution in Britain was James II's:
A) devotion to Catholicism
B) determination to regulate colonial trade
C) scandalous lifestyle
D) effort to improve relations with France
E) relaxed style of leadership

devotion to Catholicism

The French and Indian War was triggered by:
A) conflicting French and English claims to the Ohio Valley
B) religious tension between French Catholics and English Protestants
C) the expansionist policies of Louis XIV
D) French anger over English restrictions on trade and shipping
E) the desire of both sides to pull their economies out of depression

conflicting French and English claims to the Ohio Valley

The right to vote for members of the colonial assemblies was:
A) greatly restricted because of high property qualifications
B) open to women in most colonies
C) extended to a greater proportion of the population than anywhere else in the world
D) based on the same property qualifications as required to vote for Parliament in Britain
E) given to all adult males as a result of the Glorious Revolution

extended to a greater proportion of population than anywhere else in the world

As a result of the 1763 Treaty of Paris, Britain acquired ________ from Spain.
A) Florida
B) New Orleans
C) Mexico
D) Cuba
E) California

Florida

The missionary priests who so energetically served in New France were:
A) Dominicans
B) Deists
C) Jesuits
D) Huguenots
E) Franciscans

Jesuits

Of the great colonial wars of the eighteenth century, King William's War was the fourth.
A) True
B) False

false

Spain fought on the side of England in the Seven Years' War.
A) True
B) False

false

At the end of the war, New Orleans and all of the French lands west of the Mississippi:
A) went to Spain
B) went to Britain
C) remained French
D) became independent
E) none of the above

went to Spain

The purpose of the Coercive Acts was to:
A) abolish the colonial assemblies
B) arrest the leaders of the Sons of Liberty
C) make Americans drink more tea
D) outlaw any public criticism of British policy
E) punish Boston for the Tea Party

punish Boston for the Tea Party

The Second Continental Congress:
A) ordered all American ships to stay in port
B) created a post office, a navy, and a marine corps
C) met with British generals to negotiate an end to the fighting
D) sent General Washington on a tour of the colonies to recruit an American army
E) refused to fund efforts for colonial defense

created a post office, a navy, and marine corps

The Townshend duties brought in more revenue than the Stamp Act.
A) True
B) False

true

Which one of the following was NOT a result of the Coercive Acts?
A) A new Quartering Act required the housing of British soldiers.
B) Massachusetts's council and law-enforcement officers were made appointive rather than elective.
C) The port of Boston was closed to commerce.
D) Town meetings were called by the governor to raise taxes to pay for the tea tossed into Boston Harbor.
E) The governor was permitted to transfer Massachusetts officials to Britain.

Town meetings were called by the governor to raise taxes to pay for the tea tossed into Boston Harbor

George Grenville continued the policy of "salutary neglect."
A) True
B) False

false

The triumph of what Britain called the Great War saw Americans:
A) jealous of British military power
B) very nervous about their own future
C) compassionate toward the French
D) celebrating as joyously as Londoners
E) turn their anger on the king

celebrating as joyously as Londoners

The fighting at Lexington and Concord started the Revolutionary War.
A) True
B) False

true

The writings of the "Real Whigs":
A) supported increasing the power of the king
B) were inspired by Benjamin Franklin
C) supported the Quartering Act
D) supported the policies of Grenville
E) were inspired by John Locke

were inspired by John Locke

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