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AP US Chapter 5: Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution, 1700-1775 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Zenger Trial
  2. Scots-Irish
  3. Philadelphia
  4. Dutch
  5. the primary reason for the spectacular growth of America's population in the eighteenth century was...
  1. a leading city of the colonies; home of Benjamin Franklin
  2. b the natural fertility of the population
  3. c corruption of a German word used as a term for German immigrants in Pennsylvania
  4. d ethnic group that had already relocated once before immigrating to America and settling largely on the Western frontier of the middle and southern colonies
  5. e the case that established the precedent that true statements about public officials could not be prosecuted as libel

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. term for tax-supported condition of Congregational and Anglican churches, but not Baptists, Quakers, and Roman Catholics
  2. attempt by British authorities to squelch colonial trade with French West Indies
  3. established religion in southern colonies and New York; weakened by lackadaisical clergy and too-close ties with British crown
  4. popular colonial centers of recreation, gossip, and political debate
  5. the visible arrangement of society into a hierarchical pattern, with distinct social groups layered one on top of the other

5 True/False Questions

  1. John Singleton Copleycolonial printer whose case helped begin freedom of the press


  2. councilthe upper house of a colonial legislature, appointed by the crown or the proprietor


  3. the most honored professional in colonial America was the...clergyman


  4. collegesthe upper house of a colonial legislature, appointed by the crown or the proprietor


  5. the Scots-Irish eventually became concentrated especially in...the frontier areas


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