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5 Matching questions

  1. ornfields in the Southwest stopped producing corn because
  2. As compared to the Chesapeake colonies, New England had
  3. William Penn's Frame of Government for his colony
  4. 20-Negro Law
  5. Brigham Young
  1. a The successor to the Mormons after the death of Joseph Smith. He was responsible for the survival of the sect and its establishment in Utah, thereby populating the would-be state.
  2. b a balanced gender ratio
  3. c salt water diverted to the fields eventually produced toxic soil
  4. d In 1863 this law was passed that exempted an owner or overseer of twenty or more slaves from service at war
  5. e was based on the ideas of James Harrington.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. allowed Parliament to completely legislateover the colonies, limited colonists' say
  2. Right to a trial by jury in civil cases
  3. United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean.
  4. Film maker, cartoonist, visionary. He developed many famous characters as well as amusement theme parks.
  5. An unsuccessful invasion of Cuba in 1961, which was sponsored by the United States. Its purpose was to overthrow Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.

5 True/False questions

  1. Andrew MellonFounded by Joseph Smith, who claimed he was visited by God: 1830 he published a document called "The Book of Mormon." He said it was a translation of a set of gold tablets he had found in the hills of New York, revealed to him by an angel of God. Also known as Latter-Day Saints


  2. For slaveholders, skilled slaves were generally LESS _______ than field hands.controllable


  3. WatergateThe events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in 1972 and the subsequent cover-up of White House involvement, leading to the eventual resignation of President Nixon under the threat of impeachment.


  4. General ElectricInvestor-created company that encouraged the spread of electricity; manufactured lightbulbs, and mainly made electricity available to more people cheaply. Also developed air brakes for trains.


  5. Townshend Act (1767similar to Navigatio; raised money to paycolonial officials by American taxes; led to Boston boycott of English luxuries