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AM History CH 4
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Which of the following statements describes the role of money and economic exchange in eighteenth-century rural New England?
Generally, no money was exchanged between relatives and neighbors, but accounts of debts were maintained and settled every few years by cash transfers.
The eighteenth-century Great Awakening was the impetus for which of the following phenomena?
african americans creation of a distinctive protestant christianity
Which of the following developments created a crisis for New England Puritan society in the eighteenth century?
population growth made freehold land scarce
how did the pietism movement of the 18th century differ from puritanism
pietism stressed and individuals relationship with God
Which of the following was an outcome of new england families efforts to maintain the freeholder ideal in the late 18th century
farmers abandoned traditional grain crops and adopted livestock agriculture instead
which of these religious denomination successfully converted many slaved in the mid 18th century southern colonies
which of the following colleges was founded in the mid 18th century out of the religious enthusiasm spread by the great awakening
In eighteenth-century New England, the notion that parents would pay grown children for their past labors in exchange for the privilege of choosing the children's spouses was known as
the marriage portion
In the mid-1700s, which industrializing nation was the dominant commercial power in the Atlantic Ocean?
Why was the print revolution that occurred in the colonies during the early eighteenth century significant?
printing allowed for the board transmission of new ideas
Which of the following eighteenth-century movements posed a significant challenge to traditional assumptions about race, gender, and class in American society?
the great awakening
The group that came to be known as the Cajuns after the Great War for Empire were
french settlers expelled by the british from nova scotia and deported to louisiana
Which of the following problems troubled both eastern migrants and western settlers in the American colonies in the mid-1700s?
competition for land
Which of the following statements describes the early Industrial Revolution and its impact on the American colonies in the eighteenth century?
Britain's new ability to produce more and cheaper goods than ever before transformed American markets and raised most colonists' standard of living.
During the Great Awakening in the 1730s and 1740s, which of the following groups challenged the authority of ministers?
Which of the following statements describes the religious controversy that emerged from the Great Awakening during the 1740s and 1750s?
The Old Lights prohibited traveling preachers from speaking to a congregation without its minister's permission.
The French and Indian War started as a result of disputed land claims regarding
the ohio river valley
The English philosopher John Locke believed which of the following ideas?
people had natural rights such as life, liberty, and property
Influenced by Enlightenment science, which of the following religious movements believed that God had created the world but allowed it to operate in accordance with the laws of nature?
What made George Whitefield such a successful evangelical preacher in New England in the 1740s?
a reputation for being "almost angelical" in appearance
How did farmwives throughout the colonies in the eighteenth century contribute to their families?
Wives acted as helpmates to their husbands and performed both domestic and agricultural tasks.
The power of human reason, a world ordered by natural laws, and the progressive improvement of society are associated with which of the following movements?
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