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Neolin, a Delaware Indian and religious prophet, helped inspire___________________ Rebellion in 1763.
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As English colonial society became more structured in the eighteenth century, what were the effects on women?Women's work became more clearly defined as tied closely to the home.For most New Englanders, Indians represented:savageryWith the Peace of Paris (1763):France lost its North American empire.Which of the following was a consequence of the Seven Years' War?strengthened pride among American colonists about being part of the British empireMaryland was established as a refuge of which group?CatholicsHow did the Virginia Company reshape the colony's development?It instituted the headright system, giving fifty acres of land to each colonist who paid for his own or another's passage.Before being captured, slaves in the forest regions of West Africa worshipped:Aspects of natureThe 104 settlers who remained in Virginia after the ships that brought them from England returned home:were all men, reflecting the Virginia Company's interest in searching for gold as opposed to building a functioning society.Bacon's Rebellion was a response to:worsening economic conditions in VirginiaWhy did the accusations of witchcraft in Salem suddenly snowball in 1692?The only way to avoid prosecution was to confess and name others.Who received most of the profits from trade between Native Americans and colonists?colonial and European merchantsThe Salem Witch crisis of 1692 began with:young girls suffering from fits and nightmares.Why did King Henry VIII break from the Catholic Church?He wanted a divorce, and the Pope refused to grant it.What area of North America was most like England in regards to ethnicity?New EnglandWhich one of the following is TRUE of the English West Indies in the seventeenth century?By the end of the century, the African population far outnumbered the European population on most islands.During the eighteenth century, colonial assemblies:became more assertiveWhy Puritans decide to emigrate from England in the late 1620s and 1630s?The Church of England was firing their ministers and censoring their writings.When the Virginia House of Burgesses decreed that religious conversion did not release a slave from bondage:it meant that, under Virginia law, Christians could own other Christians.Just as the reconquest of Spain from the Moors established patters that would be repeated in Spanish New World colonization, the methods used in which one of the following countries anticipated policies England would undertake in America?IrelandThe Magna Carta:granted many liberties but mainly to lords and barons.Which one of the following lists these colonies in the proper chronological order by the dates they were founded, from the earliest to the latest?Jamestown, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay, Rhode IslandWhat was Virginia's "gold", which ensured its survival and prosperity?tobaccoThe British concept of liberty:included both formal restraints on authority and a collection of specific rights.At Anne Hutchinson's trial:she violated Puritan doctrine by claiming that God spoke to her directly rather than through ministers or the Bible.A central element in the definition of English liberty was:the right to a trial by jury.The most famous Great Awakening revivalist minister was:George Whitefield.Roger Williams argued that:church and state must be totally separate.The Glorious Revolution of 1688:resulted mainly from the fears of English aristocrats that the birth of James II's son would lead to a Catholic succession.Tobacco production in Virginia:enriched an emerging class of planters and certain members of the colonial government.Which of the following best sums up population diversity in colonial British America?Great Britain originally promoted emigration to the colonies as a means of ridding itself of excess population but cut back in the eighteenth century, opening the colonies to a more diverse group of settlers.Ordinary citizens were most likely to debate politics in:colonial assemblies.How did the colonial elite view their role in society?It meant the power to rule-the right of those blessed with wealth and prominence to dominate others.In the northern colonies, slaves:were far less important in new England than the Middle Colonies.Which of the following statements is TRUE about the early history of Jamestown?The death rate was extraordinarily high.In early seventeenth-century Massachusetts, freeman status was granted to adult males who:were landowning church members.Why was slavery less prevalent in the northern colonies?The small farms of the northern colonies did not need slaves.In contrast to life in the Chesapeake region, life in New England:was more family-oriented.During the colonial era, Philadelphia:became home to a varied population of artisans and craftsmen.William Penn was a member of which religious group?QuakersWhich one of the following did NOT contribute to the expansion of the public sphere during the eighteenth century?the founding of the California missionsIn the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson's biggest influence in regard to natural rights come from?John LockeWhat policy did the new United States pursue in its dealings with Native Americans?the us goverment set out to dispossess the native americans of their remaining rich lands and drive them westwardThe American victory the Revolution marked a new era of expanding freedom for Indians living east of the Mississippi River?falseWhich of the following is TRUE of how the US government in the 1790s dealt with Native Americans?The US government made treaties with them mainly to transfer land to itself or to the states.The Revolution unleashed public debates about America's social structure.TrueThe idea of republican motherhood encouraged direct female involvement in politics.falseThe Northwest Ordinance of 1787 did not acknowledge that the Indians owned their land.falseAnti-Federalists were concerned that the Constitution severely limited liberty.trueAmericans did not gain much more than independence from the Treaty of Paris.falseBritish soldiers were better equipped than American Continental army soldiers.trueTo resist the Intolerable Acts, a Continental Congress convened in Philadelphia.trueHomespun clothing became a symbol of American resistance during the American boycott on British goods.trueIn the Constitution, Native Americans were granted citizenshipfalseAlthough a few were outraged by the Stamp Act, most politically active colonists actually supported it.falseCommon Sense opened with an attack on the English constitutional monarchy.falseThe Declaration of Independence was not initially printed in Spanish because:Spain feared it would inspire revolutions in its colonies.Republican motherhood encouraged:greater educational opportunities for women.What did the "invisible hand" refer to?the free marketThe US Constitution of 1787 defined who could and could not vote.falseAmerican leaders viewed the British Empire as an association of equals.trueWho was Phillis Wheatley?a poet who wrote about how African-Americans felt about freedomIn the 1780s, We the people meant a melting pot of all peoples.falseThe Townshend Act did all of the following EXCEPT:reaffirm Boston's decision to abide by the Quartering Act.Most of the text of the Declaration of Independence:consists of a list of grievances against King George IIIThe Constitutional delegates who met in Philadelphia represented all of American society, as they were a mix of laborers, farmers, merchants, and politicians.falseShays's Rebellion was significant because it demonstrated:the need for a stronger central government.The US Constitution of 1787 was America's first written constitution.falseIn the Upper South, a considerable number of slaveholders emancipated their slaves.truePrior to the Seven Years' War, Britain had not tried to regulate the colonies' economy.falseThe Naturalization Act of 1790 allowed:only free white person to become citizens.Which of the following was NOT a key obstacle to the abolition of slavery in the Revolutionary era and new nation?the widespread fear that freed slaves would most west and unite with IndiansThe men who served in the Revolution through militias were empowered and demanded certain rights, thereby establishing the tradition that service in the army enabled excluded groups to stake a claim to full citizenship.trueBattles over Indian territory continued after ratification of the Constitution.trueWhat major event first led the British government to seek ways to make the colonies bear part of the cost of the empire?the seven years warwhat two prominent men were not at the Constitutional convention?thomas jefferson and john adamsAfter the war, abolition of slavery in the North was swift and applied to all slaves.falseAll of the following statements are TRUE of the Bill of Rights EXCEPT:it explicitly granted states the right of secession.Which of the following persons would have been the most likely supporter of the Articles of Confederation?an indebted farmer in western Massachusettswhich of the following was NOT a way in which women contributed to the Revolutionary cause?replacing their husbands in political officesThe relationship between the national government and the states is called:federalismThe French played a significant role in the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown.trueThe constitutions of which states retained property qualifications for voting?Virginia and South CarolinaThomas Paine wrote Common Sense as a response to Jefferson's Declaration of Independence.falseThe Constitution explicitly granted Congress the power to do all of the following EXCEPT:emancipate slavesIn their Revolutionary-era constitutions, all states adopted John Adams's idea of a "balanced" government.falseThe Sons of Liberty enforced a boycott of British goods.true