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APUSH Unit 2: Practice Exam
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By the end of the seventeenth century, which of the following was true of women in New England?
They were a majority in many church congregations.
Colonists from which of the following European nations generally had the most cooperative relations with American Indians?
The Dutch settled New Netherland primarily to
expand their commercial and mercantile network
The expansion of European settlement in the Americas most directly led to which of the following developments?
The use of enslaved Native Americans and Africans to meet the labor demands of colonial agricultural production
Which of the following explains the most likely reason why English colonists wanted to come to North America?
To seek economic opportunity and improved living conditions
The French most differed from the Spanish in relations with American Indians in that the French
developed stronger alliances with American Indians
The relationship between American Indians and the French described in the excerpt was most similar to the relationship between American Indians and the
English colonization patterns in North America differed most from Spanish colonization in that the English
more often settled as families and rarely intermarried with Native Americans
Which of the following best explains why some European colonists intermarried with Native Americans
To create economic and diplomatic relationships between Europeans and Native Americans
Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in the New World, was founded by
a joint stock company anxious to return a profit to investors
Anne Hutchinson was banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1637 because she
challenged the religious beliefs of the colony's leaders
Settlers who established the British colony in Virginia during the seventeenth century were primarily seeking to
Which of the following was true of colonial New England?
Life was centered in clustered villages with farmland surrounding the villages.
The difference in slave populations depicted in the graphs most directly resulted from differences in
climate and geographic conditions for cash crop agriculture
Smith's account of the hardships experienced in the Virginia colony most directly encouraged which of the following changes in subsequent settlements?
Increased attention to farming and agriculture
The table most directly suggests which of the following developments by 1749?
The British established increasingly extensive trade networks to provide goods to its colonies.
A direct result of European exploration of North America during the 1500s and early 1600s was the
introduction of new animals and crops to North America
Which of the following was generally accepted by the majority of American colonists as a legitimate use of Parliament's authority?
Mercantilism as applied by Britain to its North American colonies meant that the British government
regulated colonial shipping and tobacco production
The goals presented in the excerpt from the act have the most in common with which of the following?
Increases in the federal tariff in the 1820s
By passing the Navigation Acts in the 1600s and 1700s, the British government intended to
guarantee that the British government would have a financial share of all colonial exports
The major purpose of England's mercantilist policy was to
increase England's prosperity
The major pattern on the map best supports which of the following statements?
British colonies in North America typically had a lower demand for slave labor than did the colonies of other European countries
Which of the following most likely motivated Parliament to pass the law in the excerpt?
The desire to pursue mercantilist goals
Which of the following groups would have most opposed the goals of the speech?
Bacon's Rebellion occurred because of disagreements between frontier settlers and the Virginia governor over which of the following issues?
Relations with American Indians and restriction on the fur trade
Which of the following happened as a result of Bacon's Rebellion in 1676?
Tensions between backcountry farmers and the tidewater gentry were exposed.
During the colonial era, which of the following was a widespread effect of the interactions between European colonists and American Indians described in the excerpt?
Increased intensity of warfare between the two groups
The confederacy formed to "exasperate the Indians against the English" was motivated primarily by which of the following?
Dispossession of Wampanoag land and threats to their sovereignty
The pattern depicted on the graph from 1450 to 1800 best serves as evidence of which of the following?
The replacement of indigenous labor and indentured servitude by enslaved Africans in New World colonies
In which of the following British North American colonies was slavery legally established by the early 1700's?
All the colonies
Which of the following statements about Africans brought as slaves to the British North American colonies is true?
They maintained cultural practices brought from Africa.
Which of the following primary sources would most likely support Berlin's argument in the excerpt?
Diary entries from a slaveholder discussing plantation life
Which of the following most profoundly transformed the lives of slaves in the South in the mid-1700s?
The growth of a native-born African American population
The Stono Rebellion and the New York conspiracy trials of 1741 revealed which of the following?
Resistance to slavery
The slaves who participated in the Stono rebellion in South Carolina in 1739 hoped to
flee to Florida where the Spanish offered freedom
The excerpts from Anne Hutchinson best represent which of the following developments in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the 1630s?
Growing challenges by dissenters to civil authorities
The events described in the excerpt resulted in which of the following developments in the British North American colonies?
Protestant evangelicalism furthered the Anglicization of the colonies.
Which of the following was true of the first Great Awakening?
It resulted in division within both the Congregational and Presbyterian churches.
The First Great Awakening led to all of the following EXCEPT
the renewed persecution of witches
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