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5 Matching questions

  1. Great Awakening
  2. promissory note
  3. staple crop
  4. melting pot
  5. Isaac Newton
  1. a English mathematician and physicist
  2. b the mixing of cultures, ideas, and peoples that has changed the American nation. The United States, with its history of immigration, has often been called a melting pot.
  3. c a written contract with a promise to pay a supplier a specific sum of money at a definite time
  4. d crops grown for commercial sale, usually produced in a colonial area and sold in europe. Most important crop grown in that area.
  5. e Religious revival in the American colonies of the eighteenth century during which a number of new Protestant churches were established.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a person who believes that God created the universe and then abandoned it
  2. A Puritan church document; In 1662, the Halfway Covenant allowed partial membership rights to persons not yet converted into the Puritan church; It lessened the difference between the "elect" members of the church from the regular members; Women soon made up a larger portion of Puritan congregations.
  3. Credited with starting the Great Awakening, also a leader of the "New Lights."
  4. Journalist who questioned the policies of the governor of New York in the 1700's. He was jailed; he sued, and this court case was the basis for our freedom of speech and press. He was found not guilty.
  5. sun center of universe; developed by copernicus

5 True/False questions

  1. The EnlightenmentA philosophical movement which started in Europe in the 1700's and spread to the colonies. It emphasized reason and the scientific method. Writers of the enlightenment tended to focus on government, ethics, and science. Many members of the Enlightenment rejected traditional religious beliefs in favor of Deism, which holds that the world is run by natural laws without the direct intervention of God.


  2. townshipa person who believes that God created the universe and then abandoned it


  3. Benjamin Franklinnumber of males per 100 females in a populations.


  4. natural increaseproducts used to make or repair ships


  5. John LockeEnglish empiricist philosopher who believed that all knowledge is derived from sensory experience (1632-1704)