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Advance Placement U. S. History over Textbook chapters 1-6

Indentured servants in colonial America experienced

Low social status

The treatment of the Native americans by the Spanish conquistadores can be described as

at times brutal and exploitative

European voyages of discovery and exploration were facilitated by

The Renaissance

European Contact with Native Americans led to

the deaths of millions of Native Americans who had little resistance to European diseases.

Men became conquistadores because they wanted to

gain gods favor by spreadiing Christanity; escape dubious pasts; seek adventure,as the heroes of classical antiquity had done; satisfy their desire for gold

The stage was set for a cataclysmic shift in the course of history when

Europeans clamored for more and cheaper products from Asia; Africa was est. as a source of slave labor; The portuguese demonstrated the feasibility of long range ocean navigation; the renaissance nurtured a spirit of optimism and adventure

In the new interdependent global economic system that emrged after Columbus's discovery, the new world provided

raw materials

the Christian crusaders were indirectly responsible for the discovery of America because they

brought back news of valuable far Eastern spices, drugs, and silk.

Europeans wanted to discover a new, shorter route to eastern Asia in order to

break hol that muslim merchants had on trade with Asia; reduce the price of goods from Asia; gain more profits for themselves; reduce the time it took to transport goods

Some of the more advanced Native American cultures did all of the following

est. large, bustling cities; make strikingly accurate astornomical observations; study mathmatics; carry on commerce

The crop that became the staple of life in Mexico and SOuth America was

Corn (maze)

The European explorers who followed Columbus to North America

Continued to view themselved as Europeans

The ideals that the colonists cherished as synonyomous with American life included reverence for all the following

individual liberty; self- government; religious tolerance; economic prosperity

The economic theory of merchantilism would be consistent with which of the following statements?

It is vital that a country import more than it exports

A major impact of the French and Indian War on the attitudes of Americans was

It led to many colonists who had perviously supported independence from England to call for moderation because they feared that the huge British military presence in the colonies ( brought over from England to fight the French) could not be turned on rebellious colonist

With the British and American victory in the French and Indian War

A new spirit of interdepence arose, as the French threat disappeared

The Proclamation of 1763 was issued mainly to

work out a fair settlemnet of the Indian problem

France had to give ip its vision of a NorthAmerican New France when

it was deafeated by britain???

The immediate puropse of the Albany Congress of 1754 was to

prevent the french from attacking American outposts

French motives in the New world included the desire to

est. agricultural communitied to produce profitable staple crops

The climactic clash between britain and france for control of the n. Amer/ continent sprang from the rivalry for contrl of

Mississippi River

The great Awakening

Undermined prestige of the learned clergy in the colonies; spilit colonial churched into serval competing denominations; lef to the founding of Princeton, Dartmouth, and Rutgers colleges; was the 1st spontaneous mass movement of the Amer. people

In 1775, the _____ Churches were the only two est. (tax supported) churches in colonial Amer

Congregational and Anglican

The triangular trade of the colonial American shipping industry

involved trading of rum for slaves

the riches created by the growing slave pop in AMer. South


The population of the 13 colonies was


New England family can best described as

a very stable institution

In 17th century colonial American all of the following are true regarding women EXCEPT

abusive husbands were punished

African Amer, contirbutions to Amer culture included all of the following EXCEPT

the guitar

Slave society that developed in N AMer was 2 of few slave societies in history to

produce a new culture based entirely on African heritage

Slave christianity emphasized all the following in their faith EXCEPT

concepts of humility and obedience

Immediate reason for BAcons Rebellion was

indian attacks on frontier settlements

For those Africans who were sold into slavery, the "middle passage" can best descirbed as

gruesome ocean voyage to Amer

For their labor in the colonies indenture servant recived all the following EXCEOT


The headright system which made som epeople very wealthy entailed

giving the right to acquire 50 acres of land to the person paying the passage of a laborer to amer

During the 17th sent indentured servitude solved the labor probelm in many English colonies for all the following reasons EXCPET that

in some areas families formed too slowly

New York and Penn. simiular in that they BOTH

had ethnially mixed pop

Inidian policy in ealry PEnn best described

NONE of these... benevoolent;influ mainly by state sup church; bad at 1st but improving later; harsh

According to Anne Hutchingson a dissenter in Mass. Bay

the truly saved need not bother to obey the laws of god or man

Roger Williams beliefs included all following EXCEOT

condeming the taking of Indian Land without fair compensation

As a colony RHODE ISLAND became known

individualist and indep. attitudes

Initially MAss Bay Colony enjoyed all following advantages EXCEPT

Reciving many fairly prosperous and edu immigrants

Puritain doctrine included acceptance of


Amoung Puritians,, it was understoof that

The purpose of gov was to enforce gods laws

The Mayflowe compact can best described as

a promising step towatd genuine self gov

Colonist both N and S est differences in all of the following area EXCEPT

allegiances to england

In Americna History 1619 important because that year

Blacks from Africa arrived in English Amer

A major reason for the founding of Maryland colony was

create a refuge for Catholics

Cultivation of tobacco in Jamestown resulted in all the following EXCEPT

soaring prosperity in the colony

All the following reasons the 13 Atlantic colonies sought indep EXCEPT


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