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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Phillis Wheatly
  2. melting pot
  3. Poor Richard's Almanack
  4. besides offering rest and refreshment, colonial taverns served an important function as centers of...
  5. new lights
  1. a former slave who became a poet at an early age
  2. b news and political opinion
  3. c Benjamin Franklin's hightly popular collection of information, parables, and advice
  4. d the mingling of diverse ethnic groups in America, including the idea that these groups are or should be "melting" into a single culture or people
  5. e ministers who supported the Great Awakening against the "old light" clergy who rejected it

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. small but profitable trade route that linked New England, Africa, and the West Indies
  2. attempt by British authorities to squelch colonial trade with French West Indies
  3. Scots-Irish frontiersmen who protested against colonial elites of Pennsylvania and North Carolina
  4. a once-despised profession that rose in prestige after 1750 because its practitioners defended colonial rights
  5. a small religious group that has broken away from some larger mainstream church, often claiming superior or exclusive possession of religious truth

5 True/False questions

  1. Quakersa once-despised profession that rose in prestige after 1750 because its practitioners defended colonial rights

          

  2. a primary weapon used by colonial legislatures in their conflicts with royal governors was...using their power of the purse to withhold the governor's salary

          

  3. Patrick Henrythose who seek to excite or persuade the public on some issue

          

  4. the two denominations that enjoyed the status of "established" churches in various colonies were the...Anglicans and Congregationalists

          

  5. tavernspopular colonial centers of recreation, gossip, and political debate