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Started:
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Submitted:
October 18, 2008 8:41 AM
Time spent:
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Total score:
93/150 = 62% Total score adjusted by 0.0 Maximum possible score: 150

1.
Question MC #02

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The trans-Atlantic flow of people and goods such as corn, potatoes, horses, and sugar cane is called

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
globalization

B.
the Columbian Exchange

C.
the Great Circuit

D.
the Atlantic system
0%

E.
trade

Score:
0/3

2.
Question MC #03

What motivated the Portuguese to begin exploration to find a water route to the Orient?

Student Response
Value
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A.
To prove that the world was round

B.
To spread Christianity by sailing for the Catholic church

C.
To establish land empires in India and China

D.
To eliminate the Italian and Muslim “middle men” in the spice trade
100%

E.
To search for gold

Score:
3/3

3.
Question MC #14

The English and Indians did not understand the concept of freedom the same way because the English based freedom upon

Student Response
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A.
land

B.
Christianity

C.
material wealth

D.
a patriarchal society

E.
a written code of law
0%

Score:
0/3

4.
Question MC #15

England’s methods to subdue who in the sixteenth century established patterns that would be repeated in North America?

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
Scottish

B.
Welsh

C.
Irish
100%

D.
African slaves in the West Indies

E.
none of the above

Score:
3/3

5.
Question MC #16

What motivated the English crown to colonize America?

Student Response
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A.
national glory

B.
to strike a blow against Spain

C.
to establish a trading empire

D.
all of the above
100%

E.
none of the above

Score:
3/3

6.
Question MC #18

What idea did the Magna Carta not embody?

Student Response
Value
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A.
habeas corpus

B.
religious freedom
100%

C.
trial by jury

D.
the right to face one’s accuser

E.
none of the above

Score:
3/3

7.
Question MC #02 1

Indentured servants

Student Response
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A.
could be bought and sold

B.
could marry whomever they pleased without permission from their owner

C.
could not be subjected to physical punishments

D.
could not have their contract extended if they became pregnant

E.
were able to nullify their labor obligation by the courts
0%

Score:
0/3

8.
Question MC #05 1

Why was the survival of Jamestown initially questionable

Student Response
Value
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A.
high death rate of its settlers

B.
leadership changed repeatedly

C.
settlers were more concerned with seeking a quick profit

D.
supplies from England were inadequate

E.
all of the above
100%

Score:
3/3

9.
Question MC #06 1

The marriage between John Rolfe and Pocahontas did what?

Student Response
Value
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A.
brought unrest and conflict between the English and the Indians

B.
split the church

C.
symbolized Anglo-Indian harmony and missionary success
100%

D.
marked the beginnings of many ethnically mixed marriages between Indians and the English

E.
caused King James I to denounce John Rolfe

Score:
3/3

10.
Question MC #07 1

It can be argued that conflict between the English and local Indians became inevitable when what occurred?

Student Response
Value
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A.
when the English decided to establish a permanent colony, not just a trading post

B.
when Pocahontas married John Rolfe

C.
when John Smith established Jamestown

D.
when Opechancanough led an attack against the Virginian settlers
0%

E.
none of the above

Score:
0/3

11.
Question MC #09 1

What was Virginia’s “gold,” that ensured its survival and prosperity?

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
cotton

B.
fur

C.
tobacco
100%

D.
indigo

E.
sugar

Score:
3/3

12.
Question MC #100

Boston merchants

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
resented their lack of power in Puritan New England.

B.
refused to trade with anyone outside of the Puritan faith.

C.
paid for Anne Hutchinson’s prosecution.

D.
had enjoyed widespread freedom to trade since the establishment of the colony.
0%

E.
controlled John Winthrop.

Score:
0/3

13.
Question MC #04

Of the approximately 10 million men, women, and children who came from the Old World to the New World between 1492 and 1820, how many were African slaves?

Student Response
Value
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A.
2.4 million
0%

B.
5.3 million

C.
7.7 million

D.
9.1 million

E.
none of the above

Score:
0/3

14.
Question MC #11 1

Which statement about women in the early Virginia colony is false?

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
Women mostly came to Virginia as indentured servants
0%

B.
Some women took advantage of their legal status as “femme sole”

C.
Women consisted of about half the white population

D.
Women often married at a relatively late age ??mid-20s

E.
There was a high death rate among women

Score:
0/3

15.
Question MC #12 1

Which colony adopted the Act Concerning Religion in 1649, which institutionalized the principle of toleration?

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
Virginia

B.
Maryland
100%

C.
Massachusetts

D.
Rhode Island

E.
Connecticut

Score:
3/3

16.
Question MC #14 1

The Mayflower Compact established

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
religious toleration and freedom

B.
the right to emigrate to America

C.
a charter company

D.
a civil government for the colony
100%

E.
relations with the local Indians

Score:
3/3

17.
Question MC #17 1

In Massachusetts, “freeman” status was granted to adult males who

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
owned land, regardless of church standing

B.
had served their term as an indentured servant

C.
were freed slaves

D.
were landowning church members
100%

E.
voted

Score:
3/3

18.
Question MC #19 1

New England’s economy was based on

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
tobacco

B.
sugar

C.
trade

D.
banking

E.
fishing
0%

Score:
0/3

19.
Question MC #20 1

In contrast to life in the Chesapeake region, life in New England

Student Response
Value
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A.
was more family oriented

B.
was not as structured

C.
was not characterized as a deeply religious area

D.
saw more independent roles for women
0%

E.
centered upon an economy based on one cash crop

Score:
0/3

20.
Question MC #03 2

Which statement about the New Netherlands is false?

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
Some slaves possessed “half-freedom”

B.
No elected assembly was established
0%

C.
The Dutch enjoyed good commercial and diplomatic relations with the Five Iroquois Nations

D.
Women had many liberties, but could not retain their legal identity after marriage

E.
Religious toleration was extended to Catholics and Jews

Score:
0/3

21.
Question MC #04 2

Compared to the other colonies, New York grew relatively slowly because of

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
a strong Iroquois control of interior lands and the continued existence of huge landed estates in the Hudson Valley
100%

B.
the decline of the tobacco economy in the colony

C.
the lack of any major city to serve as a magnet to the area

D.
the fact that the Dutch, who controlled the area until 1776, did not encourage immigration

E.
the fact that liberties and freedoms were severely restricted in the colony

Score:
3/3

22.
Question MC #06 2

Which was not a feature of mercantilism?

Student Response
Value
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A.
government-favored monopolies

B.
the favorable flow of gold and silver into a country

C.
countries in fierce competition with each other

D.
a system of laissez-faire
100%

E.
the promotion of national power

Score:
3/3

23.
Question MC #07 2

Who formed an alliance with the Indians called the Covenant Chain?

Student Response
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A.
Henry Hudson
0%

B.
Sir Edmund Andros

C.
Duke of York

D.
Kiliaen van Renessalaer

E.
William Kieft

Score:
0/3

24.
Question MC #05

Which of the following statements about African slavery within Africa is false?

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
African slaves tended to be criminals, debtors, or captives in war

B.
Slavery was one of several forms of labor in Africa

C.
Slaves had well-defined rights and could possess property

D.
The slave trade within Africa accelerated between 1450 and 1500

E.
Only men were taken for the slave trade
100%

Score:
3/3

25.
Question MC #10 2

To Quakers, liberty

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
was limited to white, landowning men

B.
was strictly defined

C.
was a universal entitlement
100%

D.
was extended to women, but not blacks

E.
was limited to the spiritually inclined

Score:
3/3

26.
Question MC #11 2

What was William Penn’s most fundamental principle?

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
political freedom

B.
religious freedom
100%

C.
equal distribution of land

D.
personal freedom

E.
abolition of slavery

Score:
3/3

27.
Question MC #12 2

Bacon’s Rebellion was a response to what?

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
worsening economic conditions in Virginia
100%

B.
increased slavery in the Carolinas

C.
Indian attacks in New England

D.
the Glorious Revolution in England

E.
the Salem Witch Trials

Score:
3/3

28.
Question MC #14 2

The Glorious Revolution

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
ended in terrible bloodshed

B.
resulted in giving the Crown sole power in England

C.
assured the Catholic succession to the throne

D.
had no effect on the American colonies

E.
placed a Dutchman on the English throne
100%

Score:
3/3

29.
Question MC #16 2

All of the following were factors enticing migration to the British colonies except

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
availability of land

B.
lack of a military draft
0%

C.
absence of restraints on economic opportunity

D.
religious toleration

E.
cheap and safe trans-Atlantic transportation

Score:
0/3

30.
Question MC #19 2

What unified the British Empire?

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
slavery

B.
religion

C.
trade
100%

D.
political equality

E.
a hierarchal society

Score:
3/3

31.
Question MC #20 2

Of mainland colonists, which group was the wealthiest?

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
Philadelphia merchants
0%

B.
Boston political elite

C.
Virginia tobacco farmers

D.
South Carolina plantation owners

E.
New York merchants

Score:
0/3

32.
Question MC #29 2

Which of the following was true of New France?

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
It was the subject of a great deal of favorable publicity throughout Europe.

B.
Its commitment to religious toleration was a source of great embarrassment for less tolerant powers like England and Spain.

C.
Its population was limited at best, because France feared that a significant emigration would undermine its role as a great European power.
100%

D.
The only women allowed to reside there were nuns, a reflection of the French commitment to spreading Catholicism.

E.
Seigneuries were the only democratic areas in the colony.

Score:
3/3

33.
Question MC #01 3

What was one consequence for the colonists as a result of constant warfare with France and its Indian allies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries?

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
reinforcement of their sense of identification with and dependence on Great Britain
100%

B.
a much larger and centrally organized colonial army

C.
a weakening of liberties and freedoms as France continually made gains in North America

D.
a greater hostility towards the colonists from their neighboring Indian communities

E.
a stronger faith and increased membership in the Anglican Church

Score:
3/3

34.
Question MC #02 3

The most important product of the British, French, and Portuguese empires was

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
rice

B.
sugar
100%

C.
cotton

D.
tobacco

E.
rum

Score:
3/3

35.
Question MC #07

Indian population in Spanish America declined due to

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
enslavement

B.
war

C.
disease

D.
all of the above
100%

E.
none of the above

Score:
3/3

36.
Question MC #04 3

Chesapeake slavery was based upon

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
Feedback
A.
rice

B.
tobacco
100%

C.
cotton

D.
sugar

E.
indigo

Score:
3/3

37.
Question MC #05 3

After experimenting with a variety of crops, farmers in South Carolina and Georgia had the greatest success cultivating

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
Feedback
A.
rice
100%

B.
tobacco

C.
cotton

D.
sugar

E.
indigo

Score:
3/3

38.
Question MC #07 3

Georgia was established by James Oglethorpe, whose causes included the improved conditions for imprisoned debtors and

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
the abolition of indentured servitude

B.
the abolition of a hereditary system
0%

C.
the abolition of taxes

D.
the abolition of slavery

E.
the abolition of property requirements for voting

Score:
0/3

39.
Question MC #08 3

Why was slavery less prevalent in the northern colonies?

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
the North was not as racist as the South

B.
it was difficult to transport slaves to the North

C.
the small farms of the northern colonies did not necessitate the need for slaves
100%

D.
more reformers lived in the North

E.
the northern colonies used Indian labor instead

Score:
3/3

40.
Question MC #11 3

Republicanism

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
meant a government headed by a king

B.
celebrated active participation in public life by a virtuous elite
100%

C.
assumed that every citizen was virtuous and capable of holding public office

D.
was essentially individual and private

E.
none of the above

Score:
3/3

41.
Question MC #13 3

Although suffrage requirements varied from colony to colony, the linchpin of voting laws was

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
Feedback
A.
property qualification
100%

B.
education qualification

C.
gender qualification

D.
slave ownership qualification

E.
religious qualification

Score:
3/3

42.
Question MC #15 3

During the eighteenth century, colonial assemblies

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
lost political power to colonial governors

B.
remained purely advisory bodies to the royal governor
0%

C.
became assertive and more dominate

D.
concentrated on the patronage system

E.
rejected the theories of the English Country Party

Score:
0/3

43.
Question MC #17 3

Deists shared the ideas of eighteenth-century European Enlightenment thinkers that

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
the universe was unknowable

B.
Christ’s divinity was beyond question

C.
science and reason could uncover God’s laws in the natural order
100%

D.
God did not exist

E.
none of the above

Score:
3/3

44.
Question MC #18 3

The most famous Great Awakening revivalist minister was

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
John Locke

B.
George Whitefield
100%

C.
Cotton Mather

D.
John Peter Zenger

E.
James Oglethorpe

Score:
3/3

45.
Question MC #20 3

What was the primary purpose of the British when they issued the Proclamation of 1763?

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
to end the slave trade

B.
to protect the Indians

C.
to open up more land for settlement

D.
to bring stability to the colonial frontier
100%

E.
to prohibit Catholicism in the newly acquired territory from France

Score:
3/3

46.
Question MC #06

The “reconquista” was the reconquest of Spain from

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
the Jews

B.
the British

C.
the Protestants

D.
the Moors
100%

E.
the Aztecs

Score:
3/3

47.
Question MC #09

Which of the following statements about Spanish America is true?

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
Over time, Spanish America evolved into a hybrid culture

B.
Mestizos enjoyed much political freedom and held most of the high government positions

C.
Spaniards outnumbered the Indian inhabitants within fifty years of settlement

D.
The Catholic church played only a minor role in Spanish America

E.
Spanish America was very rural and had few urban centers
0%

Score:
0/3

48.
Question MC #08

Alarmed by the destructiveness of the conquistadores, the Spanish crown replaced them with a more stable system of government headed by

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
lawyers and bureaucrats

B.
bishops of the Catholic Church

C.
landed wealthy elite
0%

D.
elected local officials

E.
businessmen

Score:
0/3

49.
Question MC #11

In 1542 Spain promulgated the New Laws, which

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
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A.
forbade African slavery

B.
forbade Indian slavery

C.
forbade Catholic priests from speaking out against Spanish policy
0%

D.
divided the New World between the Spanish and Portuguese

E.
replaced the outdated Old Laws

Score:
0/3

50.
Question MC #12

The Black Legend described

Student Response
Value
Correct Answer
Feedback
A.
the Aztecs’ view of Cortés

B.
English pirates along the African coast
0%

C.
Spain as an uniquely brutal colonizer

D.
Portugal as a vast trading empire

E.
Indians as savages

Score:
0/3

 

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