History Exam 1

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Chapters 1-5 In Ameri


 
  
Created Sep 12, 2009
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1
The Christian crusaders were indirectly responsible for the discovery of America because they
 
brought back news of valuable Far Eastern spices, drugs, and silk
2
Which group was responsible for slave trading in Africa long before the Europeans had arrived?
 
the Arabs and Africans
3
After his first voyage, Christopher Columbus believed that he had
 
sailed to the outskirts of the East Indies
4
Within a century after Columbus's landfall in the New World, the Native American population...
 
90 percent
5
The treatment of the Native Americans by the Spanish conquistadores can be described as
 
at times brutal and exploitative
6
The guarantee that English settlers in the New World would retain the "rights of Englishmen"...
 
the foundation for American liberties
7
The native peoples of Virginia (Powhatans) succumbed to the Europeans because they
 
all of the above
8
Under the Barbados slave code of 1661, slaves were
 
denied the most fundamental rights
9
The colony of South Carolina prospered
 
by developing close economic ties with the British West Indies
10
Georgia's founders were determined to
 
create a haven for people imprisoned for debt
11
King James I opposed the Separatists who wanted to break away entirely from the Church of England...
 
realized that if his subjects could defy him as their spiritual leader, they could defy him...
12
People who flouted the authority of the Puritan clergy in Massachusetts Bay were subject to...
 
all of the above
13
The New England Indians' only hope for resisting English encroachment lay in
 
intertribal unity against the English
14
As a result of England's Glorious Revolution in 1688,
 
all of the above
15
Indian policy in early Pennsylvania can be best described as
 
benevolent
16
English workers who agreed to exchange their labor temporarily in return for payment of their...
 
indentured servants
17
The majority of African slaves coming to the New World
 
were delivered to South America and the West Indies
18
After 1680, reliance on slave labor in colonial America rapidly increased because
 
all of the above
19
The Half-Way Covenant
 
admitted the unconverted children of existing members to baptism but not full membership
20
Compared with most seventeenth-century Europeans, Americans lived in
 
affluent abundance
21
The most ethnically diverse region of colonial America was __________, whereas __________ was...
 
the middle colonies, New England
22
The riches created by the growing slave population in the American South
 
were not distributed evenly among whites
23
The major manufacturing enterprise in colonial America in the eighteenth century was
 
lumbering
24
One feature of the American economy that strained the relationship between the colonies and...
 
growing desire of Americans to trade with other nations in addition to Britain
25
In colonial America, education was most zealously promoted
 
in New England

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