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APUSH - Chapter 3 Test

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This test will determine whether you have learned the essentials of APUSH's Chapters 3 through 4.

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Allowed only Dutch immigrants to settle there

    • B. 

      Was established for its quick profit of fur trading

    • C. 

      Tolerated Quakers from nearby Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      Supported free speech and other democratic practices

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The New England Confederation
    • A. 

      Included all the New England colonies

    • B. 

      Was designed to bolster colonial defense

    • C. 

      Led the American colonies to seek independence from England

    • D. 

      Was created by the English government to streamline its administration of the colonies

    • E. 

      Was an economic and trade alliance

  • 3. 
    Henry VII aided the entrance of Protestant beliefs into England when he
    • A. 

      Allowed Martin Luther to journey England

    • B. 

      Broke England's ties with the Catholic Church

    • C. 

      Removed himself as the head of the Church of England

    • D. 

      Ordered John Calvin to go to Switzerland

    • E. 

      Supported the Puritans

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Extremely harsh

    • B. 

      Bad at first but improving later

    • C. 

      Influenced mainly by the state supported church

    • D. 

      Benevolent

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    As the head of the Dominion of New England, Sir Edmund Andros was all of following except
    • A. 

      An able military man

    • B. 

      Conscientious

    • C. 

      A Puritan

    • D. 

      Tactless

    • E. 

      A leader who restricted the press

  • 6. 
    The picture of colonial America that is the emerging from new scholarship is a society fromed by
    • A. 

      Encounters with native people

    • B. 

      European heritage

    • C. 

      Many intertwining roots

    • D. 

      American heritage

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    King Philip's Was resulted in
    • A. 

      The lasting defeat of New England's Indians

    • B. 

      France's moving into Canada

    • C. 

      The formation of a powerful alliance among the Indians to resist the English

    • D. 

      The last victory for the Indians

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    With the franchise in Massachusetts extended to all adult males who belonged to Puritan congregations, the proportion of qualified voters (approximately 2/5) in this colony as compared to England was
    • A. 

      Larger

    • B. 

      Somewhat smaller

    • C. 

      About the same

    • D. 

      Not known

    • E. 

      A great deal smaller

  • 9. 
    The Separatits migrated from Holland to the New World in order to
    • A. 

      Avoid the coming war with France

    • B. 

      Gain wealth through all economic incentives the New World offered

    • C. 

      Establish a new nation

    • D. 

      Avoid the Dutchification of thier children

    • E. 

      Escape the jurisdiction of the Virginia Company

  • 10. 
    In Calvinist thought the "conversion" was
    • A. 

      Something experienced as a group

    • B. 

      Earned by a person's good work

    • C. 

      A Catholic heresy

    • D. 

      An event that freed a person from having to live a holy life

    • E. 

      An intense, personal experience when God revealed an individual;s heavenly destiny

  • 11. 
    Recently, historians have increasingly viewed the colonial period as
    • A. 

      One in which the Puritans had been overlooked

    • B. 

      One of contact and adaptation between native population

    • C. 

      One in which the settlement of the Caribbean has been stressed too much

    • D. 

      One in which economic ambition was the main reason all colonists came

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    As a colony, Rhode Island became known for
    • A. 

      Its poor treatment for Indians

    • B. 

      Unified religious beliefs

    • C. 

      Support of special privilege

    • D. 

      Never having secured a charter from Parliament

    • E. 

      Individualist and independent attitudes

  • 13. 
    People who flouted the authority of the Puritan Clergy in Massachusetts Bay were subject to which of the following punishments?
    • A. 

      Fines

    • B. 

      Floggings

    • C. 

      Banishment

    • D. 

      Death

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    As a result of Sir Edmund Andros's rule,
    • A. 

      The power of town meetings were curbed

    • B. 

      Official tried to enforce the Navigation Laws

    • C. 

      Taxes were levied without the consent of elected representatives

    • D. 

      Smuggling was suppressed

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    The historical significance of the Pilgrims of Plymouth Bay lies in their
    • A. 

      Numerical size

    • B. 

      Economic power

    • C. 

      Moral and spiritual qualities

    • D. 

      Unique charter, which permitted self-government

    • E. 

      Unwillingness to merge with the Puritans in Massachusetts Bay

  • 16. 
    The Mayflower Compact can be best descibed as
    • A. 

      An agreement to follow the dictates of Parliament

    • B. 

      A document which allowed women limited participation in government

    • C. 

      A constitution which established a working government

    • D. 

      A complex agreement to form an oligarchy

    • E. 

      A promising step toward genuine self-government

  • 17. 
    Initially, the Massachusetts Bay Colony enjoyed all of the following advantages except that of
    • A. 

      Being well-equipped expedition

    • B. 

      Starting off on a larger scale than any other English colony

    • C. 

      Receiving many fairly prosperous and educated immigrants

    • D. 

      Receiving a majority of the Puritans coming to the New World

    • E. 

      A shared purpose among the first settlers

  • 18. 
    New England Confederation regarded Dutch New Netherland as
    • A. 

      A welcome friend

    • B. 

      An enemy to be wiped out

    • C. 

      An easy target for Indian raids

    • D. 

      The next victim of New Sweden

    • E. 

      A trading partner

  • 19. 
    Colonists in both the North and South established differences in all of the following areas except
    • A. 

      Patterns of settlement

    • B. 

      Economies

    • C. 

      Political systems

    • D. 

      Values

    • E. 

      Allegiance to England

  • 20. 
    One of the traits that made Quakers unpopular in England was
    • A. 

      Their refusal to do military service

    • B. 

      The high pay given their clergy

    • C. 

      Their support of slavery

    • D. 

      Their violent treatment of their enemies

    • E. 

      Their refusal to hold public office

  • 21. 
    As founder of Rhode Island, Roger Williams
    • A. 

      Established religious freedom for all but Jews and Catholics

    • B. 

      Supported some types of special privileges

    • C. 

      Established complete religious freedom for all

    • D. 

      Demanded attendance at worship

    • E. 

      Became a very wealthy man

  • 22. 
    Cultural contributions the Dutch made to America include all of the following except
    • A. 

      Easter eggs

    • B. 

      Santa Claus

    • C. 

      Sauerkraut

    • D. 

      Skating

    • E. 

      Soccer

  • 23. 
    Puritan religious beliefs allowed all of the following EXCEPT...
    • A. 

      Drinking alcohol

    • B. 

      Eating plentifully

    • C. 

      Challenging religious authority

    • D. 

      Making love discreetly

    • E. 

      Singing songs

  • 24. 
    ALL the middle colonies were...
    • A. 

      Founded by proprietors

    • B. 

      Established by joint-stock companies

    • C. 

      Notable for their fertile soil

    • D. 

      Intended as religious havens

    • E. 

      Dependent on slave labor

  • 25. 
    The city of New Haven was settled by
    • A. 

      Supporters of Charles II

    • B. 

      Refugees from Rhode Island

    • C. 

      Supporters of religious freedom

    • D. 

      Germans

    • E. 

      Puritans

  • 26. 
    After the Pequot War, Puritan efforts to convert Indians to Christianity can best be described as
    • A. 

      Vigorous but unsuccessful

    • B. 

      More zealous than those made by Catholics, but still unsuccessful

    • C. 

      Filling "praying towns" with hundreds of Indians

    • D. 

      Feeble, not equaling that of the Spanish or the French

    • E. 

      Very successful

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