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  • 1. 
    Where did the pilgrams settle at?
    • A. 

      Raleigh

    • B. 

      Jamestown

    • C. 

      Plymouth

    • D. 

      Quebec

  • 2. 
    Who was the Portuguese explorer who traveled around the tip of Africa?
    • A. 

      Prince Henry

    • B. 

      Bartholomeu Dias

    • C. 

      Vasco Da Gama

    • D. 

      Pedro Cabral

  • 3. 
    What did the Iron Act do?
    • A. 

      Protected British constitutes in Spain

    • B. 

      Forbid furnices in America

    • C. 

      Enforced a major tax on Iron

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What was England's First Successful settlement?
    • A. 

      Quebec

    • B. 

      Plymouth

    • C. 

      Jamestown

    • D. 

      Raleigh

  • 5. 
    What caused the Boston Massacre?
    • A. 

      British soldiers fired their guns into a crowd

    • B. 

      Citizen's were throwing snowballs with rocks in them at the British Soldiers

    • C. 

      Riots broke out

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Who was affected the most by the Stamp Act?
    • A. 

      The Middle Class

    • B. 

      Rich and Well Educated

    • C. 

      Everyone

    • D. 

      Buisness Owners

  • 7. 
    Who was the Augustinian Monk who challenged the Roman Catholic Church?
    • A. 

      John Cabot

    • B. 

      Martin Luther

    • C. 

      John Jay

    • D. 

      Bartholemeu Dias

  • 8. 
    What act in Greenville's Economic Plan forbid making their own money?
    • A. 

      Money Act

    • B. 

      Quartering Act

    • C. 

      Iron Act

    • D. 

      Currency Act

  • 9. 
    Who was William & Mary established by?
    • A. 

      Puritains

    • B. 

      Protestants

    • C. 

      Anglicans

    • D. 

      Catholics

  • 10. 
    What class did Columbus grow up in?
    • A. 

      High Class

    • B. 

      Middle Class

    • C. 

      Lower Class

    • D. 

      Upper Class

  • 11. 
    Which one is part of English's Restoration's Navigation Acts?
    • A. 

      Certain articles had to be taxed

    • B. 

      Certain articles could not be transported

    • C. 

      Certain Articles had to be shipped to England

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Who sailed to explore the West Coast of Africa?
    • A. 

      Prince Henry

    • B. 

      Bartholomeu Dias

    • C. 

      Vasco Da Gama

    • D. 

      Pedro Cabral

  • 13. 
    What item(s) did the Stamp Act place a tax on?
    • A. 

      Newspapers

    • B. 

      Legal Documents

    • C. 

      All of the Above

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 14. 
    Who was a major force in promoting religious revivalism in England and America
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Martin Luther

    • C. 

      Cotton Mather

    • D. 

      George Whitefield

  • 15. 
    Why was the Tea Act such a big deal?
    • A. 

      British East India Company got a monopoly

    • B. 

      British East India Company didn't have to pay navigation tax

    • C. 

      All of the Above

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 16. 
    Where did Magellin travel to?
    • A. 

      Bahamas

    • B. 

      Newfoundland

    • C. 

      Phillipines

    • D. 

      West Indies

  • 17. 
    Where was Ferdinand Magellin from?
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 18. 
    Who were the British soldiers sent to arrest in Lexington and Concord?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson & John Jay

    • B. 

      Sam Adams & John Jay

    • C. 

      Sam Adams & John Hancock

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson & John Hancock

  • 19. 
    Where were the Americans buying their Mollassas from?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      British

    • C. 

      Portugal

    • D. 

      French

  • 20. 
    Christopher Columbus grew up where?
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 21. 
    Who fought in the 7 Years War?
    • A. 

      British, Americans, and French

    • B. 

      British, French, and Spain

    • C. 

      Spain, Indians, Americans, and French

    • D. 

      British, French, and Indians

  • 22. 
    Who were the 3 men to help write the Declaration of Independence? (Pick 3)
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      John Hancock

    • C. 

      Sam Adams

    • D. 

      John Adams

    • E. 

      Ben Franklin

  • 23. 
    Who was the 1st English explorer to reach North America?
    • A. 

      John Cabot

    • B. 

      John Smith

    • C. 

      Vasco Da Gama

    • D. 

      Christopher Columbus

  • 24. 
    Who was the Puritain woman expelled from the colony for arguing the officials right to office?
    • A. 

      Anne Wilson

    • B. 

      Anne York

    • C. 

      Elizabeth Hutchinson

    • D. 

      Anne Hutchinson

  • 25. 
    Who did the Great Awakening appeal to the most?
    • A. 

      1st Son's & Only Children

    • B. 

      Women & 1st Son's

    • C. 

      Women & Younger Son's

    • D. 

      Women only

  • 26. 
    Who initiated small pox inoculations in Massachusetts?
    • A. 

      John Roffe

    • B. 

      Cotton Mather

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      George Whitefield

  • 27. 
    What was the result of the Quartering Act?
    • A. 

      Placed a tax on all purchased items

    • B. 

      Forbid own currency making

    • C. 

      Put soldiers in civilian homes

    • D. 

      Boycotts and riots against the British

  • 28. 
    What was the main religion of the Pilgrams?
    • A. 

      Athiest

    • B. 

      Roman Catholic

    • C. 

      Protestant

    • D. 

      Puritans

  • 29. 
    Who was the Portuguese explorer who was blown off course and landed in Brazil?
    • A. 

      Pedro Cabral

    • B. 

      Prince Henry

    • C. 

      Vasco Da Gama

    • D. 

      Bartholomeu Dias

  • 30. 
    Who did John Roffe eventually marry?
    • A. 

      Queen Elizabeth

    • B. 

      Anne Hutchinson

    • C. 

      Pocahantas

    • D. 

      He ended up not marrying

  • 31. 
    What caused the Boston Massacre to be such a big deal?
    • A. 

      Rioters

    • B. 

      British soldiers fired into the crowd

    • C. 

      Propaganda

    • D. 

      New Taxes were later enforced

  • 32. 
    What did John Harvard leave behind to the University?
    • A. 

      His estate

    • B. 

      His library

    • C. 

      His money

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 33. 
    What did John Cabot intend to do?
    • A. 

      Finding better fishing grouds for the settlers

    • B. 

      Finding a northwest passage through to the New World

    • C. 

      Prove Columbus' theory correct that the world was in fact round

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 34. 
    What Act provided a civil government for French speaking Roman Catholic's?
    • A. 

      Quartering Acts

    • B. 

      Sugar Acts

    • C. 

      Intolerable Acts

    • D. 

      Stamp Act

  • 35. 
    What Act in Greenville's Economic plan, placed a tax on linen, silk, sugar, and wine?
    • A. 

      The Linen Act

    • B. 

      The Sugar Act

    • C. 

      The Wine Act

    • D. 

      The Mollasses Act

  • 36. 
    Where was the "Lost Colony"?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Quebec

    • C. 

      Raliegh

    • D. 

      Plymouth

  • 37. 
    Who was the Portuguese explorer who traveled around the Cape to India?
    • A. 

      Prince Henry

    • B. 

      Vasco Da Gama

    • C. 

      Bartholomeu Dias

    • D. 

      Pedro Cabral

  • 38. 
    What was one problem that the British faced after the 7 years war? (Pick 3)
    • A. 

      There were too many different cultures combined

    • B. 

      Land tripled in size

    • C. 

      The 7 years war put England in major debt

    • D. 

      The Native Americans were now the British's problem

    • E. 

      Continual clashes with the French

  • 39. 
    What did the Mollassass Act do?
    • A. 

      Put a heavy tax on mollassass

    • B. 

      Banned mollassass from being sold

    • C. 

      Forced Americans to buy mollassass from the British West Indies

    • D. 

      Made mollassass cheaper to purchase

  • 40. 
    Anne Hutchinson argued that people who held office, that weren't elected had no right to spiritual office.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    Where were the British soldiers that were part of the Boston Massacre tried?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Boston

    • D. 

      They weren't tried

  • 42. 
    Who sponsered Christopher Columbus for his voyage to what ended up being America?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Portugal

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      England

  • 43. 
    What did Martin Luther believe salvation could be found through?
    • A. 

      Good Works

    • B. 

      Payments

    • C. 

      Loyalty

    • D. 

      Faith Alone

  • 44. 
    What did George Whitefield do?
    • A. 

      Found a treatment for small pox

    • B. 

      Sparked the "Great Awakening"

    • C. 

      Was essential in the survival of the colonist in Plymouth

    • D. 

      Was vital in setting up the Acts for the English Restoration

  • 45. 
    Who was William & Mary named after?
    • A. 

      The Spanish King & Queen

    • B. 

      The English King & Queen

    • C. 

      The Portuguese King & Queen

    • D. 

      William Mary

  • 46. 
    Where did the Puritains obtain land to?
    • A. 

      New England

    • B. 

      Plymouth

    • C. 

      Jamestown

    • D. 

      Raleigh

    • E. 

      Quebec

  • 47. 
    What Act in Greenville's Economic Plan, placed a tax on notorized items?
    • A. 

      Currency Act

    • B. 

      Stamp Act

    • C. 

      Sugar Act

    • D. 

      Iron Act

  • 48. 
    Which one is part of the English Restoration's Navigation Acts?
    • A. 

      All trades would be done through American colonies

    • B. 

      All trades would be done on English ships

    • C. 

      All trades would have to be approved by England

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 49. 
    Most pilgrams were....
    • A. 

      Well Educated, Middle Class, Married Couples

    • B. 

      Rich, Well Educated, Married Couples

    • C. 

      Young, Ambitious, Single Men

    • D. 

      People unhappy with all the restrictions in England

  • 50. 
    Who was appointed commander of the American Forces for the Revolutionary War?
    • A. 

      John Jay

    • B. 

      James Wilson

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      William Gates

  • 51. 
    Where is William & Mary?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Carolina

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 52. 
    The location that John Cabot sailed to was famous for what?
    • A. 

      Steel Making

    • B. 

      Lush Environment

    • C. 

      Fishing Grounds

    • D. 

      Well Defended

  • 53. 
    Who were the two leaders of sea navigation during the time of Christopher Columbus?
    • A. 

      Italy & Spain

    • B. 

      Portugal & Spain

    • C. 

      Portugal & England

    • D. 

      Italy & England

  • 54. 
    Who was Ferdinand Magellin employed by?
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 55. 
    How long did the "7 Years War" last?
    • A. 

      7 years

    • B. 

      2 years

    • C. 

      10 years

    • D. 

      9 years

    • E. 

      1 year

  • 56. 
    Who did the 1st Continental Congress consist of?
    • A. 

      Democrats, Republicans, & Independents

    • B. 

      Conservatives, Liberals, & Moderates

    • C. 

      Catholics, & Protestants

    • D. 

      A random mix

  • 57. 
    What was one of the problems that the British faced after the 7 Years War?
    • A. 

      Land tripled in size

    • B. 

      Hostile American colonists

    • C. 

      Land doubled in size

    • D. 

      The French were angered

  • 58. 
    What Two colonies did Bacon's rebellion take place at?
    • A. 

      Jamestown

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Both Jamestown & Virginia

    • D. 

      Neither Jamestown & Virginia

  • 59. 
    Where were the Navigation Acts trials at?
    • A. 

      America

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 60. 
    What was the first American college established in Massachusetts?
    • A. 

      William & Mary

    • B. 

      Harvard

    • C. 

      Yale

    • D. 

      Penn

  • 61. 
    What Act limited the number of apprentices you could have employed?
    • A. 

      Navigation Acts

    • B. 

      Woolen Acts

    • C. 

      Hat Acts

    • D. 

      Mollassass Acts

  • 62. 
    What was Harvard intended for?
    • A. 

      Furthering Education

    • B. 

      Building Scholars

    • C. 

      Training Ministers

    • D. 

      The Rich and Well-To-Do

  • 63. 
    What did people believe small pox was punishment for?
    • A. 

      Unfaithfulness

    • B. 

      Sin

    • C. 

      Lying

    • D. 

      Non-payments to the Church

  • 64. 
    What happenend with the Townshend Duties?
    • A. 

      New Tax on Linen

    • B. 

      New Tax on Paint, Lead, Glass, Paper, & Tea

    • C. 

      None of the Above

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 65. 
    Why did John Hancock go to jail?
    • A. 

      Violation of the Navigation Acts

    • B. 

      Was wrongly accused & unfairly went to jail

    • C. 

      He didn't go to jail

    • D. 

      Started riots

  • 66. 
    Columbus thought he sailed to the West Indies, but where did he actually end up?
    • A. 

      Phillipines

    • B. 

      Bahamas

    • C. 

      Cuba

    • D. 

      Virgin Islands

  • 67. 
    Who was the 1st country to settle in Quebec?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Portugal

    • C. 

      Scottland

    • D. 

      France

  • 68. 
    Who was the 1st explorer to circumnavigate the globe?
    • A. 

      Vasco Da Gama

    • B. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • C. 

      Ferdinand Magellin

    • D. 

      Bartholemeu Dias

  • 69. 
    Who defended the British soldiers that were involved with the Boston Massacre?
    • A. 

      John Davis

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Sam Adams

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 70. 
    Why was Jamestown such an attractive place to settle in?
    • A. 

      Low laying area

    • B. 

      Easily defended

    • C. 

      Hidden from natives

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 71. 
    Where did John Cabot end up sailing to?
    • A. 

      Bahamas

    • B. 

      West Indies

    • C. 

      Newfoundland

    • D. 

      Quebec

  • 72. 
    What was the result of the Stamp Act? (Pick 3)
    • A. 

      Riots broke out

    • B. 

      Government officials sent troops to contain the rioters

    • C. 

      Houses of government officials were burned down

    • D. 

      Boycotted British products

    • E. 

      Greenville imposed 2 more Acts: Including the Iron Acts, and the Intolerable Acts

  • 73. 
    Who had a major part in the settlers survival in Jamestown?
    • A. 

      John Cabot

    • B. 

      John Smith

    • C. 

      John Roffe

    • D. 

      John Jay

  • 74. 
    How many people died in the Boston Massacre?
    • A. 

      No people actually died

    • B. 

      100 people

    • C. 

      32 people

    • D. 

      5 people

    • E. 

      3 people

  • 75. 
    Who had a major part in the production of Tobacco in Virginia?
    • A. 

      John Cabot

    • B. 

      John Smith

    • C. 

      John Roffe

    • D. 

      John Jay