American Literature: New World (Study Guide)

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  • 1. 
    This group of Native Americans left behind a legend about creation using pictographs
    • A. 

      Apache

    • B. 

      Delaware

    • C. 

      Sioux

    • D. 

      Inuit

  • 2. 
    The Manitou is a great god in this legend.
    • A. 

      Gilgamesh

    • B. 

      Colba

    • C. 

      Odysseus

    • D. 

      Walum Olum

  • 3. 
    This group of Native Americans believed that corn was crucial to creation.
    • A. 

      Teton

    • B. 

      Cherokee

    • C. 

      Utes

    • D. 

      Navajo

  • 4. 
    This is a system of fundamental laws governing a society
    • A. 

      Discourse

    • B. 

      Constitution

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Connotation

  • 5. 
    This is the implied comparison between two dissimilar things
    • A. 

      Myth

    • B. 

      History

    • C. 

      Tradition

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 6. 
    The process of passing on sayings, songs and tales.
    • A. 

      Narration

    • B. 

      History

    • C. 

      Persuasion

    • D. 

      Oral Tradition

  • 7. 
    A diary of someone's day by day account of events
    • A. 

      Journal

    • B. 

      History

    • C. 

      Article

    • D. 

      Legend

  • 8. 
    This person wrote about a island that he called Colba, now known as Cuba
    • A. 

      John Smith

    • B. 

      Coronado

    • C. 

      Columbus

    • D. 

      De Vaca

  • 9. 
    He wrote a journal about his expedition in northern Florida
    • A. 

      De Vaca

    • B. 

      Johnathan Edwards

    • C. 

      Cortez

    • D. 

      Vasco de Gama

  • 10. 
    On this explorer's quest for gold, the guide mislead them to Texas
    • A. 

      Columbus

    • B. 

      Magellan

    • C. 

      Coronado

    • D. 

      Houston

  • 11. 
    A factual account of the development of a people, nation, institution or culture
    • A. 

      Tradition

    • B. 

      Constitution

    • C. 

      History

    • D. 

      Myth

  • 12. 
    The founder of Jamestown
    • A. 

      Johnathon Edwards

    • B. 

      John Stillwell

    • C. 

      John Smith

    • D. 

      John Stelzer

  • 13. 
    This person was captured by Native Americans but saved by Pocahontas
    • A. 

      Joseph Smith, Jr

    • B. 

      Jerry Smith

    • C. 

      Hiram Smith

    • D. 

      John Smith

  • 14. 
    What did John Smith write?
    • A. 

      Jason and Isolde

    • B. 

      General History of Virginia

    • C. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      Journal of an Expedition

  • 15. 
    What writing describes the death of two settlers at the hands of 300 bowmen?
    • A. 

      General History of Virginia

    • B. 

      Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves

    • C. 

      Walum Olum

    • D. 

      Beowulf

  • 16. 
    This author wrote of the Pilgrims' voyage to the New World
    • A. 

      Bradford Nelson

    • B. 

      William Holden

    • C. 

      Nelson Holden

    • D. 

      William Bradford

  • 17. 
    Name the ship that brought the first Pilgrims to the New World
    • A. 

      Mayflower

    • B. 

      Santa Maria

    • C. 

      Titanic

    • D. 

      HMS Bounty

  • 18. 
    This governor was re-elected 30 times
    • A. 

      Anne Bradstreet

    • B. 

      Bradford Nelson

    • C. 

      Jonathan Edwards

    • D. 

      William Bradford

  • 19. 
    This mode of discourse relates a story
    • A. 

      Fiction

    • B. 

      Narration

    • C. 

      Exposition

    • D. 

      Persuasion

  • 20. 
    This mode of discourse presents details that appeal to the senses
    • A. 

      Description

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Persuation

    • D. 

      Narration

  • 21. 
    This mode of discourse is used to explain. (Example: repair manuals)
    • A. 

      Connotation

    • B. 

      Constitution

    • C. 

      Convocation

    • D. 

      Exposition

  • 22. 
    This mode of discourse attempts to convince someone
    • A. 

      Persuasion

    • B. 

      Prejudice

    • C. 

      Promise

    • D. 

      Promotion

  • 23. 
    This group united 5 tribes
    • A. 

      Iroquois

    • B. 

      Sioux

    • C. 

      Navajo

    • D. 

      Hopi

  • 24. 
    What story tells how Squanto taught the settler to grow corn, procure commodities and fish?
    • A. 

      General History of Virginia

    • B. 

      Puritan Sermons

    • C. 

      The story of Plymouth Plantation

    • D. 

      Pride and Prejudice

  • 25. 
    The house of this Puritan poet burned down
    • A. 

      Elizabeth Browning

    • B. 

      Eliza Snow

    • C. 

      George Elliot

    • D. 

      Anne Bradstreet