AP US History Explore Test!

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Welcome back to our series of quizzes regarding AP US History, as we dive into this incredible textbook quiz and take a look at topics like shifting cultivation, the Royal African Company, slave colonies and more. What can you tell us? Find out in this AP US History Quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Shifting cultivation is otherwise known as 
    • A. 

      Moving from place to place

    • B. 

      Clearing land for their own

    • C. 

      Transporting slaves to new world

  • 2. 
    The seven years war was a war fought in Europe, North America and India which 
    • A. 

      Put great britain against its allies

    • B. 

      Ended disasterously for all involved parties

  • 3. 
    The royal african company was a ________ 
    • A. 

      Slave sanctuary

    • B. 

      Slave trading monopoly

    • C. 

      Enterprise in search of new african lands

  • 4. 
    Slaves were kept in Baracoons on ships or 
    • A. 

      Cargo ships carrying stolen goods back to north america

    • B. 

      Small cramped spaces with their belongings

    • C. 

      Dark dungeons where they were split from families

  • 5. 
    The brutal voyage from west africa to the New world slave colonies was known as the 
    • A. 

      Middle passage

    • B. 

      Grande voyage

    • C. 

      Baracoons

  • 6. 
    What caused the change in Africa after the 16th century? 
    • A. 

      They were nieve to how government worked

    • B. 

      They didnt consider long term consiquences

    • C. 

      They were successful in trading and became wealthy

  • 7. 
    The laws of slave labor stated that it was 
    • A. 

      Livelong and inheritable

    • B. 

      One could earn freedom for their children

    • C. 

      Children of mixed race were free

  • 8. 
    Who were the first to speak up against slavery ? 
    • A. 

      The northern colonies

    • B. 

      Pennslvyania

    • C. 

      Pueblos

    • D. 

      No one for hundreds of years

  • 9. 
    Slaves revoulted in 
    • A. 

      Bacons Rebellion

    • B. 

      Natchez Rebellion

    • C. 

      Reconquista

  • 10. 
    Distinguised brazilian children in the new world where known as  
    • A. 

      Tainos

    • B. 

      Creoles

    • C. 

      Pequots

    • D. 

      Slaves

  • 11. 
    The laws that codified that slaves had no basic civil rights 
    • A. 

      Great Awakening

    • B. 

      Slave codes

    • C. 

      Slave laws

  • 12. 
    What was the result of the Greak Awakening? 
    • A. 

      Tremendous religous reviaval in colonial america from north to south

    • B. 

      A time of realizing demoralization

    • C. 

      A slave revoult that opened peoples eyes up to their problems

  • 13. 
    Runaways fleed to FL in maroons and became 
    • A. 

      Floridians

    • B. 

      Semioles

    • C. 

      Creoles

    • D. 

      Indentured servants

  • 14. 
    Conditions for a rebellino include all except:
    • A. 

      Large african majorities

    • B. 

      Brutal exploitaion

    • C. 

      Little acculturation

    • D. 

      High mulatto birth rates

  • 15. 
    Slave labor set the grounds for industrialization for all except: 
    • A. 

      Generated enormous profits that became a captiol investment source

    • B. 

      Supplied raw cotton

    • C. 

      Began factory production and sparked a new ear

    • D. 

      Provided economic stimulus by creating a huge colonial market for exports

  • 16. 
    The purpose of merchantilism is 
    • A. 

      Control of the economy by state

    • B. 

      Agreement between merchants and government

    • C. 

      To increase income for merchants

  • 17. 
    Queen Anne's war showed the 
    • A. 

      Spanish succession

    • B. 

      Spanish success

    • C. 

      End of religous turmoil

  • 18. 
     the purpose of the peace of utrecht was to
    • A. 

      Keep robert warpole in power

    • B. 

      Give great britan the right to slaves

    • C. 

      Restore religous tolerance

  • 19. 
    The significance of the war of Jenkins ear was that  
    • A. 

      Promoted peace with a treaty

    • B. 

      It helped teach a lesson of fighting fire with fire

    • C. 

      It created boundaries that still exist today

  • 20. 
    King Georges war was 
    • A. 

      The longest war in history

    • B. 

      The first war to conclude in North america

    • C. 

      A war about slavery

  • 21. 
    Enumerate goods were 
    • A. 

      Only be shipped to specific locations

    • B. 

      Goods that would be re-imported from england

    • C. 

      Benefited almost everyone

    • D. 

      All options

  • 22. 
    Slave labor indirectly contributed to the growth of the Northern port cities and economies 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Freedom of the white man base on the slavery of the black man is a non ironic statement 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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