Beginnings Of An American Identity: Quiz! Trivia

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Beginnings Of An American Identity: Quiz! Trivia

In this quiz, we look to learn more about the beginning of American identity. America is is now seen as the most powerful country globallyd to be seen as this by most countries, there is a significant event. Take our quiz and see if you can correctly answer all the questions about this journey to America.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Enlightenment emphasized:
    • A. 

      Reason and science as the paths to knowledge

    • B. 

      Religious emotion

    • C. 

      Orderly conduct and discipline

    • D. 

      Equality and the right to challenge authority

  • 2. 
    What century was the Great Awakening in?
    • A. 

      15th Century

    • B. 

      17th Century

    • C. 

      18th Century

    • D. 

      20th Century

  • 3. 
    Which preacher promised the colonists they could be saved after horrifying them with God's anger?
    • A. 

      George Whitefield

    • B. 

      Jonathan Edwards

    • C. 

      William Penn

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

  • 4. 
    What did Edmund Andros do to anger the colonists?
    • A. 

      He ended the representative assemblies

    • B. 

      Allowed town meetings to be held only once a year

    • C. 

      Jailed loud complainers of new laws

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What was the change in leadership from King James to his daughter, Mary, and her husband, William of Orange called?
    • A. 

      Empire State of Mind

    • B. 

      Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      Glorious Revolution

    • D. 

      Stono Rebellion

  • 6. 
    What did enslaved African women do for work?
    • A. 

      They ran businesses and inns

    • B. 

      They helped raise cash crops such as indigo

    • C. 

      Became farm wives who took care of animals

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    A(n)________  learns a trade from an experienced craftsman for little or no money.                 
  • 8. 
    The  __________ was the first formal proposal to unite the colonies.
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