Chapter 5: Colonial Society On The Eve Of The Revolution

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Chapter 5: Colonial Society On The Eve Of The Revolution

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did the Germans come to the American colonies?
    • A. 

      To flee religious persecution, economic stresses and war

    • B. 

      English restrictions on wool

    • C. 

      Turmoil with Indians and Quaker policy towards Indians

  • 2. 
    Why did the Scots-Irish come to the American colonies?
    • A. 

      To flee religious persecution, economic stresses and war

    • B. 

      English restrictions on wool

    • C. 

      To get freedom

  • 3. 
    True or False? Just before the revolution the colonies were becoming more stratified with less mobility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Why were people in New England forced to moved west towards the frontier?
    • A. 

      Because the west provided more crops and population was beginning to decrease

    • B. 

      Because of religious persecution

    • C. 

      Because they began to run out of land

  • 5. 
    True or False? The gap between the planter rich and poor whites began to narrow down in the South.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Who were the most respected in the occupations?
    • A. 

      Clergymen

    • B. 

      Physician

    • C. 

      Lawyers

  • 7. 
    About what % were involved in agriculture?
    • A. 

      80

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      90

  • 8. 
    What was the triangle route?
    • A. 

      The West Coast Americans sent corn over to China who in exchange gave silk and the silk was transported to Russia for cotton and the cotton comes back to the West Coast

    • B. 

      New England sends rum to Africa in return for slaves Slave are taken to the Caribbean in exchange for molasses and molasses are transported back to New England

    • C. 

      The New England sends raw materials to the west coast of africa, who bring slaves, slaves are transported to the West Indies, and the west indies gives sugar cane for new england

  • 9. 
    True or False? England's population could not entirely support the colonial manufactured good
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Why did the Parliament pass the Molasses Act?
    • A. 

      To get more molasses from the west indies

    • B. 

      To stop colonial trade with the west indies

    • C. 

      To avoid smuggling

  • 11. 
    What was the result of poor road and travel conditions?
    • A. 

      The Sailing act(travel was taken always on sea)

    • B. 

      The invention of wagons

    • C. 

      Taverns that provided shelter and entertainment

  • 12. 
    What did taverns provide at the time of revolution?
    • A. 

      A nursing home for the soldiers

    • B. 

      Political venues

    • C. 

      Entertainment for government officials

  • 13. 
    True or False? The inter-colonial postal system was developed efficiently and quickly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What were the two established churches in the colonies
    • A. 

      Anglican church and Congressional Church

    • B. 

      Orthodox church and Baptist Church

    • C. 

      Presbyterian Church and Methodist Church

  • 15. 
    True or False? The ministers of the Anglican church did not travel in England but stayed in the South to preach.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Where was the Congressional church prominent?
    • A. 

      New England w/o RI

    • B. 

      The middle colonies

    • C. 

      The south(GA, SC, NC, VA,MD,NY)

  • 17. 
    Who began to take hold in the idea of self determination and theology?
    • A. 

      Jonathan Edwards

    • B. 

      George Whitefield

    • C. 

      Jacobus Amrinius

  • 18. 
    During the Great Awakening, what was something prior that was very important and began to lose hold?
    • A. 

      Doctrines of the Puritan Church

    • B. 

      Divorcing your spouse

    • C. 

      Dependence on God

  • 19. 
    Who began the Great Awakening and where?
    • A. 

      George Whitefield, England

    • B. 

      Jacobus Amirnius, Netherlands

    • C. 

      Jonathan Edwards, Massachusetts

  • 20. 
    What was the name of the most famous sermon by Jonathan Edwards?
    • A. 

      "Fire and Brimstone in God's wrath"

    • B. 

      "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"

    • C. 

      "God's irrational revenge"

  • 21. 
    What did George Whitefield preach?
    • A. 

      How God will react you disobey him

    • B. 

      The idea of individual freedom

    • C. 

      Human helplessness and divine omnipotence

  • 22. 
    What were the Old lights?
    • A. 

      The orthodox clergy who were skeptical about the Great Awakening preachings

    • B. 

      The Great Awakening evangelists who revitalized religion

    • C. 

      The people before the Reformation who were very conservative

  • 23. 
    Who were the New Lights?
    • A. 

      The orthodox clergy who were skeptical about the Great Awakening preachings

    • B. 

      The Great Awakening evangelists who revitalized religion

    • C. 

      The people before the Reformation who were very conservative

  • 24. 
    What were some of the colleges found to new light centers of education?(pick more than one)
    • A. 

      Princeton

    • B. 

      Harvard

    • C. 

      Rowan

    • D. 

      Rutgers

    • E. 

      Brown

    • F. 

      Boston

  • 25. 
    Why did the New England colonies value education
    • A. 

      Religious purposes

    • B. 

      So the children could get highly waged occupations

    • C. 

      They believed it was a significant part of life