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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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      To flee religious persecution, economic stresses and war

    • B. 

      English restrictions on wool

    • C. 

      Turmoil with Indians and Quaker policy towards Indians

  • 2. 
    • 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. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      Clergymen

    • B. 

      Physician

    • C. 

      Lawyers

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

      80

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      90

  • 8. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      To get more molasses from the west indies

    • B. 

      To stop colonial trade with the west indies

    • C. 

      To avoid smuggling

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      The Sailing act(travel was taken always on sea)

    • B. 

      The invention of wagons

    • C. 

      Taverns that provided shelter and entertainment

  • 12. 
    • 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. 
    • 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. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      George Whitefield, England

    • B. 

      Jacobus Amirnius, Netherlands

    • C. 

      Jonathan Edwards, Massachusetts

  • 20. 
    • 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. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      Princeton

    • B. 

      Harvard

    • C. 

      Rowan

    • D. 

      Rutgers

    • E. 

      Brown

    • F. 

      Boston

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Religious purposes

    • B. 

      So the children could get highly waged occupations

    • C. 

      They believed it was a significant part of life

  • 26. 
    Even though schools were established what did the wealthy still prefer to do?
    • A. 

      Using boarding schools

    • B. 

      Using private schools for the rich

    • C. 

      Using expensive private tutors

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      For everyone to get an education so they can get an education

    • B. 

      The expense of sending children to England to study

    • C. 

      So people can become ministers and become well respected

  • 28. 
    True or False? The Cultural pastimes were popular amongst the colonies
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Charles Darwin

    • B. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • C. 

      Ben Franklin

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      Ben Franklin

    • B. 

      John Peter Zenger

    • C. 

      Phillis Wheatly

  • 31. 
    True or False? Most colonial were too poor and too busy to buy and read books
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    On the eve of the revolution how many newspapers were there in circulation in the colonies?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      40

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      John Peter Zenger

    • B. 

      Phillis Wheately

    • C. 

      Jonathan Edwards

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      Colonial legislature

    • B. 

      A miniature parliament

    • C. 

      The parliament in England

  • 35. 
    What were the two houses in the two house system of legislature?
    • A. 

      Upper and lower house

    • B. 

      Supreme and judicial

    • C. 

      Parliament and lower

  • 36. 
    True or False? The lower house was elected by colonial people
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Why was self taxation used?
    • A. 

      For religious purposes

    • B. 

      People could withhold salaries to bend the politician their way

    • C. 

      So they had the right to vote for their governor

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      The social status they were in

    • B. 

      The amount of children they owned

    • C. 

      Their property or religious qualifications

  • 39. 
    True or False? Compared with the 17th century colonies the 18th century colonies were more democratic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Who's better Erin and Amanda or Ryan and Ryan
    • A. 

      Erin and Amanda

    • B. 

      Ryan and Ryan