His 113 Module 2 Quiz

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The following quiz deals with topics covered in Module 2: The English Colonies, 1585-1763


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Tobacco shaped these colonies' existence.
    • A. 

      New England

    • B. 

      Chesapeake

    • C. 

      Middle

    • D. 

      Lower South

  • 2. 
    Which colony provided an egalitarian system of political representation?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      Maryland

  • 3. 
    This movement argued that reason, or rational thought, guided people and public institutions to progress.
    • A. 

      Humanism

    • B. 

      Federalism

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Enlightenment

  • 4. 
    The Quakers came to the colonies with one purpose in mind. What was it?
    • A. 

      Religious freedom

    • B. 

      Political freedom

    • C. 

      To establish a colony, one based on religion, similar to that of Massachusetts

    • D. 

      To convert Puritans

  • 5. 
    Who assisted in negotiating a truce with the Paxton Boys?
    • A. 

      Nathaniel Bacon

    • B. 

      William Berkley

    • C. 

      William Penn

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

  • 6. 
    One of the most influential people of the Enlightenment in America was
    • A. 

      Benjamin Franklin.

    • B. 

      John Locke.

    • C. 

      George Whitefield.

    • D. 

      Isaac Newton.

  • 7. 
    William and Mary's rise to the throne was marked by not only stability and religious tolerance, but also
    • A. 

      Imperial warfare.

    • B. 

      Longstanding peace.

    • C. 

      Colonial expansion.

    • D. 

      Improved relations with the natives.

  • 8. 
    The head right system
    • A. 

      Provided the right to vote for every male "head of the family.

    • B. 

      Granted each male colonist 50 acres for himself and for every person who's voyage to the colony he financed.

    • C. 

      Helped assist with the rise of cotton in the colonies.

    • D. 

      Only succeeded in New England.

  • 9. 
    The Mayflower Compact
    • A. 

      Ensured the equal distribution of land.

    • B. 

      Provided colonists with the means to travel to the colonies.

    • C. 

      Granted political rights.

    • D. 

      Failed.

  • 10. 
    Although the British won the Great War for Empire, the conflict strengthened the hostility between the colonists and the British.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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