Hist 1301 Exam 1

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Hist 1301 Exam 1

This questions are a review of Unit 1. It covers chapters 1,2,3,4,5.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Last of the British colonies founded along the Atlantic coast was
    • A. 

      Georgia

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      New Hapshire

    • D. 

      Carolina

  • 2. 
    The Spanish Armada
    • A. 

      Caused Spain to abandon New World colonization as a result of its defeat

    • B. 

      Was destroyed by a storm before it left Spain

    • C. 

      Was a treasure fleet attacked by the English

    • D. 

      Attempted to invade England

  • 3. 
    This man helped to pant one of England's first colonies in the 1580s. 
    • A. 

      William Bradford

    • B. 

      Walter Raleigh

    • C. 

      Richard Hakluyt

    • D. 

      John Smith

  • 4. 
    The Indian leader Powhatan was associated with which colony?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Plymouth

    • C. 

      Massachusetts Bay

    • D. 

      New York

  • 5. 
    King Philip's War
    • A. 

      Devastated the Native American culture in New England

    • B. 

      Wasnamed for the French king who orered the Indians to leave his New World colonies

    • C. 

      Led to the virtual destruction of the Pequots

    • D. 

      Was all of the above

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Columbus remained convinced that he had landed in Asia

    • B. 

      Columbus was not the first European to discover the new world

    • C. 

      Columbus knew he had found a new world

    • D. 

      Columbus proved the world was round

  • 7. 
    This man campaigned on behalf of Native Americans and denounced Spanish treatment of them
    • A. 

      Bartolome de Las Casas

    • B. 

      Hernando de Soto

    • C. 

      Francisco Pizarro

    • D. 

      Francisco Vasques de Coronado

  • 8. 
    Which man rose to prominence during the Great Awakening?
    • A. 

      Benjamin Church

    • B. 

      John Winthrop

    • C. 

      Jonathan Edwards

    • D. 

      John Cotton

  • 9. 
    Which of the following was NOT true of the American attack on Quebec?
    • A. 

      One of the American leaders was Benedict Arnold

    • B. 

      After a prolonged siege, the British surrendered the city

    • C. 

      It was the first of numerous defeats for the Americans

    • D. 

      Smallpox ravaged the American forces

  • 10. 
    True or False.  African slaves abandoned their various African cultures and folkways when they came to America. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    At the Battle of Bunker Hill
    • A. 

      The colonists ran without much of a fight

    • B. 

      British General William Howe was killed

    • C. 

      The British lost about half of their troops

    • D. 

      The "Green Mountain Boys" defeated a larger British force

  • 12. 
    The Middle Ground was the interaction
    • A. 

      Between the French and Indians whereby the French dominate over the Indians

    • B. 

      Between native peoples and the Spanish, in which the Spanish enslaved Indians

    • C. 

      Between the French and Indians that rested upon mediation and negotiaton

    • D. 

      Between the western and eastern farmers in Virginia, whereby the western farmers received more representation in the House of Burgesses

  • 13. 
    Edmund Morgan argues in "The Puritans and Sex" that
    • A. 

      The Puritans thought sex was immoral

    • B. 

      The Puritans thought sex was onbly good for procreation

    • C. 

      The Puritans had rather loose attitudes toward sex

    • D. 

      The Puritans thought sex was good within certain boundaries

  • 14. 
    Which of the following individuals was more likely to have gone to Jamestown in 1625?
    • A. 

      A poor 20 year-old male

    • B. 

      A sugar producer from Barbados

    • C. 

      A 34 year-old lawyer and his family

    • D. 

      A slave from Africa

    • E. 

      A Quaker

  • 15. 
    Which of the following individuals was more likely to have gone to the Massachusetts Bay Colony?
    • A. 

      A sugar producer from Barbados

    • B. 

      A 34 year-old laywer and his family

    • C. 

      A poor 20 year-old make

    • D. 

      A slave from Africa

    • E. 

      A Quaker

  • 16. 
    In what way did Barbados influence the development of the Carolina colony?
    • A. 

      Sugar production

    • B. 

      Rice production

    • C. 

      Its political system

    • D. 

      Slave codes

    • E. 

      Both a and d

  • 17. 
    True or False. One of the reasons for the success of the African slave trade was Europe's ability to force African participation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What contributed toward the Puritans' declension?
    • A. 

      A drop in tobacco prices

    • B. 

      Economic expansion

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Increased number of slaves

  • 19. 
    Which of these events happened FIRST in Jamestown's history?
    • A. 

      Bacon's Rebellion

    • B. 

      The first Africans landed with Dutch traders

    • C. 

      John Smith seized control of the colony and forced everyone to work

    • D. 

      The Starving Time

  • 20. 
    The Middle Passage
    • A. 

      Was where English Sea Dogs lie in wait for Spanish ships ladden with silver

    • B. 

      Was a horrible and dreadful experience for most Africans

    • C. 

      Was the route taken by SPanish galleons on their passage from Central America to Spain

    • D. 

      Was, for most Africans, not as bad as historians have suggested

  • 21. 
    What phrase best sums up slavery in 1600s Virginia?
    • A. 

      Colonists turned to African slaves as a safer and cheaper form of labor than indentured servants

    • B. 

      Colonists immediately became dependent upon Indian slaves

    • C. 

      Colonists turned into indentured servants because African slaves were unreliable

    • D. 

      Colonists turned to African slavevs after they had worked to deah all the Indian slaves

  • 22. 
    What was the main cause for military conflict between the English and Native Americans?
    • A. 

      English settlers encroaching onto Indians lands

    • B. 

      Indians resisting English attempts to dominate and subjugate them

    • C. 

      Poor trade relations between the colonists and the Indians

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    The Puritans valued
    • A. 

      Individualism

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Harmony and order

    • D. 

      The pursuit of wealth

    • E. 

      Both b and c

  • 24. 
    The colonial way of war included all of the following elements EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      War of extirpation

    • B. 

      Burning crops

    • C. 

      Rangers

    • D. 

      Clear rules of warfare

  • 25. 
    In the settlement of Carolina, slaves filled all of the following roles EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Cattle ranching

    • B. 

      Service in the militia

    • C. 

      Sugar production

    • D. 

      Clearing land

    • E. 

      Fishing along the Carolina coast