Book Quiz: Joy Hakim's A History Of US Review

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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History Review questions based on Joy Hakim's A History of US, Vol. 1 & 2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which New England town was famous for its witch hunt?
    • A. 

      Plymouth

    • B. 

      Greenfield

    • C. 

      Salem

    • D. 

      Providence

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    In what year, was Julius Caesar assassinated?
  • 3. 
    What does Anno Domini mean?
  • 4. 
    Name two strong women from the Massachusetts Bay Colony. One was the mother of 14 children, was kicked out of Massachusetts and the Puritan church, and was later killed by Indians. The other was a pious Puritan woman who became a Quaker. She was hanged in 1660 on the Boston Common.
  • 5. 
    Name the man who believed strongly in religious freedom and whose ideas helped bring about the separation of church and state. He was a devout Puritan, who wrote, "Jesus never called for the sword of steel to help the sword of spirit."
  • 6. 
    Who established missions throughout the New World? These missions also served as military forts. The priests (also called Frays or Friars) felt it was their duty to convert the "Indians" to Christianity.
  • 7. 
    Which of the following did NOT occur during the year 1619?
    • A. 

      First labor strike

    • B. 

      First time settlers owned land

    • C. 

      First elected lawmakers

    • D. 

      First published newspaper

    • E. 

      First boat of African slaves imported

  • 8. 
    The English successfully brought their class society to Virginia. It was made up of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Landowning aristocrats who became the Colony's leaders

    • B. 

      Yeomen (small farm owners)

    • C. 

      Indentured servants

    • D. 

      Slaves

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What crop ensured the success of Jamestown?