Literary Period Introduction Test

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Colonialism Quizzes & Trivia

Colonialism, Puritans, early philosophy


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following statements about the English Puritans is not true?
    • A. 

      They were Protestants who sought to purity the Church of England and return to simpler form of worship.

    • B. 

      They believed that the clergy and government should act as intermediaries between the individual and God.

    • C. 

      Some thought the Church of England was too corrupt to reform and called for a complete separation from it.

    • D. 

      They wanted to establish a new society patterned after God's word and a self-sustaining profitable colony.

  • 2. 
    The ______________ _________________ paved the way for a constitutional democracy.
  • 3. 
    The greatest legacy of the French and Spanish explorers was the long-lived political institutions that still exist today.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Ice Age hunters were the first people to migrate to North America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Because Puritans believed that the arrival of God's grace was demonstrated by saintly behavior
    • A. 

      They thought it was easy to differentiate between the saved and the damned

    • B. 

      They could try to earn salvation by leading rational lives

    • C. 

      They tried to behave in as exemplary a way as possible

    • D. 

      They thought there was no need for rigorous sejf-examination

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