Chapter 5: Beginnings Of American Identity

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  • 1. 
    What areas were controlled by the French by the late 1600's?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      Great Lakes

    • C. 

      Louisiana Territory

    • D. 

      Florida

  • 2. 
    Who would have have political rights in the English colonies?
    • A. 

      Women

    • B. 

      Native Americans

    • C. 

      Men

    • D. 

      White male landowners

  • 3. 
    Why did British colonists want to own land?
    • A. 

      They wanted larger farms for their families.

    • B. 

      They wanted larger farms to make a bigger profit.

    • C. 

      Land ownership gave them more political rights.

    • D. 

      Many did not have the opportunity to own land in England.

  • 4. 
    Who would have received an elementary education in the English colonies?
    • A. 

      Servants

    • B. 

      Apprentices

    • C. 

      Boys

    • D. 

      Girls

  • 5. 
    Who would be eligible for secondary education (beyond 10 years old)?
    • A. 

      Servants

    • B. 

      Apprentices

    • C. 

      Boys from wealthy landowners

    • D. 

      Girls with private teachers

  • 6. 
    The Enlightenment was a movement marked by religious fervor, new Protestant denominations, and an emotional element to Christianity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What were the effects of the Great Awakening on colonial culture and politics?
    • A. 

      There were very few effects.

    • B. 

      Congregations split into new denominations that were based on the beliefs of more and more charismatic preachers.

    • C. 

      There were more converts to Catholicism.

    • D. 

      More colleges were founded in America in order to train ministers.

  • 8. 
    The Magna Carta was important because...
    • A. 

      It stated that noblemen and free men could not be taxed unless Parliament agreed.

    • B. 

      It was signed by King John.

    • C. 

      Noblemen and free men could not be put on trial without witnesses.

    • D. 

      The monarch could not seize the lands of his subjects.

  • 9. 
    England's "Glorious Revolution" occurred primarily because...
    • A. 

      King James was a Catholic.

    • B. 

      King James dismissed Parliament and tried to only fill it with his own supporters.

    • C. 

      The colonies were revolting.

    • D. 

      The nobles didn't want a monarchy any more.

  • 10. 
    The Zenger Trial was about taxation without representation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Because Catholic missionaries often accompanied French explorers, many converts and martyrs resulted such as...
    • A. 

      Kateri Tekakwitha

    • B. 

      Jaques Marquette

    • C. 

      Francisco de Coronado

    • D. 

      Isaac Jogues

  • 12. 
    As tensions between the English and French grew, Native Americans sided with...
    • A. 

      The English

    • B. 

      The French

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both

  • 13. 
    What were the causes of the French and Indian War?
    • A. 

      Disputes over land rights.

    • B. 

      Rebellion by the Native Americans.

    • C. 

      Competition to control trade.

    • D. 

      A declaration of war between England and France on the European continent.

  • 14. 
    Land rights in which region were a major controversy between the French and English?
    • A. 

      Quebec

    • B. 

      Ohio River Valley

    • C. 

      Great Lakes

    • D. 

      Missouri River Valley

  • 15. 
    General Braddock lost Fort Duquesne and his life because
    • A. 

      He had fewer troops than the French and Indians.

    • B. 

      He moved slowly over the mountains because he insisted on bringing a cannon.

    • C. 

      He would not break formation even at the suggestion of Major Washington.

    • D. 

      He was not prepared for guerilla warfare.

  • 16. 
    The Battle of Quebec was the turning point in the war because...
    • A. 

      Quebec was such a strategic city.

    • B. 

      The French lost over half of their troops in the battle.

    • C. 

      Commander Montcalm was such an outstanding strategist that the French could never again come up with good military plans.

    • D. 

      It was the capitol of New France and its capture rallied British troops.

  • 17. 
    Why did the British begin to succeed in the war?
    • A. 

      They had George Washington.

    • B. 

      Great Britain sent their best generals to America.

    • C. 

      Their weapons were better.

    • D. 

      They began to pay colonists to enlist and help fight for their land.

  • 18. 
    The Treaty of Paris...
    • A. 

      Gave Britain almost all of North America.

    • B. 

      Gave Spain the French territory west of the Mississippi.

    • C. 

      Ended French control in North America.

    • D. 

      Caused all French colonies to be closed and colonists returned to France.

  • 19. 
    Which was not a reason for the Pontiac Rebellion?
    • A. 

      All the beavers and other valuable furs had been trapped by British trappers.

    • B. 

      The British refused to give supplies to Native Americans as the French had done.

    • C. 

      British settlers moved onto Native lands.

    • D. 

      British soldiers would treat the Natives harshly.

  • 20. 
    How did the British respond to Pontiac's Rebellion?
    • A. 

      Gave the Delaware leaders small-pox infested blankets.

    • B. 

      Killed Native peoples regardless of their involvement.

    • C. 

      Issued the Proclamation of 1763.

    • D. 

      Backed down and gave them back all of their land rights.