Pre Test Chapter 1-8

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Pre Test Chapter 1-8

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Paleo-Indians
    • A. 

      Hunted smaller mammals such as deer and rabbits, since mammoths and other large game were already extinct when they arrived in the Americas.

    • B. 

      Migrated from the Patagonia region of South America up into North America.

    • C. 

      Began arriving in the Americas between 15,000 and 50,000 years ago.

    • D. 

      Often lived in settlements of up to 500 inhabitants.

  • 2. 
    The Hohokam villages of southern Arizona used a complex irrigation system to grow their crops.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Christopher Columbus
    • A. 

      Was Portuguese by birth.

    • B. 

      Never set foot on North America

    • C. 

      Was bitter that Ferdinand and Isabella would only allow him one journey to the New World.

    • D. 

      Wanted the natives he encountered to become Spanish citizens.

  • 4. 
    Following the Roanoke colony's disappearance after 1587, twenty years passed before the English again attempted to settle in America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Act for Religious Toleration was the first American law that granted freedom of worship for all Christians.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Slaves who could not escape capture in Africa suffered through a horrendous six- to eight-week-long ocean voyage known as the
    • A. 

      Trail of Tears.

    • B. 

      Middle Passage.

    • C. 

      Journey of Death.

    • D. 

      Slave Sail.

  • 7. 
    The Glorious Revolution
    • A. 

      Resulted in a Danish prince ascending the English throne.

    • B. 

      Led to the execution of Charles II.

    • C. 

      Led to a period in which Parliament allowed the colonies substantial control over their own affairs.

    • D. 

      Sparked Queen Anne's War.

  • 8. 
    The Quartering Acts required the colonial assemblies to provide barracks and supplies for British troops.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Sugar Act of 1764
    • A. 

      Was designed to increase tax revenue for the British government.

    • B. 

      Increased the duty on molasses.

    • C. 

      Shortened the list of enumerated products.

    • D. 

      Was passed just after the Stamp Act.

  • 10. 
    In which way did Americans misunderstand the Declaratory Act?
    • A. 

      They thought it would result in more independence and colonial self-government.

    • B. 

      The colonists thought it was a face-saving gesture and that the British government was backing down.

    • C. 

      Americans believed that it granted them the right to tax themselves.

    • D. 

      Americans believed it was unconstitutional and should be repealed.

  • 11. 
    Approximately this percentage of American colonists remained loyal to Britain during the Revolutionary War
    • A. 

      20 percent

    • B. 

      10 percent

    • C. 

      3 percent

    • D. 

      35 percent

  • 12. 
    The Declaration of Independence
    • A. 

      Was built on the political philosophy of Edmund Burke.

    • B. 

      Included the Olive Branch Petition in the hopes of making peace with Britain.

    • C. 

      Proposed establishing a constitutional monarchy for the new nation.

    • D. 

      Stated that all men are created equal.

  • 13. 
    Republicanism holds that legitimate political authority comes from
    • A. 

      The aristocracy.

    • B. 

      God

    • C. 

      The people

    • D. 

      The King

  • 14. 
    In 1776, suffrage
    • A. 

      Was extended to all free blacks in the North.

    • B. 

      Was limited to white men of the upper classes.

    • C. 

      Was extended to all free, white males.

    • D. 

      Was extended to women in the state of New Jersey.

  • 15. 
    The national census of 1790 counted nearly four million Americans, one in four of whom lived in the South.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The first problem for Washington and Congress was to decide just how the chief executive of the new republic should be addressed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False