Puritan And Revolutionary Literature

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  • 1. 
    Without consulting Americans, King George III and __________________ imposed a series of trade regulations that sharply taxed products.
  • 2. 
    Puritan leaders banned ____________________ activities that they thought failed to glorify God.
  • 3. 
    For a short time, from about 1735 to 1750, a religious revival called the _______________________________ blazed through New England, drawing thousands of converts.
  • 4. 
    ___________________________ wrote Poor Richard’s Almanac, which was not political.
  • 5. 
    In 1776 the Americans proclaimed their independence in a Declaration of Independence that was written primarily by ___________________________________.
  • 6. 
    The man responsible for The Great Awakening was named ___________________________________
  • 7. 
    Puritans were persecuted in England for their belief that the Protestant church needed to be ____________________ to become more God-centered.
  • 8. 
    While the literature of the Puritans was private and religious, the popular literature of the Revolution was almost purely public and __________________.
  • 9. 
    The __________________ trials in Salem in 1692 stemmed from the Puritan fervor to root out the devi
  • 10. 
    The fighting in the American Revolution began in April 1775 with the “shot heard round the _________________.”
  • 11. 
    Who said, "He who lies with dogs shall rise up with fleas"?
    • A. 

      Benet

    • B. 

      Edwards

    • C. 

      Franklin

    • D. 

      Henry

  • 12. 
    Who said, "It would not have deceived a child—but Mary Wolcottwas one of the “afflicted children” and her words and self- biting were as gospel"?
    • A. 

      Benet

    • B. 

      Edwards

    • C. 

      Franklin

    • D. 

      Henry

  • 13. 
    Who said, "But when shall we be stronger?  Will it be next week or next year?
    • A. 

      Benet

    • B. 

      Edwards

    • C. 

      Franklin

    • D. 

      Henry

  • 14. 
    Who said, " What stand we here idle?  What is it the gentlemen wish?"
    • A. 

      Benet

    • B. 

      Edwards

    • C. 

      Franklin

    • D. 

      Henry

  • 15. 
    Who said, "The bow of God’s wrath is bent, and the arrow madeready on a string…"?
    • A. 

      Benet

    • B. 

      Edwards

    • C. 

      Franklin

    • D. 

      Henry

  • 16. 
    Who said, "Usually, our little superstitious rituals and propitiations don’t hurt our daily lives"?
    • A. 

      Benet

    • B. 

      Edwards

    • C. 

      Franklin

    • D. 

      Henry

  • 17. 
    Who said, "Fish and visitors smell in three days?
    • A. 

      Benet

    • B. 

      Edwards

    • C. 

      Franklin

    • D. 

      Henry

  • 18. 
    Who said, "TEMPERANCE.  Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation"?
    • A. 

      Benet

    • B. 

      Edwards

    • C. 

      Frankin

    • D. 

      Henry

  • 19. 
    Who said, "O sinner! Consider the fearful danger you are in: ‘tis agreat furnace of wrath, a wide and bottomless pit, full of the fire of wrath…"?
    • A. 

      Benet

    • B. 

      Edwards

    • C. 

      Franklin

    • D. 

      Henry

  • 20. 
    Who said, "I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death"?
    • A. 

      Benet

    • B. 

      Edwards

    • C. 

      Franklin

    • D. 

      Henry

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