US History 11 - Quiz #1

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The Mayflower Compact, the Virginia House of Burgesses, 18th-century mercantilism and the Articles of Confederation are among the topics discussed in this U. S. History quiz. Reckon you know enough about them? Let’s find out today!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Explain this political cartoon created by Benjamin Franklin in 1754. 
  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Divide lands seized from the Loyalists.

    • B. 

      Provide an orderly system of development for the Northwest Territory.

    • C. 

      Remove Native American Indians to lands west of the Appalachian Mountains.

    • D. 

      Extend slavery to new territories as the nation grew.

  • 3. 
    The Mayflower Compact of 1620 is considered an important step in the development of democracy in America because it
    • A. 

      Expressed the importance of self-government.

    • B. 

      Established freedom of religion.

    • C. 

      Created the first colonial judiciary.

    • D. 

      Granted all males the right to vote.

  • 4. 
    In its economic relationship with its North American colonies, Great Britain followed the principles of 18th-century mercantilism by
    • A. 

      Outlawing the African slave trade.

    • B. 

      Limiting the colonies' trade with other nations.

    • C. 

      Encouraging the development of manufacturing within the colonies.

    • D. 

      Establishing laws against business monopolies.