US/va History Midterm Exam

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US/va History Midterm Exam

This is the US/VA History Midterm Exam!You have 60 minutes to finish this exam. This exam includes the following topics: European Exploration, Coloniazation of New World, English Settlements, American Colonies Emerging, The Middle Colonies, The Colonies Come of Age, English Colonies in America, Early Virginia, Bacon's Rebellion, Triangle Trade, French and Indian War, "The Great Awakening", Issue of Taxation, Stirring of Rebellion, American Revolution, Colonization of Eastern US States, The Great Compromise, Articles of Confederation, Constitutional Convention, Radification Crisis, The Washington Administration, Hamilton vs. Jefferson, and more!Good luck!Try your best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Columbus, Cortez, Pizzarro, Coronado
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Dutch

    • D. 

      England

  • 2. 
    Cartier, Champlain, LaSalle, Marquette, Joliet
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Dutch

    • D. 

      England

  • 3. 
    Minuet, Hudson
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Dutch

    • D. 

      England

  • 4. 
    J. Cabot, S. Cabot, Hudson
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Dutch

    • D. 

      England

  • 5. 
    Which original settlement was established in 1607?
    • A. 

      Jamestown

    • B. 

      Plymouth

  • 6. 
    Which original settlement was established in 1620?
    • A. 

      Jamestown

    • B. 

      Plymouth

  • 7. 
    What two groups did the Spanish use as slaves?
    • A. 

      Native Americans

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Africans

    • D. 

      Dutch

  • 8. 
    What two products made Spain so wealthy?
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Silk

    • C. 

      Crops

    • D. 

      Silver

  • 9. 
    The Mayflower Compact was written as an agreement between the Settlers at New Plymouth in _______?
    • A. 

      1620

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Ireland

    • E. 

      Cape-Cod

  • 10. 
    The Dutch first settled in ________________
    • A. 

      Delaware

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      New York

  • 11. 
    The English Quakers first settled in ________________
    • A. 

      Delaware

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      New York

  • 12. 
    The Sweeds first settled in ________________
    • A. 

      Delaware

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      New York

  • 13. 
    In what ways did countries benefit from having colonies?
    • A. 

      Raw Materials

    • B. 

      Lumber

    • C. 

      Furs

    • D. 

      Grain

    • E. 

      Tobacco

    • F. 

      Furniture

    • G. 

      Colonial trade

    • H. 

      Iron utensils

    • I. 

      Books

    • J. 

      China

  • 14. 
    Boston, New York, and Philadelphia were the three largest cities in the Northern Colonies
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is Tobacco?
    • A. 

      Cash crop

    • B. 

      "labor intensive crop"

    • C. 

      Drugs

    • D. 

      Staple crop

  • 16. 
    What are the four reasons why towns did not develop in early Virginia the way they did in other Colonies?
    • A. 

      People did not like to live that close to each other because of religious differences

    • B. 

      Tobacco wore out the soil so people needed a lot of land

    • C. 

      Roads were quickly built throughout the colony

    • D. 

      Most products needed on a plantation were made right there on the farm

    • E. 

      By locating next to rivers farmers had direct access to their markets

    • F. 

      Traveling peddlers supplied the farmers with everything they need

    • G. 

      There was no real need for a system of warehouses to store products because there was room for storage on the plantations

  • 17. 
    Is everything correct?
    • A. 

      Everything is Correct

    • B. 

      Something is Incorrect

  • 18. 
    The British won the French and Indian war. But the Treaty of Paris of _______ end the war. The British get all the French territory in North America.
    • A. 

      1754

    • B. 

      1759

    • C. 

      1763

  • 19. 
    What was the first Internal Revenue Tax that put on the colonist ever!!!!
    • A. 

      Stamp Act

    • B. 

      Sugar Act

    • C. 

      Tea Act

  • 20. 
    Virginia Plan was the _____ states plan
  • 21. 
    New Jersey Plan was the _____ states plan
  • 22. 
    He was a former slave who was killed at the Boston Massacre
    • A. 

      Patrick Henry

    • B. 

      Crispus Attucks

    • C. 

      Samuel Adams

    • D. 

      Nathaniel Greene

    • E. 

      Ethan Allen

  • 23. 
    "Give me liberty or give me death"
    • A. 

      Patrick Henry

    • B. 

      Crispus Attucks

    • C. 

      Samuel Adams

    • D. 

      Nathaniel Greene

    • E. 

      Ethan Allen

  • 24. 
    Greatest general in the South during the Revolution
    • A. 

      Patrick Henry

    • B. 

      Crispus Attucks

    • C. 

      Samuel Adams

    • D. 

      Nathaniel Greene

    • E. 

      Ethan Allen

  • 25. 
    Took Fort Ticonderoga without firing a single shot
    • A. 

      Patrick Henry

    • B. 

      Crispus Attucks

    • C. 

      Samuel Adams

    • D. 

      Nathaniel Greene

    • E. 

      Ethan Allen

  • 26. 
    Colonial Radical who lead resistance in Massachusetts
    • A. 

      Patrick Henry

    • B. 

      Crispus Attucks

    • C. 

      Samuel Adams

    • D. 

      Nathaniel Greene

    • E. 

      Ethan Allen

  • 27. 
    Virginian acted as Chairman of Constitutional Convention
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Roger Sherman

    • E. 

      John Adams

    • F. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • G. 

      George Mason

    • H. 

      Edmund Randolph

    • I. 

      William Patterson

    • J. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • K. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • L. 

      Gouvernour Morris

  • 28. 
    New Yorker was the youngest man @ Convention
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Roger Sherman

    • E. 

      John Adams

    • F. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • G. 

      George Mason

    • H. 

      Edmund Randolph

    • I. 

      William Patterson

    • J. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • K. 

      Gouvernour Morris

  • 29. 
    Wrote Virginia Plan"Father of the Constitution"
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Roger Sherman

    • E. 

      John Adams

    • F. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • G. 

      George Mason

    • H. 

      Edmund Randolph

    • I. 

      William Patterson

    • J. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • K. 

      Gouvernour Morris

  • 30. 
    Himself and Oliver Ellsworth got credit for coming up w/ Great Compromise
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Roger Sherman

    • E. 

      John Adams

    • F. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • G. 

      George Mason

    • H. 

      Edmund Randolph

    • I. 

      William Patterson

    • J. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • K. 

      Gouvernour Morris

  • 31. 
    In England @ the time of the Convention
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Roger Sherman

    • E. 

      John Adams

    • F. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • G. 

      George Mason

    • H. 

      Edmund Randolph

    • I. 

      William Patterson

    • J. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • K. 

      Gouvernour Morris

  • 32. 
    Pennsylvanian was the oldest man @ Convention
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Roger Sherman

    • E. 

      John Adams

    • F. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • G. 

      George Mason

    • H. 

      Edmund Randolph

    • I. 

      William Patterson

    • J. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • K. 

      Gouvernour Morris

  • 33. 
    Author of VA Declaration of Rights and refused to sign the Constitution
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Roger Sherman

    • E. 

      John Adams

    • F. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • G. 

      George Mason

    • H. 

      Edmund Randolph

    • I. 

      William Patterson

    • J. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • K. 

      Gouvernour Morris

  • 34. 
    Presented the VA Plan to the Convention on behalf of James Madison and was the Governor of Virginia @ the time
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Roger Sherman

    • E. 

      John Adams

    • F. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • G. 

      George Mason

    • H. 

      Edmund Randolph

    • I. 

      William Patterson

    • J. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • K. 

      Gouvernour Morris

  • 35. 
    From New Jersey, presented the plan that protected the small states
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Roger Sherman

    • E. 

      John Adams

    • F. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • G. 

      George Mason

    • H. 

      Edmund Randolph

    • I. 

      William Patterson

    • J. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • K. 

      Gouvernour Morris

  • 36. 
    Was in France @ the time of the convention
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Roger Sherman

    • E. 

      John Adams

    • F. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • G. 

      George Mason

    • H. 

      Edmund Randolph

    • I. 

      William Patterson

    • J. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • K. 

      Gouvernour Morris

  • 37. 
    New Yorker, youngest man @ Convention
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Roger Sherman

    • E. 

      John Adams

    • F. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • G. 

      George Mason

    • H. 

      Edmund Randolph

    • I. 

      William Patterson

    • J. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • K. 

      Gouvernour Morris

  • 38. 
    Pennsylvanian wanted to make sure the elite ruled the countryhe also had a peg-leg
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Roger Sherman

    • E. 

      John Adams

    • F. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • G. 

      George Mason

    • H. 

      Edmund Randolph

    • I. 

      William Patterson

    • J. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • K. 

      Gouvernour Morris

  • 39. 
    To figure how many of these a states gets you add together ther # of representatives they have w/ their 2 Senators
    • A. 

      Electoral Votes

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      House of Representatives

    • E. 

      Senate

    • F. 

      Rhode Island

    • G. 

      3/5 Compromise

    • H. 

      Connecticut

    • I. 

      Electoral College

    • J. 

      Population

    • K. 

      New Jersey

    • L. 

      States

  • 40. 
    State that is associated w/ the plan of Government that seemed to favor the large states
    • A. 

      Electoral Votes

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      House of Representatives

    • E. 

      Senate

    • F. 

      Rhode Island

    • G. 

      3/5 Compromise

    • H. 

      Connecticut

    • I. 

      Electoral College

    • J. 

      Population

    • K. 

      New Jersey

    • L. 

      States

  • 41. 
    City where the Constitutional Convention was held
    • A. 

      Electoral Votes

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      House of Representatives

    • E. 

      Senate

    • F. 

      Rhode Island

    • G. 

      3/5 Compromise

    • H. 

      Connecticut

    • I. 

      Electoral College

    • J. 

      Population

    • K. 

      New Jersey

    • L. 

      States

  • 42. 
    Part of Congress that represents the people equally
    • A. 

      Electoral Votes

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      House of Representatives

    • E. 

      Senate

    • F. 

      Rhode Island

    • G. 

      3/5 Compromise

    • H. 

      Connecticut

    • I. 

      Electoral College

    • J. 

      Population

    • K. 

      New Jersey

    • L. 

      States

  • 43. 
    Part of Congress that represents the states equally
    • A. 

      Electoral Votes

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      House of Representatives

    • E. 

      Senate

    • F. 

      Rhode Island

    • G. 

      3/5 Compromise

    • H. 

      Connecticut

    • I. 

      Electoral College

    • J. 

      Population

    • K. 

      New Jersey

    • L. 

      States

  • 44. 
    State that sent NO delegates to the convention
    • A. 

      Electoral Votes

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      House of Representatives

    • E. 

      Senate

    • F. 

      Rhode Island

    • G. 

      3/5 Compromise

    • H. 

      Connecticut

    • I. 

      Electoral College

    • J. 

      Population

    • K. 

      New Jersey

    • L. 

      States

  • 45. 
    Name of agreement that settled the issue of whether or not slaves would be counted in the population when determining # of delegates
    • A. 

      Electoral Votes

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      House of Representatives

    • E. 

      Senate

    • F. 

      Rhode Island

    • G. 

      3/5 Compromise

    • H. 

      Connecticut

    • I. 

      Electoral College

    • J. 

      Population

    • K. 

      New Jersey

    • L. 

      States

  • 46. 
    State associated w/ creation of Great Compromise
    • A. 

      Electoral Votes

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      House of Representatives

    • E. 

      Senate

    • F. 

      Rhode Island

    • G. 

      3/5 Compromise

    • H. 

      Connecticut

    • I. 

      Electoral College

    • J. 

      Population

    • K. 

      New Jersey

    • L. 

      States

  • 47. 
    How the President is elected
    • A. 

      Electoral Votes

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      House of Representatives

    • E. 

      Senate

    • F. 

      Rhode Island

    • G. 

      3/5 Compromise

    • H. 

      Connecticut

    • I. 

      Electoral College

    • J. 

      Population

    • K. 

      New Jersey

    • L. 

      States

  • 48. 
    Basis of determining how many members of the House of Representatives a state gets.
    • A. 

      Electoral Votes

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      House of Representatives

    • E. 

      Senate

    • F. 

      Rhode Island

    • G. 

      3/5 Compromise

    • H. 

      Connecticut

    • I. 

      Electoral College

    • J. 

      Population

    • K. 

      New Jersey

    • L. 

      States

  • 49. 
    State associated w/ the plan that seemed to protect the small states
    • A. 

      Electoral Votes

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      House of Representatives

    • E. 

      Senate

    • F. 

      Rhode Island

    • G. 

      3/5 Compromise

    • H. 

      Connecticut

    • I. 

      Electoral College

    • J. 

      Population

    • K. 

      New Jersey

    • L. 

      States

  • 50. 
    What is represented equally in the Senate??
    • A. 

      Electoral Votes

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      House of Representatives

    • E. 

      Senate

    • F. 

      Rhode Island

    • G. 

      3/5 Compromise

    • H. 

      Connecticut

    • I. 

      Electoral College

    • J. 

      Population

    • K. 

      New Jersey

    • L. 

      States