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American Colonies for Elementary School Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Preachers of the First Great Awakening taught their followers that they had a personal relationship with _____.

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Question 2 2. The teachings of the First Great Awakening helped people to understand that all people are created equal in God's eyes. This new understanding may have set the stage for the end of _____.

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Question 3 3. The First Great Awakening was _____ that changed American history.

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Question 4 4. Nathaniel Bacon led a rebellion against Virginia Governor William _____ and the wealthy planters and politicians known as the Tidewater Aristocrats.

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Question 5 5. Bacon and many Virginia settlers wanted the government officials to help them deal with _____.

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Question 6 6. Some historians say that Bacon's Rebellion was a success because it planted the seeds for _____.

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Question 7 7. Which one of the following best defines the Impartial Administration of Justice Act?

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Question 8 8. What was the purpose of the Quartering Act?

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Question 9 9. What happened during the Boston Tea Party?

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Question 10 10. The Colonial Pact in the 13 colonies began with the passing of the 1663 Navigation Act. The Act forced the colonies to _____.

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Question 11 11. For mercantilism, a rich nation is one that has a lot of _____.

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Question 12 12. When they founded Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607, colonists were also looking for gold and silver. But they were not very lucky. They solved the problem by planting _____.

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Question 13 13. When was the Middle Passage first used?

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Question 14 14. The Triangle Trade, which was the name given to the routine process of shipping tradable items between continents, got its name because _____.

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Question 15 15. The Middle Passage was the route that carried _____ from their homes in Africa to the New World.

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Question 16 16. The first use of the bald eagle as a symbol of the US was on the Great Seal of the United States. What does the bald eagle on the Great Seal hold in one of its talons?

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Question 17 17. When the bald eagle was selected as an emblem, or symbol, of the US, Benjamin Franklin wasn't happy. What bird did he want instead?

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Question 18 18. Which of these is NOT one of the characteristics of the bald eagle that makes it a good symbol for the United States?

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Question 19 19. Most wealthy white people in the Southern Colonies lived on which one of the following? Choose the best term.

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Question 20 20. Which one of the following statements is TRUE about slaves?

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Question 21 21. Why didn't all of the children in the Southern Colonies attend school?

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Question 22 22. Which colony was NOT founded by the New Sweden Company?

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Question 23 23. What group of colonies was Delaware a part of?

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Question 24 24. What crop did colonial Delaware have that earned it the nickname of a breadbasket colony?

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Question 25 25. When the Virginia colony first started the House of Burgesses, Britain was _____.

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Question 26 26. Before America became an independent country it was ruled by _____.

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Question 27 27. The Virginia House of Burgesses was created in _____.

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Question 28 28. One of the most famous preachers of the Second Great Awakening was _____.

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Question 29 29. Charles Finney's teachings helped people see _____ as a sin or morally wrong act.

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Question 30 30. Preachers of the Second Great Awakening held large _____ to spread the word of God's salvation.

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American Colonies for Elementary School Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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