American History Before the Revolution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following describes the blending of indigenous and European belief systems in the New World?

Question 2 2. In addition to the Spanish, which of the following Europeans staked claims in North America?

Question 3 3. Which of the following describes the spiritual beliefs of Amerinds?

Question 4 4. Which of these Southwestern cultures first made the move to settled society and developed agriculture?

Question 5 5. What most drastically redefined the Plains cultures after the arrivals of Europeans?

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Question 6 6. Which of these cultural groups arrived later and settled in the northernmost parts of North America?

Question 7 7. How was the Virginia Company important to Jamestown?

Question 8 8. What impact did the neighboring Powhatan Confederacy have on Jamestown?

Question 9 9. Which of the following changes would have most improved Jamestown's chance for success?

Question 10 10. Why was Anne Hutchinson banished from Massachusetts?

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Question 11 11. Why did many of the Puritans come to be in New England?

Question 12 12. Why was Massachusetts founded?

Question 13 13. The Powhatan Confederacy ultimately failed and declined due to the violent actions of which Indian leader?

Question 14 14. Powhatan managed to bring about some peace between the Indians and colonists through this:

Question 15 15. What was one of the first conflicts between the Indians of the Powhatan Confederacy and the settlers?

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Question 16 16. How did the original indentured servants of Plymouth escape their service to the London Company?

Question 17 17. How did the Pilgrims avoid death while living in Plymouth?

Question 18 18. What is the significance of the first Thanksgiving?

Question 19 19. Which of the following pairs show cause and effect?

Question 20 20. What was the main after-effect of the Molasses Act?

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Question 21 21. Why did England need colonies to succeed under mercantilism?

Question 22 22. Mundus Novus was a European term for _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the reasons for exploration did Christopher Columbus express to his financial backers, Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain?

Question 24 24. After the Renaissance, people like Prince Henry of Portugal and others LIKELY believed that:

Question 25 25. Which term describes the indigenous peoples of the Americas?

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Question 26 26. What sort of technology did both the Haida and Chinook excel at?

Question 27 27. Which of the following was NOT a role Pocahontas played in the Jamestown colony?

Question 28 28. Why was the Connecticut colony started?

Question 29 29. The Powhatan Confederacy had much contact, both good and bad, with which colony?

Question 30 30. What is the most significant way that the early European explorers affected the Native Americans?

American History Before the Revolution Chapter Exam Instructions

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