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Colonial and Early National Period in Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is 'On Being Brought from Africa to America' about?

Question 2 2. What is predestination?

Question 3 3. Phillis Wheatley was all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 4 4. Why do some suspect that the story of Pocahontas saving John Smith is false?

Question 5 5. What themes are common in Native American storytelling?

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Question 6 6. Who was Jonathan Edwards addressing in his famous sermon, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God?

Question 7 7. In addition to the loss of a son, why is the death of Uncas so tragic for Chingachgook in The Last of the Mohicans?

Question 8 8. Roger Williams's radical beliefs included all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 9 9. What position did Mather take on the Salem Witch Trials in Magnalia Christi Americana?

Question 10 10. Which of these novels was influenced by Native American culture and storytelling?

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Question 11 11. Why were some people opposed to ratifying the Constitution?

Question 12 12. Which two groups fought against each other in King Philip's War?

Question 13 13. How could Thomas Paine's early life be described?

Question 14 14. How did Mather's Magnalia Christi Americana differ from the style of other Puritan writers of the day?

Question 15 15. Why is Ben Franklin's autobiography important from a historical perspective?

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Question 16 16. Based on what happened to both Cora and Uncas in The Last of the Mohicans, how were interracial romances viewed during that time?

Question 17 17. In the 9th letter of Letters from an American Farmer, why does James feel disillusioned and upset at the course America is taking?

Question 18 18. In what way does Anne Bradstreet criticize the Puritan religion?

Question 19 19. In addition to encouraging sinners to prevent the slide into hell, what else does Edward's famous sermon demonstrate?

Question 20 20. Which interracial relationship in James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans is presented in a positive light?

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Question 21 21. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is one of the statesman's most famous works; it includes all of the following except

Question 22 22. What societies does James feel caught between at the end of Letters from an American Farmer?

Question 23 23. The line 'Once I redemption neither sought nor knew' means all of the following, EXCEPT that _____.

Question 24 24. Which of these writers was NOT influenced by Magnalia Christi Americana?

Question 25 25. Verses Upon the Burning of Our House by Anne Bradstreet demonstrates which facets of Puritan faith?

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Question 26 26. Why do we not know the true authorship of 12 of the Federalist Papers?

Question 27 27. What is an aphorism?

Question 28 28. Which of the following BEST describes St. Jean de Crevecoeur?

Question 29 29. According to poet Anne Bradstreeet, what is predestination?

Question 30 30. How did Cotton Mather influence the Salem Witch Trials?

Colonial and Early National Period in Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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