Historical Events & New York History Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What was the Dutch colonial city, New Amsterdam, known for?

Question 2 2. What was one reason that the English at Jamestown had such a difficult first year?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is true of New York following America's independence but before mass European immigration?

Question 4 4. Where were the world's first major urban civilizations founded?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is true of the effects of the Depression and World War II on New York?

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Question 6 6. Capitalist ventures related best with which core concept?

Question 7 7. The cities of Tenochtitlán, Texcoco, and Tlacopán came together to form what military state?

Question 8 8. Why is Ellis Island important in New York State history?

Question 9 9. Who were the first colonists to arrive in New York?

Question 10 10. Why was New York important in the quest for American independence?

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Question 11 11. Which relates best to the study of historical interpretations and how they change over time?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT true?

Question 13 13. Which school of interpretative thought perceives all history as ultimately class struggle, or a conflict between the haves and have-nots?

Question 14 14. Which school of interpretive thought was popular in the 1940s and 1950s emphasizes themes of American continuity and unity?

Question 15 15. Which of these cultures was the first to develop settled civilizations in East Asia?

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Question 16 16. Extreme pride in one's nation relates best to which concept?

Question 17 17. What were French explorers like Jacques Cartier looking for in Canada?

Question 18 18. Which of these innovations was developed by the ancient Romans?

Question 19 19. Which is NOT a political structure?

Question 20 20. Which of these civilizations had absolutely no contact with the others through any means of exchange?

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Question 21 21. The process by which a historian formulates interpretations and constructs history is called:

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT true

Question 23 23. What made the Plymouth settlement different from Jamestown?

Question 24 24. Which is considered a particular way of life among a particular group of people?

Question 25 25. What was it that made Spain's discovery of the New World so appealing to other nations?

Historical Events & New York History Chapter Exam Instructions

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