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Major Figures in U.S. History from the Precontact Period-1789 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Roger Williams's radical beliefs included all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 2 2. As a result of his banishment, Roger Williams founded a colony that would eventually become the capital of which state?

Question 3 3. Which pamphlet made the argument that England was too small to rule America?

Question 4 4. Why was Paine sent to prison in France?

Question 5 5. On what date was George Washington elected president?

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Question 6 6. What best describes the guidance that Washington received from the Constitution?

Question 7 7. Which legislative body was Daniel Boone elected to?

Question 8 8. What is the name of the trail blazed by Daniel Boone through the Cumberland Gap?

Question 9 9. To which national body was Madison appointed during the American Revolution?

Question 10 10. James Madison helped Virginia create what?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following was most important to the fame of Abigail Adams?

Question 12 12. Which of the following topics did Abigail Adams give advise to John Adams?

Question 13 13. Which war finished in 1763 that set the stage for Pontiac's Rebellion?

Question 14 14. Why did the end of the French and Indian War impact Amerindian people so drastically?

Question 15 15. What type of school did Benjamin Banneker attend as a boy?

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Question 16 16. Benjamin Banneker wrote and published a scholarly paper. What was the topic of this dissertation?

Question 17 17. Who were the Quakers?

Question 18 18. How did William Penn treat the Native Americans in his colony?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT true?

Question 20 20. Which rank did Thomas Jefferson hold in the Virginia Militia?

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Question 21 21. Why was Oglethorpe's new colony positioned south of South Carolina?

Question 22 22. What occupation did Oglethorpe have before his work in the colonies?

Question 23 23. What role did Samuel Adams play during the American Revolution?

Question 24 24. Why did the colonists burn effigies?

Question 25 25. What did Hutchinson say that eventually led to her banishment?

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Question 26 26. Where did Hutchinson go after she was banished from Massachusetts?

Question 27 27. How did John Winthrop describe America?

Question 28 28. What job did Paine have in England before he became a journalist in America?

Question 29 29. What was the maximum number of terms that Washington thought a president should serve?

Question 30 30. What Kentucky town was founded by Daniel Boone?

Major Figures in U.S. History from the Precontact Period-1789 Chapter Exam Instructions

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