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19 Century America

  • Date Submitted: 12/17/2012 05:17 PM
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QUIZ 1
1. According to the textbook, American history suggests no “rendezvous with destiny” and no   sense of a national purpose.
FALSE
2. The Columbian Exchange represents a one-way shift of population from Europe to the new world and no benefit to indigenous peoples of the ecological transformation of the western hemisphere.
FALSE
3. The experiences of William Bradford and the Plymouth Colony demonstrate that political and social conditions in England did not impact the colonization of British North America.
FALSE
4. Demographic records of the Maryland colony indicate that Catholics outnumbered Protestants in the colony and that religious disputes were rare in the Maryland colony.
FALSE
5. Colonist/Indian relations can be described as “cultural collisions” and as “cultural fusions”.
TRUE
6. The notion of the “visible saint” is central to the social culture of the Chesapeake region
FALSE
7. According to Puritan theory, government was both a civil covenant entered into by all who came within its jurisdiction and the principle mechanism for policing the institutions on which the maintenance of the social order depended.
TRUE
8. The French colonial enterprise in North America progressed very rapidly after 1700 as by that time the British had been driven out of the region that is present-day New York.
FALSE
9. Bacon’s Rebellion can be distilled to a basic fight about the structures of the Southern economy and Southern social system; a fight that resulted by 1700 in the abolition of slave trade in the American South.
FALSE
10. Georgia, originally a New England colony, become a Southern colony because of its embrace of slave and indentured servant labor.
FALSE

11. The politics of Colonial New York is best understood as a “politics of diversity”.
TRUE

12. The British colonial system allowed each colony to have a governor and a legislature.
TRUE
13. Mercantilism is an economic system that rests on a “favorable balance of trade” and a free...

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