history 201

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What consequence did religious toleration in Quaker-dominated Pennsylvania have for colonists?
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Colonists did not have to pay taxes to maintain a state-supported church
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According to the Puritan doctrine of predestination, how could one achieve salvation after death?
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Puritans could do nothing to alter God’s ruling on their fate.
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After having spent a great deal of time with Native Americans, Roger Williams believe that
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Indian religion and culture was as good as that of the Puritans.
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Andrew Jackson set an important political precedent when he selected his cabinet by
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excluding members of political factions that were not loyal to him
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By 1700, the British Caribbean annually exported nearly 50 million pounds of which product?
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sugar
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By the 1670s, the Chesapeake social structure was polarized along what lines?
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land ownership
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How did Puritans view Quakers?
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as dangerous to the puritan faith and social order
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How did headrights encourage settlement in the Virginia colony?
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They provided fifty acres of land to every settler who paid his own way.
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How did political leaders feel about political parties after 1828?
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Political created important party loyalty.
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In 1831, William Lloyd Garrison launched the Liberator in order to advocate for..
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the Liberator, an abolitionist newspaper advocating an immediate end to slavery
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Indentured servants viewed themselves as.
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free people who were servants only temporarily
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Most of the young congressmen known as War Hawks were
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Planters preferred a slave labor system over a servant labor system because
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slaves could be controlled politically.
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The election of 1828 saw which issue come to the forefront for the first time in a presidential campaign?
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the character of candidates
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The slave labor system that was introduced to the Chesapeake was \”exported\” from.
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Barbadoas
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Unlike most other immigrant groups in American history, the migration to Puritan New England included.
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reat number of complete families
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What did English Puritans emphasize instead of Catholic rituals?
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a personal relationship with God
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What is a yeoman farmer?
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one whose small plot land is worked by himself and his family
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What major change occurred in New Netherland in 1664?
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it became new york
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What was the only seventeenth-century English colony to be settled principally by colonists from other colonies rather than from England?
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carolina
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When Pocahontas intervened to save John Smith, she may have been participating in an Algonquian ceremony that.
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expressed powhatans supremacy
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Which abolitionist condemned racism in the pamphlet An Appeal . . . to the Coloured Citizens of the World?
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david walker
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Which colony attracted dissenters through the protection of \”Liberty of Conscience?\”
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rhode island
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Which of the following British colonies brought in the greatest profit in 1700?
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barbados
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Which profitable export crop depended on the expertise of slaves brought from West Africa to Carolina?
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rice
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Which statement characterizes sixteenth-century English Puritanism?
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Puritans wanted to rid the church of England of many features of catholicism
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Why did the English continue the Dutch policy of religious toleration in New York? The diversity of the population prevented them from imposing a uniform religion.
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The diversity of the population prevented them from imposing a uniform religion.
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Why did the colonies shift from an indentured servant labor force to a slave labor force?
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Slavery provided a perpetual labor force.
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Why did the social and political distance between planters and small farmers decrease between 1660 and 1700?
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The colony increased its dependence on slave labor.
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According to Thomas Jefferson, the source of true freedom in America was the.
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virtuous, independent farmer who owned and worked his land both for himself and for the market
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At the Constitutional Convention, the proposal to create a two-chamber legislature, with representation in both houses based on each state’s population, was known as the.
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virgnia plan
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Before the federal government settled into its permanent home in Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital had most recently been moved
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from new york to philidelphia
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How did delegates decide to count slaves when determining the apportionment of representatives?
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Slaves were counted under the three-fifths clause
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How did the slaveholding gentry dominate Virginia politics?
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Voting requirements favored the wealthy
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In his radical pamphlet Common Sense, Thomas Paine encouraged Americans to
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.Declare independence from Great Britain
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Martin Luther and the Catholic Church disagreed on
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how a person was saved from sin and got into heaven
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Tecumseh responded to the many challenges facing Native Americans in the early republic by.
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rejecting assimilation and proudly embracing Native American traditions
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What was one of the many weaknesses of the Continental army?
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it was undermanned
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What was an employer required to give a servant after she or he completed an indenture?
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freedom dues
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Which New England church was supported by taxes paid by all residents?
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congregational church
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Which factor helped the Spaniards conquer the Mexicans?
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smallpox epidemic ravaged the mexicans
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Who did Washington choose to be his secretary of the treasury?
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alexander hamilton
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Why was Burgoyne’s defeat at the battle of Saratoga a decisive moment in the Revolutionary War?
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brought France into the war on the side of the patriots
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Members of the eighteenth-century Southern gentry set a cultural standard of
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extravagant leisure
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Significantly, no one complained about the Bill of Rights failing to protect
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the right to vote
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The Coercive Acts, passed by Parliament to punish Massachusetts for the Destruction of the Tea, included a law closing Boston harbor until the destroyed tea was paid for.
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included a law closing Boston harbor until the destroyed tea was paid for.
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The Continental army enjoyed its first victory over the British on Christmas night in 1776, when the Americans
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crossed the Delaware River to surprise the Hessians at Trenton.
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What obstacle did the British army face in the Revolutionary War?
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It was difficult to supply their army with food and supplies
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in his farewell address, President Washington spoke for a \”unified body politic\” and against
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America forming permanent alliances with foreign countries.
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In response to promises that had been made in order to obtain ratification of the Constitution, James Madison drew up the.
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first ten amendments to the Constitution, commonly called the Bill of Rights.
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In which southern colony did the black population outnumber the white population almost two to one?
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south carolina
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What did the national government lack under the Articles of Confederation?
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The power to tax. The power to enforce the laws that were enacted. A court system to resolve disputes among the states and interperet federal law. The power to force the states to abide by treaties negotiated in their name.
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What was the Great Awakening?
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several periods of religious revival in American religious history.

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