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Devry HIST405N Week 2 Quiz 2016
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devry hist405n week 2 quiz latest 2016 july

1. Question : (TCO 4) What were encomiendas?

Indian structures for religious ceremonies

Military forts in New Spain

Golden cities that the Spanish hoped to find

Spanish plantations where enslaved Indians labored

Question 2. Question : (TCO 1) Maryland was the only Southern colony

located along the Atlantic Ocean.

established on land bought from Native Americans.

founded for religious reasons.

begun as a proprietary colony.

Question 3. Question : (TCO 1) What made Rhode Island unique?

Religious dissenters founded the colony.

Colonists bought the land from Native Americans.

Suspected witches were tried and executed there.

Colonists agreed to separate church and state.

Question 4. Question : (TCO 4) Why did English immigration to the colonies drop dramatically after 1660?

The English were no longer sought after as indentured servants.

The political turmoil in England kept them close to home.

The English economy improved and political and religious conflict diminished.

The English were opposed to the growing slave trade in the colonies.

Question 5. Question : (TCO 2) The Great Awakening led to

The Enlightenment.

the strengthening of evangelical sects, such as the Baptists.

declining interest in religion.

scientific discoveries.

Question 6. Question : (TCO 2) After Britain issued the Intolerable Acts, colonists punished anyone supporting British policies or officials by

dunking them in water.

hanging them upside down.

putting them in the stocks.

covering them with tar and feathers.

Question 7. Question : (TCO 2) The Battle of Lexington was part of a strategy by the British to suppress the colonists by

disarming the militia.

blockading ports.

capturing Patrick Henry.

laying siege to Boston.

Question 8. Question : (TCO 2) The Patriots would not have won the Battle of Yorktown and the American Revolution without help from

Spanish explorers.


the French.

Native Americans.

Question 9. Question : (TCO 9) Why was it difficult to make changes to the Articles of Confederation?

An amendment required approval by all 13 states.

The Articles did not provide for amending the constitution.

Two thirds of the delegates had to agree in order to amend the Articles.

The states had to convene a special committee to revise the Articles.

Question 10. Question : (TCO 1) The Constitution divides government power

among many different states.

among multiple branches of national government.

among representatives of the people.

between state and national government.

Question 11. Question : (TCOs 1 and 2) Identify and describe the main provisions of the Articles of Confederation. Then identify and discuss the main weaknesses of the Articles and the so-called Western Problem. Make sure you use enough details to support your answer.


Category: History, General
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