APUSH Chapter 5 Quiz

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AP United States History Chapter 5 Quiz from the American Pageant Textbook.

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    The primary reason for the spectacular growth of America’s population in the eighteenth century was
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    German settlement in the colonies was especially heavy in
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    Which of the following is not true of the colonial Scots-Irish?

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    The two largest non-English white ethnic groups in the colonies were the
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    One way in which Indians and Africans were similar to whites in eighteenth-century North America was they
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    Compared to the seventeenth century, American colonial society in the eighteenth century showed

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    The most honored professional in colonial America was the
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    The primary source of livelihood for most colonial Americans was
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    Which of the following was not among the generally small-scale manufacturing enterprises in colonial America?
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    . An unfortunate group of involuntary immigrants who ranked even below indentured servants on the American social scale were

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    The triangular trade involved the sale of rum, molasses, and slaves among the ports of
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    The passage of increasing British restrictions on trade encouraged colonial merchants to
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    The Anglican Church suffered in colonial America because of
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    What were the political ramifications of the surging population growth in the American colonies from 1700 to 1775?
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    All of the following statements are true about the Scots-Irish immigrants to Pennsylvania EXCEPT
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    The ethnic diversity of the eighteenth-century American colonies is significant because it

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    Which of these did NOT contribute to the increasing social stratification and declining opportunities for social mobility in pre-Revolutionary America?
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    Despite the constant threat of smallpox, American colonists resisted inoculation mainly because
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    Which of the following was the surest path to quick wealth in eighteenth-century America?
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    The term triangular trade describes

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    The single most important manufacturing activity in the colonies in the 1700s was
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    What did Parliament hope to accomplish with the Molasses Act (1733)?
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    In the early eighteenth century, the Puritan religion declined for all of the following reasons EXCEPT
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    Which of these did NOT result from the Great Awakening?
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    Early college education in New England was designed to
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    Which of these is NOT numbered among Benjamin Franklin's many contributions to America?

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    The Zenger case is significant for
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    The idea that the United States has a special mission to serve as a symbol of freedom, a refuge from tyranny, and a model for the world is called by historians
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    What did the 1766 Declaratory Act declare?
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    The tactics of American resistance to British colonial policy from the mid-1760s through the mid-1770s included

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    Which of the following was not a feature of the Stamp Act crisis of 1765?
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    The Carolina "Regulators" of the mid-1760s were
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    Committees of Correspondence in the colonies during the 1760s
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    Which was not part of the Boston Massacre on March 5, 1770?
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    Which of the following was not a source of misgivings in the colonies over the prospect of a complete break with Britain?
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    Who was not a member of the American delegation that negotiated the Treaty of Paris?
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    The Daughters of Liberty were
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    British success in the Seven Years' War contributed to the making of the American Revolution because
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    Which of the following does not help explain the electrifying impact of Thomas Paine's Common Sense?
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    Which was not a consequence of the 1765 Stamp Act?
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    What two European powers allied with the Americans in the War for Independence?
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    The British imposed a direct tax (also called an "internal tax") for the first time on colonists with the
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    Who was considered "the first martyr" of the American Revolution?
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    Who engraved the image of the Boston Massacre which became one of the most influential pieces of political propaganda of the Revolutionary Era?
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    The final decisive victory in the War for Independence was
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    Which of the following was not a feature of the 1774 Intolerable Acts?
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    Which of the founding fathers argued that Parliament had no right to authorize the Writs of Assistance to combat smuggling?
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    The First Continental Congress met for
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    Which of the following was not a British law forbidding colonial manufacture?
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    Thomas Paine's January 1776 pamphlet Common Sense argued all of the following except that
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    What did the Sugar Act of 1764 that so vexed the colonists do to the already existing tax on molasses imported from the French West Indies?
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    Following the Boston Tea Party, Parliament imposed restrictions on Massachusetts that included closing the port of Boston, curtailing town meetings, and allowing soldiers to be lodged in people's houses. These restrictions were called
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    Which of the following series of events is listed in the proper sequence?
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    The American War for Independence has been characterized in all of the following ways except
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    Three weeks after the American Revolution began in 1775, delegates from all colonies except Georgia met to discuss possible courses of action at the
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    As the Revolutionary War began, most Americans believed they were fighting for
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    The pamphlet "Common Sense" was instrumental in gaining support for
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    The Declaration of Independence was derived primarily from
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    During the American Revolution, the real center of authority was
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    As commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, all of the following describe George Washington except
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    During the Revolution, the Americans had all of the following advantages over the British except
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    The Treaty of Paris included a provision that

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