A People's History of the United States Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 6-10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When was Catharine Beecher born?
(a) 1752
(b) 1698
(c) 1800
(d) 1815

2. What were the two main resources sought by Christopher Columbus on his voyage when he first encountered the Arawaks?
(a) Spices and silver
(b) Gold and spices
(c) Diamonds and gold
(d) Slaves and wheat

3. The Royal Proclamation of 1763 was issued by whom?
(a) King Charles I
(b) Queen Victoria
(c) King George III
(d) King Edward IV

4. The Third Seminole War began in what year?
(a) 1869
(b) 1855
(c) 1862
(d) 1901

5. When did the Seven Years’ War begin?
(a) 1779
(b) 1730
(c) 1756
(d) 1801

Short Answer Questions

1. The Seminole people are originally from what current U.S. state?

2. According to the author in Chapter 4, in 1700 colonial trade equaled £500,000; by 1770 it totaled how much?

3. Where was W. E. B. Du Bois born?

4. The First Seminole War began in 1814 and lasted until what year?

5. How many men did Columbus leave behind at the Navidad fort?

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