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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 16-20.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What term refers to a political philosophy that advocates stateless societies based on non-hierarchical free associations?
(a) Socialism
(b) Democracy
(c) Anarchism
(d) Fascism

2. In what year was Mary Dyer executed?
(a) 1660
(b) 1599
(c) 1690
(d) 1703

3. What platoon leader in the Vietnam War was convicted of killing 22 villagers at My Lai and was originally given a life sentence but only served three and a half years under house arrest?
(a) Nathan Bacon
(b) William Calley
(c) John Whitmore
(d) William Berkeley

4. Who was the most important leader in the Knights of Labor?
(a) Terence V. Powderly
(b) Woodrow Wilson
(c) Betty Friedan
(d) William Calley

5. The Socialist Labor Party of America was established in what year as the Workingmen’s Party?
(a) 1811
(b) 1876
(c) 1788
(d) 1915

Short Answer Questions

1. Christopher Columbus erected the Navidad fort at the site of what present-day country?

2. The Republic of Texas was an independent sovereign nation in North America from 1836 until what year?

3. For what utopian novel is Edward Bellamy most famous?

4. Who founded the first school for women’s higher education, the Troy Female Seminary?

5. When was the American Railway Union founded?

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