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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What will the U.S. get compared to other nations in the future?
(a) First right of refusal above other nations in goods offered.
(b) Only the Dutch and Russian would be ahead of the U.S.
(c) First chance at new trade ports.
(d) Any privilege other nations receive, the U.S. will also receive.
2. Who was Sam Patch?
(a) The bosun mate on Commodore Perry's ship.
(b) A Japanese American.
(c) Commodore Perry's steward.
(d) The cook for most of the parties.
3. Where could consuls and agents from the United States live?
4. What was Perry concerned about regarding the Shogun?
(a) His death would bring in a new, more repressive Shogun.
(b) His death would cause too much instability for profitable trade.
(c) He would be ready for Commodore Perry's arrival next time with more soldiers.
(d) His death would Commodore Perry from returning.
5. When was the latest ratification that take place of the treaty?
(a) 1 month.
(b) 18 months.
(c) 1 year.
(d) 6 months.
6. What stuck the Americans about the Japanese?
(a) Their flamboyant styles of dress.
(b) Their deference to authority.
(c) Their singsong speech.
(d) Their way of removing their shoes indoors.
7. When did the Shogun die?
(a) He was still alive the next time Perry went to Japan.
(b) Five days before Commodore Perry left.
(c) Ten days after Commodore Perry left.
(d) Ten months after Commodore Perry left.
8. Who returned to negotiate with Commodore Perry?
(b) Shogun Ieyoshi.
(c) The Emperer.
(d) Sumarai Koyohito.
9. What was another reason Perry was happy with the treaty?
(a) He had a foot in the door to bring Japan into the community of nations.
(b) He was named as advisor to the Emperor.
(c) His decendants were named as "Friends of Japan."
(d) He was allowed to visit Edo and talk with the Emperor.
10. What did the people of Shimoda do for the American sailors?
(a) Arranged a bazaar so the men could buy souvenirs.
(b) Let them bathe in the public baths.
(c) Let them eat in some private homes.
(d) Open their geisha houses.
11. What was handed to Commodore Perry?
(a) A gold statue of the Buddha.
(b) A ceremonial sword.
(c) Three ceremonial calligraphy pens.
(d) A scroll with a reply to President Fillmore's letter.
12. With what were the Americans who accepted the invitation impressed about the Japanese?
(a) The incredible pagoda style buildings in Edo.
(b) The lack of fear the men who commited suicide showed.
(c) The gentleness the Emperor showed.
(d) The courtesy and politeness of their hosts.
13. What did the merchants fail to do after being in Shimoda for three months?
(a) Find an interpreter.
(b) Establish a trading post.
(c) Interest the Japanese in their goods.
(d) Get any Japanese to talk to them.
14. How many ships were in his sailing party this time?
15. Who arrived in Japan 15 days after Commodore Perry left?
(a) The first American tourists.
(b) A native American Indian.
(c) An American senator from California.
(d) An American senator from Pennsylvania.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was one major accomplishment by Emperor Meiji?
2. Where were some members of the squadron permitted to walk?
3. What was Commodore Perry permitted to do?
4. What happened to the samurai class?
5. Of what was Sam Patch afraid?
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