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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Williams think that Burr did not get along with Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson?
(a) They favored a stronger central government than he did.
(b) They had not gotten along since the first time they had met.
(c) They campaigned against Burr when he ran for office.
(d) They did not approve of Burr's affairs with women.

2. How does Captain Landais' insubordination to John Paul Jones begin?
(a) He accuses Jones of not taking into consideration the needs of the men on board.
(b) He accuses Jones of losing the barge by taking unnecessary chances with the boats.
(c) He accuses Jones of failing to pursue the enemy as vigorously as possible.
(d) He accuses Jones of treason.

3. Who does the narrator say was the only American ever to see General Washington in a towering rage?
(a) General Lee.
(b) Benjamin Franklin.
(c) Aaron Burr.
(d) Thomas Jefferson.

4. What does the narrator say was the place where Washington most liked to be?
(a) In the capital.
(b) In the field with his troops.
(c) Home.
(d) Exploring the frontier.

5. What does William Carlos Williams say is the most important thing to remember about people who are descended from Africans who were brought to the Americas in slavery?
(a) They have managed to thrive despite adversity.
(b) They bring a certain quality to America with them.
(c) They speak many different languages.
(d) They were forced to endure inhumane conditions at sea.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the "Poor Richard" narrator say is a common misconception that Europeans have about America?

2. Who raises Sam Houston during the early years of his life?

3. How does Jones feel about the battle?

4. What virtue does the narrator say that Washington particularly valued in his troops?

5. What area does Boone discover, along with his brother, just before the American Revolution?

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