Mayflower Test | Final Test - Easy

Nathaniel Philbrick
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who believed that the only good Indian was a dead Indian?
(a) Richard Beers.
(b) Captain Thomas Lathrop.
(c) Captain Samuel Moseley.
(d) Major Simon Willard.

2. Who began equipping the Natives Americans with guns?
(a) John Cotton.
(b) Thomas Morton.
(c) Roger Williams.
(d) Edward Winslow.

3. Who bought the Mount Hope Peninsula went it was for sale in 1680?
(a) Investors from Boston.
(b) The Sakonnets.
(c) Colonists from Plymouth.
(d) The Narragansetts.

4. What man was one of the first New Englanders to embrace the wilderness?
(a) Lathrop.
(b) Talcott.
(c) Church.
(d) Moseley.

5. What did the English use as a form of currency, especially during the English civil war?
(a) Letters of credit.
(b) The Indians' shell beads.
(c) Livestock and crops.
(d) Gold coins.

6. Who did Bradford blame for the difficulties the Pilgrims had paying off the colony's debt?
(a) Isaac Allerton.
(b) Roger Conant.
(c) Weston.
(d) Roger Williams.

7. What did Bradford study the last days of his life?
(a) Greek.
(b) The Massachusetts language.
(c) Latin.
(d) Hebrew.

8. Which colony had relied on friendly Indians from the very start of the conflict?
(a) Maine.
(b) Connecticut.
(c) Massachusetts.
(d) Rhode Island.

9. Out of an estimated 400 hundred Sakonnets in 1700, how many remained in 1774?
(a) Six men and nineteen women.
(b) One hundred men and fifty women.
(c) Seventy-five men and eighty women.
(d) Forty men and thirty women.

10. Who became sachem after Alexander died?
(a) Tuspaquin.
(b) Annawon.
(c) Hobbamock.
(d) Philip.

11. Who had to intercede in an altercation between Standish and fishermen on Cape Ann?
(a) John Cotton.
(b) Roger Williams.
(c) Roger Conant.
(d) Thomas Morton.

12. How close to Wessagussett colony was an Indian settlement?
(a) 25 miles away.
(b) Right beside the colony.
(c) 40 miles away.
(d) 15 miles away.

13. When was Bradford's "Of Plymouth Plantation" published?
(a) 1677.
(b) 1734.
(c) 1856.
(d) 1776.

14. Who became pastor at Plymouth in 1667?
(a) John Cotton.
(b) John Robinson.
(c) William Bradford.
(d) Roger Williams.

15. What friendly tribe had their wigwams burned by Moseley?
(a) Penacooks.
(b) Narragansett.
(c) Pokanoket.
(d) Praying Indians.

Short Answer Questions

1. What nation did Massasoit establish during the years after the Wessagussett raid?

2. What was a shocking outrage to the Puritans at Kickemuit?

3. How many acres of land had to be deforested in a year for a town of two hundred homes?

4. What group did Massasoit lead in his later years?

5. What colony did Roger Williams found?

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