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Nathaniel Philbrick
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What diseases afflicted the Pokanokets in 1634?
(a) Smallpox and influenza.
(b) Typhus and influenza.
(c) Measles and mumps.
(d) Typhus and measles.

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

3. Why was Arthur Peach hanged in 1638?
(a) Because he killed an Indian.
(b) Because he killed his brother.
(c) Because he attacked Bradford.
(d) Because he killed Standish.

4. Who did Bradford learn died in 1625?
(a) Roger Williams.
(b) John Robinson.
(c) Weston.
(d) Cushman.

5. How far away was the nearest Indian village from Plymouth?
(a) 60 miles.
(b) 5 miles.
(c) 40 miles.
(d) 15 miles.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Church meet with at the beginning of Chapter 16?

2. When the Sakonets wished to stay out of the conflict, where did Bradford ask them to go?

3. Who was the sachem of Sakonnet?

4. What did England become after the death of King Charles?

5. What friendly tribe had their wigwams burned by Moseley?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why in the early 1640s did the Great Migration come to an end?

2. How did Philip resort to deception to create an alliance with the Mohawks?

3. Why did Philip want the English to draw first blood?

4. What became the focus of the children and grandchildren of the Pilgrims?

5. Why did Thomas Morton represent everything the Pilgrims had come to America to escape?

6. Describe the story that Church tells at the conclusion of his account of the war.

7. What happened to the Narragansett fort?

8. What did the New England militia find in the Pokanokets' village?

9. Toward the end of the war, what did the Englishmen view as a humane alternative to death and torture?

10. What process did Plymouth use to remove potentially dangerous Native men and boys?

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