The Radicalism of the American Revolution Quiz | One Week Quiz A

Gordon S. Wood
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3, Chapter 15.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. From which business did Ben Franklin eventually retire?
(a) Bookbinding.
(b) Printing.
(c) Store owner.
(d) Banking.

2. Before the revolution, what was labor associated with?
(a) Oppression and fear.
(b) Increased productivity.
(c) Tradition and necessity.
(d) Slavery and servitude.

3. Who strove to undermine the gentry's distinctiveness and privileges by emphasizing their similarity to common people?
(a) Matthew Lyon.
(b) William Drayton.
(c) Abraham Bishop.
(d) George Warner.

4. What sail maker spoke for all industrious working men in 1797?
(a) George Warner.
(b) Matthew Lyon.
(c) Abraham Bishop.
(d) William Drayton.

5. Who said that the secret of America's prosperity was the celebration of work?
(a) Francis Grund.
(b) Edward Everett.
(c) Theodore Sedgewick.
(d) Micheal Chevalier.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the main source of instability and anxiety in revolutionary America?

2. By 1800, what percent of the Philadelphia labor force were indentured servants?

3. Who drew up the Virginia Declaration of Rights?

4. What was it called when Ben Franklin appointed his friends and family to official positions after he became Deputy Postmaster General of North America?

5. In colonial America, what was done with a political effigy?

(see the answer key)

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