The Radicalism of the American Revolution Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

Gordon S. Wood
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3, Chapter 16.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In colonial America, what were women considered from a legal standpoint?
(a) They were independent.
(b) They were possessions.
(c) They were non-people.
(d) They were dependent.

2. What did John Adams consider to be the main mark of a gentleman?
(a) Wealth and ease of life.
(b) A liberal arts education.
(c) Dedication to public service.
(d) Virture and charitable causes.

3. Who wrote the "Spirit of Laws" in 1748?
(a) Franklin.
(b) Hume.
(c) Cicero.
(d) Montesquieu.

4. What was Philadelphia's approximate population in 1760?
(a) 10,000.
(b) 30,000.
(c) 40,000.
(d) 20,000.

5. In the late 1760s, who dismissed people's right to participate in government if they didn't have a liberal arts education?
(a) William Drayton.
(b) Abraham Bishop.
(c) Matthew Lyon.
(d) George Warner.

Short Answer Questions

1. In colonial America, who was rescued from poverty as a fourteen-year-old boy, only to become one of Virginia's most distinguished leaders?

2. Who had an international reputation as a hero in the 1780s?

3. What was the status of an indentured servant in colonial America?

4. How did the American colonies react to the intrusion of royal authority in 1763?

5. How did colonial Americans look on black slavery?

(see the answer key)

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