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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How are people regarded in a hierarchical society?
(a) Individuals are socially equal.
(b) Individuals can never change class.
(c) Individuals belong to a particular class.
(d) Individuals can easily move between classes.

2. Who bought the small planters tobacco crops rather than taking them on consignment?
(a) Irish merchant houses.
(b) Welsh merchant houses.
(c) British merchant houses.
(d) Scottish merchant houses.

3. How were domestic servants treated in colonial America as compared to Europe at that same time?
(a) With more brutality and humiliation.
(b) With less free time and days off.
(c) With more kindness and compassion.
(d) With fewer accommodations and conveniences.

4. In the American colonies, what was the euphemistic name for every kind of personal connection, even if inherently unequal?
(a) Paternalism.
(b) Friendship.
(c) Dependency.
(d) Patronage.

5. What percentage of northern colonists were aristocrats?
(a) 11%.
(b) 10%.
(c) 8%.
(d) 9%.

6. What is one way republicans are different from monarchists?
(a) Less subject to corruption.
(b) More subject to corruption.
(c) Less subject to revolution.
(d) More subject to revolution.

7. In colonial America, a person who didn't have to work for a living still held what responsibility?
(a) He owed service to society.
(b) He owed charity to the poor.
(c) He owed money to society.
(d) He owed jobs to the unemployed.

8. How did non-English colonial Americans feel about the monarchy?
(a) They wished it were abolished.
(b) They had no attachment to it.
(c) They had great respect for it.
(d) They hoped it will continue.

9. In colonial America, why did officer holders receive honors and titles?
(a) To inspire respect and obedience from the common people.
(b) To impress and show up their peers.
(c) To solicit money for polictical causes.
(d) To give honor where honor is due.

10. Who argued that Britain was an unnatural parent?
(a) Tories.
(b) Republicans.
(c) Whigs.
(d) Patriots.

11. How was the Anglican church part of politics in Britain?
(a) It held a political position.
(b) It was an arm of the crown.
(c) It was separate from the government.
(d) It persecuted different religions.

12. What were the religious upheavals in the colonies eventually called?
(a) Great Awakening.
(b) Church's Decision.
(c) Puritan Petitions.
(d) Religious Revolution.

13. How did the grandest colonial American estates compare to traditional British estates?
(a) They were much smaller.
(b) They were about the same size.
(c) There were much larger.
(d) They were worth more.

14. What supported the colonial southern plantations that made networks of influence unnecessary?
(a) Family networks.
(b) Slavery.
(c) Outside investors.
(d) Farming.

15. Who rejected "ancient prejudices" that supported hereditary monarchy?
(a) Thomas Paine.
(b) Ben Franklin.
(c) Jonathan Sewell.
(d) John Locke.

Short Answer Questions

1. What percentage of southern colonists were aristocrats?

2. What did the original American colonists pride themselves as being?

3. How could a person be mobile in colonial society?

4. What kind of colonial churches dominated the first third of the 18th century?

5. At the middle of the 18th century, what did many revolutionary leaders feel the colonies still needed?

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