The Radicalism of the American Revolution Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who wrote the book "The Idle Man"?
(a) David Dudley.
(b) Richard Henry Dana.
(c) Samuel Morse.
(d) James Kent.

2. Who said, "We see with other eyes; we hear with other ears"?
(a) Lord Chesterfield.
(b) Thomas Paine.
(c) John Adams.
(d) Thomas Jefferson.

3. In the 1790s, who proclaimed that every man and woman in every society ought to work?
(a) Benjamin Rush.
(b) John Adams.
(c) Parson Weems.
(d) Edward Everett.

4. Who said, "the attracting force of universal love" existed in all people?
(a) Joel Barlow.
(b) George Cabot.
(c) William Channing.
(d) William Sampson.

5. How many Boston merchants were named in the Massachusetts Banishment Act of 1778?
(a) 44.
(b) 45.
(c) 46.
(d) 47.

6. Who said that after the revolution people were changed form subjects to citizens?
(a) William Henry Drayton.
(b) John Adams.
(c) David Ramsey.
(d) Moses Cooper.

7. Who said he didn't know how to keep America from "sliding down into the mire of democracy"?
(a) Fisher Ames.
(b) James Kent.
(c) Oliver Wolcott.
(d) George Cabot.

8. Who wrote "The Religion of Nature Delineated"?
(a) Thomas Jefferson.
(b) Thomas Paine.
(c) William Wollaston.
(d) Lord Chesterfield.

9. Who said America, "hath a blank sheet to write upon"?
(a) Thomas Jefferson.
(b) Thomas Paine.
(c) John Adams.
(d) Lord Chesterfield.

10. In 1774 Philadelphia, what was the Philadelphia Committee of Nineteen?
(a) A loyalist organization.
(b) A religious organization.
(c) A resistance organization.
(d) A trade organization.

11. Who said, "All Christendom has been decomposed, broken in pieces" in this "fiery furnace of democracy"?
(a) Samuel Blodgett.
(b) Thomas Campbell.
(c) Harrison Gray Otis.
(d) Elias Smith.

12. Who wrote the book "The Patriots"?
(a) Israel Williams.
(b) Robert Munsford.
(c) Owen Biddle.
(d) Jeremy Belknap.

13. Who said about Americans that their "universal roar is Commerce"?
(a) Oliver Evans.
(b) Philip Freneau.
(c) Samuel Mitchill.
(d) William Crafts.

14. By 1820, which territories had doubled the size of America?
(a) Florida and Louisiana.
(b) Louisiana and Mississippi.
(c) Florida and Alabama.
(d) Alabama and Mississippi.

15. What year was the Continental Congress?
(a) 1772.
(b) 1774.
(c) 1775.
(d) 1773.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who said America was "just emerging from the rude unpolished condition of an infant country"?

2. Who said that the secret of America's prosperity was the celebration of work?

3. Whose play "Cato" taught George Washington what it meant to be liberal and virtuous?

4. How many American whiskey distilleries were there in 1830?

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

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