Mid-Book Test - Medium
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice 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?
(a) Charles Wilson Peale.
(b) Daniel Dulagy.
(c) Benjamin Robinson.
(d) Edmund Pendleton.
2. What was the highest class of British society called?
3. How did Colonel Landon Carter express his confusion about child rearing in colonial society?
(a) In a diary.
(b) In a series of newspaper articles.
(c) In a series of lectures.
(d) In a book.
4. What was the status of an indentured servant in colonial America?
(a) He was property.
(b) He was the lowest class of society.
(c) He was working his way up the ladder.
(d) He was a free agent.
5. In colonial America, how did parents view their power as parents?
(b) Limited monarchy.
(c) Head of a democracy.
(d) Equals within the family.
Short Answer Questions
1. In colonial America, what was absent between centralized and local authorities?
2. How are people regarded in a hierarchical society?
3. How did the grandest colonial American estates compare to traditional British estates?
4. What was the ideology of the Enlightenment?
5. What would eventually secure the people's right to participate in government?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was characteristic of economic exchanges in colonial America?
2. In colonial America, what was the purpose of the pillory or whipping post?
3. What social conditions which normally precipitate a revolution were absent during the American Revolution?
4. How did gentry families try to emulate English nobility?
5. How had the definition of aristocracy in colonial America changed by the 18th century?
6. On what precept was freemasonry organized?
7. By the second half of the 19th century, how did the term "middling" sort of people differ in America from its definition in Britain?
8. How did the opinion of a traditional gentleman's assumption of leisure change towards the end of the 18th century?
9. After the signing of the Declaration of Independence, why did the revolutionary leaders almost immediately begin to doubt that their hope of a utopian America would be realized?
10. How was family defined in colonial America?
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