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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Franklin became the Postmaster and had the opportunity to do what?
(a) Travel around Europe.
(b) Travel around England.
(c) Travel around Pennsylvania.
(d) Travel around America.

2. What did Mr. Whitefield construct a large building for?
(a) Anyone who desired to preach fundamentalism to a large mass.
(b) Anyone who wanted to preach Protestantism to a large mass.
(c) Anyone of any sect who had something to say to a large mass.
(d) Anyone who wished to preach Christianity to a large mass.

3. In what year did the physician friend of Franklin propose a town hospital?
(a) 1757.
(b) 1751.
(c) 1753.
(d) 1755.

4. How successful was Franklin's funding proposal for the hospital?
(a) Funding was somewhat slower than in the initial plan.
(b) Funding was soon more than in the original plan.
(c) Funding was about in accordance with the original plan.
(d) Funding was far slower than in the initial plan.

5. Franklin noted his kite experiment, which he was proud to see written about where?
(a) Scholarly journals.
(b) Many scientific journals.
(c) Newspapers around the globe.
(d) Many electricity history books.

Short Answer Questions

1. What public position did Franklin first achieve?

2. When the colonial military group arrived in these territories, however, they found what?

3. What languages did Franklin learn during his lifetime?

4. As Franklin's men were leaving this area, how many farmers approached them and asked for guns for protection?

5. Who would appoint a grand-president?

Short Essay Questions

1. What personal problems did Franklin sustain as a result of his delaying his trip to England to negotiate with Lord Loudoun?

2. What was the initial activity of this militia supported by taxpayers?

3. What was Franklin's proposal given France's increasing threat to the American colonies?

4. What sort of education system did Franklin develop?

5. How did Franklin respond to the British reaction to their suspicions of the American colonies?

6. When troubles arose between the Assembly and Captain Denny, what initially took place when Lord Loudoun was sent over from England?

7. What were some of the accomplishments Franklin had to praise about the Reverend Mr. Whitefield?

8. In terms of libeling, what guidelines did Franklin note he printed his newspaper by?

9. How did Franklin describe his trip across the ocean?

10. What transpired when the colonies proposed their united government to the British crown?

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