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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did the antinomians believe in?
(a) Radical conversion experiences.
(b) Received Christianity.
(c) Suppressing enthusiastic displays.
(d) Strict religious practice.
2. What interaction did Jonathan Edwards and Samuel Hopkins have on the market?
(a) Their religion preached tight social cohesion before individual profit.
(b) Their religion preached charity.
(c) Their religion restrained capitalist excess.
(d) Their religion preached personal wealth.
3. How was the crisis that came from South Carolina's stance averted, according to Sellers?
(a) The military was called in.
(b) The Constitution was amended.
(c) Slavery was allowed to move into western territories.
(d) Tariffs were reduced.
4. What kind of eschatology did Jonathan Edwards and Samuel Hopkins preach?
(a) Judgment day was imminent.
(b) A new utopia was near at hand.
(c) The world would be destroyed for mankind's sins.
(d) The millennium-long rule of Christ would begin gradually.
5. How did Southerners see labor, according to Sellers?
(a) As the foundation for nationalism.
(b) As the engine of regional strength.
(c) As God's work.
(d) As beneath them.
6. What philosophy informs Sellers's chapter on the Second Great Awakening?
(a) Historical view of religion as an institution among institutions.
(b) Marxist concept of religion as a reaction to social trends.
(c) Philosophical view of religion as meaning-making.
(d) Nietzsche an concept of morality as the product of class interest.
7. What was the result of increasing demands on northern manufacturers, according to Sellers?
(a) Greater pressure to permit slavery to continue.
(b) Lower tariffs and wider international trade.
(c) Military aggression against Spain in Florida.
(d) Protectionism and subsidization.
8. What did Jackson think would bring financial stability back?
(a) Hard currency.
(b) Speculating on commodity prices.
(c) Paper money.
(d) Derivatives trading.
9. What was NOT a contributing factor to the expansion of literacy in the U.S. in the 1830s?
(a) Novels and newspapers were widely distributed.
(b) Immigration increased.
(c) Industrial jobs required reading and writing.
(d) Media becomes even cheaper to produce.
10. What balance did the U.S. strike with the formation of a two-party system?
(a) Between pro-slavery and abolition.
(b) Between hard currency and paper money.
(c) Between modern campaigning and grass-roots politicking.
(d) Between capitalism and democracy.
11. What did the Moderate Light forces urge in the 1830s?
(a) Resolution of labor conflicts.
(d) Cultural imperialism.
12. Which of these was NOT a problem Andrew Jackson saw in the National Bank?
(a) Putting the nation into debt.
(b) Creating booms and busts.
(c) Encouraging the concentration of wealth.
(d) Depreciating assets.
13. What does Sellers say happened when northern manufacturers wanted to restrict imports with tariffs?
(a) Anarchic forces became more powerful.
(b) The national economy began to fracture.
(c) The nation began to knit together.
(d) The religious reforms lost steam.
14. Why did pre-marital sex have to be restricted?
(a) To keep marriage sacred.
(b) To keep women married.
(c) To keep women pure.
(d) To keep men obedient.
15. On what grounds were people opposed to public schools?
(b) Discrimination against females.
(d) Racist discrimination.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did the Moderate Light churches begin to focus on, according to Sellers?
2. How did the changes in the public school system affect American culture?
3. What step did the Treasury Department take after the economy started to react to the abolition of the Federal Bank?
4. What does Sellers say the Great Awakening made possible?
5. What is the only way to cope the with economic stress of the market, according to Sellers?
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