Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - Prologue
1. How does the author describe the English identity of the colonists in 1676 in the Prologue of The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity?
2. What did the author write of the changing Puritan population and identity in the 1630s and 1640s in the Prologue?
3. How did the actions of the English impact the Native American people, according to the author in the Prologue?
4. When did King Philip's War begin, according to the author in the Prologue? What tribes were involved?
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