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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where was John Sassamon born?
(a) Near current New York, NY.
(b) Near current Washington, D.C.
(c) Near current Canton, MA.
(d) Near current Boston, MA.
2. In the 1670s the powwaws of many tribes encouraged war in order to do what?
(a) Purify their blood.
(b) Preserve the Indian way of life.
(c) Appease the gods.
(d) Eradicate the colonists.
3. How many mills in Medfield, Massachusetts, were destroyed by Native Americans during King Philip's War in 1675?
4. The colonists lost about how many men in the Great Swamp Fight?
5. On what date did the Narragansetts attack Providence, destroying it?
(a) September 12, 1568.
(b) November 14, 1676.
(c) March 29, 1676.
(d) December 10, 1675.
6. In the Great Swamp Fight, it is believed that the militia killed about how many Narragansetts?
7. When did Nathaniel Saltonstall die?
8. Passaconaway is a name which translates to what in English?
(a) "Child of the Bear".
(b) "The Great Antelope".
(c) "Wolf of Night".
(d) "The Great Bear".
9. What is a domed room dwelling used by certain Native American tribes?
10. When was Metacomet born?
11. What standard picture of New England during the war, including landscapes of ash, farms destroyed, and bodies without heads did Nathaniel Saltonstall write?
(a) "A History of the Great War."
(b) "A Brief Account of New England."
(c) "True but Brief Account of our Losses."
(d) "An Account of King Philip's War."
12. The Eighty Years' War took place when?
13. According to the author, many colonists found it hard to write about the war, such as what individual who felt totally devastated by his experience of the burning of Springfield?
(a) William Hubbard.
(b) John Alderman.
(c) Richard Callicot.
(d) John Pynchon.
14. When was John Eliot born?
15. It is very likely that John Sassamon was adopted or indentured to the family of whom?
(a) Increase Mather.
(b) Richard Callicot.
(c) William Hubbard.
(d) John Alderman.
Short Answer Questions
1. Metacomet was a war chief or sachem of what Indian tribe?
2. The most standard narratives of King Philip's War were published where, according to the author in Part One, Language, Chapter 2, The Story of It Printed?
3. The colonists considered news distributed by whom to be the least reliable, according to the author in Part One, Language, Chapter 2, The Story of It Printed?
4. What word means "shaman" in the language of the Narragansett?
5. When was Increase Mather born?
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