The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity Test | Final Test - Easy

Jill Lepore
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When did Mary Rowlandson's family move to Lancaster, Massachusetts?
(a) 1653.
(b) 1642.
(c) 1648.
(d) 1612.

2. Historians know little of what happened to King Philip's son except that he was sold into slavery and probably shipped where?
(a) To England.
(b) To South Africa.
(c) To East Asia.
(d) To the West Indes.

3. The majority of the dead Native Americans and many of the colonials during the war died as the result of what?
(a) Disease.
(b) Fire.
(c) Suicide.
(d) Hanging.

4. When does the author describe the Narragansett cultural revival originating in the Epilogue?
(a) The 1880s.
(b) The 1920s.
(c) The 1950s.
(d) The 1930s.

5. The white population of New England totaled about how many men of military age at the start of King Philip's War?
(a) 23,000.
(b) 16,000.
(c) 10,000.
(d) 25,000.

6. What refers to the name of a geographical feature in an official or well-established language occurring in that area where the feature is located?
(a) Synonym.
(b) Catalism.
(c) Exonym.
(d) Endonym.

7. King Philip was killed on what date?
(a) May 1, 1676.
(b) November 14, 1676.
(c) August 23, 1677.
(d) August 12, 1676.

8. When was Andrew Jackson born?
(a) 1767.
(b) 1799.
(c) 1718.
(d) 1755.

9. Metamora; or, The Last of the Wampanoags was written in what year?
(a) 1789.
(b) 1775.
(c) 1829.
(d) 1755.

10. The rock on the shore of Mount Hope Bay may have been etched by what tribe of Indians who visited New England to work out land claims and made a pilgrimage to Mount Hope?
(a) The Penobscot people.
(b) The Cherokee people.
(c) The Ouachita people.
(d) The Mohegan people.

11. Over how many Native Americans had died during King Philip's War?
(a) 700.
(b) 4,000.
(c) 10,000.
(d) 3,000.

12. Edwin Forrest made his first stage appearance on November 27, 1820, at what theater?
(a) Carnegie Hall.
(b) The Metropolitan Playhouse.
(c) The Boston Globe Theater.
(d) Walnut Street Theater.

13. Jill Lepore earned a B.A. in English at what university?
(a) Tufts University.
(b) Princeton University.
(c) The University of Michigan.
(d) Yale University.

14. On what date was Metamora; or, The Last of the Wampanoags first performed?
(a) December 12, 1833.
(b) November 30, 1802.
(c) December 15, 1829.
(d) September 16, 1922.

15. Several hundred native captives were tried and executed or enslaved and sold where?
(a) Asia.
(b) Bermuda.
(c) England.
(d) South Africa.

Short Answer Questions

1. For how much money was Mary Rowlandson ransomed?

2. Who was a Christian missionary, reformer, activist for the rights of American Indians, and a leading opponent of the Indian removal policy of the United States government?

3. Who originated the Narragansett cultural revival?

4. The Mohawk people are the most easterly tribe of what confederation?

5. When was William Charles Macready born?

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