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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which President of the United States was Andrew Jackson?
(a) Seventh.
(b) Fourth.
(c) Sixth.
(d) Fifth.

2. The Mahican people were historically located in what region?
(a) The Delaware Valley.
(b) The Deep South.
(c) The Hudson Valley.
(d) Western Canada.

3. The money that ransomed Mary Rowlandson was paid by whom?
(a) Joshua Tift.
(b) James Printer.
(c)
(d) John Hoar.

4. 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 Ouachita people.
(c) The Mohegan people.
(d) The Cherokee people.

5. What tribe was Mary Rowlandson kidnapped by?
(a) The Nipmuck tribe.
(b) The Cherokee tribe.
(c) The Mohegan tribe.
(d) The Apache tribe.

6. In what year, five years after King Philip's War ended, had many of the colonists resolved to be less violent and rash towards the Indians?
(a) 1645.
(b) 1681.
(c) 1775.
(d) 1698.

7. Who wrote the play Metamora; or, The Last of the Wampanoags?
(a) Increase Mather.
(b) John Alderman.
(c) John Augustus Stone.
(d) Richard Callicot.

8. What was Andrew Jackson nicknamed because of his toughness and aggressive personality?
(a) "Old Hickory".
(b) "Black Stone".
(c) "Stonewall".
(d) "Big Tree".

9. When did Benjamin Church die?
(a) 1718.
(b) 1711.
(c) 1725.
(d) 1785.

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

11. When did Edwin Forrest die?
(a) 1865.
(b) 1872.
(c) 1919.
(d) 1856.

12. For how much money was Mary Rowlandson ransomed?
(a) 10 pounds.
(b) 30 pounds.
(c) 20 pounds.
(d) 40 pounds.

13. Where was Metamora; or, The Last of the Wampanoags originally performed?
(a) The Metropolitan Playhouse in New York City.
(b) Carnegie Hall in New York City.
(c) The Park Theater in New York City.
(d) The Boston Globe Theater.

14. Jill Lepore earned a M.A. in history from what university?
(a) Yale University.
(b) Harvard University.
(c) The University of Michigan.
(d) Princeton University.

15. How many children of Mary Rowlandson's were among the hostages taken by Native Americans?
(a) 4.
(b) 2.
(c) 3.
(d) 6.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the name of Metacomet's wife?

2. When was Benjamin Church born?

3. When was the New World discovered by Christopher Columbus?

4. Metamora; or, The Last of the Wampanoags was written in what year?

5. What book did Jill Lepore publish in 2010?

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