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. Where were Metacomet's wife and son sent after they had been captured?
(a) New York.
(b) Boston.
(c) Plymoth.
(d) Canada.

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

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

4. Jill Lepore is a contributing writer for what publication?
(a) The New Yorker.
(b) National Educational Review.
(c) Art in America.
(d) Writer's Weekly.

5. Mary Rowlandson wrote from a fully Christian perspective and believed that being held captive was a special brand of affliction that served to increase what?
(a) Piety.
(b) Strength.
(c) Anxiety.
(d) Retribution.

6. Where was Edwin Forrest born?
(a) New Brunswick, Canada.
(b) Boston, MA.
(c) New York, NY.
(d) Philadelphia, PA.

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

8. Where was Bartholomew de Las Casas born?
(a) Seville.
(b) France.
(c) Greece.
(d) London.

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

10. When was the Indian Removal Act signed into law?
(a) May 28, 1830.
(b) May 2, 1818.
(c) March 12, 1865.
(d) September 1, 1825.

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

12. What book did Mary Rowlandson write about her capture by Native Americans?
(a) The Grace and Glory of Our Savior.
(b) A History of New England.
(c) The Sovereignty and Goodness of God.
(d) Narrative of the Troubles with the Indians in New-England.

13. Who strongly opposed selling Indians into slavery, arguing that slavery was worse than death?
(a) John Eliot.
(b) John Alderman.
(c) Increase Mather.
(d) King Philip.

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

15. When was Mary Rowlandson born?
(a) 1568.
(b) 1637.
(c) 1648.
(d) 1642.

Short Answer Questions

1. Jill Lepore earned a B.A. in English at what university?

2. Jill Lepore earned a Ph.D. in American Studies from what university?

3. Several hundred native captives were tried and executed or enslaved and sold where?

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

5. Who originated the Narragansett cultural revival?

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