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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When was The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity published?
(a) 1968.
(b) 1985.
(c) 1992.
(d) 1998.

2. 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 Boston Globe Theater.
(d) The Park Theater in New York City.

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

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

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

6. Jill Lepore is a professor of American history at what university?
(a) Harvard University.
(b) Rutgers University.
(c) Princeton University.
(d) Yale University.

7. Over how many colonists died during King Philip's War?
(a) 600.
(b) 500.
(c) 200.
(d) 800.

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

9. 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.

10. Who was held captive by the Narragansetts, though he was hanged and quartered for treason?
(a) Joshua Tift.
(b) James Printer.
(c) Increase Mather.
(d) John Hoar.

11. The Mohawk people call themselves what, which means "people of the place of the flint"?
(a) Mohowaùuck.
(b) Kanien'gehaga.
(c) Narraganset.
(d) Algonquian.

12. On what date was Mary Rowlandson kidnapped?
(a) September 1, 1677.
(b) March 13, 1675.
(c) February 3, 1677.
(d) February 10, 1676.

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

14. What was the name of King Philip's father?
(a) Wamsutta.
(b) Wyandotte.
(c) Paiute.
(d) Massasoit.

15. The rock on the shore of Mount Hope Bay was etched after the creation of Cherokee syllabary in what year?
(a) 1901.
(b) 1793.
(c) 1845.
(d) 1811.

Short Answer Questions

1. For how much money was Mary Rowlandson ransomed?

2. 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?

3. According to the author, the colonists took more than how many decades to rebuild what had been destroyed from King Philip's War?

4. 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?

5. King Philip was tracked down by colony-allied Native Americans led by Captain Benjamin Church and who of the Plymouth Colony militia?

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