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. The rock on the shore of Mount Hope Bay translates from Cherokee to say what in English?
(a) "Metacomet, Great Sachem".
(b) "Metacomet died here".
(c) "King Philip, killer of the White Man".
(d) "Metacomet, Child of God".

2. Where was William Charles Macready born?
(a) Philadelphia, PA.
(b) New York, NY.
(c) Bern, Switzerland.
(d) London, England.

3. The rock on the shore of Mount Hope Bay was etched before what year, according to the author in the Epilogue?
(a) 1840.
(b) 1919.
(c) 1835.
(d) 1852.

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

5. What book did Jill Lepore publish in 2010?
(a) A is for American: Letters and Other Characters in the Newly United States.
(b) Blindspot: A Novel.
(c) Encounters in the New World: A History in Documents.
(d) The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party's Revolution and the Battle over American History.

6. When was William Charles Macready born?
(a) 1755.
(b) 1873.
(c) 1818.
(d) 1793.

7. 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 Mohegan people.
(b) The Penobscot people.
(c) The Cherokee people.
(d) The Ouachita people.

8. At what event did King Philip's head make an appearance in Plymouth following the war?
(a) Christmas festival.
(b) State fair.
(c) Thanksgiving festival.
(d) Halloween festival.

9. 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) 1775.
(b) 1698.
(c) 1681.
(d) 1645.

10. What was the name of the Indian who shot King Philip?
(a) Benjamin Church.
(b) Captain Josiah Standish.
(c) Increase Mather.
(d) John Alderman.

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

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

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

14. When was Bartholomew de Las Casas born?
(a) 1484.
(b) 1495.
(c) 1515.
(d) 1425.

15. Jill Lepore's book, New York Burning: Liberty, Slavery and Conspiracy in Eighteenth-Century Manhattan, was a finalist for what award?
(a) The Bancroft Prize in Literature.
(b) The Pulitzer Prize in Literature.
(c) The Pulitzer Prize in History.
(d) The Bancroft Prize in History.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was the husband of Mary Rowlandson?

2. What was from 1351 a penalty in England for men convicted of high treason, although the ritual was first recorded during the reigns of King Henry III and his successor, Edward I?

3. Historians know little of what happened to King Philip's son except that he was sold into slavery and probably shipped where?

4. Jill Lepore is a professor of American history at what university?

5. The Five Civilized Tribes were the five Native American nations: the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and what?

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