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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What name refers to the mostly Puritan and Pilgrim immigrants from Great Britain who settled New England starting around 1630?
(a) The Spanish Colonists.
(b) The English Arrivals.
(c) The English Colonists.
(d) The British Brigade.
2. In 1600 the Wampanoag lived primarily in what two states?
(a) New York and Pennsylvania.
(b) New Jersey and New York.
(c) Kentucky and Delaware.
(d) Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
3. The three men who were accused as the killers of Sassamon were Mattashunannamo, Tobias, and his son, who was named what?
4. What was the capital city of the Massachusetts Bay colony?
5. Who is thought to have mentored John Sassamon?
(a) Increase Mather.
(b) John Eliot.
(c) James Williams.
(d) John Alderman.
Short Answer Questions
1. The first English settlers arrived in what year, when Sassamon's parents may have welcomed them?
2. According to the author, accounts of King Philip's War that were apocalyptic, with some being sermons, were mostly printed where?
3. When did Hugo Grotius die?
4. Before Europeans came into contact, most Algonquian settlements lived by what means?
5. William Hubbard graduated Harvard in what year?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Natural Law and Just War theory described in Chapter 4, Where is Your O God?
2. How is the early life of John Sassamon described in Part One, Language, Chapter 1, Beware of Any Linguist?
3. How does the author relate King Philip's War to a holy war in Chapter 4, Where is Your O God?
4. How does the author describe the motivations of the colonists and the Native Americans in the war in the Prologue?
5. How does the author describe the evidence surrounding John Sassamon's death in Part One, Language, Chapter 1, Beware of Any Linguist?
6. What theories does the author describe for the murder of John Sassamon in Part One, Language, Chapter 1, Beware of Any Linguist?
7. What does the author say regarding literacy as a tool in Part One, Language, Chapter 1, Beware of Any Linguist?
8. How does the author describe the English identity of the colonists in 1676 in the Prologue of The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity?
9. Describe the methods of news and communication within the colonies, as discussed in Part One, Language, Chapter 2, The Story of It Printed. How reliable were news sources?
10. In what regard is John Pynchon discussed in Part One, Language, Chapter 2, The Story of It Printed?
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