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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. William Hubbard was the pastor of the Congregational church located where?
(a) Ipswich, MA.
(b) Boston, MA.
(c) Salem, MA.
(d) New York, NY.

2. Eliot emigrated to Boston, Massachusetts, arriving on November 3 of what year?
(a) 1647.
(b) 1642.
(c) 1616.
(d) 1631.

3. What is the name of a group of Algonquian Indians native to Worcester County, Massachusetts?
(a) The Pocomtuc tribe.
(b) The Narragansett tribe.
(c) The Nipmuc tribe.
(d) The Mohegan tribe.

4. What name refers to the mostly Puritan and Pilgrim immigrants from Great Britain who settled New England starting around 1630?
(a) The English Arrivals.
(b) The British Brigade.
(c) The English Colonists.
(d) The Spanish Colonists.

5. According to the author, accounts of King Philip's War that were apocalyptic, with some being sermons, were mostly printed where?
(a) London and New York.
(b) Boston and Cambridge.
(c) London and Paris.
(d) New York.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the author, sometimes maps of New England marked English territory with small houses and churches and marked Indian territories with what?

2. What, according to the author, is in many ways a simple tool and is often controlled by the powerful, because it can be used to change minds?

3. When did Nathaniel Saltonstall die?

4. When was Increase Mather born?

5. What was the capital city of the Massachusetts Bay colony?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did the colonists believe of the Indian powwaws? How did this shape their view of the war, as discussed in Chapter 4, Where is Your O God?

2. How does the author describe the portrayal of Native Americans among the colonists in Part Two, War, Chapter 3, Habitations of Cruelty?

3. How was John Sassamon involved in King Philip's War, as discussed in Part One, Language, Chapter 1, Beware of Any Linguist?

4. 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?

5. How were homes used as a metaphor by Nathaniel Saltonstall, as described in Part Two, War, Chapter 3, Habitations of Cruelty?

6. What does the author remark regarding suffering and writing about the war in Part One, Language, Chapter 2, The Story of It Printed?

7. How is the early life of John Sassamon described in Part One, Language, Chapter 1, Beware of Any Linguist?

8. When did King Philip's War begin, according to the author in the Prologue? What tribes were involved?

9. What did the author write of the changing Puritan population and identity in the 1630s and 1640s in the Prologue?

10. What motivations and ethics are described of the Indian tribes for the war in Chapter 4, Where is Your O God?

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