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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 refers to the name of a geographical feature in an official or well-established language occurring in that area where the feature is located?
(a) Catalism.
(b) Endonym.
(c) Synonym.
(d) Exonym.

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

3. Historians know little of what happened to King Philip's son except that he was sold into slavery and probably shipped where?
(a) To the West Indes.
(b) To England.
(c) To South Africa.
(d) To East Asia.

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

5. When did Edwin Forrest die?
(a) 1865.
(b) 1872.
(c) 1919.
(d) 1856.

Short Answer Questions

1. The majority of the dead Native Americans and many of the colonials during the war died as the result of what?

2. Jill Lepore's book, New York Burning: Liberty, Slavery and Conspiracy in Eighteenth-Century Manhattan, was a finalist for what award?

3. When does the author describe the Narragansett cultural revival originating in the Epilogue?

4. Over how many Native Americans had died during King Philip's War?

5. To whom did Captain Church give a hand of the deceased King Philip?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does the author describe cultural revivals among the Indians in Epilogue, The Rock?

2. What issues did the colonists have with distinguishing captured Indians, as discussed in Part Three, Bondage, Chapter 6, A Dangerous Merchandise?

3. How does the author describe Mary Rowlandson's perspective of captivity in Part Three, Bondage, Chapter 5, Come Go Along with Us?

4. What view did Bartholomew de Las Casas have regarding Indian slavery, as described in Part Three, Bondage, Chapter 6, A Dangerous Merchandise?

5. What American actor gained fame for his portrayal of Metacom in Metamora? How is he described in Part Four, Memory, Chapter 8, The Curse of Metamora?

6. What was represented by the appearance of King Philip's head in Plymouth, as discussed in Part Four, Memory, Chapter 7, That Blasphemous Leviathan?

7. What happened after James Printer was released from captivity, as described in Part Three, Bondage, Chapter 5, Come Go Along with Us?

8. When were Metacom's wife and child captured? Where does the author say they were taken in Part Three, Bondage, Chapter 6, A Dangerous Merchandise?

9. How does the author describe Mary Rowlandson's perspective of identity in Part Three, Bondage, Chapter 5, Come Go Along with Us?

10. Why was King Philip's War resurrected during the American Revolution, as discussed in Part Four, Memory, Chapter 7, That Blasphemous Leviathan?

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