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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 pastor in Watertown and Winthrop's neighbor back in England caused problems by teaching that the Roman Catholic Church was a legitimate body of Christians?
(a) Reverend William Blackstone
(b) Reverend George Phillips
(c) Reverend John Wilson
(d) Reverend John Wheelwright
2. Roger Williams first arrived in the New World aboard what ship?
(a) The Lyon
(b) The Arbella
(c) The St. Mary
(d) The Holy Royal
3. When did the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony finally order Roger Williams to leave the colony within six weeks?
(a) November, 1638
(b) December, 1632
(c) May, 1629
(d) October, 1635
4. In the spring of 1637, the author describes the Massachusetts Bay Colony’s involvement in a war with an Indian tribe. Where were the settlers that “bore the brunt of the fighting”?
(b) New Hampshire
5. In what year was Richard Bellingham first elected as governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is said in Chapter 10: “Seventeenth-Century Nihilism” to have observed that many people in Massachusetts “could hardly believe that God would suffer Mr. Cotton to err”?
2. Who was chosen by the followers of Anne Hutchinson to serve as the official spokesperson for her views in 1636?
3. What was Anne Hutchinson’s maiden name?
4. Who is said to have “removed himself to the Narragansett country, remarking that he had left England because he did not like the Lord Bishops and found the rule of the Lord Brethren no better” in Chapter 7: “A Due Form of Government”?
5. How old was Nathaniel Ward when he came to Ipswich in 1634?
Short Essay Questions
1. What were John Winthrop’s feelings about Roger Williams, according to the author in Chapter 9: “Separation Unleashed”?
2. What problems arose in the Massachusetts colony as a result of the outbreak of the English Civil War?
3. When did Roger Williams come to New England? How was his arrival in the colony described in Chapter 9: “Separation Unleashed”?
4. What led up to the banishment of Reverend Wheelwright, according to the author in Chapter 10: “Seventeenth-Century Nihilism”?
5. How was Winthrop’s system of elections established, according to the author in Chapter 7: “A Due Form of Government”? On what grounds was this system established?
6. What was innovative and potentially controversial about the system of government established by Winthrop and his associates, according to the author in Chapter 7: “A Due Form of Government”?
7. What did the representatives learn when they studied the charter in Chapter 8: “Leniency Rebuked”?
8. What forced John Winthrop to reveal the stipulations of the charter to the colonists, according to the author in Chapter 8: “Leniency Rebuked”?
9. What power did the clergy have in the Massachusetts settlement, according to the author in Chapter 11: “The New England Way”?
10. Where did Roger Williams go when he left Plymouth? Where did he begin a church and start to gain power, according to the author in Chapter 9: “Separation Unleashed”?
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