History101 - Question 1(Essay Worth 10 points The narrative suggests that the war for American independence was not inevitable that the British

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Question 1 (Essay Worth 10 points) The narrative suggests that the war for American independence was not inevitable, that the British empire could have been saved. Do you agree? At what point during the imperial crisis was peaceful compromise possible? Question 2 (Essay Worth 10 points) In 1860, the institution of slavery was firmly entrenched in the United States; by 1865, it was dead. How did this happen? How did Union policy toward slavery and enslaved people change over the course of the war? Why did it change? Question 3 (Essay Worth 10 points) Weigh the relative importance of the Industrial and Market revolutions in changing the American economy. In what ways was the economy different in 1860 from what it had been in 1800? How would you explain those differences? Question 4 (Essay Worth 10 points) Explain why there were no major witchcraft scares in the Chesapeake colonies and no uprising like Bacon's Rebellion in New England. Consider the possible social, economic, and religious causes of both phenomena. Question 5 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) The Puritans in late sixteenth-century England. .. denied the concept that everyone had a calling” from God. incorporated into their religion many of the traditional Roman Catholic practices, such as burning incense and praying to dead saints. championed literacy so that everyone could read and interpret the Bible. gave final authority over religious doctrine to bishops and synods. Question 6 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)
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The Northwest Ordinance of 1787. .. prohibited slavery in the Northwest Territory. funded an exploratory party to locate the Northwest Passage. provided for the eventual creation of eight to ten new states in the Northwest Territory. required compulsory elementary education in each new township in the Northwest Territory. Question 7 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) During their first couple of years in the Jamestown colony, the English migrants. .. doubled the size of their population. produced an agricultural surplus--enough to trade with the Native Americans. lived remarkably disease-free. suffered from famine and diseases that killed more than half the population. Question 8 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) Between 1800 and 1860 white planters moved to the lower South to. .. transform the West into a free labor society. recreate the conditions of slavery. invest in agricultural development. flee antislavery laws in the upper South. Question 9 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) Mob violence against abolitionists. .. was confined to border and southern cities such as Baltimore, St. Louis, New Orleans, and Nashville. was sometimes led by well-to-do "gentlemen of property and standing." targeted only the free black communities and the homes of prominent abolitionist spokespersons. never resulted in the death of an abolitionist spokesperson or free black.
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '08 term at American Public University.

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History101 - Question 1(Essay Worth 10 points The narrative suggests that the war for American independence was not inevitable that the British

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