0125 - Quiz 1 JOURNALISM 405 History of American Journalism...

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0125 PowerPoint 1 JOURNALISM 405 History of American Journalism January 25, 2011 Quiz 1 • Fill in information on scantron forms, especially Network ID . • Closed book • You have 7 minutes to complete quiz Quiz 1 1. The Massachusetts Bay Colony was fertile ground for the circulation of new ideas through printing because: a) There were numerous printing presses in the early days of the colony. b) A high percentage of settlers were literate and college educated. c) Unlike England, there were no restrictions on printing in the New World. d) Large, untouched forests provided lots of raw material for paper. e) All the above Quiz 1 2. The official reason for the suppression of Publick Occurrences was: a) Its recital of atrocities by Mohawk Indians would displease the Mohawks. b) Its printer neglected to get a license to print it. c) It made disparaging remarks about the King of France. d) None of the above. e) A and C only
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0125 PowerPoint 2 Quiz 1 3. Postmasters were likely newspaper publishers in the colonies because: a) Post offices were a place where news and gossip were traded freely. b) They had an instant means of distribution in the postboys who carried the mail. c) They were unlikely to print anything that would offend officials because they owed their jobs to them. d) All the above Quiz 1 4. Those writing for the New England Courant first challenged the powerful Mathers over: a) Their prolific publication of religious sermons b) Cotton Mather’s promotion of small pox inoculations c) Being men of “passion and resentment” d) All the above e) A and C only
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course JOUR 405 taught by Professor Liebovich,l during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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0125 - Quiz 1 JOURNALISM 405 History of American Journalism...

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