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Sample questions for Test 1 1. In what ways did attitudes toward Columbus change between 1892 and 1992? Why? 2. What is the philosophical basis for predestinarianism? 3. What was the "middle passage," and how did Olaudah Equiano describe it? 4. What is the gist of Jonathan Edwards's sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"? Why do you suppose Edwards's God was so angry? 5. What was Benjamin Franklin's view of the Stamp Act? How did he characterize American attitudes toward Parliamentary rule? 6. What was the "Columbian exchange"? What were its consequences for the Americas? 7. Benjamin Franklin was born on January 6, 1705, but toward the end of his life he told people
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Unformatted text preview: his birth date was January 17, 1706. Was he just being forgetful? 8. What was Columbus's point when he stood an egg on its end? 9. What was the encomienda system? 10. In what way did religion lead to the founding of the New England colonies? How about Maryland and Pennsylvania? 11. Why were the Chesapeake colonies less stable socially than the New England colonies? 12. How did Benjamin Franklin's life typify the changing identity of American colonists? 13. Who was George Whitefield and why was he important? 14. What did John Locke have to do with the American Revolution? 15. What role did France play in the American Revolution?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course HIS 315K taught by Professor Matttribbe during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas.

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