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educational opportunities that they themselves had had. Because ofthis support in the colony for an institution of higher learning, theGeneral Court of Massachusetts appropriated 400 pounds for a collegein October of 1636 and early the following year decided on a parcel ofland for the school; this land was in an area called Newetowne, whichwas later renamed Cambridge after its English cousin and is the site ofthe present-day university.When a young minister named John Harvard, who came from theneighboring town of Charlestowne, died from tuberculosis in 1638, hewilled half of his estate of 1,700 pounds to the fledgling college. In spiteof the fact that only half of the bequest was actually paid, the GeneralCourt named the college after the minister in appreciation for what hehad done. The amount of the bequest may not have been large,particularly by today's standards, but it was more than the GeneralCourt had found it necessary to appropriate in order to open thecollege.Henry Dunster was appointed the first president of Harvard in1640, and it should be noted that in addition to serving as president, hewas also the entire faculty, with an entering freshman class of fourstudents. Although the staff did expand somewhat, for the first centuryof its existence the entire teaching staff consisted of the president andthree or four tutors.
1. The main idea of this passage isthatrefers touniversities(B) university graduates(C) sons(D) educational opportunities2. The passage indicates thatHarvard is3. It can be inferred from thepassage that the Puritans whotraveled to the Massachusettscolony were4. The pronoun "they" in line 10refers to(A) Oxford and Cambridgeuniversities(B) university graduates(C) sons(D) educational opportunities5. The "pounds" in line 12 areprobably6. The "English cousin" in line 15refers to a7. Which of the following is NOTmentioned about JohnHarvard?

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