c. was written by Thomas Paine as a prequel to Common Sense . d. was later recognized as the Constitution of the United States. Response Feedback: FEEDBACK: See Brief pages 153–54; Focus Question – What key events marked the move toward American independence?
Question 8 0.5 out of 0.5 points The idea that the United States has a special mission to serve as a symbol of freedom, a refuge from tyranny, and a model for the world is called by historians Selected Answer: b. American exceptionalism. Answers: a. the American corps. b. American exceptionalism. c. American imperialism. d. American anti- imperialism. Response Feedback: FEEDBACK: See Brief page 154; Focus Question – What key events marked the move toward American independence? Question 9 0.5 out of 0.5 points What two European powers allied with the Americans in the War for Independence? Selected Answer: c. France and Spain Answers: a. Netherlands and France b. Spain and Germany (as Hessians) c. France and Spain d. France and Germany (as Hessians)
Response Feedback: FEEDBACK: See Brief page 161; Focus Question – How were American forces able to prevail in the Revolutionary War? Question 10 0.5 out of 0.5 points The final decisive victory in the War for Independence was Selected Answer: b. Cornwallis's defeat at Yorktown. Answers: a. Washington's victory over Howe at Philadelphia. b. Cornwallis's defeat at Yorktown. c. Tarlton's victory at Cowpens, South Carolina. d. Nathanael Greene's victory at Guilford Courthouse, North Carolina. Response Feedback: FEEDBACK: See Brief page 165; Focus Question – How were American forces able to prevail in the Revolutionary War? Question 11 3 out of 5 points Evaluate the following statement: "When war broke out in April of 1775, the overwhelming majority of colonists were united in their desire to win independence from Britain." Be sure to support your claims with specific evidence. Selected Answer: “War had broken out between British soldiers and armed citizens of Massachusetts” according to Eric Foner “Give Me Liberty!”. Forty-nine Americans and seventy-three members of the Royal are had died in battle. Also, in May of 1775 Ethan Allen and Green Mountain Boys surrounded Ft. Ticonderoga in New York forcing surrender. Correct Answer: Good answers will note that the Declaration of Indepence was not approved by the Continental Congress until more than one year after Lexington and Concord They will also provide specific examples of disagreements among colonists on the issue of preserving their rights. Response Feedback: These are facts about the time period. However, you haven't answered the question. Are most Americans united on this
issue? Question 12 5 out of 5 points Briefly compare Thomas Jefferson’s religious beliefs and practices with those of Virginia Baptists. Why does Jefferson join with the Baptists in the fight for religious freedom?
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