C.5 U.S. History, Skills #1-8 Knowledge Check

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History Quiz on C.5 U.S. History, Skills #1-8 Knowledge Check, created by Jasmine M. on 11/02/2021.
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Question 1

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[blank_start]Mercantilism[blank_end] influenced colonization in the new world because it is based on the belief that colonies exist for the economic benefit of the mother country and are useless unless they help to achieve profit.
Answer
  • Mercantilism
  • Industrialization
  • Nationalism
  • Capitalism

Question 2

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What was the purpose of Great Britain’s Quartering Act in the American Colonies?
Answer
  • To provide housing and food for British troops in the colonies
  • To allocate 25% of the land for Native Americans
  • To provide funds to support industrialization in the colonies
  • To allow for slaves to count as one quarter in determining taxation and representation

Question 3

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The focus of the Second Great Awakening in the United States was [blank_start]religion[blank_end].
Answer
  • religion
  • prohibition of alcohol
  • mercantilism
  • women’s rights

Question 4

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Which of the following would have been the mostly likely outcome of Plessy v. Ferguson?
Answer
  • separate schools for black and white children
  • a mandate for women’s rights in business and industry
  • formation of Temperance Societies
  • settlement of Native Americans on reservations

Question 5

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Women received their voting rights as the result of the 19th Amendment.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 6

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What is true of the Bill of Rights?
Answer
  • It is also known as the Articles of Confederation.
  • Most of the Bill of Rights identifies rights of the government.
  • The first ten amendments to the Constitution comprise the Bill of Rights.
  • The Bill of Rights was part of the Declaration of Independence.

Question 7

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Which colony was most affected by the Intolerable Acts of 1774?
Answer
  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • Virginia
  • Rhode Island

Question 8

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What was the greatest effect of European exploration and settlement of the Americas in the late 1400s and the 1600s?
Answer
  • The populations of indigenous peoples and civilizations were decimated.
  • The Aztec and Incan civilizations flourished and became wealthy as the result of European trade.
  • Jacques Cartier discovered the Mississippi River.
  • John Cabot claimed North America for Spain.

Question 9

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Mrs. Hernandez wants her class to understand interrelationships among the social sciences. What would be the best question for her to ask?
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  • How has the economy of the U.S. changed since 1800?
  • What is the difference between macroeconomics and a country’s GDP?
  • What are a citizen’s rights and responsibilities?
  • What is the effect of erosion on the coastlines of Florida?
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