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AMERICAN HISTORY HELP.!!!!!!!!!!! I don't understand.!!!!?

After 1680 England ceased to be the chief source of:

a.)cabinetmakers b.)food c.)immigration d.)farmers e.)shoemakers

____ became the leading port and trade center of the south.

a.)Charleston, South Carolina b.)Boston Massachusetts c.)Northampton Massachusetts d.)Raleigh North Carolina e.)Norfolk Virginia

Most settlers who came to America in the 17th century were ______________.

A. Dutch

B. Swedes

C. Germans

D. English

E. Scottish

Under his guidance, Pennsylvania functioned smoothly and grew rapidly. By 1685 its population was almost 9,000.

A. William Penn

B. James Logan

C. Benjamin Franklin

D. George Whitefield

E. Sir Edmund Andros

A significant factor deterring the emergence of a powerful aristocratic or gentry class in the colonies was the fact that anyone in an established colony could choose to ______.

A. find a new job elsewhere.

B. find a new home on the frontier.

C. stop working a job they had.

D. both a and b

E. both b and c

______ was founded in 1636 in Cambridge, Massachusetts

A. Harvard College

B. Brown College

C. Yale University

D. MIT

E. Cambridge University

______, requiring every town having more than 50 families to establish a grammar school (a Latin school to prepare students for college).

A. Education Act

B. General Court of Massachusetts

C. Preparatory Act

D. None of the Above

Literary production in the colonies was largely confined to _____. Here attention concentrated on religious subjects

A. New England

B. Boston

C. Cambridge

D. Virginia

E. Philadelphia

In 1704 __________, launched the colonies first successful newspaper. By 1745 there were 22 newspapers being published throughout the colonies.

A. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

B. Cambridge, Massachusetts

C. Raleigh, North Carolina

D. Charlotte, South Carolina

E. Boston, Massachusetts

In New York, an important step in establishing the principle of freedom of the press took place with the case of ______, whose New York Weekly Journal begun in 1733, represented the opposition to the government.

A. James Logan

B. Benjamin Franklin

C. Cotton Mather

D. Johann Peter Zanger

E. George Whitefield

______ formed a debating club that became the embryo of the American Philosophical Society. His endeavors also led to the founding of a public academy that later developed into the University of Pennsylvania.

A. James Logan

B. Benjamin Franklin

C. Cotton Mather

D. Johann Peter Zanger

E. George Whitefield

The Great Awakening was inspired by two sources: ______, a Wesleyan revivalist who arrived from England in 1739, and Jonathan Edwards, who originally served in the Congregational Church in Northampton, Massachusetts.

A. James Logan

B. Benjamin Franklin

C. Cotton Mather

D. Johana Peter Zanger

E. George Whitefield

In all phases of colonial development, a striking feature was the lack of controlling influence by the English government. All colonies except ____ emerged as companies of shareholders, or as feudal proprietorships stemming from charters granted by the Crown.

A. Pennylvania

B. South Carolina

C. Massachusetts

D. Georgia

E. New Hampshire

The Pilgrims adopted an instrument for government called the _______, to "combine ourselves together into a civil body politic for our better ordering and preservation...and by virtue hereof [to] enact, constitute, and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and offices...as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony...."

A. Mayflower Compact

B. Virginia Compact

C. Maryland Compact

D. Massachusetts Bay Compact

E. South Carolina Compact

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  • 9 years ago
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    You don't want to understand, you want someone to do your homework for you

  • 5 years ago

    umm because a large chunk of American History emerged as a result of people other than rich white landowners fighting to obtain equal rights.

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