AP U.S. History Period 2: Unit – 2 – 1607-1754 Practice Testa
AP U.S. History Period 2: Unit – 2 – 1607-1754 Practice Test
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Read the passage below and answer the question.
You shall know that our Colonie consisteth now of seven hundred men at least, of sundry arts and professions, some more or less, they stand in health, and few sick. . . . The Colony is . . . strong and defensible by nature, a good air, wholesome and clear . . . with fresh and plenty of water springs, much fair and open grounds freed from woods, and wood enough at hand. . . . Here they have built competent and decent houses, the first story all of bricks, that every man may have his lodging and dwelling place apart by himself, with a sufficient quantity of ground allotted thereto for his orchard and garden to plant at his pleasure, and for his own use . . .
From “The New Life of Virginia,” a tract published in 1612 by the Virginia Company advertising the benefits of the colony.
What was the Virginia Company’s purpose for writing this tract?CorrectIncorrect
“The humble, meek, merciful, just, pious and devout souls everywhere are of one
religion and when death has taken off the mask, they will know one another, though the diverse liveries they wore here make them strangers.”
– William Penn, 1693
The views expressed in the excerpt are best seen as evidence of which of the following in Pennsylvania society?CorrectIncorrect
Read the excerpt and answer the question below.
“. . . from thence forward, no goods or commodities whatsoever shall be imported into or exported out of any lands . . . in any other . . . ships or . . . vessels whatsoever, but in such ships or vessels as do truly and without fraud belong only to the people of England . . . or are built of and belonging to any of the lands and whereof the master and three fourths of the mariners at least are English.” -Source: Navigation Acts, September 1660
Which of the following contributed most directly to the enactment of the law in the excerpt?CorrectIncorrect
Read the excerpt and answer the question below.
The Governor and Council of the Massachusetts had much conference many days; and at last . . . . concluded a peace and friendship with the Pequots, upon these conditions.
1. That they should deliver up to the English those persons amongst them that were guilty of Capt. Stone’s death, and the rest that were with him.
2. That if the English desired to plant in Connecticut they should give up their right to them.
3. That the English should henceforward trade with them as their friends, which was a chief thing aimed at; the said Pequots being at that time at war with the Dutch, and the rest of their neighbors . . .
-Source: William Hubbard, A Narrative of the Indian Wars in New-England, 1677
The excerpt suggests that Native Americans in the colonial era most typically sought to:CorrectIncorrect
Analyze the graph and answer the question below. Enslaved laborers transported to the Western Hemisphere, 1450-1900CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following was NOT a motivation that drove colonists to settle in the New World?CorrectIncorrect
Read the passage and answer the question below.
“. . . (W)e must consider, what state all men are naturally in, and that is, a state of perfect freedom to order their actions, and dispose of their possessions and persons, as they think fit, within the bounds of the law of nature. . . . There [is] nothing more evident, than that creatures of the same species and rank. . . should also be equal one amongst another without subordination or subjection. . . .”
-John Locke, Second Treatise on Civil Government, 1690
The views expressed in the excerpt are best seen as evidence of which of the following in the British colonies?CorrectIncorrect
What was the most common form of resistance among slaves in the New World?CorrectIncorrect
Colony in Virginia, The first successful settlement in the Virginia colony founded in May, 1607. Harsh conditions nearly destroyed the colony. The settlement became part of the Joint Stock Virginia Company of London in 1620. Grew to be a prosperous shipping port.CorrectIncorrect
1675 – A series of battles in New Hampshire between the colonists and the Wompanoags, led by Metacom, a chief also known as King Philip. The war was started when the Massachusetts government tried to assert court jurisdiction over the local Indians. The colonists won with the help of the Mohawks, and this victory opened up additional Indian lands for expansion.CorrectIncorrect
He is remembered for his role in establishing the first permanent English settlement in North America at Jamestown, Virginia, and his brief association with the Native American girl Pocahontas. He was a leader of the Virginia Colony and led an exploration along the rivers of Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay.CorrectIncorrect
Dominant religious group in Massachusetts Bay Colony. English Protestant Reformers who sought to purify the Church of England of Catholic rituals and creeds.CorrectIncorrect
Consolidation into a single colony of the New England colonies-and later New York and New Jersey-by royal governor Edmund Andros in 1686; dominion reverted to individual colonial governments three years later.CorrectIncorrect
Applied to those members of the Puritan colonies who were the children of church members, but who hadn’t achieved grace themselves. The covenant allowed them to participate in some church affairs.CorrectIncorrect
Allowed Puritans to take a charter with them and establish their own government in the New World.CorrectIncorrect
Slaves crammed in close quarters on disease infested ships to cross the Atlantic Ocean and only a few survived the journeyCorrectIncorrect
John Rolfe introduced this crop to Jamestown which became the cash crop of the Chesapeake regionCorrectIncorrect
Examine the image and answer the question below
-Source: Bible translated into the language of the indigenous Massachusett people, published by John Eliot, 1663
A historian would most likely use this passage to illustrate which of the following?CorrectIncorrect