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What schools today would compare to Puritan grammar schools?
a) colleges
b) elementary schools
c) vocational schools
d) high schools

Who was Phillis Wheatley?
a) a colonial singer
b) a colonial novelist
c) a colonial poet
d) a colonial actor

Who published the Pennsylvania Gazette?
a) Ben Franklin
b) Anne Bradstreet
c) Jonathan Edwards
d) John Locke

What was the Great Awakening?
a) a belief that all problems could be solved by human reason
b) a Christian revival that swept the colonies in the 1730s and 1740s
c) a decade of creativity in colonial art and literature
d) a widespread belief that American colonies should be indepenedent

What was Monesquieu's contribution to the ideas about government?
a) the idea of divine right
b) the idea of natural rights
c) the idea of separation of powers
d) the idea of representative democracy

The Magna Carta was the first document to
a) place limits on the power of wealthy landowners.
b) establish a monarchy.
c) place limits on an Enlish ruler's power.
d) give greater power to an english ruler.

The legal rights that Englishmen had led the colonists to
a) give more power to the monarchy.
b) support the Navigation Acts.
c) expect a voice in their government
d) believe in the separation of powers

Enslaved people experienced a brutal voyage across the Atlantic known as the
a) Gullah
b) Middle Passage
c) Pacific crossing
d) Columbian Exchange

Unlike modern public schools, colonial public schools included instruction in
a) science
b) poetry
c) politics
d) religion

Which of the following colonies had a ban on Slavery until the 1750s?
a) Virginia
b) Georgia
c) Pennsylvania
d) Maryland

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