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Which group of people were more interested in a man living in the wilderness than the world seires?
a) Frontiersmen
b) Romantics
c) Counter Culture Movement
d) Cult of the Wilderness

Which groups of people viewed nature as of God and encouraged wandering into nature to find yourself?
a) Cult of the Wilderness
b) Transcendentalists
c) Counter-Culture Movement
d) Romantics

Which of the following best describes the counter-culture view of the wilderness?
a) Scarcity Theory
b) Cult of the Wilderness
c) Recreation
d) Victim

Who wrote the frontier thesis?
a) Rodrick Frazer Nash
b) Thomas Cole
c) Ralph Waldo Emerson
d) Fredrick Jackson Turner

Which of the following best describes the modern view of wilderness?
a) Recreation
b) Conservation
c) Preservation
d) Consuption

Which of the following is NOT a description of the American character according to the Frontier Thesis?
a) Individualism
b) Democracy
c) Dominance
d) Diversity

Which of the following is NOT a Romantic example of the wilderness?
a) Frontier Thesis
b) Walden Pond
c) The Oxbow
d) Expulsion from Eden

In which time period did the settlers turn the western wilderness into cultivated land?
a) 1600-1700
b) 1700-1800
c) 1800-1900
d) 1900-2000

What were Lewis and Clark NOT searching for when they explored out to the Pacific Ocean?
a) The Northwest Passage
b) Plants and Animals
c) The Pacific Ocean
d) Gold

Which event did NOT pull settlers westward?
a) The Oregon Trail
b) The Proclamation Line
c) The Gold Rush
d) The Homestead Act

What was NOT a hardship that settlers had to deal with while going westward?
a) The British
b) Native Americans
c) Disease and Starvation
d) Mountains

In 1803, which one of the following more than doubled the size of the United States?
a) The Mexican-American War
b) Annexation of Texas
c) The Lousiana Purchase
d) The Gold Rush

What was an analogy for cultivate in the late 1700s and early 1800s?
a) The Garden of Eden
b) Farm and pastoral land
c) Rolling hills
d) Europe

Which of the following best explains why the colonial attitude shifted and the west quickly expanded?
a) The Native Americans were already pushed into reservations.
b) Global warming began and more light filtered into the dark twisted forest
c) Settlers began making money off of cleared and cultivated land.
d) The colonists defeated the devil, driving him from the wilderness forever.

What did the early colonists call native Americans?
a) Noble
b) Indians
c) Native Americans
d) Savages

In which colony did the witch trials take place?
a) Plymouth
b) Jamestown
c) Roanoke
d) Salem

In what time period was the wilderness viewed as evil, savage, and scary?
a) 1900-2000
b) 1600-1700
c) 1700-1800
d) 1800-1900

Which of the following is NOT an example of the colonial perspective of wilderness?
a) The Oxbow
b) The Crucible
c) The Scarlet Letter
d) Young Goodman Brown

In which colony did the starving period take place?
a) Plymouth
b) Jamestown
c) Roanoke
d) Salem

Which of the following colonies disappeared?
a) Plymouth
b) Jamestown
c) Roanoke
d) Salem

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