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Which early civilization had a
republican form of government for
part of its existence?
A.China
B.Rome
C.Egypt
D.India
A 100
B. Rome
A 100
Which phrase characterizes the development of the
Renaissance in Europe?
A. The exchange of important agricultural
techniques.
B. The rebirth of interest in classical art,
architecture and literature.
C. The desire to modernize the styles of paintings
and sculptures.
D. The announcement of corruption in the
medieval church.
A 200
B. The rebirth of interest in
classical art, architecture and
literature.
A 200
In the 1500s, Spain and Portugal led European
countries in exploring the Western Hemisphere.
What was an important result of this exploration?
A. Italy was prevented from claiming land in the
New World.
B. Spain and Portugal established colonies in the
Americas.
C. European nations lost interest in trading with
Asia.
D. The Spice Islands were discovered.
A 300
B. Spain and Portugal
established colonies in the
Americas.
A 300
How did the arrival of Europeans change American
Indians’ agricultural practices?
A. American Indians learned how to herd buffalo
without using horses..
B. American Indian tribes developed trade in foods
among themselves..
C. American Indians began to raise new crops and
animals, such as rice and chickens.
D. American Indians began raising maize (corn) when
Europeans brought it across the Atlantic.
A 400
C. American Indians began to
raise new crops and animals,
such as rice and chickens.
A 400
Between 1519 and 1605, the American
Indian population in Central Mexico
decreased from approximately 25
million to 1 million people.
Identify and describe one reason why
this population decline was so
extreme.
A 500
•The population of Central Mexico declined
because Spanish explorers introduced diseases
from Europe and Africa that were new to the
American Indians. The Indians had not
immunity to the diseases, so they died in large
numbers.
•The Spanish explorers had superior military
technology (muskets, cannons, metal helmets,
armor, horses) which allowed them to easily
conquer the American Indian tribes.
A 500
Which phrase is directly associated with
the American colonists’ reaction to the
Stamp Act?
A.Live free or die
B.All men are created equal.
C.Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
D.No taxation without representation.
B 100
D. No taxation without
representation.
B 100
In what way did Shays’s Rebellion of 1786 lead to the
formation of the United States Constitution?
A. It demonstrated a need for a process for accepting
territories into the union.
B. Disputes between states could not be resolved without
a national judiciary.
C. It showed that farmers needed the right to vote in
national elections.
D. The lack of a national army showed the need for a
stronger national government.
B 200
D. The lack of a national army
showed the need for a stronger
national government.
B 200
As a consequence of the American Civil War, people in the
South experienced many changes in their way of life.
One result of these changes was the passage of Black
Codes in many southern states.
What was the purpose of the Black Codes?
A. To establish legal slavery in the West.
B. To force former slaves to return to Africa.
C. To prevent African-Americans from moving west.
D. To keep African-Americans in an inferior position.
B 300
D. To keep AfricanAmericans in an inferior
position.
B 300
The term “secession” refers to which
action taken by Southern states before
the American Civil War?
A. Leaving the Union
B.Voting to be slave or free
C.Eliminating the Constitution
D.Compromising about slavery
B 400
A. Leaving the Union
B 400
Describe two actions taken by
colonial patriots to protest the
authority of the British
government in the years leading
up to the American Revolution.
B 500
•Colonists boycotted British taxes and secretly organized colonial
militias.
•Colonists threw tea into the Boston Harbor.
•Colonists taunted the British troops in a public protest that turned into
the Boston Massacre.
•Colonists refused to pay taxes.
•Colonists harassed British tax collectors (e.g., tarred and feathered
custom officials)
•Colonists formed a Continental Congress
•Colonists formed secret societies
•Colonists established the Committees of Correspondence
•Colonists wrote letters of complaint to the British Parliament
•Colonists published propaganda against the British or
published/distributed pamphlets.
B 500
Before the American Civil War, Congress passed laws
that were intended to solve problems caused by the
expansion of slavery.
What happened as a result of the passage of the
Kansas-Nebraska Act?
A. Slave rebellion in the border states
B. Extension of the Missouri Compromise
C. Violence between pro-slavery and anti-slavery
settlers
D. Announcement of the Emancipation Proclamation
C 100
C. Violence between proslavery and anti-slavery
settlers
C 100
Which event on the timeline took place during the
thirteenth century?
A. Mohammed fled Mecca
B. Crusaders conquered Jerusalem
C. Mali became the most powerful empire in West Africa.
D. The Ottoman turks captured Constantinople.
C 200
C. Mali became the most powerful
empire in West Africa.
C 200
How were the ancient Egyptian, Greek,
and Roman civilization similar?
A. Each failed to develop a system of writing.
B.Each sought to extend its rule over its
neighbors.
C.Each adopted a democratic political
system.
D.Each believed in only one powerful God.
C 300
B. Each sought to extend its
rule over its neighbors.
C 300
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With Which of the following statements would
Confucius most likely have agreed?
A.People should believe in only one God.
B. One should follow a life of self-denial and
quiet meditation.
C. People who live a good life will go to heaven
after death.
D.A person should fulfill family and social
responsibilities.
C 400
D. A person should fulfill
family and social
responsibilities.
C 400
The Framers began writing the Constitution of the
United States in May 1787, but it was not ratified
by all thirteen states until May 1790. One of the
issues debated during the Constitutional
Convention was the congressional representation
of enslaved Africans.
Explain the positions of both Northern delegates
and southern delegates on the issue of
congressional representation of enslaved Africans.
C 500
•Southern delegates wanted to include slaves in their
population count to increase the number of legislators
allotted to their states. Northern delegates disagreed and
argued that if slaves were not voting citizens, they should
not be counted when deciding the number of
representatives from each state.
•Southern delegates wanted to include slaves in their
population count because it would increase the number of
electors their state received. Northern delegates disagreed
and argued that if slaves were not voting citizens, they
should not be counted when deciding the numver of
electors for each state.
C 500
Which letter represents where you would place the return of
Mohammed to the city of Mecca in 630?
A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
D 100
A. A
D 100
In 200 B.C., the emperor of India sent Buddhist
missionaries throughout Asia. What enduing
impact did this have?
A.India remained Buddhist.
B. Buddhism spread to China, Japan, and other
countries.
C. India was able to conquer its neighbors.
D.The caste system was finally abandoned in
India.
D 200
B. Buddhism spread to China,
Japan, and other countries.
D 200
How are the events on this timeline related to each other?
A. They are famous events in middle Eastern history from 6001453.
B. They are major developments in African history from 12501670.
C. They list noteworthy Africans in the fifteenth century.
D. They are key events in African and Middle Eastern history from
600-1670.
D 300
D. They are key events in
African and Middle Eastern
history from 600-1670.
D 300
What characteristic was shared by ancient
Mesopotamia and the early Roman
Republic?
A.A codified set of laws
B.Social and political equality
C.Use of aqueducts for water
D.An acceptance of Christianity
D 400
A. A codified set of laws
D 400
Which identifies a main reason why the
Renaissance began in Italy?
A. Feudalism was never abe to reach the Italian
states.
B. Italians were afriad to challenge Chruch
teachings.
C. Italians relied heavily on slave labor to make
goods.
D.Merchants, rich from east-west trade,
supported the arts and learning.
D 500
D. Merchants, rich from east-west
trade, supported the arts and
learning.
D 500
According to the timeline, which event occurred in
Africa?
A. Mohammed flees Mecca
B. Crusaders conquer Jerusalem
C. Ottoman Turks capture Constantinople
D. Osei Tutu forms the Ashanti Empire
E 100
D. Osei Tutu forms the
Ashanti Empire
E 100
What was an effect of the European
encounter with the Americas?
A. Islamic culture arrived in the Americas.
B. European influence spread to the Western
Hemisphere.
C. Europe became unified under a single
ruler.
D.The idea of many gods was adopted by
most American Indians.
E 200
B. European influence spread to
the Western Hemisphere.
E 200
At the Constitutional Convention of 1787, many
compromises were reached. What was the
agreement known as the “Great Compromise”
concerned with?
A. Foreign trade
B. Presidential powers
C. Representation in Congress
D. Slavery
E 300
C. Representation in
Congress
E 300
What was the major purpose of the
Declaration of Independence?
A. To establish the basic laws of the U.S.
B.To justify the colonists’ revolt against
Britain
C.To provide a plan for government
D.To create new state governments
E 400
B. To justify the colonists’ revolt
against Britain
E 400
What were the Thirteenth, Fourtenth, and
Fifteenth Amendments to the
Constitution designed to protect?
A. The rights of workers to form labor
unions
B.The rights of women
C.The rights of formerly enslaved people
D.The rights of former Confederate leaders
E 500
C. The rights of formerly
enslaved people
E 500
Which document granted freedom to
enslaved peoples living in the
Confederate States of America?
A. Articles of Confederation
B.Northwest Ordinance
C.Bill of Rights of 1791
D.Emancipation Proclamation
F 100
D. Emancipation
Proclamation
F 100
What was the British view of the
Proclamation of 1763?
A.Britain had the right to tax the American
colonists.
B. Lands to the west should be left open to
settlement.
C. Taxation without representation is tyranny.
D.American colonists would be more secure
by respecting Indian territories.
F 200
D. American colonists would be
more secure by respecting
Indian territories.
F 200
Which best describes by President Lincoln
went to war against the South in 1861?
A. Lincoln was determined to end slavery.
B. Lincoln sought to keep the South dependent
on the North.
C. Lincoln desired to preserve the unity of the
United States.
D.Lincoln wanted to protect the freedom of the
seas.
F 300
C. Lincoln desired to preserve
the unity of the United States.
F 300
How were “New Spain,” “New France,” and
the British colonies similar?
A. Each was created on traditional American
Indian lands.
B.Each enslaved the American Indians.
C.Each tried to spread Catholicism among
the American Indians.a
D.Each took large amounts of gold and
silver from the American Indians.
F 400
A. Each was created on
traditional American Indian
lands.
F 400
What was an important effect of the
Crusades?
A.They led to permanent Christian control of
the Holy Land.
B.They brought religious peace to the world.
C.They helped promote religious freedom.
D.They led to increased trade between
Europe and the Middle East.
F 500
D. They led to increased trade
between Europe and the
Middle East.
F 500
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