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AP US History Test Ch.

3 Summer

1. How did the English precedent of total war against the Irish in Ch. 2 affect the
New England colonies war against the Pequot? What was the colonist’s
justification for their actions?

2. What is ironic about the statement by William Bradford at the bottom of page

3. List two things that you would agree with the Puritans about and explain why
you agree.

4. List two things that you disagree with the Puritans about and explain why you

5. The first colony to practice religious tolerance in America was

a. Massachusetts Bay
b. Rhode Island

c. Connecticut

d. Maryland

6. Even though New England society would be considered strict today, give two
ways that they established democratic precedents.

7. What unintended effect did the actions of Anne Hutchinson have?

a. Led to the Salem Witch Trials

b. Eventually led to the dissolution of the Massachusetts legislature

c. Led Massachusetts to adopt the Halfway Covenant allowing

unconverted children into the church

d. Led to tighter restrictions on women’s rights in the colony

8. Give three ways that women’s rights were greater in New England than in
Europe or other colonies.

9. What do you think that the unspoken effect of the halfway covenant was on
the church?

10.In which way did the New Englanders actually hurt the Native Americans the

a. Disease

b. War

c. Cutting down forests

d. Killing animals
11.What does the map on page 67 tell you about the Salem Witch Trials? Do
you think that class jealousy was involved?

12.What was the original purpose of Maryland?

a. A “City Upon a Hill”

b. A religious haven for Catholics

c. A debtor colony

d. A foundation by a joint-stock company

13.Most colonists who came to the Chesapeake region were

a. Indentured servants who came to work on tobacco plantations

b. African slaves who worked on tobacco plantations

c. Anglicans fleeing religious persecutions in Europe

d. Sailors who jumped ship to make their way in the new world

14.Give two ways that racism grew in America as the need for slaves grew.

15.Which of these was not a crop that brought a large increase of slaves into the
New World from 1620-1700?

a. Sugar

b. Cotton
c. Rice

d. Tobacco

16.How was the founding of Pennsylvania different from other colonies? Give
two ways

17.The Pueblo Revolt of 1680

a. Permanently drove the Spanish from New Mexico

b. Was triggered by Spanish attempts to suppress Indian religion

c. Led to apache control of the pueblos

d. Forced the Spanish to concentrate on borderland colonies such as


18.What explorer claimed the Louisiana territory for France?

a. Joliet

b. Marquette

c. La Salle

d. Cabot

19.What was the most important factor in France’s ability to hold its large North
American domain against English and Spanish encroachments?

a. The presence of a large French army

b. The construction of fortified missions by the coureurs de bois

c. Good relations with the Native Americans

d. The establishment of strong and thriving communities throughout New

Essay: Please write in complete sentences and give specific evidence to
back up your answer

20.To what extent is the following statement true? “The colonies of America
were built on the backs of slaves and only succeeded because of the colonists
harsh dealings with the Indians.”