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1. The ideal that "all men are created equal" is included in _____.
Select the best answer from the choices provided
A. 18th century British law
B. Benjamin Banneker's almanac
C. the Declaration of Independence
D. the Northwest Ordinance
2. Officially, Thomas Jefferson supported _____.
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. British colonial rule
B. the end of slavery
C. the institution of slavery
D. the British slave trade
3. The Enlightenment was _____.
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. a period of scientific and philosophic investigation
B. the period in which northern states gradually abolished slavery
C. the period when southern African Americans got rid of the burden of slavery
D. the period when African Americans were no longer considered second class citizens
4. Which of the following groups would the British place in the Ethiopian Regiment?
Select one of the options below as your answer:
A. captured rebel soldiers
B. captured enslaved African Americans belonging to rebel enslavers
C. new enslaved African Americans that arrived to U.S. shores from Ethiopia
D. All answers are correct.
5.Why was Phyllis Wheatley's book first published in London?
Select one of the options below as your answer:
A. U.S. publishers would not publish a black woman's work.
B. U.S. publishers would not publish the work of white abolitionists.
C. It was cheaper to publish it in London.
D. Phyllis Wheatley lived in London at the time that she finished her first book.
6. Phyllis Wheatley was an African American known for _____.
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. her expertise in mathematics and astronomy
B. gaining her freedom through legal action
C. her literary talent
D. her loyalty to the British cause
7. Olaudah Equiano’s best-selling book attacked the _____ of slavery.
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. ideology
B. abolition
C. acceptance
D. laws
8.African Americans were more likely to side with _____ during the Revolutionary War.
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. the British
B. the colonists
C. the British and the colonists
D. neither the British nor the colonists
9. Which of the following provides evidence of the influence of The Enlightenment on African Americans?
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. Benjamin Banneker’s interest in scientific inquiry and his questioning of why slavery existed if “all men are created equal”
B. Phillis Wheatley’s focus on enslavement and the ways in which British tyranny oppressed colonists similarly to how slavery suppressed African Americans
C. Olaudah Equiano’s best-selling book, which attacked the ideology of slavery
D. All answers are correct.
10. Following the Revolutionary War, northern state governments preferred to protect _____ rather than protect _____.
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. their relationship with Britain; their relationship with the South
B. their relationship with the South; enslaved African Americans' right to liberty
C. enslaved African Americans' right to liberty; property rights
D. property rights; the rights of enslaved African Americans to liberty
11. The Northwest Ordinance demonstrated that most lawmakers in the northern states _____.
Select the best answer from the choices provided
A. opposed slavery’s expansion
B. supported slavery’s expansion
C. opposed the African American vote
D. supported the African American vote
12. What was one way that northern rebels tried to get southerners to join their cause before the Revolutionary War?
Select the best answer from the choices provided
A. They attempted to expand the plantation system in the North.
B. They suppressed the issue of slavery and abolition at the time.
C. They sent enslaved African Americans as gifts to major southern plantation enslavers.
D. All answers are correct.
13. Who would be the most upset by the royal governor of Virginia in 1775?
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. rebel plantation owners
B. shopkeepers and sailors
C. Native Americans
D. enslaved African Americans
14. The Constitution specifically skirted the issue of slavery by referring to African Americans as _____.
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. “the downtrodden”
B. “the enslaved”
C. “three-fifth-men”
D. “other persons”
15. Why did so many African Americans join the British during the Revolutionary War?
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. They sympathized with Britain's desire to hold on to the colonies that it constructed.
B. They hoped to move elsewhere in the British Empire.
C. The British promised African Americans freedom after the war.
D. The British were far kinder to enslaved people than American colonists.
16. The Northwest Ordinance _____.
Select the best answer from the choices provided
A. showed that most lawmakers favored slavery
B. slowed the spread of slavery overall
C. abolished slavery in lands south and east of the Northwest territory
D. had no impact on slavery whatsoever
17. Which of the following was a grievance that many colonists had against the British?
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. impressment
B. forced lodging of British soldiers in colonist's homes
C. taxation without representation
D. All answers are correct.
18. Why were some African Americans willing to side with the British during the American Revolution?
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. The British supported slavery but to a lesser extent than the colonists.
B. The colonists did not pay African American soldiers.
C. The British offered enslaved African Americans freedom.
D. The British fed and housed African American soldiers well.
19. Why was Colonel Tye important to British forces?
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. He assisted in enlisting freed enslaved workers.
B. He was a leader in the Battle of Yorktown.
C. He was a feared and skilled military leader.
D. All answers are correct.
20. The U.S. Constitution ensured that _____.
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. enslavement would continue
B. all men would enjoy freedom
C. all men, regardless of race, could vote
D. corporal punishment would come to an end
21. Colonel Tye was _____.
Select the best answer from the choices provided
A. a British abolitionist
B. an African American who had escaped from his enslaver
C. a colonial abolitionist
D. a rebel who was notorious for harshly punishing enslaved African Americans who tried to enlist as British soldiers
22. In 1780, seven African Americans petitioned the state of Massachusetts for the right to vote. On what grounds did they do so?
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. racial discrimination
B. taxation without representation
C. uncompensated service in war
D. No answer is correct.
23. In America, many white people did not believe that Phillis Wheatley wrote her poems because _____.
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. they were not consistent with the style of the time
B. they overlooked George Washington and his contributions to America’s fight for freedom
C. they did not appeal to the masses
D. many people refused to believe that an African American could write so well
24. The language used in the Declaration of Independence promised ______.
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. equal right for all people
B. equal rights for men
C. equal rights for women
D. equal rights for enslaved
25. The Rhode Island Regiment consisted of _____.
Select the best answer from the choices provided.
A. free black men
B. enslaved black men
C. black and white indentured servants
D. both free and enslaved black men

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1. The ideal that "all men are created equal" is included in ____.
Select the best answer from the choices provided
A. 18th century British law
B. Benjamin Banneker's almanac
C. the Declaration of Independence
D. the Northwest Ordinance

Answer: C...

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