English Early National Literature Test

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  1. difficult
    arduous
  2. greed
    avarice
  3. watchfulness
    vigilance
  4. management
    disposition
  5. foolishness
    foppery
  6. happiness;bliss
    felicity
  7. spend or use wastefully
    squander
  8. eating very little or nothing
    fasting
  9. hateful;destable
    loathsome
  10. likely to cause disease
    pestilential
  11. plentiful; abundant
    copious
  12. shortsighted
    improvident
  13. calm; soothe
    pacify
  14. not to be taken away
    unalienable
  15. unlawful seizures of rights or privileges
    usurpations
  16. betrayal of trust
    perfidy
  17. compensation for a wrong done
    redress
  18. ability to rise above pettiness or meanness
    magnanimity
  19. kinship
    consanguinity
  20. agree without protest
    acquiesce
  21. lacking reverence for God
    impious
  22. person who holds no religious belief
    infidel
  23. tranquil; calm; quiet
    placid
  24. a rod or staff held by rulers as a symbol of sovereignty
    scepter
  25. of the heavens
    celestial
  26. radiant; shining
    refulgent
  27. favorably inclined or disposed
    propitious
  28. flowing back
    refluent
  29. thinking deeply or seriously
    pensive
  30. difficult
    arduous
  31. deceitful; treacherous
    insidious
  32. the act of conquering
    subjugation
  33. alert to danger
    vigilant
  34. inability to be wrong; reliability
    infallibility
  35. absolute rule; tyranny
    despotism
  36. beneficial; promoting a good purpose
    salutary
  37. complete agreement
    uniamity
  38. all succeeding generations
    posterity
  39. evident; obvious; clear
    manifest
  40. set free
    extricate
  41. fits of shivering
    agues
  42. place of refuge
    asylum
  43. lack of money, property, or necessities
    penury
  44. harsh; cruel; unjust
    despotic
  45. means of support
    subsistence
  46. Most powerful speaker
    Patrick Henry
  47. Only American to sign all 4 documents:
    -Declaration of Independence
    -Constitution
    -Treaty of Alliance with France
    -Peace Treaty with England
    Ben Franklin
  48. Signed Declaration of Independence
    Ben Franklin
  49. Invented bifocals, new stove, and lightening rod
    Ben Franklin
  50. Worked in Printing Press with brother until retirement at the age of 42
    Ben Franklin
  51. Pen name:
    -Silence Dogood
    -Richard Saunders
    Ben Franklin
  52. Founded Univ. of Pennslyvania and American Philosopical Society
    Ben Franklin
  53. Had 10 kids
    Ben Franklin
  54. Created 1st fire departments
    Ben Franklin
  55. Grew up in poverty with no formal schooling
    Ben Franklin
  56. Wrote Declaration of Independence
    Thomas Jefferson
  57. Had a home named Monticello
    Thomas Jefferson
  58. Created Dumb Waiter and Perpetual Clock
    Thomas Jefferson
  59. These 4 men helped Thomas Jefferson write the Declaration of Independence
    • 1. Robert Livingston
    • 2. Roger Sherman
    • 3. John Adams
    • 4. Ben Franklin
  60. Founded the Univ. of Virginia
    Thomas Jefferson
  61. Helped establish the public school system and created the decimal system for American money
    Thomas Jefferson
  62. -Served as American minister to France
    -Served as nation's 1st secretary of state
    -Second vice president
    - Third president
    Thomas Jefferson
  63. Died on July 4th, 1826 along with longtime friend John Adams
    Thomas Jefferson
  64. Authorized the Louisana Purchase
    Thomas Jefferson
  65. Slave for 10 years, then bought his freedom
    Olaudah Equiano
  66. Son of an elder tribal leader
    Olaudah Equiano
  67. Ship's captain bought him and renamed him Gustavus Vassa
    Olaudah Equiano
  68. Originally for England
    Thomas Paine
  69. Fought in American Army
    Thomas Paine
  70. Wrote "Common Sense"
    Thomas Paine
  71. Read "Crisis No.1" to Washington's troops before deafeating the Hessians in New Jersey
    Thomas Paine
  72. Published 1st poem at age 13, famous at age 17 with a poem about George Whitfield
    Phillis Wheatley
  73. Taken into slavery at age 8
    Phillis Wheatley
  74. Eventually earned freedom and lived a depressing life
    Phillis Wheatley
  75. Liked to use personification
    Phillis Wheatley
  76. "Give me Liberty or Give me Death"
    Patrick Henry
  77. What are theĀ 4 requirements to a good speech?
    • 1. Restatement
    • 2. Repitition
    • 3. Rhetorical Question
    • 4. Parallelism
  78. Served as governor of Virginia and a member of the Virgina General Assembly along with the Virginia House of Burgesses
    Patrick Henry
  79. Most influential woman of her time
    Abigail Adams
  80. Never had formal schooling as a girl, but believed in woman's rights
    Abigail Adams
  81. Compared America to a melting pot
    Crevecoeur

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