Amstu flashcards.txt

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wiersum
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Amstu flashcards.txt
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2011-01-06 10:01:37
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A short true false quiz on American Literature
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  1. In 1707 Jamestown closed as a permanent settlement.
    False
  2. The Native Americans usually greeted the earliest European settlers as enemies, inflicting tremendous hardships on them.
    False
  3. The Mayflower landed at Plymouth in 1670.
    False
  4. The Puritans wanted to create a new government in America called a democracy.
    False
  5. For the Puritans, religion affected every aspect of their life.
    True
  6. The Puritans believed that exist for the glory of God.
    True
  7. The first black slaves were brought to Massachusetts in 1590.
    False
  8. It was an oddly assorted group that established the foundation of American literature: The Native Americans with their preoccupation with sin, the Puritans with their busy social lives, and the Southern planters with their oral traditions.
    False
  9. The Puritans wrote poetry.
    True
  10. The Puritans founded Harvard University.
    True
  11. Jonathan Edwards wrote Cases of Conscience Concerning Evil Spirits, a history of the Mayflower.
    False
  12. The Puritans believed in a plain style of writing.
    True
  13. Just like the Puritans, much of what was produced during the Revolutionary period involved private soul-searching.
    False

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