CLEP Colonial and Early National Period (Beginnings-1830) Historical Development/Prose Analy Practice Test >> Exam 1

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Date: 18/01/2019 22:24:56
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1) The detailed account of Samuel Sewall’s ________‚ gave the the best glimpse into daily colonial life which spans the years from 1674 through 1729.
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2) A History of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary __________(1682)‚ features a realistic and unadorned style and exhibits the early colonists’ reliance on God and their interpretation of events through a moral framework. This is one of the best-known examples of 17th-century American prose.
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3) ______ accepted with his wife’s challenge with Precaution (1820)‚ a society novel‚ and The Spy (1821)‚ an instant success about the American Revolution‚ Which he was confident that he could write a better book than the English novel he was reading to his wife James Fenimore.
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4) ____________ published essays on English life and Americanized European folk tales in the short stories ?Rip Van Winkle? and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"‚ under the pseudonym Geoffrey Crayon in The Sketch Book (1819-1820)‚ Washington.
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5) For the ratification of the Constitution of the United States of America‚ James Madison‚ Alexander Hamilton‚ and John Jay sought colonists’ support through a series of articles known as the ____________ Papers (1787-1788).
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6) A collection of practical information and proverbs‚ and Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography (1790)‚ are some of this statesman’s best-known contributions to American literature‚ by Poor Richard’s________________ (1733-1758).
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7) First Lady Abigail Adams expressed intelligent political opinions and lively accounts of life during the Revolutionary War in her Familiar ____________of John Adams and His Wife (1876)‚ Considering one of the most influential and well-read woman of her day.
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8) To recognize England’s authority over English colonists‚ William Bradford‚ the first governor of Plymouth Colony‚ created The __________Compact In 1620. This social contract established the power for colonists to make and enact laws for the good of the settlement.
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9) Which of the following pamphlets were written by Thomas Paine.(Click all that apply.)
10) Washington Irving introduced the comic fictional character of Dutch-American scholar Diedrich Knickerbocker in the satire called ?the first great book of comic literature written by an American‚? the History of New_________ (1809)‚ Rejecting a career in law‚ Washington Irving earned international acclaim as the Father of American Literature when he created a fiction of distinctively American characters in American settings.
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11) When his book (which included accurate drawings of plants)‚ Travels Through North and South Carolina‚ Georgia‚ East and West Florida (1791)‚ was translated into German‚ Dutch‚ and French‚ The naturalist William______‚ who wrote this book achieved popularity in Europe.
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12) ?_______ in the Hands of an Angry God‚? (1741) vividly showcases God’s justice and man’s corruption. This was Jonathan Edwards’ most famous sermon.
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13) The Power of Sympathy (1789)‚ a fictitious romance based upon the contemporary scandal between Perez and Sarah Morton and Sarah Morton’s sister‚ was written by William Hill_________ ‚ which is considered the first American novel.
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14) The purpose of literature included entertainment‚ but focused on ________during the 1800s.
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15) The _________of New England‚ recorded daily happenings of John Winthrop’s voyage on the Arbella in 1630 until his death in 1649 in his Journal.
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16) Produced during the Colonial and Early National literary period (Beginnings-1830)‚ Which of the following contributed to the lack of American literature? (Check all that apply.)
17) In the ’History of the Line’(1841) ‚ The surveyor William Byrd published accounts of his expeditions to Virginia and North Carolina.
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18) How long the rights of the colonists had been ignored by the government of England‚ was identified by Thomas Jefferson‚ author of The Declaration of (1776).
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19) The most powerful abolitionist voice against inhumanity until Frederick Douglass’s Narrative (1845)‚ was The first slave narrative‚ Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah ‚___________ or Gustavus Vassa‚ the African‚ Written by Himself (1789)‚ was a horrific true account of slavery from a first-person perspective.
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20) The purpose of this literature was religious improvement and this literature focused on__________ ‚ during the 1600s.
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21) Since the first planting of the Collony (1608)‚ were real-estate brochures that advertised opportunities in the New World. They told of vast commodities and potential for profit. and ____________tracts‚ such as Thomas Heriot’s A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia (1588) and John Smith’s A True Relation of such occurrences and accidents of noate as hath hapned in Virginia.
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22) Which of the following books is included in this series? (Check all that apply.) in which‚ James Fenimore Cooper romanticized the American frontier through the adventures of the woodsman‚ Natty Bumppo‚ in Cooper’s most well-known books‚ The Leather-Stocking Tales.
23) Which is the history of New England in Magnalia Christi Americana (1702).
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24) The style of popular______ literature of the time was imitated by the Literature in the Colonial and Early National Period (Beginnings-1830).
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25) This is just one example of the early colonists’ assumed _____to promote God’s mission as a shining example to the world; John Winthrop is known for his ?City Upon a Hill? sermon‚ The first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (elected to this post 12 times).
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26) Reading textbook that taught moral lessons‚ the alphabet‚ vowels‚ and consonants‚ and contained The Westminster Shorter Catechism and/or Milk for Babes‚ was published by Benjamin Harris between 1687 and 1690. Which are those editions?
27) From the earliest days of American colonization through 1830‚ the literary period of American poetry‚ prose‚ and non-prose fiction is known as the _____and Early National Period.
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28) One of the most authoritative accounts of the Pilgrims’ experiences in the Netherlands‚ was written by William Bradford of ______Plantation‚ and their journey on The Mayflower‚ and American colonization through 1647.
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29) Thomas Morton licentious settlement was called Merry Mount and he humorously satirized the rigidity of the New England Separatists in New England ________(1637).
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30) American literature is usually categorized into_______________ literary‚ and is comprised of poetry‚ prose‚ and non-prose fiction‚ including essays‚ autobiographies‚ and drama. This period ranging from the early colonial era through the present.
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