HIUS 390 Quiz 1

HIUS 390 Quiz 1 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. By the end of the seventeenth century (1600s), what type of political culture had taken root in Virginia?
  2. What practice did the Anglican Church implement in Virginia in response to a swelling colonial population by the 1670s and a lack of qualified Anglican clerics?
  3. Through the turmoil of the second half of the seventeenth century, which group emerged as the dominant authority in Virginia society and politics?
  4. What did John Rolfe do that greatly benefited the Jamestown colony?
  5. What caused the Virginia Algonquians to consolidate into chiefdoms?
  6. Why were the Roanokes hesitant to continue to provide Ralph Lane and the English settlement on Roanoke Island with corn?
  7. What benefits did a united chiefdom bring to the Virginia Algonquians?
  8. What transformed the Virginia colony from essentially a military outpost to a thriving agricultural community that became a key trading partner in the Atlantic world?
  9. What was Virginia’s primary source of labor in the seventeenth century (1600s)?
  10. What aspect of the Great Charter of 1618 ultimately became problematic and caused unrest in Virginia society?
  11. For what did the Siouan Monacans and Mannahoacs regularly raid the Virginia Algonquians villages?
  12. In the first few years of the settlement’s existence, what did the Jamestown settlers primarily rely on to get food?
  13. What ended the first Anglo-Powhatan War?
  14. Which of the following is not a style of pottery archaeologists have identified as made by the Virginia Algonquians?
  15. What saved the emaciated Jamestown settlers from evacuating the settlement following the second starving period from 1609-1610?
  16. In what areas did Virginia exercise autonomy during the English Civil War?
  17. What was remarkable about the court case Anthony Johnson was involved in when his slave claimed to be an indentured servant who had served his time?
  18. Who did the court ultimately back when Anthony Johnson filed suit to get his slave John Casor back?
  19. What did many enslaved Africans on the “Middle Passage” from Africa to America believe their fate would be once they reached America?
  20. What 17thcentury event in Virginia history did Anthony Johnson survive, just a few months after arriving in America?

Set 2

  1. What caused the Virginia Algonquians to consolidate into chiefdoms?
  2. Who is commonly credited with saving the Jamestown settlement during the first starving period by taking leadership and instilling discipline in the settlers?
  3. What was the underlying cause of the Anglo-Dutch Wars?
  4. Which Powhatan chieftain made a surprise attack against the English settlers in 1622 and killed nearly 1/3 of the colony?
  5. What benefits did a united chiefdom bring to the Virginia Algonquians?
  6. What was the first elected representative body in the New World?
  7. What European countries showed interest in the Chesapeake area before the English settled there?
  8. What goal did Bacon’s Rebellion initially have?
  9. What helped usher in a reliance on African slavery as the primary source of labor in Virginia?
  10. What events do the textbook authors claim caused Virginia to fall from the national prominence it held for the first 2 ½ centuries of its existence?
  11. Which of the following is not a style of pottery archaeologists have identified as made by the Virginia Algonquians?
  12. What practice did the Anglican Church implement in Virginia in response to a swelling colonial population by the 1670s and a lack of qualified Anglican clerics?
  13. What transformed the Virginia colony from essentially a military outpost to a thriving agricultural community that became a key trading partner in the Atlantic world?
  14. What was the main reason settlers came to Virginia throughout the 17thcentury?
  15. What ended the first Anglo-Powhatan War?
  16. What did many enslaved Africans on the “Middle Passage” from Africa to America believe their fate would be once they reached America?
  17. Why was the fort at Henricus abandoned only 11 years after it was established?
  18. In what areas did Virginia exercise autonomy during the English Civil War?
  19. Who did Governor William Berkeley believe he was supporting by enacting laws in Virginia supporting the Church of England?
  20. Who did the court ultimately back when Anthony Johnson filed suit to get his slave John Casor back?
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