Unit 1 Post Test
Old Lights and New Lights preachers both followed Protestantism. How did the two differ?
Old Lights preachers believed religion should be practiced in a rational way while New Lights preachers propagated emotion in religion.
How did the American preacher Jonathan Edwards’s preaching style compare with the British preacher George Whitefield’s?
Whitefield had a powerful, passionate style, while Edwards spoke to his parishioners calmly and quietly.
The Great Awakening’s religious resurgence served to revive evangelicalism. How can salvation be attained according to evangelicals?
through personal conversion and a complete faith in gospel
What was integral to the spread of Enlightenment from Europe to America?
the high literacy rates in New England colonies that enabled the settlers to read books and newspapers
Why was America’s victory at Yorktown among the most significant battles of the American Revolution?
It made the British realize they were fighting a lost cause and soon after, they conceded the war.
During the American Revolution, why did many African-American slaves fight for the British and against the colonists?
The British guaranteed African-American slaves that they would be liberated if they fought on the side of the British during the Revolution.
Why did Parliament believe the colonists would accept the Tea Act of 1773?
This act substantially lowered the price of tea sold in the colonies.
What was the first act that the Parliament passed in an attempt to raise revenue by taxing the American colonists?
The Sugar Act: increased the duties on sugar imported from the West Indies
Which statement best describes the situation in the United States after the Holocaust?
The United States provided some refuge, but discrimination guided the laws and prevented thousands of Jews from immigrating.
Washington Gladden’s ideas would most closely be tied to which period in US history?
The Ku Klux Klan resurfaced in the 1920s with a deep hatred for which group?
Who formed the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and faced discrimination as a result?