Period 3 Test

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Period 3 (1754-1800): Multiple Choice Exam
Questions 1-4 refer to the following image: Advertisement, Charleston, South Carolina, 1780s
1. Which of the following BEST reflects the perspective of the above image?
a. Slaves represent a public health threat.
b. The importation of slaves is a legitimate enterprise.
c. The importation of slaves needs to be halted
d. Smallpox was a continuous danger to Charleston

2. During the 1780s, which of the following was the most widespread crop cultivated by slaves in North America?
a. Wheat
b. Sugar
c. Tobacco
d. Cotton

3. Following the American Revolution, many Founding Fathers believed which of the following?
a. Slavery would gradually disappear in the United States.
b. The freeing of slaves
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a. Loyalists in the 1770s and 1780s
b. Backcountry rebels in the 1780s and 1790s
c. Whigs in the 1830s and 1840s
d. Republicans in the 1850s and 1860s
Questions 12-16 refer to the quotation below.
The Sedition Act, 1798
“SECTION 1…If any persons shall unlawfully combine or conspire together, with intent to oppose any measure or measures of the government of the United States…, or to impede the operation of any law of the United States, or to intimidate or prevent any person holding…office in or under the government of the United States, from undertaking, performing or executing his trust or duty, and if any person or persons, with intent as aforesaid, shall counsel, advise or attempt to procure any insurrection, riot, unlawful assembly, or combination…, he or they shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and on conviction...shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars, and by imprisonment during a term not less than six months nor exceeding five years…

SECTION 2…If any person shall write, print, utter or publish, or shall cause or procure to be written, printed, uttered or published…, any false, scandalous and malicious writing or writings against the government of the United States, or either house of the Congress of the United States, or the President of the United States, with intent to defame the said government…or to bring them...into contempt or disrepute; or to excite against them...the hatred of the good people of the United


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