History quiz

Exercises on the Independence of the 13 English Colonies of North America - with feedback

Question 01 - FUVEST 2015 - Transfer – The independence of the thirteen English colonies in North America, which gave rise to the United States of America, would motivate the emergence of other movements of separation between colonies and metropolises, as well as the claim for political rights that many authors consider as “modern”. However, this independence presented some serious limitations in terms of its potential for transformation, such as, for example, aa) absence of a national political Constitution, with the maintenance of legal codes only in each unit of the federation. b) maintenance of slavery and racial inequalities between blacks and whites. c) maintenance of aristocratic structures arising from the British Empire, such as the attribution of titles of nobility.d) permanence of the commercial monopoly enjoyed by British merchants and bourgeois.e) creation of a weak and almost merely symbolic national executive power.
Question 02 - UFRGS 2012 - Consider the statement below and the three proposals to complete it. The independence of the thirteen English colonies on the east coast of America is part of the context of the Atlantic revolutions. The declaration of independence of these colonies maintained that 1. all men are born equal, being endowed with inalienable rights, such as life, liberty and the aspiration to happiness. 2. the origin of all power resides in the people, and it is up to them to organize their own government. 3. Inalienable rights should be extended to the entire population, ending slavery and the extermination of the Indians. Which proposals are correct? a.Only 1. b.Only 2. c.Only 3. d. Only 1 and 2. e.1, 2 and 3.
Question 03 - UNESP 2009/2 - 1st day - Read the statements about the independence of the 13 English colonies in North America.I. It was a movement that maintained the foundations of the structure of colonial society, preserving slavery.II. The internal resistance of the colonies was strengthened with external support from the Iberian countries.III. It was influenced by French Enlightenment ideas, based on the principles of liberty, property and civil equality.IV. The union of the 13 English colonies against England aimed at breaking the colonial pact. The statements are correct a) I and IV, only.b) II and III, only.c) I and II, only.d) I, III and IV , only. e) I, II, III and IV.
Question 04 - UTFPR 2010-2 - Winter - The Independence of the thirteen English colonies in North America was the first emancipation movement that achieved effective results, being considered as one of the Bourgeois Revolutions of the 18th century. Under the pretext of recovering state finances, shaken by the war with France (1756-63), the English adopted several coercive laws that, in practice, would serve to guarantee the colonial market for products from other colonies or traded by companies. tea, monopolized by the East India Company, whose most important direct outcome was the:The Boston Tea Party. B) Townshend Act.C) First Continental Congress of Philadelphia.D) Declaration of Rights and Injuries.E) Declaration of Independence.
Question 05 - UNIFENAS 2003 - Read carefully the characteristics presented in the table below:North and Central ColoniesSmall propertyStrong domestic marketFamily free work
Southern ColoniesLarge propertyExport economySlavery
Analysing the information above, it is concluded that they deal with (the) (s):a) Thirteen English colonies in North America. b) Portuguese colonization in Brazil.c) French colonies in the Antilles.d) Spanish Cabidos and Viceroyalties in Latin America.e) Mercantilist proposal for the occupation of the American colonies.
Question 06 - FGV-SP 2008 - Economy - 1st phase - A These are incontestable truths for us:that all men are born equal; that the Creator gave them certain inalienable rights, including “life, freedom and the pursuit of happiness”. (Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776) Regarding the Independence of the Thirteen Colonies, it is correct to say thata) the break with the metropolis was effected by the colonial dominant social classes, which made the demands of the poorest people to be barred and that there was no immediate solution to the slavery issue. b) commanded by the most radical sectors of the petty bourgeoisie, the colonists created a federative republic, considering political and social equality as fundamental pillars of the new institutional order. c) its implementation was only possible due to the economic and military fragility of England, involved with the Seven Years' War with France, in addition to the military alliance of the English colonists with the strong navy of Spain. in which, from 1770, the Thirteen Colonies were authorized to trade with the Antilles.e) the process of colonial rupture was facilitated as a result of the economic and political identities between the northern and southern colonies, practicing a market economy, with the use of free labor.
Question 07 - Mackenzie 2010 - The process of emancipation of the Thirteen English Colonies of North America, in the second half of the 18th century, is called the American Revolution, because a) it represented the end of the colonial pact in that part of the American continent, serving as a model for other emancipatory processes americans. b) broke the mercantile Colonial Pact and created a liberal and democratic society for all social sectors. c) it was the first stage of the Liberal Revolutions that, from then on, would spread only in Europe. d) signaled the beginning of a capitalist society, based on wage labor, free from feudal institutions. e) the ideology of its great leaders was the same one that would characterize, shortly afterwards, the English Revolution.
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