NEW YORK STATE REGENTS EXAMS
Directions (l-50): For each statement or question, write on the separate answer sheet the number of the word or expression that, of those given, best completes the statement or answers the question.
1 The Virginia House of Burgesses was important to the development of democracy in the thirteen colonies because it
2 “It is not the cause of
one poor printer, nor of New York alone, which
you are now trying. No! It may in its consequence affect every free man
that lives under a British government on the main [continent] of America.
It is the best cause. It is the cause of liberty. . . . Nature and the laws of
country have given us a right to liberty of both exposing and opposing
arbitrary power (in these parts of the world at least) by speaking and writing
This courtroom summation helped establish which democratic principle in colonial America?
3 The pamphlet Common Sense, by Thomas Paine, aided the American cause in the Revolutionary War because it
4 Which geographic factor had the greatest influence on early patterns of industrialization in the United States?
5 The United States Constitution corrected a weakness of the Articles of Confederation by
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