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What seems to be Tom's prime motivation in agreeing to the Devil's terms?

Greed

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Tom's wife is a stereotype of...

A nagging, shrewish wife.

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The opening descriptions of the forest suggest that Tom will find there will be

Treacherous and malignant

3

What is the significance of Tom's finding most of the tall trees in the forest each marked with greats men's names

Carved into the trees is names of men who made a deal with the devil

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What is the one condition that doesn't need to be mentioned in all the deals the devil makes?

Tom's giving his soul to the devil

5

Main lesson of devil and Tom walker

Greed and mean spiritedness lead to misery

6

What most clearly suggests that the figure is the devil

His eyes are red and he is covered with soot

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TF: Thousands of acres of cotton could be cultivated because of sewing machine

FALSE

Eli Whitney invented cotton gin

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TF: Period is the golden age because our authors initiated the development of a uniquely American style or voice.

True

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TF: Our territory expanded all the way to California

true

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TF: During this time period, there was an increase in wealth in America due to the increase in shipping, trade, manufacturing, and architectural design.

F

No architecture

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TF: The Erie Canal was constructed to connect the Hudson River to Lake Erie.

True

12

TF: during 1800-1870 there was an increase in population in the United States.

True

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TF: the first black newspaper was the underground journal.

False

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TF: The fireside poets were Longfellow, Lowell, Whittier, and Cooper

False

15

TF: East connected to west by Cumberland road

True

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TF: result of fast growth: problems such as slavery, poverty, lack of food, and exploitation

True

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TF: Tall sinners in Tom walker story are doomed men who became wealthy through their work in the establishment of orphanages.

False

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TF: Plot of devil and Tom walker is

A man sells his soul to the devil

true

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TF: the description of tall trees calls to mind the words tall sinners

True

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TF: in devil and Tom walker the setting is first described realistically and then supernatural elements are added.

True

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TF: in devil and Tom walker the characters are all flat characters

True

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TF: in devil and Tom walker the theme is you can't beat the devil at his own game

True

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TF: Tom walker becomes a violent churchgoer because he has truly converted from his wicked ways.

F

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The Heretics Daughter: whose prospective is the story told?

Lydia's Grandmother

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The Heretics Daughter: what medium is used for this work

A first hand account of the events

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The Heretics Daughter: dominant feature of narrators father

He is tall

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The Heretics Daughter: why was narrator sent to Billerica

Andover had small pox

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The Heretics Daughter: with whom does the narrator stay?

With an aunt and uncle

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The Heretics Daughter: the narrator and her cousin are called what by the uncle?

The twins

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What does Sarah trade with cousin Margaret?

A poppet

31

Where does Sarah live in Andover?

Grandmothers house

32

Who moves in with the Carriers?

Mercy

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What does Allen accuse the Carrier's of?

Taking his grandmother's land from him

34

Mercy's backstory

She was kidnapped by a native tribe and orphaned

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The Heretics Daughter: what happened when lightning struck the tree?

The field burned

36

What does Mercy say Richard did?

Made her pregnant

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After Martha and Uncle fight, where is the next place Sarah sees uncle Rodger?

The inn drinking ale with women

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Where does Martha take Sarah to vent her feelings?

A field out beyond the family plot where her mother took her

39

What dies mother gave Sarah to eat at the field?

A mushroom

40

What does Mercy do to Sarah in the graveyard

A bite on the ear

41

What does Sarah do in the meeting house that draws looks?

Laughs

42

What was cousin Allen doing in the barn?

Setting a fire

43

What secret does Sarah keep about mother?

Her red book

44

What did mercy steal from Sarah?

A needle

45

It was said that the Carriers killed 13 people by doing what?

Bringing small pox

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What happened to uncle Rodger

Committed suicide according to Dr. Ames

47

Who was Sarah's father rumored to have killed?

King Charles I

48

Martha told Sarah to..

Tell the court anything they wanted

49

What was the first time father held Sarah

After her brothers were jailed

50

What did Sarah's brother do to prove he wasn't useless

Diverted and shot a rabid dog

51

What does Sarah say to the doctor if he takes her brothers arm?

She will curse him

52

What did the man say as they put stones on him

More weight

53

The sheriffs wife would come to the cell to do what?

Barter clothing for food

54

The Heretics Daughter: When they released prisoners, who was the first to go.

Children of Andover

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What happened to Margaret?

Kidnapped by an Indian tribe.