POLS 6395 AMERICAN POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT
Fall Semester AY2004-2005
14 October 2004
Instructions: Choose any 2 of the following 3 Questions to answer. Each answer
must be typed in WORD and be less than five double-spaced pages. The answers
are due by Friday, 22 October 2004.
Describe the English mindset c.1620 on the eve of their colonization of
According to North & Thomas, North & Weingast, and North, Summerhill, &
Weingast, what are the necessary conditions for long-run, real, per-capita
The North American Colonists regarded themselves as English. According
to Bailyn, why did this sense of "being English" lead them to undertake an armed
uprising in 1775.