HIS 201: Module 2 Exam Study Guide

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Chapters 4-6 in the history textbook. Includes important people, events and general terms from that specific time in history.
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Question 1

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Who was Charles II?
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  • King of Scotland from 1649 until 1651; King of England, Scotland and Ireland from the 1660 restoration of the monarchy until death in 1685. The eldest surviving child of Charles I and Henrietta Maria.
  • an English writer, religious thinker, and influential quaker who founded the Province of Pennsylvania during the British colonial era.
  • King of England and Ireland, was deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1688. The last catholic monarch of England, Scotland and Ireland.

Question 2

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Which list includes all of the restoration colonies?
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  • the Carolinas, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania
  • the Carolinas, Virginia, New Jersey and Georgia
  • the Virginias, New York, Georgia and Massachusetts

Question 3

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What are the proprietary colonies?
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  • the king gave each colony to a trusted individual, family or group
  • Charles II bestowed Virginia upon William Penn
  • enormous colonies created to apply a greater concept of centralized state

Question 4

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What was the formation of New York and New Jersey?
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  • a series of American Revolutionary War battles for control of the Port of New York and the state of New Jersey, fought between British forces under General Sir William Howe and the Continental Army under General George Washington
  • a series of European War battles for control of the port of New Jersey and the state of New York, fought between the French and British
  • a series of American Revolutionary War battles for control of the Port of New York and the state of New Jersey, fought between British forces and American troops in 1682

Question 5

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What was the founding of Pennsylvania?
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  • created in 1681, Charles II bestowed the largest proprietary colony in the Americas on William Penn to settle the large debt he owed to the Penn family
  • when the Whigs successfully deposed James and he fled to the court of Louis XIV in France
  • an enormous colony created by James II to apply his concept of centralized state to the colonies

Question 6

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Who was William Penn?
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  • an English writer, religious thinker and influential quaker who founded the Province of Pennsylvania during the British colonial era
  • king of England and Ireland, was deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1688. The last catholic monarch of England and Ireland.
  • King of Scotland from 1649 until 1651; King of England, Scotland and Ireland from the 1660 restoration of the monarchy until death in 1685. The eldest surviving child of Charles I and Henrietta Maria

Question 7

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What were the quakers?
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  • people who belonged to the religious society of friends
  • people who belonged to the king of Scotland in 1674
  • people who had no religious freedoms and tried to escape to a new land

Question 8

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What were the navigation acts?
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  • mercantilist policies by which it tried to achieve control
  • lack of strict enforcement of the law
  • when the Whigs successfully deposed James and he fled to the court of Louis XIV in France

Question 9

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What was salutary neglect?
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  • lack of strict enforcement of the navigation acts
  • lack of strict enforcement of the laws in Scotland
  • lack of strict enforcement upon the monarchs and the ways in which they were allowed to rule their land

Question 10

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What was the glorious revolution?
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  • when the Whigs successfully deposed James and he fled to the court of Louis XIV in France
  • when the Patriots successfully rioted and got what they were looking for
  • the revolution that ended all war between the English and French

Question 11

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Who was James II?
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  • king of England and Ireland as James II and King of Scotland as James VII from the death of his elder brother Charles II. Deposed in the glorious revolution of 1688 and the last catholic monarch of England, Scotland and Ireland
  • king of Scotland as James II and king of Ireland as James VI. Deposed in the glorious revolt of 1685 and the last living catholic monarch of Scotland and Ireland
  • king of England and Scotland as James and king of Ireland as James II. Deposed in the revolt against the monarchs and was the last catholic monarch of Scotland, Ireland and England

Question 12

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Who were William and Mary?
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  • England's first joint sovereigns
  • Irelands first nonmarried king and queen
  • Scotland's first protestant monarchs

Question 13

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What was the dominion of New England?
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  • an enormous colony created by James II to apply the concept of centralized state to the colonies
  • a small island where Charles II gave instructions for an invasion upon the neighboring colonies
  • an enormous colony created by Charles II to apply a new concept in which all colonies would receive equal compensation for their work for the king

Question 14

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What was the stono rebellion?
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  • a slave revolt that began on September 9, 1739 in the colony of South Carolina. It was the largest slave rebellion in the southern colonies with 25 colonists and 35 to 50 African slaves killed
  • a revolution that began on August 12, 1740 in the colony of Virginia. It was the largest revolution in the colonies with 30 colonists and 100 African slaves killed
  • a slave revolt that began on September 20, 1736 in Jamestown. It was the largest slave rebellion of its time with 32 colonists and 48 African slaves killed

Question 15

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What was the first great awakening?
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  • the British Atlantic experienced an outburst of Protestant revivalism
  • an intellectual and cultural movement that emphasized reason over superstition
  • belief in a god who created but has no continuing involvement in the work and the events within it

Question 16

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What was the enlightenment?
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  • an intellectual and cultural movement in the eighteenth century that emphasized reason over superstition and science over blind faith
  • a belief in a god who created but has no continuing involvement in the world and events within it
  • a great movement in the seventeenth century that emphasized great cultural differentiation

Question 17

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Who was Jonathan Edwards?
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  • an American revivalist preacher, philosopher and congregationalist theologian. A leading figure of the American Enlightenment, widely regarded as one of America's most important and original philosophical theologians
  • king of England and Ireland, deposed in the glorious revolution of 1688. The last catholic monarch of England and Ireland
  • an English writer, religious thinker and influential quaker who founded the Province of Pennsylvania during the British colonial era

Question 18

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What was deism?
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  • an enlightenment-era belief in a god who created but has no continuing involvement in the world and the events within it
  • a belief in a god who rules over all the land and created everything before a single soul entered the land
  • an enlightenment-era belief that only science can be the decisive reasoning for events that occur in the world

Question 19

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What were the causes of Queen Anne's War?
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  • the French raided English settlement on the New England frontier
  • the British rioted against America at Jamestown
  • the British raided the English settlement on the New England frontier

Question 20

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What nations were involved in Queen Anne's War?
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  • Great Britain, France and Spain
  • France and America
  • Great Britain, America and France

Question 21

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What was the outcome of Queen Anne's War?
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  • British Victory; Treaty of Utrecht; Treaty of Portsmouth
  • French Victory; Treaty of Ghent; Treaty of Paris
  • American Victory; Treaty of Paris; Treaty of Utrecht

Question 22

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What was the war of Jenkin's Ear?
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  • a conflict lasting from 1739 to 1748 between Britain and Spain. Majority of the fighting took place in New Granada and the Caribbean Sea, with major operations largely ended by 1742. It was related to the 1740 to 1748 War of the Austrian Succession
  • a conflict lasting from 1728 to 1736 between America and Britain. Majority of the fighting took place of the east coast of America.
  • a conflict lasting from 1739 to 1748 between Britain and France. Majority of the fighting took place in New England and most of the fighting ended by 1742

Question 23

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What was the French and Indian War?
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  • the final imperial war, known as the seven years war in Europe, it proved to be the decisive contest between Britain and France in America
  • the first imperial war known as the 100 years war. it was revolutionized by the British as they took control over many of the American colonies
  • the final war during the enlightenment-era where the colonies were fighting over the true law of the land

Question 24

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What was George Washington's role in the french and Indian war?
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  • British emissary to the French frontier establishment
  • French emissary to the French frontier establishment
  • English emissary to the British frontier establishment

Question 25

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What was the proclamation line?
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  • a line along the Appalachian Mountains, imposed by the Proclamation of 1763, west of which British colonists could not settle
  • a line along the Andes Mountains, imposed by the Proclamation of 1763, east of which French colonists could not settle
  • a line along the East Coast, imposed by the Proclamation of 1742, west of which British colonists could not settle

Question 26

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What was the currency act of 1764?
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  • act that stated that colonists could no longer use bills of credits in official trades
  • act that stated that there was to be a strongly enforced tax on sugar, molasses and other products imported into the American colonies from non-British Caribbean sources
  • an act of parliament of Great Britain which imposed a direct tax on the British colonies in America and required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper from London which included an embossed revenue stamp

Question 27

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Who was George III?
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  • king of Great Britain and Ireland from October 25, 1760 until death in 1820. The Acts of Union 1800 unified Great Britain and Ireland into the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland with him as its king.
  • a British Whig statesman who rose to the position of prime minister of Great Britain
  • a British politician who held various titles in the Parliament of Great Britain

Question 28

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Who was George Grenville?
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  • a British Whig statesman who rose to the position of prime minister of Great Britain. He was born into an influential political family and first entered Parliament in 1741 as an MP for Buckingham
  • king of Great Britain and Ireland. The Acts of Union 1800 unified Great Britain and Ireland into the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland with him as the king
  • an American revivalist preacher, philosopher and Congregationalist theologian

Question 29

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What was the Sugar Act?
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  • an act that provided for a strongly enforced tax on sugar, molasses, and other products imported into the American colonies from non-British Caribbean sources
  • an act of the Parliament of Great Britain which imposed a direct tax on the British colonies in America and required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper from London which included an embossed revenue stamp
  • an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which accompanied the repeal of the Stamp Act 1765

Question 30

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What was the stamp act?
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  • an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which imposed a direct tax on the British colonies in America and required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper from London which included an embossed revenue stamp.
  • an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which accompanied the amendment of the Sugar Act
  • two or more Acts of British Parliament requiring local governments of Britain's North American colonies to provide the British soldiers with housing and food

Question 31

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Why was the stamp act repealed?
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  • after several months of protests and boycotts which damaged British trade
  • after the declaratory act was passed
  • the sons of liberty were strongly prominent in their resistance to the act

Question 32

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What was the Declaratory Act?
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  • an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which accompanied the repeal of the Stamp Act 1765 and the amendment of the Sugar Act
  • an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which imposed a direct tax on the British colonies in America and required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper from London which included an embossed revenue stamp
  • two or more Acts of British Parliament requiring local governments of Britain's North American colonies to provide the British soldiers with housing and food

Question 33

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Who were the sons of liberty?
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  • artisans, shopkeepers and small-time merchants who opposed the Stamp Act and considered themselves British patriots
  • well-born British colonial men who led a non-importation movement against British goods
  • Men against the stamp act that rioted and boycotted

Question 34

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What was the Quartering Act?
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  • two or more acts of British Parliament requiring local governments of Britain's North American colonies to provide the British soldiers with housing and food. each was an amendment to the Mutiny Act and required annual renewal by parliament
  • an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which accompanied the repeal of the Stamp Act 1765 and the amendment of the Sugar Act.
  • an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which imposed a direct tax on the British colonies in America and required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper from London which included an embossed revenue stamp.

Question 35

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Who were the daughters of liberty?
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  • well-born British colonial women who led a non-importation movement against British goods
  • British politicians who held various titles in the Parliament of Great Britain
  • artisans, shopkeepers, and small-time merchants who opposed the Stamp Act and considered themselves British patriots

Question 36

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What was a boycott?
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  • withdraw from commercial or social relations with (a country, organization or person) as a punishment or protest
  • a confrontation between a crowd of Bostonian and British soldiers
  • fight against a law that was created that you do not agree with

Question 37

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What were the Townshend acts?
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  • a series of British acts of the Parliament passed during 1767 and 1768 introducing a series of taxes and regulations to fund administration of the British colonies in America
  • two or more Acts of British Parliament requiring local governments of Britain's North American colonies to provide the British soldiers with housing and food
  • an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which accompanied the repeal of the Stamp Act 1765 and the amendment of the Sugar Act.

Question 38

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Who was Charles Townshend?
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  • a British politician who held various titles in the Parliament of Great Britain, his establishment of the controversial Townshend Acts is considered one of the key causes of the American Revolution
  • an American silversmith, engraver, early industrialist, Sons of Liberty member, and Patriot
  • an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809. He was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence.

Question 39

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What was the Boston Massacre?
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  • a confrontation between a crown of Bostonians and British soldiers on March 5, 1770. Resulted in the deaths of five people including Crispus Attucks, the first official casualty in the war for independence
  • an American political and mercantile protest on December 16, 1773, by the Sons of Liberty in Boston in colonial Massachusetts.
  • New England soldiers faced the British army for the first time in a pitched battle

Question 40

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What was the Boston Tea Party?
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  • an American political and mercantile protest on December 16, 1773 by the sons of liberty in Boston, Massachusetts
  • a British political protest on November 29, 1765 by the daughters of liberty
  • a confrontation between a crowd of Bostonians and British soldiers on March 5, 1770, which resulted in the deaths of five people, including Crispus Attucks, the first official casualty in the war for independence

Question 41

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What were the Coercive Acts?
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  • four acts (administration of justice act, Massachusetts government act, port act, and quartering act) that Lord North passed to punish Massachusetts for destroying the tea and refusing to pay for the damage
  • four acts (declaratory act, intolerable act, quartering act, and port act) that King Charles II passed to punish Massachusetts for destroying the tea and refusing to pay for the damage
  • a series of British acts of Parliament passed during 1767 and 1768 introducing a series of taxes and regulations to fund administration of the British colonies in America. They are named after the Chancellor of the Exchequer who proposed the program

Question 42

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What was the Intolerable Act?
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  • the name the American Patriots gave to the coercive acts and the Quebec act
  • the name the American Patriots gave to the Townshend Acts
  • the first act that was set into place in 1782

Question 43

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What was the first continental congress's decisions in dealing with problems with Britain?
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  • endorse the Suffolk Resolves passed in Suffolk County, Massachusetts
  • create more acts for the people to give them a more stable government
  • act on the requests of the American colonists

Question 44

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Who were the minutemen?
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  • colonial militias prepared to mobilize and fight the British with a minute's notice
  • British military troops who were trained to be prepared to fight at a minute's notice
  • American men who were trained in the skills of combat so that they were able to fight at a minute's notice

Question 45

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What was the Battle of Bunker Hill?
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  • New England soldiers faced the British army for the first time in a pitched battle
  • the famous 'shot heard 'round the world', marked the start of the American War of Independence
  • a turning point in the Revolutionary War

Question 46

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What was the Battle of Lexington and Concord?
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  • the famous "shot heard 'round the world"; marked the start of the American War of Independence
  • New England soldiers faced the British army for the first time in a pitched battle
  • a lopsided victory for the British during the American Revolutionary War.

Question 47

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Who was Paul Revere?
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  • an American silversmith, engraver, early industrialist, Sons of Liberty member and patriot
  • an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809. He was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence.
  • an American statesman, diplomat, silversmith, author and patriot

Question 48

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What was Common Sense?
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  • a 47 page pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775-1776 advocating independence from Great Britain to the people in the thirteen colonies
  • a 56 page pamphlet written by Thomas Jefferson in 1772 advocating for the following of the rule of the land
  • a 152 page book written by Thomas Paine in 1773 about his life and the rite of passage he was to take
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