____ 1. Although there is cultural pluralism in the United States, there is no
____ 2. The Protestant denominations (such as Methodist, Baptist, and
Presbyterian) are all part of the Roman Catholic church.
____ 3. No single church has become the center of religious life in the United
States because the emphasis is on the individual, not a particular church.
____ 4. Most of the settlers who came to colonial America to escape religious
persecution in Europe were Catholics.
____ 5. The Constitution of the United States separates church and state and
forbids the government from ever establishing a national church.
____ 6. Protestantism encourages a strong desire for self-improvement.
____ 7. Some American Protestant leaders have said that people who are rich
have been blessed by God.
____ 8. The Protestant work ethic is the belief that people should share their
time and their wealth to help others.
____ 9. A majority of Americans now consider themselves part of the religious,
politically conservative movement.
____ 10. The national religion of the United States is a mixture of religion and