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Settling North America (1497-1732) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which colony was intended as a place of shelter for the Quakers?

Question 2 2. The Rebellion of 1676 _____.

Question 3 3. Which colonies were founded on the idea of fleeing religious persecution in England?

Question 4 4. Indentured servants _____.

Question 5 5. Why was it difficult for the Dutch to establish a settlement in the New World?

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Question 6 6. How did the English settlers who founded Jamestown plan to become rich?

Question 7 7. What saved the Virginia settlement of Jamestown?

Question 8 8. What resulted from the Pilgrims' landing at a site outside their London Company charter?

Question 9 9. Finding a Northwest Passage was the hope of many European merchants and monarchs including the _____.

Question 10 10. What became of North America's very first English settlement?

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Question 11 11. The London Company solved the problem of an insufficient labor force in Jamestown by _____.

Question 12 12. The colonists of Jamestown faced numerous serious issues during the early years of their settlement, some of which were _____.

Question 13 13. Why did many of the Puritans come to be in New England?

Question 14 14. Why was the colony of New Jersey founded?

Question 15 15. Which best describes the colonial economy?

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Question 16 16. How were indentured servants different from slaves in the 1600s colonial society?

Question 17 17. Why did the European merchants and monarchs work so hard to find the Northwest Passage?

Question 18 18. How did the original indentured servants of Plymouth escape their service to the London Company?

Question 19 19. Which was NOT a factor that led the south toward slavery?

Question 20 20. What was the approximate modern-day extent of New France at its height?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following factors prompted the drastic increase in America's colonial population from 1690 to 1754?

Question 22 22. What impact did the neighboring Powhatan Confederacy have on Jamestown?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is FALSE regarding immigration to America in the late 17th and early 18th centuries?

Question 24 24. Why was Massachusetts founded?

Question 25 25. What was William Penn's legacy as the founder of Pennsylvania?

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Question 26 26. What was the main after-effect of the Molasses Act?

Question 27 27.

'Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land,

Taught my benighted soul to understand

That there's a God, that there's a Saviour too:

Once I redemption neither sought nor knew.

Some view our sable race with scornful eye,

'Their colour is a diabolic die.'

Remember, Christians, Negros, black as Cain,

May be refin'd and join th'angelic train.

Who most likely wrote this poem?

Question 28 28. How does the fate of Popham and Roanoke compare to that of Jamestown?

Question 29 29. How did the Pilgrims avoid death while living in Plymouth?

Question 30 30. Why did the British King approve James Oglethorpe's charter to found the colony of Georgia ?

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