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AEPA: Settling North America Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

'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?

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Question 2 2. What did William Bradford contribute to Plymouth?

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Question 3 3. Why was Peter Minuit an important personality for the expansion of Dutch settlements?

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Question 4 4. What was the significance of King Philip's War?

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Question 5 5. Which is NOT associated with Plymouth colony?

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Question 6 6. Why did the British King approve James Oglethorpe's charter to found the colony of Georgia?

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Question 7 7. Why was Anne Hutchinson banished from Massachusetts?

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Question 8 8.

Which are true of the Northern colonies?

I. They had large cities.

II. They had large farms.

III. They had the first public school system.

IV. Most immigrants came in families.

V. Most immigrants came as single men.

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Question 9 9. Where did Jacques Cartier explore?

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Question 10 10. Why were the Slave Codes passed?

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Question 11 11. Why was the colony of Delaware founded?

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Question 12 12. Which was NOT a factor that led the south toward slavery?

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Question 13 13. What is the most significant way that the early European explorers affected the Native Americans?

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Question 14 14. Why was the border between Pennsylvania and Maryland significant?

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Question 15 15. Which of the following statements was true of Rhode Island, based on what you have learned?

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Question 16 16. What is the significance of the Mayflower Compact?

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Question 17 17. Why was the Connecticut colony started?

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Question 18 18. What was the approximate modern-day extent of New France at its height?

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Question 19 19. What was Edwin Sandys' legacy in Virginia?

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Question 20 20. In what year did Raleigh Gilbert help establish Popham colony in modern-day Maine?

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Question 21 21. New France did NOT have _____.

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Question 22 22. What impact did the neighboring tribal leader Powhatan have on the Jamestown colony?

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Question 23 23. Why was the colony of New Jersey founded?

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Question 24 24. Why did Carolina split into the two colonies of North and South Carolina ?

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Question 25 25.

Which are true of the Southern colonies?

I. They had large cities.

II. They had large farms.

III. They had the first public school system.

IV. Most immigrants came in families.

V. Most immigrants came as single men.

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Question 26 26. Which was NOT a problem faced by the Jamestown settlers?

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Question 27 27. How did the original indentured servants of Plymouth escape their service to the London Company?

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Question 28 28. What can you infer about triangular trade?

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Question 29 29. Why did many of the Puritans come to be in New England?

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Question 30 30. What did New Netherland have in common with Jamestown?

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AEPA: Settling North America Chapter Exam Instructions

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