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CLEP Social Sciences and History: The US Colonial Period Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was Massachusetts founded?

Question 2 2. What can you infer about triangular trade?

Question 3 3. Why did the British King approve James Oglethorpe's charter to found the colony of Georgia?

Question 4 4. How did the middle colonies differ from the others regarding the ancestry of its settlers ?

Question 5 5. What was Edwin Sandys' legacy in Virginia?

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Question 6 6. Why did many of the Puritans come to be in New England?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements was true of Rhode Island, based on what you have learned?

Question 8 8. Why was Anne Hutchinson banished from Massachusetts?

Question 9 9. Why was the Connecticut colony started?

Question 10 10. Which was NOT a motivation for French and English voyages to the Americas in the 16th century?

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Question 11 11. Where did Jacques Cartier explore?

Question 12 12. Why was the colony of New Jersey founded?

Question 13 13. Why were the Slave Codes passed?

Question 14 14. In what year did Raleigh Gilbert help establish Popham colony in modern-day Maine?

Question 15 15. Who was Sir Francis Drake?

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Question 16 16. Why was the colony of Delaware founded?

Question 17 17. Why was the border between Pennsylvania and Maryland significant?

Question 18 18. Which best describes the task system?

Question 19 19. Why did Carolina split into the two colonies of North and South Carolina ?

Question 20 20. Why did Cecil Calvert approve the Act of Religious Toleration in Maryland ?

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Question 21 21. What was William Penn's legacy as the founder of Pennsylvania?

Question 22 22. What happened at Roanoke?

Question 23 23.

'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 24 24.

Which of these had an effect on the transition from indentured servants to slave labor?

I. Slave codes

II. England's economy

III. Bacon's Rebellion

IV. The task system

Question 25 25. Which was NOT a factor that led the south toward slavery?

CLEP Social Sciences and History: The US Colonial Period Chapter Exam Instructions

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