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European Colonies in North America (1497-1732) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did many of the Puritans come to be in New England?

Question 2 2. The Oceania Theory is based on the notion that cultural and linguistic similarities exist between native South American peoples and those from:

Question 3 3. In what year did Raleigh Gilbert help establish Popham colony in modern-day Maine?

Question 4 4. Why did the British King approve James Oglethorpe's charter to found the colony of Georgia?

Question 5 5. How did the middle colonies differ from the others regarding the ancestry of its settlers ?

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Question 6 6.

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 7 7. What is the significance of the Mayflower Compact?

Question 8 8. Why were the Slave Codes passed?

Question 9 9. Why was Anne Hutchinson banished from Massachusetts?

Question 10 10. What did New Netherland have in common with Jamestown?

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Question 11 11. According to the Atlantic Theory, spear tips that were first found in _____ were offered as evidence for the Land Bridge theory because similar points have been discovered in the area around Beringia.

Question 12 12. What can you infer about triangular trade?

Question 13 13. Which best describes the colonial economy?

Question 14 14. What was the significance of King Philip's War?

Question 15 15. The joining of the original thirteen American colonies was influenced by:

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Question 16 16. Which was NOT a factor that led the south toward slavery?

Question 17 17. Why did Cecil Calvert approve the Act of Religious Toleration in Maryland ?

Question 18 18. How were the first settlers of the America believed to have been influenced by Beringia?

Question 19 19.

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.

Question 20 20. Where did Jacques Cartier explore?

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Question 21 21. What was the main after-effect of the Molasses Act?

Question 22 22. Why was the colony of Delaware founded?

Question 23 23. Which best describes the task system?

Question 24 24. Which was a result of the Glorious Revolution'?

Question 25 25.

'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 26 26. The Native Americans of the Plains and Southwest were dependent on horses

Question 27 27. Why was the colony of New Jersey founded?

Question 28 28. Which of these had the effect of greater self-government for the colonies?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements was true of Rhode Island, based on what you have learned?

Question 30 30. What did William Bradford contribute to Plymouth?

European Colonies in North America (1497-1732) Chapter Exam Instructions

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