North American Settlement & Colonies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did Cecil Calvert approve the Act of Religious Toleration in Maryland ?

Question 2 2. Why did the British King approve James Oglethorpe's charter to found the colony of Georgia ?

Question 3 3. What was Edwin Sandys' legacy in Virginia?

Question 4 4. How was the Virginia Company important to Jamestown?

Question 5 5. Which was NOT a role Pocahontas played in the Jamestown colony?

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Question 6 6. John Rolfe introduced sweet Spanish tobacco seeds to the Jamestown colony. What is the most important impact of these seeds to the survival of Jamestown?

Question 7 7. Why was the border between Pennsylvania and Maryland significant?

Question 8 8. Why was the colony of Delaware founded?

Question 9 9. What was William Penn's legacy as the founder of Pennsylvania?

Question 10 10. How did the Navigation Acts impact the governance of the Colonies?

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Question 11 11. Why did the Glorious Revolution impact the colonies?

Question 12 12. Which of the following was NOT accomplished by the creation of the Dominion of New England?

Question 13 13. The Pilgrims left England in 1620 to find:

Question 14 14. The Mayflower Compact was written while anchored off of current day:

Question 15 15. The Mayflower Compact was written in the style of:

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Question 16 16. How was the Connecticut colony different from most New England colonies?

Question 17 17. Why was Massachusetts founded?

Question 18 18. Why was Anne Hutchinson banished from Massachusetts?

Question 19 19. What was the approximate modern-day extent of New France at its height?

Question 20 20. Why was Peter Minuit an important personality for the expansion of Dutch settlements?

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Question 21 21. New France did NOT have _____.

Question 22 22. UNLIKE the original Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, the Plantation Covenant of the New Haven Colony:

Question 23 23. What are the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut?

Question 24 24. Which three communities cooperated to write and adopt the Fundamental Orders?

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

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Question 26 26. What impact did the neighboring Powhatan Confederacy have on Jamestown?

Question 27 27. How did the middle colonies differ from the others regarding the ancestry of its settlers ?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is FALSE regarding immigration to America in the late 17th and early 18th centuries?

Question 29 29. A Social Contract could best be described as

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements was true of Rhode Island, based on what you have learned?

North American Settlement & Colonies Chapter Exam Instructions

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