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Settling North America (1497-1732) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which colonies were founded on the idea of fleeing religious persecution in England?

Question 2 2. The Rebellion of 1676 _____.

Question 3 3. Finding a Northwest Passage was the hope of many European merchants and monarchs especially the _____.

Question 4 4. What became of North America's very first English settlement?

Question 5 5. Indentured servants _____.

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Question 6 6. What resulted from the Pilgrims' landing at a site outside their London Company charter?

Question 7 7. How did the English settlers who founded Jamestown plan to become rich?

Question 8 8. The colonists of Jamestown faced numerous serious issues during the early years of their settlement, some of which were _____.

Question 9 9. Why was it difficult for the Dutch to establish a settlement in the New World?

Question 10 10. Which colony was intended as a place of shelter for the Quakers?

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Question 11 11. What saved the Virginia settlement of Jamestown?

Question 12 12. The London Company solved the problem of an insufficient labor force in Jamestown by _____.

Question 13 13.

James and his family ventured to the New World in search of religious freedom, and upon their arrival they settled close to a water source in a small village. James and other members of his family found jobs working in the fishing and shipbuilding industries, while the younger children attended the village's public school.

Based upon the passage above, James most likely lived in _____.

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements was true of Rhode Island, based on what you have learned?

Question 15 15. What was the main after-effect of the Molasses Act?

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Question 16 16. How did the Navigation Acts impact the governance of the Colonies?

Question 17 17. How was the Virginia Company important to Jamestown?

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

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

Question 20 20. Why was the Mayflower Compact originally drawn up?

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Question 21 21. Why were the Slave Codes passed?

Question 22 22. Which was NOT a motivation for French and English voyages to the Americas in the 16th century?

Question 23 23. Why was the border between Pennsylvania and Maryland significant?

Question 24 24. Which of the following best describes life in the southern colonies?

Question 25 25. Why was Anne Hutchinson banished from Massachusetts?

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Question 26 26. Why did England need colonies to succeed under mercantilism?

Question 27 27. Why did the Glorious Revolution impact the colonies?

Question 28 28. Which of the following changes would have most improved Jamestown's chance for success?

Question 29 29. New France did NOT have _____.

Question 30 30. Why did Cecil Calvert approve the Act of Religious Toleration in Maryland ?

Settling North America (1497-1732) Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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