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Settling North America (1497-1732) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What resulted from the Pilgrims' landing at a site outside their London Company charter?

Question 2 2. Which colony was intended as a place of shelter for the Quakers?

Question 3 3. Indentured servants _____.

Question 4 4. The London Company solved the problem of an insufficient labor force in Jamestown by _____.

Question 5 5. How did the English settlers who founded Jamestown plan to become rich?

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Question 6 6. The Rebellion of 1676 _____.

Question 7 7. Which colonies were founded on the idea of fleeing religious persecution in England?

Question 8 8. Finding a Northwest Passage was the hope of many European merchants and monarchs including the _____.

Question 9 9. What became of North America's very first English settlement?

Question 10 10. Why was it difficult for the Dutch to establish a settlement in the New World?

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

Question 12 12. The colonists of Jamestown faced numerous serious issues during the early years of their settlement, some of which were _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is FALSE regarding immigration to America in the late 17th and early 18th centuries?

Question 14 14. Why did the British King approve James Oglethorpe's charter to found the colony of Georgia ?

Question 15 15. Which of the following sequence of events is in chronological order?

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Question 16 16. What was the significance of King Philip's War?

Question 17 17. What impact did the neighboring Powhatan Confederacy have on Jamestown?

Question 18 18. Why was the colony of Delaware founded?

Question 19 19. How did the original indentured servants of Plymouth escape their service to the London Company?

Question 20 20.

'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 21 21. Why did many of the Puritans come to be in New England?

Question 22 22. How was the fate of Giovanni da Verrazzano similar to that of John Cabot?

Question 23 23. Why was Peter Minuit an important personality for the expansion of Dutch settlements?

Question 24 24. How did King James II's approach to the colonies differ from King Charles II's?

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

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Question 26 26. What was the main after-effect of the Molasses Act?

Question 27 27.

Lawrence came to the New World with his family and quickly discovered how rewarding living the 'American Dream' could be. After only a short time, he began working for a local publisher, printing news for his town.

Based on the information above, Lawrence lived in _____.

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. What was William Penn's legacy as the founder of Pennsylvania?

Question 30 30. What is the significance of the first Thanksgiving?

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