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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. Indentured servants _____.

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

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

Question 5 5. Which colony was intended as a place of shelter for the Quakers?

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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. What saved the Virginia settlement of Jamestown?

Question 9 9. The London Company solved the problem of an insufficient labor force in Jamestown by _____.

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

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

Question 14 14. How was the fate of Giovanni da Verrazzano similar to that of John Cabot?

Question 15 15. New France did NOT have _____.

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Question 16 16. Why did Carolina split into the two colonies of North and South Carolina ?

Question 17 17. Why was the Mayflower Compact originally drawn up?

Question 18 18. Which of the following sequence of events is in chronological order?

Question 19 19. What was the significance of King Philip's War?

Question 20 20. Why were the Slave Codes passed?

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Question 21 21. How did King James II's approach to the colonies differ from King Charles II's?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements was true of Rhode Island, based on what you have learned?

Question 23 23. How was the Virginia Company important to Jamestown?

Question 24 24. Why was the border between Pennsylvania and Maryland significant?

Question 25 25. Which was NOT a motivation for French and English voyages to the Americas in the 16th century?

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Question 26 26. Why was Peter Minuit an important personality for the expansion of Dutch settlements?

Question 27 27. What was Edwin Sandys' legacy in Virginia?

Question 28 28. How did the early explorers affect the Pilgrims who came after them?

Question 29 29. Why did England need colonies to succeed under mercantilism?

Question 30 30. Which of the following best describes life in the southern colonies?

Settling North America (1497-1732) Chapter Exam Instructions

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