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Settling North America & the Colonies: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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

Question 2 2. What was the significance of King Philip's War?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements was true of Rhode Island, based on what you have learned?

Question 4 4. Which best describes the colonial economy?

Question 5 5.

'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 6 6.

Which are true of the Southern 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 7 7. What was William Penn's legacy as the founder of Pennsylvania?

Question 8 8. Why did the British King approve James Oglethorpe's charter to found the colony of Georgia?

Question 9 9. Who was Sir Francis Drake?

Question 10 10. Which best describes immigration in the colonial period?

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Question 11 11. Why was the border between Pennsylvania and Maryland significant?

Question 12 12. Why was the colony of New Jersey founded?

Question 13 13. What happened at Roanoke?

Question 14 14. What did New Netherland have in common with Jamestown?

Question 15 15. Why was Peter Minuit an important personality for the expansion of Dutch settlements?

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Question 16 16. What can you infer about triangular trade?

Question 17 17. What was Edwin Sandys' legacy in Virginia?

Question 18 18. Why did England need colonies to succeed under mercantilism?

Question 19 19. Where did Jacques Cartier explore?

Question 20 20. What was the goal of the Dominion of New England?

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Question 21 21. Which was NOT a motivation for French and English voyages to the Americas in the 16th century?

Question 22 22. Why did Carolina split into the two colonies of North and South Carolina ?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. How did New Netherland and New France make attempts to increase their population?

Question 25 25. What was the main after-effect of the Molasses Act?

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Question 26 26. New France did NOT have _____.

Question 27 27. Which of these had the effect of greater self-government for the colonies?

Question 28 28. What was the approximate modern-day extent of New France at its height?

Question 29 29. How was the Virginia Company important to Jamestown?

Question 30 30.

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.

Settling North America & the Colonies: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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