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The Precontact Period & Settling North America Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why were the Slave Codes passed?

Question 2 2. Which best describes the task system?

Question 3 3. What can you infer about triangular trade?

Question 4 4. Why was Anne Hutchinson banished from Massachusetts?

Question 5 5. Why did many of the Puritans come to be in New England?

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Question 6 6. Why was Massachusetts founded?

Question 7 7. What did most colonial families own that they probably could not have owned in Britain?

Question 8 8. How unified were the 13 Colonies with each other?

Question 9 9. In a mercantilist system, who is responsible for what?

Question 10 10. Why was the colony of New Jersey founded?

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Question 11 11. What was William Penn's legacy as the founder of Pennsylvania?

Question 12 12. How did the middle colonies differ from the others regarding the ancestry of its settlers ?

Question 13 13. Which of the following best describes the Iroquois social structure?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is true of the lifestyle developed by the Hopi tribe?

Question 15 15. Why were the tribes that included the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Seminole considered to be civilized?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is FALSE regarding immigration to America in the late 17th and early 18th centuries?

Question 17 17. How did King James II's approach to the colonies differ from King Charles II's?

Question 18 18. How did the Navigation Acts impact the governance of the Colonies?

Question 19 19. What made the Plymouth settlement different from Jamestown?

Question 20 20. What was it that made Spain's discovery of the New World so appealing to other nations?

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Question 21 21. What were French explorers like Jacques Cartier looking for in Canada?

Question 22 22. How did European metal affect the lives of Native Americans?

Question 23 23. What was the most significant cause of death among Native Americans following contact with Europeans?

Question 24 24. How did the reintroduction of horses affect the lives of American tribes?

Question 25 25. Why did Carolina split into the two colonies of North and South Carolina ?

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Question 26 26. Which was NOT a factor that led the south toward slavery?

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

Question 28 28.

'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?

Question 29 29. Why was the Connecticut colony started?

Question 30 30. What was one way that Britain tried to tightly control the colonial economy and prevent other nations from trading with them?

The Precontact Period & Settling North America Chapter Exam Instructions

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