Understanding European Colonization Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which was NOT a motivation for French and English voyages to the Americas in the 16th century?

Question 2 2. Why did the European merchants and monarchs work so hard to find the Northwest Passage?

Question 3 3. Why was Anne Hutchinson banished from Massachusetts?

Question 4 4. Why did many of the Puritans come to be in New England?

Question 5 5. What was the approximate modern-day extent of New France at its height?

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Question 6 6. New France did NOT have _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the statements is true?

Question 8 8. The predominant religions of North America are

Question 9 9. Why did Carolina split into the two colonies of North and South Carolina ?

Question 10 10. Why did Cecil Calvert approve the Act of Religious Toleration in Maryland ?

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Question 11 11. How did the original indentured servants of Plymouth escape their service to the London Company?

Question 12 12. What is the most significant way that the early European explorers affected the Native Americans?

Question 13 13. What was William Penn's legacy as the founder of Pennsylvania?

Question 14 14. Why was the colony of Delaware founded?

Question 15 15. Which best describes the colonial economy?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following sequence of events is in chronological order?

Question 17 17. Which of the following was NOT an advantage of the English?

Question 18 18. Why did Portugal have a favorable position in South Asia?

Question 19 19. If you were the governing body of a country that had colonized a distant land, how would you practice salutary neglect?

Question 20 20. Which country sought commerce with the Native Americans?

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Question 21 21.

'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 22 22. How were indentured servants different from slaves in the 1600s colonial society?

Question 23 23. What impact did the neighboring Powhatan Confederacy have on Jamestown?

Question 24 24. How was the Virginia Company important to Jamestown?

Question 25 25. How was the fate of Giovanni da Verrazzano similar to that of John Cabot?

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Question 26 26. Why was Massachusetts founded?

Question 27 27. What did New Netherland have in common with Jamestown?

Question 28 28. Which of these are not an example of European influence?

Question 29 29. What was Edwin Sandys' legacy in Virginia?

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

Understanding European Colonization Chapter Exam Instructions

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