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WEST History: Early Settlements in the United States Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements was true of Rhode Island, based on what you have learned?

Question 2 2.

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

Question 4 4. What is the most significant way that the early European explorers affected the Native Americans?

Question 5 5. Why was the Connecticut colony started?

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Question 6 6. Why was Massachusetts founded?

Question 7 7. Which best describes the task system?

Question 8 8.

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 9 9. What did William Bradford contribute to Plymouth?

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

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Question 11 11. What is the significance of the Mayflower Compact?

Question 12 12. John Rolfe introduced sweet Spanish tobacco seeds to the Jamestown colony. What was the most important impact of these seeds to the survival of Jamestown?

Question 13 13. Which of the following was NOT a role Pocahontas played in the Jamestown colony?

Question 14 14. Why were the Slave Codes passed?

Question 15 15. What can you infer about triangular trade?

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Question 16 16.

Which are true of the Middle 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 17 17. What impact did the neighboring Powhatan Confederacy have on Jamestown?

Question 18 18. Which was NOT a problem faced by the Jamestown settlers?

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

Question 20 20. Which is NOT associated with Plymouth colony?

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Question 21 21. How was the Virginia Company important to Jamestown?

Question 22 22. Why was Anne Hutchinson banished from Massachusetts?

Question 23 23.

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.

Question 24 24.

Which of these had an effect on the transition from indentured servants to slave labor?

I. Slave codes

II. England's economy

III. Bacon's Rebellion

IV. The task system

Question 25 25. What was the significance of King Philip's War?

WEST History: Early Settlements in the United States Chapter Exam Instructions

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