The 13 Colonies: Developing Economy & Overseas Trade


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Which of the following pairs show cause and effect?

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the economy of the American colonies. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the Navigation Acts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Effect of the Molasses Act
  • English reliance on colonial mercantilism
  • Foundation of colonial economy

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the economy of the American colonies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the time period of the Currency Acts
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of cause and effect in the economy of the colonies

Additional Learning

The 13 Colonies: Developing Economy & Overseas Trade includes additional information to help you continue your study. These are some things you can learn:

  • Characteristics of mercantilism
  • Evolution of the colonies' economy
  • Cause and effect of British trade regulations
  • How the colonies responded to trade restrictions