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  • Question 1
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    Q. From 1690 to 1760, Parliament and the king of England allowed colonists in America to exercise a great deal of control over local and regional matters. Historians have described this practice as "salutary neglect."
    Which of the following happened as a direct result of this policy?
    answer choices
    The colonies developed a strong tradition of self-government
    Many proprietary colonies were converted to royal colonies
    The colonies refused to participate in a system of common defense.
    Many colonies sought economic aid from other countries
  • Question 2
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    Q. How did geography influence the early economic development of new York, Boston, and Charleston?
    answer choices
    Proximity to flooding rivers limited development.
    Long coastlines offered abundant natural resources.
    Natural harbors provided access to markets.
    Extreme climates limited productive activity.
  • Question 3
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    Q. This diagram describes events in colonial America that are related to-
    answer choices
    the eventual adoption of the U.S. Constitution
    the formation of a government controlled by religious officials
    the creation of a national system of checks and balances
    the establishment of the principle of religious freedom
  • Question 4
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    Q. Which statement best explains the significance of the mayflower Compact?
    answer choices
    It limited the power of future colonial governments.
    It weakened the influence of religion in government.
    It established a form of self-government based on a social contract. 
    It guaranteed liberties for colonists through local government.
  • Question 5
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    Q. "For the well Governeing of this Province and Territories there shall be an Assembly yearly Chosen by the Freemen thereof to Consist of foure persons out of each county...
                                     -William Penn, Pennsylvania Charter of Privileges, 1701
    Which feature of colonial self-government does this charter establish?
    answer choices
    Direct democracy
    An elected legislature
    Separation of powers
    Checks and balances
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