Colonial America
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  • Question 1
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    William Penn believed

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    the land belonged to the Natives

    the colonists had a right to the land because they were superior

    the colonists should pay the natives for the land

    the natives had to adopt European customs

  • Question 2
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    Georgia was established to give English debtors a fresh start and to protect the colonies from the Spanish in Florida

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    True

    False

  • Question 3
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    According to the theory of Mercantilism, colonies existed to

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    provide luxury goods

    provide a place to rehouse convicts

    provide raw materials

    provide new trade routes

  • Question 4
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    The Navigation Acts forced the colonies to sell their raw goods to England.

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    True

    False

  • Question 5
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    The colony of Jamestown expanded for the following reasons:

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    John Rolfe and Pocahontas's marriage

    the colonists began to grow rice

    women and children came to the colonies

    colonists could participate in government through the House of Burgesses

    the Virginia Company began to offer a headright

  • Question 6
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    The two Native Americans who assisted the Pilgrims in surviving their first winter were called:

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    Squanto and Pocahonas

    Metacomet and Squanto

    Samoset and Sacajawea

    Squanto and Samoset

  • Question 7
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    Women in New England made the following items for their families:

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    cloth

    garments

    pots and pans

    candles

    soap

  • Question 8
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    The colony of Jamestown survived because:

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    John Rolfe married Pocahontas

    John Smith forced the colonists to work

    John Smith built a relationship of trust with the Powhatan

    New colonists came to replace those who left or died

    The colony began making money by planting tobacco

  • Question 9
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    Which of these is NOT true?

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    King Phillip's real name was Chief Metacomet

    Pocahontas married John Smith

    The Pilgrims were originally supposed to arrive in Virginia

    Indigo was first cultivated in the English Colonies by a woman

  • Question 10
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    Why did Metacomet wage war against the New England colonies in what is known as King Phillip's War?

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    The settlers brought diseases to the Native populations

    The Natives wanted to drive away all European settlers

    The Natives wanted the right to trade with Spain

    The settlers were moving onto Native American lands

  • Question 11
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    Nathaniel Bacon led a rebellion motivated by the Virginia government's refusal to protect colonists from Indian raids on the western side of Virginia.

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    True

    False

  • Question 12
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    Which group paid for Native American lands and lived alongside the Natives in peace?

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    Puritans

    Catholics

    Quakers

    Protestants

  • Question 13
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    Which group of people is known for persecuting other religious groups?

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    Puritans

    Native Americans

    Quakers

  • Question 14
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    Which colonial Region is known for its moderate climate and fertile soil?

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    New England

    Middle Colonies

    Southern Colonies

  • Question 15
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    Which is NOT a New England colony?

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    New York

    Rhode Island

    New Hampshire

    Connecticut

  • Question 16
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    What is the name of the terrible journey African slaves took across the Atlantic?

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    Triangular Trade

    Middle Passage

    Trail of Tears

    Great Migration

  • Question 17
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    Slave codes were rules governing the behavior and punishment of enslaved people.

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    True

    False

  • Question 18
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    Which economic theory led to the Triangular Trade?

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    Federalism

    Colonialism

    Mercantilism

    Socialism

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