US History 8th Unit 01 Exploration and Colonization STAAR
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  • Question 1
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    Reasons for European Exploration:

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    Georgia

    Adventure, free land, Religious Freedom

    Short Growing season, Rocky soil, Cold Climate

    Keep order, distance from England

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    Main reasons for Spanish Exploration

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    Jamestown 1607 John Smith

    Geography

    Fish, Fur & Timber

    Spread Catholicism & search for riches

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    Main reason for French exploration:

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    Fur trade

    Jamestown 1607 John Smith

    Short Growing season, Rocky soil, Cold Climate

    Assemblies, voting, elections representatives

  • Question 4
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    When was the 1st English settlement established?

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    Short Growing season, Rocky soil, Cold Climate

    Jamestown 1607 John Smith

    Keep order, distance from England

    Climate, resources and geography, labor needed

  • Question 5
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    New England Religious Colonies:

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    Florida, Georgia

    New England, Middle, Southern

    Maryland, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts

    New York, Carolinas

  • Question 6
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    Which Colony was established as a refuge of debtors?

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    Georgia

    Geography

    Virginia House of Burgess

    Mayflower Compact

  • Question 7
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    What caused economic differences in the colonies?

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    Georgia

    Assemblies, voting, elections representatives

    Fur trade

    Geography

  • Question 8
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    List Geographic characteristics of the New England area?

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    Short Growing season, Rocky soil, Cold Climate

    Assemblies, voting, elections representatives

    Fish, Fur & Timber

    Tobacco, Rice and Indigo

  • Question 9
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    Characteristics of a representative government:

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    Assemblies, voting, elections representatives

    Virginia House of Burgess, Mayflower Compact, Fundamental Order of Connecticut

    Maryland, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts

    Spread Catholicism & search for riches

  • Question 10
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    Reasons for a representative government:

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    Short Growing season, Rocky soil, Cold Climate

    Spread Catholicism & search for riches

    Keep order, distance from England

    Climate, resources and geography, labor needed

  • Question 11
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    Early forms of colonial representative government:

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    England getting wealthy from the resource of the colonies

    Virginia House of Burgess, Mayflower Compact, Fundamental Order of Connecticut

    Tobacco, Rice and Indigo

    Fish, Fur & Timber

  • Question 12
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    What was the 1st Representative Assembly in 1619?

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    Mayflower Compact

    Fundamental Order of Connecticut

    Grains and Metals

    Virginia House of Burgess

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    What was the 1st self-government charter written in 1620

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    Mayflower Compact

    Fundamental Order of Connecticut

    Grains and Metals

    Virginia House of Burgess

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    What was the first written constitution during the colonial era(1639)?

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    Mayflower Compact

    Fundamental Order of Connecticut

    Grains and Metals

    Virginia House of Burgess

  • Question 15
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    What led to the development of the plantation system in the Americas?

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    Climate, resources and geography, labor needed

    Fish, Fur & Timber

    Grains and Metals

    Tobacco, Rice and Indigo

  • Question 16
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    Explain Mercantilism

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    England getting wealthy from the resource of the colonies

    Short Growing season, Rocky soil, Cold Climate

    Maryland, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts

    Spread Catholicism & search for riches

  • Question 17
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    Resources of the New England Colonies

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    Grains and Metals

    Fish, Fur & Timber

    Tobacco, Rice and Indigo

    Climate, resources and geography, labor needed

  • Question 18
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    Resources of the Middle Colonies

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    Grains and Metals

    Fish, Fur & Timber

    Tobacco, Rice and Indigo

    Climate, resources and geography, labor needed

  • Question 19
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    Resources of the Southern Colonies

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    Grains and Metals

    Fish, Fur & Timber

    Tobacco, Rice and Indigo

    Climate, resources and geography, labor needed

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