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US History Chapter 1 Quiz

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US history chapter 1 quiz

Chapter 1 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The Puritans migrated to New England to
    • A. 

      Escape religious persecution

    • B. 

      Establish Catholic missions

    • C. 

      Maintain Anglican Church practices

    • D. 

      Start tobacco plantations

  • 2. 
    England prized its North American colonies because
    • A. 

      They provided England with natural resources of gold and silver

    • B. 

      They provided soldiers for the British Army to fight in European Wars

    • C. 

      They supplied England with food and raw materials and bought English goods.

    • D. 

      They manufactured goods for England

  • 3. 
    The British policy of salutary neglect
    • A. 

      Prevented the colonies from developing diverse economies

    • B. 

      Sent many royal officers to run the colonies

    • C. 

      Enforced strict laws such as the Navigation Act

    • D. 

      Allowed the colonies economic freedom

  • 4. 
    Increased Colonial production of staple crops like tobacco and rice led to
    • A. 

      A decrease in the use of indentured servants as a labor force

    • B. 

      An increase in the number of slaves brought from Africa

    • C. 

      The establishment of the Navigation Act

    • D. 

      A lessening of the flow of immigrants to the colonies

  • 5. 
    In colonial South Carolina and Georgia, most slaves worked
    • A. 

      In cities

    • B. 

      On fishing ships

    • C. 

      In factories

    • D. 

      On plantations

  • 6. 
    What effect did the Great Awakening have on religious life in the colonies?
    • A. 

      It enhanced the political and spiritual authority of ministers.

    • B. 

      It reinforced the social order of the colonies.

    • C. 

      It strengthened traditional Puritan teachings.

    • D. 

      It helped make religion in the colonies more democratic