16-17 Georgia As A Royal Colony Formative Check

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16-17 Georgia As A Royal Colony Formative Check

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the first royal governor of Georgia?                           
    • A. 

      Robert Castell

    • B. 

      Robert Montgomery

    • C. 

      James Oglethorpe

    • D. 

      John Reynolds

  • 2. 
    Who was the second royal governor of Georgia?                    
    • A. 

      Henry Ellis

    • B. 

      Henry Musgrove

    • C. 

      John Reynolds

    • D. 

      James Wright

  • 3. 
    Which person served as the 3rd Royal Governor of Georgia?                        
    • A. 

      Button Gwinnett

    • B. 

      James Oglethorpe

    • C. 

      William Stephens

    • D. 

      James Wright

  • 4. 
    Who was governor of Georgia that improved the defenses around Savannah, Palisades & Forts & Sunbury became Georgia’s main port of entry?                       
    • A. 

      James Wright

    • B. 

      John Reynolds

    • C. 

      James Oglethorpe

    • D. 

      Henry Ellis

  • 5. 
    Which royal governor permitted slavery in Georgia, increased our population over 10,000, made farms more profitable and increased the number of merchants selling goods?                       
    • A. 

      William Stephens

    • B. 

      James Wright

    • C. 

      Henry Ellis

    • D. 

      John Reynolds

  • 6. 
    In 1752, Georgia became a                       
    • A. 

      Proprietary colony.

    • B. 

      Debtor colony.

    • C. 

      Self-governing colony.

    • D. 

      Royal colony.

  • 7. 
    Who controlled Georgia after it became a royal colony?                        
    • A. 

      The people of Georgia

    • B. 

      The king of Great Britain

    • C. 

      A bicameral legislature

    • D. 

      James Oglethorpe

  • 8. 
    Which do these have in common?- Massive War Debt- Taxes on Colonist to pay for colonial defense- Anger over not being able to move into Indian Lands after giving their own blood to win them
    • A. 

      Reasons why the French incited revolution and Spain moved into English Territories.

    • B. 

      Reasons why the British were able to hang onto the colonies even to today.

    • C. 

      Reasons why Native Populations rebelled eventually forcing the British from the New World.

    • D. 

      Reasons why the French & Indian War eventually led to the Revolutionary War.

  • 9. 
    Which statement best describes Georgia’s first government as a royal colony? (33c)
    • A. 

      The government was made up of an Advisory Council appointed by the king of England.

    • B. 

      The government had a bicameral legislature representing Georgia’s eight parishes.

    • C. 

      The government included a House of Commons and a House of Assembly, patterned after the government of Great Britain, representing all of the state

    • D. 

      The government consisted of a unicameral legislature representing Georgia’s 158 counties.

  • 10. 
    During the Royal Colony Period, what was the relationship between slavery, land ownership, and population? (33c)        
    • A. 

      With the legalization of slavery, not much changed in regard to land ownership and population.

    • B. 

      With the legalization of slavery, many landowners increased the size of their land, and there was a huge population increase in the colony--many being slaves.

    • C. 

      The royal governors continued to ban slavery, and the population remained steady for the next 20 years.

    • D. 

      The royal governors continued to ban slavery, and the malcontents eventually figured out that hard work was the only way to economic success, causing the population to increase.

  • 11. 
    As  one of Georgia’s Royal Governors. I gave Georgia its first taste of self-governance before taking it back in a disagreement with the Bi-cameral legislature.
    • A. 

      James Wright

    • B. 

      James Oglethorpe

    • C. 

      John Reynolds

    • D. 

      Henry Ellis

  • 12. 
    This outlawed any colonist from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains. This upset many colonist as we had fought the French and Indian war for the sole purpose of territorial expansion(34a)
    • A. 

      Intolerable Acts

    • B. 

      Coercive Acts

    • C. 

      Navigation Act of 1763

    • D. 

      Proclamation of 1763

  • 13. 
    Which statement best describes the effect of the French and Indian War on Georgia? (34a)      
    • A. 

      Georgia’s borders were extended west to the Mississippi and south to the St. Mary’s River.

    • B. 

      Georgia borders were extended west to the Chattahoochee and south to the Altamaha River

    • C. 

      Georgia’s generals led the American attack on Fort Duquesne, and Georgian soldiers played a major role in the defeat of the French.

    • D. 

      Once the French and the Indian tribes were defeated and no longer a threat to Georgia, the colony prospered in a stable and peaceful environment.

  • 14. 
    Which statement best describes how the French and Indian War led to America’s Revolutionary War? (34a)
    • A. 

      England gained control of Canada and tried to use Canada’s tax structure on the thirteen colonies. Americans hate taxes.

    • B. 

      France lost the Louisiana Territory and the Southern Colonies argued with Great Britain over claims to the newly acquired land. This led America to ally themselves with the French and Indians.

    • C. 

      France, which was bitter over losing the war to Great Britain, incited rebellion amongst the Indians in the colonies.

    • D. 

      Great Britain was heavily in debt after the war and tried to recover by taxing colonies, leading to widespread protests throughout the American colonies.

  • 15. 
    What law forbade colonists to move west of the Appalachian Mountains?                       
    • A. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

    • B. 

      Intolerable Acts

    • C. 

      Missouri Compromise

    • D. 

      Proclamation of 1763

  • 16. 
    The Proclamation of 1763 moved Georgia’s southern boundary to the       
    • A. 

      Altamaha River

    • B. 

      Flint River

    • C. 

      St. Mary’s River

    • D. 

      Suwannee River

  • 17. 
    What natural feature did the Proclamation Line of 1763 follow?                   
    • A. 

      Appalachian Mountains

    • B. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • C. 

      Mississippi River

    • D. 

      Ohio River

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