American History Chapter 4

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  • 1. 
    North Carolina was what kind of colony?
    • A. 

      Proprietary

    • B. 

      Royal

    • C. 

      Charter

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What was the main economic activity for the northern New England colonies?
    • A. 

      Farming

    • B. 

      Small Business & Craftsmen

    • C. 

      Fishing

    • D. 

      Shipping Trade

  • 3. 
    When you grow only enough crops to feed your own family's needs, this is called:
  • 4. 
    What was the main economic activity for the Middle Colonies?
    • A. 

      Farming Cash Crops

    • B. 

      Industry

    • C. 

      Manufacturing

    • D. 

      Trade with other nations

  • 5. 
    Which colonies had the most cultural diversity from having immigrants from many different countries besides England?
    • A. 

      New England

    • B. 

      Middle Colonies

    • C. 

      Southern Colonies

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    What was the principal cash crop of Maryland and Virginia?
    • A. 

      Corn

    • B. 

      Wheat

    • C. 

      Tobacco

    • D. 

      Rice

  • 7. 
    What were the slave codes?
    • A. 

      The price of various slaves

    • B. 

      The rules slaves had to follow

    • C. 

      The rules that governed the behavior and punishment of slaves

    • D. 

      The secret language of the slaves

  • 8. 
    What did William & Mary do that became the basis for the American Bill of Rights?
    • A. 

      They wrote the Magna Carta

    • B. 

      They wrote the English Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      They wrote the Constitution

    • D. 

      They started the Glorious Revolution

  • 9. 
    What does the economic theory of mercantilism state?
    • A. 

      Merchants must sell their goods at a fair price to make a profit

    • B. 

      As a nation's trade grows, and it becomes wealthier, so does its power

    • C. 

      Americans can only trade with the English

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What did the Navigation Acts do?
    • A. 

      They directed the flow of goods between England and the colonies

    • B. 

      They said colonial merchants had to use British ships

    • C. 

      They prevented colonists from sending products like sugar outside of England's empire

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Which colonies were given a grant of land and elected their own governor and legislature, but Great Britain had to approve the choice of governor?
    • A. 

      Royal Colonies

    • B. 

      Proprietary Colonies

    • C. 

      Charter Colonies

  • 12. 
    Who could vote in the colonies?
    • A. 

      All white people over 18

    • B. 

      Only white men

    • C. 

      Only white men who owned property

    • D. 

      Only white men who owned property and were rich

  • 13. 
    What was the Great Awakening?
  • 14. 
    Who helped spread The Great Awakening among the colonists?
    • A. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      George Whitefield

    • D. 

      King George

  • 15. 
    What is an apprentice?
    • A. 

      A teacher

    • B. 

      Someone who is learning a craft from an experienced craftsman

    • C. 

      A member of the legislature

    • D. 

      A minister

  • 16. 
    What was the Enlightenment?
    • A. 

      The idea that knowledge, reason and science could improve society

    • B. 

      A re-awakening of the strong faith

    • C. 

      Thousands of immigrants moving to the colonies

    • D. 

      A religious revival

  • 17. 
    Which group did the Native Americans assist and why?
    • A. 

      The British, because they promised them money

    • B. 

      The French, because they did not try to take away the land from the Native Americans

    • C. 

      The British, because they forced them to at gunpoint

    • D. 

      The French, because they promised them money

  • 18. 
    What was the Iroquois Confederacy?
    • A. 

      A group of Indians who lived in the southern states

    • B. 

      A group of Indians who lived out west

    • C. 

      French settlers who married Indians

    • D. 

      The most powerful group of Native Americans in the East

  • 19. 
    Who did the governor of Virginia send to Ohio to tell the French they were trespassing on British land and to leave?
    • A. 

      George Whitestone

    • B. 

      Robert Dinwiddie

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      Ben Franklin

  • 20. 
    What was the Albany Plan of Union and who introduced it?
    • A. 

      A plan to call for one central government for the colonies, introduced by Benjamin Franklin

    • B. 

      A plan to call for one central government for the colonies, introduced by George Washington

    • C. 

      A plan to attack the French and drive them from the colonies, introduced by Robert Dinwiddie

    • D. 

      A plan to unite troops to fight the French, introduced by George Washington

  • 21. 
    What is an alliance?
    • A. 

      A military group of British soldiers

    • B. 

      A team or union of people working toward a common goal

    • C. 

      A military skirmish

    • D. 

      A government rule

  • 22. 
    Who was assigned Commander in Chief of the British forces to drive the French out of the Ohio Valley once and for all?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Robert Dunwiddie

    • C. 

      Edward Braddock

    • D. 

      Ben Franklin

  • 23. 
    What happened at the battle of Fort Duquesne?
    • A. 

      The British were victorious

    • B. 

      The British were overwhelmed, had 1,000 deaths, including General Braddock

    • C. 

      The Native Americans joined with the French to ambush the British

    • D. 

      Both B&C

  • 24. 
    What did the fighting between the French and British in America cause to happen in Europe?
    • A. 

      The British King lost his throne

    • B. 

      The French invaded Britain

    • C. 

      The Seven Years War began, with Britain forming an alliance with Prussia against France

    • D. 

      The Great Awakening

  • 25. 
    What was the Treaty of Paris?
    • A. 

      Said that France could have Canada but had to give up all other American lands

    • B. 

      Said France had to give up Canada and all other American land but could keep its sugar-producing islands in the West Indies

    • C. 

      Said France had to give up Canada but could have Louisiana

    • D. 

      Said France had to share all its land with Native Americans

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