Ch. 6: Dual For North America...Grqs

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North America Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    .      During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the American colonies
    • A. 

      Managed to stay out of European wars.

    • B. 

      Relied totally on the British military for defense.

    • C. 

      Sent soldiers to fight for Britain on the European continent.

    • D. 

      Became involved in every one of the European “world wars.”

  • 2. 
    The most valuable resource exploited by the colonists of New France was
    • A. 

      Fish.

    • B. 

      Gold.

    • C. 

      Timber.

    • D. 

      Beavers

  • 3. 
    The coureurs de bois were
    • A. 

      French soldiers.

    • B. 

      Mixed-race descendants of French and Indians.

    • C. 

      Jesuit priests.

    • D. 

      French fur trappers

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not among the reasons for the slow growth of population in New France?
    • A. 

      French peasants had little economic incentive to migrate.

    • B. 

      Religious minorities were not permitted to emigrate.

    • C. 

      The French government favored its Caribbean, island colonies over New France.

    • D. 

      The colony was unable to sustain itself economically.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following was not true of French relations with the Indians in New France?
    • A. 

      Indians were excluded from the fur business.

    • B. 

      Indian numbers were decimated by diseases and alcohol.

    • C. 

      French Jesuit missionaries attempted to convert the Indians.

    • D. 

      Destruction of the beaver violated Indians' beliefs and inflicted ecological damage.