The Planting Of English America Chapter 2

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  • 1. 
    Which 3 countries occupied areas in North America by 1610?
    • A. 

      Spain, France, England

    • B. 

      Spain, England, Portugal

    • C. 

      England, France, New Netherlands

  • 2. 
    What was the main reason for delaying of early England colonization efforts?
    • A. 

      Overpopulation of colonies

    • B. 

      Religious Conflict

    • C. 

      No food supply

  • 3. 
    Who was Sir Francis Drake?
    • A. 

      He attempted to plant the first English settlement in Newfoundland

    • B. 

      An English privateer, backed by Queen Elizabeth who was partially responsible for making England wealthy

    • C. 

      Establishes the colony of Roanoke in 1585 in North Caroline

  • 4. 
    Who attempted to plant the first English settlement but dies at sea?
    • A. 

      Sir Walter Raleigh

    • B. 

      Sir Francis Drake

    • C. 

      Sir Humphrey Gilbert

  • 5. 
    Sir Walter Raleigh establishes the colony of Roanoke in North Carolina and is still a city today.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Who launched a naval attack on Protestant England that caused even more conflicts?
    • A. 

      Phillip II of Spain

    • B. 

      King James I

    • C. 

      King Charles II

  • 7. 
    What is the enclosure movement?
    • A. 

      A time of religious war in Ireland where catholic land was seized and given to Protestant landlords

    • B. 

      Law granting the eldest son property rights to the fathers land

    • C. 

      Landowners began building fences to keep livestock in and squatters out

  • 8. 
    Primogeniture is the law granting the eldest son property rights to the fathers land
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Who gave the Virginia Company a charter to establish a colony?
    • A. 

      King Charles I

    • B. 

      King James I

    • C. 

      John Smith

  • 10. 
    What was the reason the Virginia Co. established a colony in the New World?
    • A. 

      To make a place for more slave workers

    • B. 

      To find a Northwest passage through it

    • C. 

      To establish a trade route

  • 11. 
    Why were colonists dying of disease and starvation in Jamestown?
    • A. 

      The colonists were too busy looking for gold

    • B. 

      The weather was bad and crops wouldn't grow

    • C. 

      The diseases were getting passed from the natives to them

  • 12. 
    What did Captain John Smith say to try to make the colony successful?
    • A. 

      "He who shall not work, shall not get paid"

    • B. 

      "He who is strong cannot win without being wise"

    • C. 

      "He who shall not work, shall not eat" "He who shall not work, shall not eat"

  • 13. 
    Why did Lord De La Warr come to Jamestown?
    • A. 

      To make a profit

    • B. 

      To establish order and institute military regime

    • C. 

      To convert Indians to Catholicism

  • 14. 
    How did the First Anglo Powhatan War begin?
    • A. 

      Lord De La Warr declared war on the Indians due to orders from the VA. Co. so they began raiding their food supplies and burning the villages

    • B. 

      One of the colonists killed the leader Powhatan and then the natives became furious

    • C. 

      The natives declared a war so they can gain territory in England

  • 15. 
    What did the peace treaty as a result of the Second Anglo Powhatan War state?
    • A. 

      It stated that the Natives must work for the English to stay at their colonies

    • B. 

      The land was divided between the Indians and the English

    • C. 

      It banished the Indian tribes off of their settlements

  • 16. 
    Why is John Rolfe the savior of Jamestown?
    • A. 

      He began rice cultivation which revolutionized agricultural practices

    • B. 

      He began tobacco cultivation which required more and more land and starts the war with the Powhatan tribe

    • C. 

      He's the first to find gold in Jamestown

  • 17. 
    A miniature Parliament is created in Jamestown, allowed by the VA. Co. What is it called?
    • A. 

      The House of Legislatures

    • B. 

      The Supreme Court of Justice

    • C. 

      The House of Burgesses

  • 18. 
    Who makes Jamestown a royal colony?
    • A. 

      King Phillip II

    • B. 

      King Charles I

    • C. 

      King James I

  • 19. 
    Who receives a charter to establish the colony of Maryland?
    • A. 

      Lord De La Warr

    • B. 

      Lord Baltimore

    • C. 

      Oliver Cromwell

  • 20. 
    What is the reason for the establishment of Maryland?
    • A. 

      To be used as a Catholic haven and hopes of financial gains

    • B. 

      In hopes of gold

    • C. 

      To allow religious freedom

  • 21. 
    What kind of society does the founder of Maryland want in Maryland?
    • A. 

      A feudal society

    • B. 

      A democratic society

    • C. 

      A communist society

  • 22. 
    Why was the Act of Toleration passed in Maryland?
    • A. 

      People wouldn't agree to come to Maryland if they couldn't be Protestants

    • B. 

      Many Catholics were converting to Protestantism

    • C. 

      The number of Protestants was outnumbering the Catholics

  • 23. 
    What allowed England to colonize islands in the West Indies?
    • A. 

      They found a cheap route to get there

    • B. 

      There was an internal conflict within Spain

    • C. 

      England discovered it before anyone else has

  • 24. 
    What was the rich mans crop in the Caribbean area?
    • A. 

      Sugar Cane

    • B. 

      Rice

    • C. 

      Tobacco

  • 25. 
    What gave masters complete control over their slaves?
    • A. 

      The Barbados Slave Code

    • B. 

      The First Amendment

    • C. 

      The Mayflower Compact