Chapter 6 Life In 13 Colonies

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  • 1. 
     Who was sued for libel for protesting a colonial governor?
    • A. 

      Nathaniel Bacon

    • B. 

      John Peter Zenger

    • C. 

      Sir Edmond Andros

    • D. 

      Edward Braddock

  • 2. 
    Another name for a New England church?
    • A. 

      Meetinghouse

    • B. 

      Frontier

    • C. 

      Church

    • D. 

      Urban

  • 3. 
    What do we call an area that contains few towns and cities?
    • A. 

      Urban

    • B. 

      Town

    • C. 

      Rural

    • D. 

      Large

  • 4. 
    What do we call an area that contains large cities and towns?
    • A. 

      Rural

    • B. 

      Town

    • C. 

      Urban

    • D. 

      Small

  • 5. 
    Where were community decisions made in New England?
    • A. 

      Town meetings

    • B. 

      Frontier

    • C. 

      In congress

    • D. 

      At the white house

  • 6. 
    What was the first crop grown in Virginia to bring a profit?
    • A. 

      Rice

    • B. 

      Indigo

    • C. 

      Grain

    • D. 

      Tabacco

  • 7. 
    Who led a raid against the Native Americans in 1676?
    • A. 

      Nathaniel Bacon

    • B. 

      John Peter Zenger

    • C. 

      King William

    • D. 

      Martha

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not an example of a cash crop from the Southern Colonies?
    • A. 

      Indigo

    • B. 

      Timber

    • C. 

      Rice

    • D. 

      Tabacco

  • 9. 
    The triangular trade routes connected New England, the West Indies, and?
    • A. 

      West Africa

    • B. 

      Southern Europe

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      France

  • 10. 
    The Massachusetts School Law of 1647?
    • A. 

      Established the first public school system in the colonies

    • B. 

      Established the first college

    • C. 

      Required special training for teachers

    • D. 

      Required all children to go to school

  • 11. 
    The first colonial colleges taught?
    • A. 

      Men and women

    • B. 

      Men

    • C. 

      Teachers

    • D. 

      Only white men

  • 12. 
    Puritan life was centered around?
    • A. 

      Politics

    • B. 

      Religion

    • C. 

      Sports

    • D. 

      Business

  • 13. 
    Rich soil, mild climate and long growing season were characteristic of?
    • A. 

      New England

    • B. 

      The Southeast

    • C. 

      The Middle Colonies

    • D. 

      The South

  • 14. 
    The institution of slavery became most popular among?
    • A. 

      New England merchants

    • B. 

      Southern farmers

    • C. 

      Farmers from the Middle Colonies

    • D. 

      Southern plantation owners

  • 15. 
    The Navigation Acts?
    • A. 

      Kept English sailors from deserting

    • B. 

      Controlled colonial trade

    • C. 

      Monitored trade with Native Americans

    • D. 

      Suppressed riots in the colonies

  • 16. 
    Since they all faced the same dangers and hardships, families in which area developed a spirit of equality?
    • A. 

      New England Colonies

    • B. 

      Middle Colonies

    • C. 

      The frontier

    • D. 

      Southern Colonies

  • 17. 
    Most colonies had an appointed governor and a legislature with two houses-the?
    • A. 

      Senate and the house of representatives

    • B. 

      Council and assembly

    • C. 

      Senate and assembly

    • D. 

      High house and low house

  • 18. 
    Which of the following was not an industry in New England?
    • A. 

      Fishing

    • B. 

      Shipbuilding

    • C. 

      Whaling

    • D. 

      Large-scale agriculture

  • 19. 
    Children in the Middle Colonies were taught by tutors or in?
    • A. 

      Missions

    • B. 

      Public schools

    • C. 

      Plantation schools

    • D. 

      Private schools

  • 20. 
    In New England, town meetings were an early form of?
    • A. 

      The separation of church and state

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Protest

    • D. 

      Militias

  • 21. 
    The Southern Colonies were considered rural because they had?
    • A. 

      High industrialization

    • B. 

      Few towns and only one large city

    • C. 

      Many towns and cities

    • D. 

      Many ports and controlled trade

  • 22. 
    Bacon's rebellion was?
    • A. 

      a rebellion against King Charles ll

    • B. 

      A civil war between colonists and the governor's troops

    • C. 

      A colonial raid against the Native Americans

    • D. 

      A revolt against high taxes

  • 23. 
    The Southern Colonies had few major port cities because many planters?
    • A. 

      Built extensive roads

    • B. 

      Lived on the ocean

    • C. 

      Did not need trade

    • D. 

      Had their own docks

  • 24. 
    Nathaniel Bacon led 300 farmers in a raid against who?
    • A. 

      The church

    • B. 

      Native Americans

    • C. 

      The king

    • D. 

      The queen

  • 25. 
    The route between Africa and America became known as?
    • A. 

      Middle Passage

    • B. 

      The yellow brick road

    • C. 

      The West Indies stop

    • D. 

      The Slave road

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