Chapter 8 Vocabulary Quiz

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Chapter 8 Vocabulary Quiz

Directions: Answer the following vocabulary questions from Chapter 8.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Explain why the post road was built.
  • 2. 
    Which of the following means "a person who owes money"?
    • A. 

      Trustee

    • B. 

      Debtor

    • C. 

      Representative

  • 3. 
    Choose all of the following that answer this question. Which of the following were export crops for the Southern Colonies?                                                                            
    • A. 

      Indigo

    • B. 

      Corn

    • C. 

      Tobacco

    • D. 

      Rice

  • 4. 
    The coastal area that had rivers that were affected by the rising and falling of the oceans was called the tidewater.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A ___________________ was a person who was elected to the House of Burgesses to speak for other people.
    • House of Burgesses
    • representative
    • cash crop
    • export.
    • debtor
    • trustee
    • flow lines
    • post road
    • profit
    • tidewater
  • 6. 
    On a map, what would you use to show how items were imported and exported between countries.  These can also be used to show amounts traded.
    • A. 

      Post roads

    • B. 

      Cash crops

    • C. 

      Flow lines

  • 7. 
    Profit is a crop the southern colonies exported.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The __________________________ was the route the mail was delivered.
      • House of Burgesses
      • representative
      • cash crop
      • export.
      • debtor
      • trustee
      • flow lines
      • post road
      • profit
      • tidewater
  • 9. 
    Which of the following answers the next question?  Which of the following crops was grown mainly to feed the colonists and their animals?                                                 
    • A. 

      Corn

    • B. 

      Wheat

    • C. 

      Rice

  • 10. 
    Which of these colonies do we live in?
    • A. 

      Connecticut (pink)

    • B. 

      Massachusetts (light blue)

    • C. 

      Massachusetts (red)

  • 11. 
    The House of Burgesses made laws to protect the rich farmers because they were the ones who controlled the House.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    North Carolina was a successful colony because...
    • A. 

      It grew corn for everyone.

    • B. 

      It was full of debtors.

    • C. 

      It sold tar, pitch, and wood to the English navy.

  • 13. 
    Check all answers that apply! The inns in the Southern Colonies were used for...
    • A. 

      Post offices

    • B. 

      Taverns

    • C. 

      Plantations

    • D. 

      Meetinghouses

  • 14. 
    _______________ were goods shipped to other countries to be sold.
  • 15. 
    James Oglethorpe set up the unusual colony of Georgia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Check all answers that apply! Yeoman farmers were different from plantation owners because...
    • A. 

      They grew large amounts of crops to be exported.

    • B. 

      They had no slaves.

    • C. 

      They made everything they owned themselves.

    • D. 

      They lived a simple life.

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