Life In The Colonial Backcountry Of Nc

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Life In The Colonial Backcountry Of Nc

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or false:  Settlers used the Great Highway route to move into colonial NC during the 1700's.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    True or false: The main reasons why settlers moved to the US was for land, religious freedom, escaping political problems/crisis, and searching for better opportunities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The Backcountry is the same as the NC mountain region.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Germans- "Pennsylvania Dutch" came seeking religious freedom.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The English were forced to migrate to the America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Moravians were the largest group of German settlers living in NC who lived in well planned communities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Moravians were pacifists- meaning that they did not want to fight in wars or conflicts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Scots- Irish were from Ireland/Scotland and were descended from the Scottish Presbyterians.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Scots -Irish were uprooted from their homeland by the English government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The Scot- Irish fought for American Independence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Gabriel Johnston was seeking new lands from PA to GA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Native Americans gained more land in the 1700's based on new peace treaties reached with the colonial governments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Great Wagon Road was the central pathway that colonial settlers used in the 1700's in the Southern US.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Highland Scots were the last group to move into colonial NC and search for available land.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    NC had the smallest slave population in the South due to geography factors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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