Midterm Review - Skiff

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From Native American's to the French and Indian War


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Iroquois live in______.
    • A. 

      Longhouses

    • B. 

      Wigwams

    • C. 

      Chickees

  • 2. 
    Crusades were
    • A. 

      Wars for land

    • B. 

      Religious wars

    • C. 

      Adventures

    • D. 

      Explorations

  • 3. 
    What was an effect of England's defeat of the Spanish Armada?
    • A. 

      England remained independent and Protestant.

    • B. 

      England could defend itself.

    • C. 

      The world knew Spain could be beaten.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    Why did explorers search for a Northwest Passage?
    • A. 

      They wanted to claim the Atlantic Ocean for England.

    • B. 

      They wanted to find present day Newfoundland.

    • C. 

      They wanted to find a water route to Asia through North America.

  • 5. 
    Who is the Italian explorer who claimed the West Indies for Spain?
    • A. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • B. 

      Panfilo Narvaez

    • C. 

      Hernando De Soto

  • 6. 
    This is a small, narrow ship with two or three masts and triangular sails.
    • A. 

      Caravel

    • B. 

      Sailboat

    • C. 

      Galleon

  • 7. 
    The defeat of the Spanish Armada was important because
    • A. 

      Spain was unable to rebuild its navy

    • B. 

      Spain lost its colonial possessions

    • C. 

      The world saw that Spain could be beaten

    • D. 

      The English gained all of Spain's lands

  • 8. 
    During this age of exploration, European countries wanted to spread Christianity beyond Europe, expand their empires and they wanted to become rich.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    ________ was the first successful English settlement.
  • 10. 
    The House of Burgesses was an assembly of early Virginia elected by settlers that met with the governer and his council.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A fast sailing ship that could be easily steered and hold large amounts of cargo is...
    • A. 

      A caravel.

    • B. 

      A colony.

    • C. 

      A missionary.

  • 12. 
    A settlement far away from the country that rules it is called 
    • A. 

      A caravel.

    • B. 

      A colony.

    • C. 

      An expedition.

  • 13. 
    Which 3 major European countries explored and colonized the Americas?
    • A. 

      England, France and Portugal

    • B. 

      England, France and Spain

    • C. 

      France, Portugal and Spain

  • 14. 
    The English and French traveled to North America to find better items to trade, more land and riches.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer who discovered an island in the Caribbean and accidentally found a new landmass (the Americas).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Economy in The Southern Colonies was based on ___________ and slavery.
  • 17. 
    One of the biggest exports from the New England colony was
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Ipods

    • C. 

      Wheat

    • D. 

      Shoelaces

  • 18. 
    One reason why the New England colonies did not have as many farms as the middle colonies was because
    • A. 

      The people were lazy

    • B. 

      The soil was rocky

    • C. 

      They didn't eat much

    • D. 

      They preferred to work indoors

  • 19. 
    Which war lead to the beginning of the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      The Revolutionary War

    • B. 

      The French and Indian War

    • C. 

      World War I

    • D. 

      World War II

  • 20. 
    What land did both France and England claim that triggered the French and Indian War?
    • A. 

      New Hampshire

    • B. 

      Pennsylvania

    • C. 

      North Carolina

    • D. 

      Ohio River Valley

  • 21. 
    New York began as the __________________ colony of ______________________.
    • A. 

      Dutch, New Netherlands

    • B. 

      French, France

    • C. 

      German, Germany

    • D. 

      Italian, Italy

  • 22. 
    Pennsylvania was established by a Quaker named ______________________.
    • A. 

      Robert Penn

    • B. 

      William Penn

    • C. 

      Sean Penn

  • 23. 
    Which of the following was not a major source of income for people in New England?
    • A. 

      Fishing

    • B. 

      Whaling

    • C. 

      Shipping

    • D. 

      Growing tobacco

  • 24. 
    Which region was known for its religious and ethnic diversity?
    • A. 

      New England Colonies

    • B. 

      Middle Colonies

  • 25. 
    Which region depended on the ocean to make a living because they had rocky soil?
    • A. 

      New England Colonies

    • B. 

      Middle Colonies

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