US Colonization And Nc Settlement

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Colonization Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Who sponsored the Amadas Barlowe expedition?
    • A. 

      Sir Charlotte

    • B. 

      Walter Raleigh

    • C. 

      Sir Drake Wilson

    • D. 

      Sir Francis Drake

  • 2. 
    What is the best definition of a charter?
    • A. 

      A ship that sails around the world

    • B. 

      A person who writes an autobiography

    • C. 

      A written document that allows a group to travel and explore to new lands

    • D. 

      A letter from a new land

  • 3. 
    Who was the key leader of the Lost Colony?
    • A. 

      John White

    • B. 

      Ralph Lane

    • C. 

      Amadas

    • D. 

      Walter Raleigh

  • 4. 
    What was the name of the first born English child in the Americas?
    • A. 

      Joyce Lane

    • B. 

      Carolina Barlowe

    • C. 

      Virginia Dare

    • D. 

      No one knows because the colony was lost

  • 5. 
    Why did  John White have to wait 3 years to return to the America's (NC) after he had left to get supplies?
    • A. 

      He was sick and could not travel

    • B. 

      The queen refused to let him return due to the lack of money

    • C. 

      No one would pilot a ship for him

    • D. 

      England was at war with Spain and the Queen refused to allow him to use the ships

  • 6. 
    The middle class in colonial America was made up primarily of...? 
    • A. 

      Lawyers and merchants

    • B. 

      Shopkeepers and traders

    • C. 

      Artisans and small farmers

    • D. 

      Factory workers and farm laborers

  • 7. 
    Which combination of factors contributed to the success of agriculture in the Middle Colonies?
    • A. 

      Fertile soil and mild climate

    • B. 

      Flat landscape with harsh winters

    • C. 

      A large supply of cheap labor

    • D. 

      Diversity of livestock and plentiful sunshine

  • 8. 
    Compared to other regions of North America, the soil in New England was...?
    • A. 

      Easier to plow and harvest

    • B. 

      Rockier and less fertile

    • C. 

      More likely to blow away

    • D. 

      Able to support a variety of crops

  • 9. 
    Which best explains why plantations prospered in SC?
    • A. 

      They were protected by regions many swamps

    • B. 

      The regions thick forests provided them with transportation

    • C. 

      Native Americans taught the settlers successful agricultural practices

    • D. 

      The region's waterways provided them with transportation network

  • 10. 
    The primary reason most settlers came to the Southern colonies was that they wanted...?
    • A. 

      To own a farm- seeking land owndership

    • B. 

      Pollitical rights

    • C. 

      Religious freedom

    • D. 

      To expand their trading companies

  • 11. 
    The first English settlers at Jamestown hoped to..?
    • A. 

      Get rich by finding gold

    • B. 

      To control large amounts of land

    • C. 

      Establish a religious community

    • D. 

      Become wealthy tobacco planters

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is an accurate description of the settlement of NC?
    • A. 

      The first settlers in NC entered the state through their numerous deep water ports

    • B. 

      The first settlers in NC came along the Great Wagon Road and set up towns in the Piedmont

    • C. 

      The first settlers in NC migrated north from SC in search of fertile farmland

    • D. 

      The first settlers in NC migrated south from VA in search of good farmland

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