Colonization And Nc\'s Settlement Final Test

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Colonization And Nc\

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  • 1. 
    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

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

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    Which of the following would be the main reason why the Jamestown colony was a success?
    • A. 

      Growth and sell of tobacco

    • B. 

      The colony returned to England and failed

    • C. 

      The colony gained attention of the King and he ordered supplies to be sent to VA

    • D. 

      The colony was friendly with the Native Americans

  • 7. 
    In 1619, the colony of Jamestown set up a representative government so the colonists could make decisions for themselves. What was it called?
    • A. 

      US Constitution

    • B. 

      House of Burgess

    • C. 

      House of Commons

    • D. 

      Mayflower Compact

  • 8. 
    What was the purpose for the Mayflower Compact?
    • A. 

      The Pilgrims had revolted on the ship and law and order was needed

    • B. 

      The Pilgrims had landed 200 miles north of destination- the VA charter was not valid and they needed to set up laws for the colony

    • C. 

      The Pilgrims wanted to set up a plan to get along with the Native Americans

    • D. 

      Bradford wanted to make sure he would be in charge once they landed

  • 9. 
    The Southern Colonies had rich land and a mild climate, the effect of this was that...
    • A. 

      British colonists did not want to live there

    • B. 

      Those colonies focused mostly on agriculture

    • C. 

      The people who lived there needed lots of food

    • D. 

      Those colonies chose to build factories

  • 10. 
    What is the best definition of the word yeomen?
    • A. 

      Skilled craftsman

    • B. 

      Planter- owned 20 or more slaves

    • C. 

      "gentle folk"

    • D. 

      Small farmer

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