US History Chapter 1 Quiz

6 Questions
US history chapter 1 quiz

The history of the United States is so long and storied that one quiz on the matter just wouldn’t suffice. So we’ll start with this one! Answer questions on the North American colonies and the Puritans now!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Puritans migrated to New England to
    • A. 

      Escape religious persecution

    • B. 

      Establish Catholic missions

    • C. 

      Maintain Anglican Church practices

    • D. 

      Start tobacco plantations

  • 2. 
    England prized its North American colonies because
    • A. 

      They provided England with natural resources of gold and silver

    • B. 

      They provided soldiers for the British Army to fight in European Wars

    • C. 

      They supplied England with food and raw materials and bought English goods.

    • D. 

      They manufactured goods for England

  • 3. 
    The British policy of salutary neglect
    • A. 

      Prevented the colonies from developing diverse economies

    • B. 

      Sent many royal officers to run the colonies

    • C. 

      Enforced strict laws such as the Navigation Act

    • D. 

      Allowed the colonies economic freedom

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      A decrease in the use of indentured servants as a labor force

    • B. 

      An increase in the number of slaves brought from Africa

    • C. 

      The establishment of the Navigation Act

    • D. 

      A lessening of the flow of immigrants to the colonies

  • 5. 
    In colonial South Carolina and Georgia, most slaves worked
    • A. 

      In cities

    • B. 

      On fishing ships

    • C. 

      In factories

    • D. 

      On plantations

  • 6. 
    What effect did the Great Awakening have on religious life in the colonies?
    • A. 

      It enhanced the political and spiritual authority of ministers.

    • B. 

      It reinforced the social order of the colonies.

    • C. 

      It strengthened traditional Puritan teachings.

    • D. 

      It helped make religion in the colonies more democratic