US/Va History Midterm Exam

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US/Va History Midterm Exam

This is the US/VA History Midterm Exam!You have 60 minutes to finish this exam. This exam includes the following topics: European Exploration, Coloniazation of New World, English Settlements, American Colonies Emerging, The Middle Colonies, The Colonies Come of Age, English Colonies in America, Early Virginia, Bacon's Rebellion, Triangle Trade, French and Indian War, "The Great Awakening", Issue of Taxation, Stirring of Rebellion, American Revolution, Colonization of Eastern US States, The Great Compromise, Articles of Confederation, Constitutional Convention, Radification Crisis, The Washington Administration, Hamilton vs. Jefferson, and more!Good luck!Try your best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Columbus, Cortez, Pizzarro, Coronado
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Dutch

    • D. 

      England

  • 2. 
    Cartier, Champlain, LaSalle, Marquette, Joliet
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Dutch

    • D. 

      England

  • 3. 
    Minuet, Hudson
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Dutch

    • D. 

      England

  • 4. 
    J. Cabot, S. Cabot, Hudson
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Dutch

    • D. 

      England

  • 5. 
    Which original settlement was established in 1607?
    • A. 

      Jamestown

    • B. 

      Plymouth

  • 6. 
    Which original settlement was established in 1620?
    • A. 

      Jamestown

    • B. 

      Plymouth

  • 7. 
    What two groups did the Spanish use as slaves?
    • A. 

      Native Americans

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Africans

    • D. 

      Dutch

  • 8. 
    What two products made Spain so wealthy?
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Silk

    • C. 

      Crops

    • D. 

      Silver

  • 9. 
    The Mayflower Compact was written as an agreement between the Settlers at New Plymouth in _______?
    • A. 

      1620

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Ireland

    • E. 

      Cape-Cod

  • 10. 
    The Dutch first settled in ________________
    • A. 

      Delaware

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      New York

  • 11. 
    The English Quakers first settled in ________________
    • A. 

      Delaware

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      New York

  • 12. 
    The Sweeds first settled in ________________
    • A. 

      Delaware

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      New York

  • 13. 
    In what ways did countries benefit from having colonies?
    • A. 

      Raw Materials

    • B. 

      Lumber

    • C. 

      Furs

    • D. 

      Grain

    • E. 

      Tobacco

    • F. 

      Furniture

    • G. 

      Colonial trade

    • H. 

      Iron utensils

    • I. 

      Books

    • J. 

      China

  • 14. 
    Boston, New York, and Philadelphia were the three largest cities in the Northern Colonies
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is Tobacco?
    • A. 

      Cash crop

    • B. 

      "labor intensive crop"

    • C. 

      Drugs

    • D. 

      Staple crop

  • 16. 
    What are the four reasons why towns did not develop in early Virginia the way they did in other Colonies?
    • A. 

      People did not like to live that close to each other because of religious differences

    • B. 

      Tobacco wore out the soil so people needed a lot of land

    • C. 

      Roads were quickly built throughout the colony

    • D. 

      Most products needed on a plantation were made right there on the farm

    • E. 

      By locating next to rivers farmers had direct access to their markets

    • F. 

      Traveling peddlers supplied the farmers with everything they need

    • G. 

      There was no real need for a system of warehouses to store products because there was room for storage on the plantations

  • 17. 
    Is everything correct?
    • A. 

      Everything is Correct

    • B. 

      Something is Incorrect

  • 18. 
    The British won the French and Indian war. But the Treaty of Paris of _______ end the war. The British get all the French territory in North America.
    • A. 

      1754

    • B. 

      1759

    • C. 

      1763

  • 19. 
    What was the first Internal Revenue Tax that put on the colonist ever!!!!
    • A. 

      Stamp Act

    • B. 

      Sugar Act

    • C. 

      Tea Act

  • 20. 
    Virginia Plan was the _____ states plan
  • 21. 
    New Jersey Plan was the _____ states plan
  • 22. 
    He was a former slave who was killed at the Boston Massacre
    • A. 

      Patrick Henry

    • B. 

      Crispus Attucks

    • C. 

      Samuel Adams

    • D. 

      Nathaniel Greene

    • E. 

      Ethan Allen

  • 23. 
    "Give me liberty or give me death"
    • A. 

      Patrick Henry

    • B. 

      Crispus Attucks

    • C. 

      Samuel Adams

    • D. 

      Nathaniel Greene

    • E. 

      Ethan Allen

  • 24. 
    Greatest general in the South during the Revolution
    • A. 

      Patrick Henry

    • B. 

      Crispus Attucks

    • C. 

      Samuel Adams

    • D. 

      Nathaniel Greene

    • E. 

      Ethan Allen

  • 25. 
    Took Fort Ticonderoga without firing a single shot
    • A. 

      Patrick Henry

    • B. 

      Crispus Attucks

    • C. 

      Samuel Adams

    • D. 

      Nathaniel Greene

    • E. 

      Ethan Allen

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