Chapter 3

Question 1 of 32

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What did most of the Jamestown colonists expect to do for a living?.

Select one of the following:

  • establish missions

  • find gold

  • farm

  • sell fish to native americans

Question 2 of 32

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The Separatists were people who

Select one of the following:

  • split off from the Jamestown colony.

  • separated from the Church of England.

  • required men and women to live separately.

  • separated from the Roman Catholic Church.

Question 3 of 32

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Who helped the Plymouth colonists learn how to survive in their new colony?

Select one of the following:

  • Squanto

  • Metacom

  • John Smith

  • Sacajawea

Question 4 of 32

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What form of government did England have during the age of exploration?

Select one of the following:

  • a representative democracy

  • a direct democracy

  • a monarchy

  • a dictatorship

Question 5 of 32

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What source of income did the Jamestown settlers come to depend on?

Select one of the following:

  • fur-bearing animals

  • corn and squash

  • fishing

  • tobacco

Question 6 of 32

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Why is farming difficult in New England?

Select one of the following:

  • Summers are long and cool.

  • The Connecticut River is surrounded by a plain.

  • Winters are short and dry.

  • The soil is thin and rocky.

Question 7 of 32

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What did William Penn consider his colony to be?

Select one of the following:

  • a "personal estate"

  • a "holy experiment"

  • a "royal church"

  • a "fundamental order"

Question 8 of 32

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Before Delaware became a separate colony it was part of the colony of

Select one of the following:

  • Pennsylvania

  • Maryland

  • New Jersey

  • Virginia

Question 9 of 32

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Which of these was renamed New York in 1664?

Select one of the following:

  • the backcountry

  • Massachusetts Bay

  • New Netherland

  • the Middle Colonies

Question 10 of 32

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Why did Virginia's governor hesitate to start an all-out war against the Native Americans?

Select one of the following:

  • The Virginia colonists were allied with the local Native Americans.

  • He benefited from his fur trade with them.

  • He did not think the colonists could defeat them.

  • He did not want to pay for extra British troops.

Question 11 of 32

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How did people in the backcountry feel about colonial government?

Select one of the following:

  • They felt that English rule would be more just.

  • They felt that the government did not care about them.

  • They were devoted to participating in the government.

  • They formed their own local governments and fought the colonial government.

Question 12 of 32

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Who became the proprietor of Maryland after George Calvert died?

Select one of the following:

  • his son, Cecil Calvert

  • King Charles I

  • the Church of England

  • the Catholic Church

Question 13 of 32

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What helped spur the early development of slavery in the South?

Select one of the following:

  • The crops grown in the South required many field workers.

  • African American colonists had difficulty finding work.

  • A survey establishing the Mason-Dixon line.

  • Many workers were needed to drain the swamps of the tidewater.

Question 14 of 32

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Which English colony was the last one founded?

Select one of the following:

  • Tidewater

  • Virginia

  • Georgia

  • Delaware

Question 15 of 32

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What did Anne Hutchinson and Thomas Hooker have in common?

Select one of the following:

  • Both disagreed with Puritan leaders and left Massachusetts.

  • Both became leaders of the Puritans in Massachusetts.

  • Together, they founded Hartford, Connecticut.

  • They established new churches in Rhode Island.

Question 16 of 32

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Why did the Puritans leave England?

Select one of the following:

  • to freely practice their Catholic faith

  • to escape those engaged in witchcraft against them

  • to show their devotion to the Church of England

  • to escape persecution by England's king

Question 17 of 32

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Why did Bacon's Rebellion collapse?

Select one of the following:

  • The English stopped consuming tobacco.

  • The Virginia governor declared Bacon and his men rebels.

  • Its leader, Nathaniel Bacon, became sick and died.

  • Bacon was defeated at Jamestown.

Question 18 of 32

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What does the holiday of Thanksgiving commemorate?

Select one of the following:

  • Squanto's birthday

  • the founding of the House of Burgesses

  • the Pilgrims' 1621 celebration of their good fortune

  • the anniversary of the signing of the Mayflower Compact

Question 19 of 32

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In 1619, a Dutch ship arrived in Virginia carrying

Select one of the following:

  • 20 crates of tobacco.

  • corn, beans, and pumpkin seeds.

  • 20 enslaved Africans.

  • the Mayflower Compact.

Question 20 of 32

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What is the difference between a proprietary colony and a royal colony?

Select one of the following:

  • The first is run by a king, the second by a king's family.

  • A royal colony is larger.

  • The first is run by a king, the second by an individual.

  • The first is run by an individual or family, the second by the king.

Question 21 of 32

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The Tidewater is

Select one of the following:

  • a mountainous area along the Mason-Dixon line.

  • a flat, often swampy, lowland area along the southern coast.

  • a flat, often swampy, portion of New England.

  • another name for the Georgia coastline.

Question 22 of 32

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What was England's first PERMANENT settlement in North America?

Select one of the following:

  • Salem

  • Jamestown

  • Plymouth

  • Roanoke

Question 23 of 32

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Who was NOT protected by Maryland's 1649 Act of Toleration?

Select one of the following:

  • Catholics

  • non-Catholic Christians

  • Protestants

  • non-Christians

Question 24 of 32

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The winter following John Smith's departure from Jamestown is called the

Select one of the following:

  • peaceful time

  • freezing time

  • starving time

  • prosperous time

Question 25 of 32

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Which four states made up the Middle Colonies?

Select one of the following:

  • New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware

  • New York, New Hampshire, New Jersey, and Connecticut

  • New York, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey

  • Delaware, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Jersey

Question 26 of 32

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Which four states made up the New England Colonies?

Select one of the following:

  • Massachusetts, New York, Virginia, and Georgia

  • Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Delaware

  • Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Pennsylvania

  • Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island

Question 27 of 32

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Which of the following best describes New England's climate?

Select one of the following:

  • long mild winters and long mild summers

  • short mild winters and long hot summers

  • short mild winters and short mild summers

  • short warm summers and long snowy winters

Question 28 of 32

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During the Colonial Era, a person who worked in exchange for the ship fare to North America was called

Select one of the following:

  • a burgess

  • Nobleman

  • a freed slave

  • indentured servant

Question 29 of 32

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What year did the Salem Witch Trial take place?

Select one of the following:

  • 1776

  • 1692

  • 1792

  • 1629

Question 30 of 32

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How many people were killed during the Salem Witch Trials?

Select one of the following:

  • 18

  • 19

  • 15

  • 150

Question 31 of 32

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One of the theories about what started the witch craze in Salem was ergot, is ___________

Select one of the following:

  • A fungus caused hallucinations

  • a spell cast by the Barbados slave

  • colonial era candy

Question 32 of 32

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Approximately how many accused "witches" were arrested in Salem during the witch trial?

Select one of the following:

  • 50-100

  • 150-200

  • 19

  • 18

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