Colonizing North America

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American History Social Studies (American History) Quiz on Colonizing North America, created by Selam H on 09/28/2013.
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Question 1

Question
Slaves were brought over from west Africa by Europeans living in America in place of what group of people?
Answer
  • Vikings
  • Egyptians
  • Muslims/ Arabs
  • Native Americans

Question 2

Question
Slaves from west Africa were more useful because their experience in _____ & _____.
Answer
  • war/ military, ability to resist diseases
  • war/ military, weapon making
  • farming, ability to resist diseases
  • trade, making goods

Question 3

Question
What percentage of slaves were brought to America?
Answer
  • 5%
  • 6%
  • 60%
  • 85%

Question 4

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The part of the journey that slaves take to get from Africa to America is called the what?
Answer
  • Slave Auction
  • Middle Passage
  • Trade

Question 5

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What did the Native Americans FIRST think of the Europeans?
Answer
  • They thought they were demons because they looked so different.
  • They thought they were gods and welcomed them.
  • They thought they were scary and feared them.
  • They thought they were challenging them to fight so they immediately started

Question 6

Question
What was the first form of government in the 13 colonies?
Answer
  • George Washington (President)
  • The House of Burgesess
  • The Council
  • King & Queen (Monarch)

Question 7

Question
The Puritans settled in ______ while the pilgrims settled in _____.
Answer
  • Virginia, Plymouth
  • Plymouth, Massachucets
  • Plymouth, Virginia
  • Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth

Question 8

Question
The Puritans settled in ______ while the pilgrims settled in _____.
Answer
  • Virginia, Plymouth
  • Plymouth, Massachucets
  • Plymouth, Virginia
  • Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth
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