Chapter 3 -Creating America

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Chapter 3 test

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Question 1

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Companies backed up by investors used to raise money to finance a colony
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  • indentured servents
  • fundamental orders of connecticut
  • patroon
  • joint stock company

Question 2

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Written contract issued by government giving holder right to establish a colony- given in 1606 from England
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  • charter
  • House of Burgesses
  • joint stock company
  • fundamental orders of connecticut

Question 3

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All the early English colonies, including Jamestwon
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  • were failures
  • were financed by joint-stock companies
  • had rebellions
  • experienced severe hardships

Question 4

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In 1607 this was the first permanant English settlement in Virginia by the James River
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  • royal colony
  • Jamestown
  • Roanoke
  • Plymouth

Question 5

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Which is a reason that Jamestown was an economic success in early colonization
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  • It became a strong religious colony
  • It traded with the Native Americans
  • It relied heavily on the fur trade
  • It used tobacco as a cash crop

Question 6

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If someone couldn't afford passage to America they were encouraged to become
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  • patroon
  • proprietary colony
  • indentured servant
  • joint-stock company

Question 7

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The first representative assembly in the American colonies
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  • the House of Burgesses
  • proprietary colony
  • the patroon system
  • Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

Question 8

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What was the most significant result of Bacon's Rebellion was that
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  • tobacco plantations were established
  • Nathaniel Bacon died
  • the royal governor's power was limited
  • Jamestown was rebuilt

Question 9

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As more colonists came to Jamestown the relationship of the Powhatan changed by
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  • the Powhatan tribe helped the colonists more
  • the Powhatan tribe traded more with the colonists
  • Powhatan tribe killed hundreds of Jamestown's colonists because tobacco plantations kept taking more of the Powhatan land
  • the Powhatan tribe went to war with the colonists and the colonists defeated the Powhatan's and took over all their land

Question 10

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The Pilgrims at Plymouth could not have survived without the aid of
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  • the Mayflower Compact
  • Native Americans
  • Puritan merchants
  • King James

Question 11

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What two ideas were set up in the Mayflower Compact
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  • religious freedom
  • self-government
  • majority rule
  • land owning rights

Question 12

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Why did Jamestown fail as a colony prior to 1608 (4 answers)
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  • food shortages
  • disease and illness
  • lack of skilled labor
  • establishing relations with the Powhatan's
  • hangings of witches
  • fighting with Native Americans

Question 13

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Separatist group who came to America on the Mayflower.
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  • Pilgrims
  • Quakers
  • royal colony
  • Purtitans

Question 14

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What was the main difference between the reason for founding of Jamestown and the rest of the New England colonies
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  • religious freedom
  • land
  • tobacco plantations
  • equality

Question 15

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When 20,000 puritans left England to come to America it was known as
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  • the Great Migration
  • Mayflower compact
  • the New England Way
  • Salem Witchcraft Trials

Question 16

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Three movtivating factors of European colonization (check 3)
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  • gain opportunities (jobs)
  • religious freedom
  • help England gain trade markets
  • gold

Question 17

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When the Dutch settled in New Netherland it used this to increase the populations by offerning land grants and special rights
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  • Mayflower compact
  • charter
  • indentured servant
  • patroon system

Question 18

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Someone who brought 50 settlers to New Netherland
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  • charter
  • patroon
  • royal colony
  • proprietary colony

Question 19

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The patroon systems goal was to increase power in which settlement in America
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  • English
  • Dutch
  • Spanish
  • German

Question 20

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What is a proprietary colony
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  • a colony under direct control of the king
  • a colony ruled by governors appointed by a king
  • a colony with a single owner
  • a colony where everyone owns a part of it

Question 21

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What is a royal colony
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  • a colony with a single owner
  • a colony ruled by the king
  • a colony ruled by governors appointed by a king
  • a colony that is governed by its people

Question 22

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What stresses duty, godliness, hard work, and honesty
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  • Great Migration
  • New England Way
  • Bacon's Rebelion
  • Mayflower Compact

Question 23

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Which colony was created as a colony for true religious freedom
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  • Colony of Rhode Island
  • Colony of New York
  • Colony of New Netherlands
  • Colony of Pennsylvania

Question 24

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The founding of the middle colonies and William Penn and the Quakers was known for what
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  • religious tolerance
  • racial tolerance
  • a set religion to follow
  • economic worries

Question 25

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Why did King Phillip's war begin
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  • they wanted more land
  • they wanted religious freedom
  • they wanted to get rid of witches
  • King told them to fight

Question 26

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Why did Bacon's rebellion begin
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  • they wanted more land
  • they were mad at the king
  • they wanted religious freedom
  • they wanted equality

Question 27

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What made American colonization important to England
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  • convert the Natives religion
  • a place to send bad people
  • markets for England's goods
  • get witches out of England

Question 28

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What did the Mayflower compact emphasize that is also emphasized in the constitution
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  • rights
  • land
  • limited government
  • one leader

Question 29

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Pick four reasons we began to use Africans as slaves
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  • they were immune to most European diseases
  • they had no help (family, friends) to escape from slavery in America
  • they were cheap labor
  • they already had farming skills
  • they had the same religion
  • they were already in America

Question 30

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Who settled in Rhode Island to seek religious freedom
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  • Roger Williams
  • Native Americans
  • Anne Hutchinson
  • Quakers

Question 31

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What wer the Pilgrims and Puritans both seeking when they came to the Americas
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  • to spread the Catholic religion
  • chance to convert Native Americans to the Church of England
  • Religious freedom from the Church of England
  • economic freedom

Question 32

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What would not be an example of mercantilism for England
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  • colonies as a source of raw materials
  • to spread Catholicism
  • market for exports
  • increase England's gold supply

Question 33

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What was the first representative Assembly in the colonies
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  • House of Burgesses
  • mercantilism
  • Bacon's Rebellion
  • Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

Question 34

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Thousands of Puritans leaving Europe for the Americas was known as
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  • Royal colony
  • great migration
  • preprietary colony
  • Mayflower compact

Question 35

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Maryland was founded as a colony that
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  • grew tobacco as a cash crop
  • let woman run the colony
  • Catholics worshiped freely
  • Quakers worship freely

Question 36

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What made Jamestown an economic success
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  • strong religious colony
  • tobacco as a cash crop
  • treating the Native Americans as equals
  • fur trade

Question 37

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What branch of government did the House of Burgesses lead to
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  • Federal branch
  • Executive branch
  • judicial branch
  • legislative branch

Question 38

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Why did the colonies of Roanoke and Sagadahoc fail as early New England colonies
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  • summer droughts
  • attacked and taken over by Spain
  • food shortages and fights with Native Americans
  • corupt govorners who bankrupted the colonies

Question 39

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A colonial document establishing self-government and majority rule was the
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  • New England Way
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony
  • Mayflower Compact
  • Toleration Act

Question 40

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Many groups were attracted to the Middle Colonies by the promise of
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  • religious freedom
  • trading rights
  • escape from debt
  • capable leaders
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