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1-Between 1660 and 1750, North America changed in which of the following ways? Answer a. The non-native population grew from about 70,000 to about one million. b. England had established colonies in three distinct regions c. New England was flourishing economically, while the Chesapeake was still struggling. d. The only group of colonies where living conditions were fairly stable and comfortable were those in New England. 2-The colony of Carolina could best be described as Answer revolving around the production of sugar cane. having more English colonists settle in the South than in the North. disease-filled, humid, and miserable in the South. a good place for growing tobacco in the southern parts. 3-The religious group that believed individuals received an “inner light” from God and that there should be no class distinctions were the Answer Quakers Hugenots Protestants Shakers 4-Spain was not successful in its settlement of North America mainly because the Spanish Answer lacked the resources to develop colonies successfully. were unwilling to bring enough people to populate a colony successfully. believed the French to be too strong in the areas that they wanted. found themselves fighting with the French and the English for control of territory – and usually losing. 5-By the early 1700s, it had become clear in the British colonies that Answer slavery would remain important to all thirteen colonies. the residents of most colonies had come to trust the native tribes living near them. something would have to be done to block French expansionism. the colonists and the native peoples would not be able to live together peaceably. 6-Which of the following was not a cause of the worsening situation between the whites and the Indians? Answer religious cultural political English greed for land 7-Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia was initiated by Nathaniel Bacon because he Answer did not approve of Governor Berkeley's method of dividing land in the colony. hoped to unseat the governor and take his place. was upset over Governor Berkeley's failure to quell Indian raids in the county. wanted more democracy in the colony. 8-The first use of African slaves in the Americas was for the production of Answer rice hemp grains for beer sugar 9- As time passed, indentured servitude was increasingly replaced by African American slavery, mainly because Answer slaves were cheaper. African slaves worked harder. economic conditions in England improved, reducing the need for the poor to indenture themselves for a living. the harsh climate killed too many indentured servants. 10-As late as the 1600s, the only important French settlements in North America were at Answer St. Augustine and New Orleans. Montreal and Detroit. Quebec and Montreal. New Orleans and Quebec. 11-Between 1660 and 1760, New England's population grew from 30,000 Europeans to Answer 80,000 450,000 850,000 300,000 12-The “natural aristocracy” were Answer southern plantation owners. tobacco farmers in the Chesapeake. merchants and wealthy landowners who made their fortunes in the New World. former farmers turned plantation owners who dominated government in the South. 13-The witchcraft that gripped Salem, Massachusetts in 1692 seems to have had some basis in Answer hatred of the slave, Tituba. the harvesting of wild mushrooms. fear and anxiety over how much society was changing. changing gender roles. 14-The wealthy families of the Chesapeake believed they should control political and religious institutions because they Answer had money were better educated had invested the most in settling the land had civic responsibility because of their station in life 15-The Stono Rebellion took place in Answer South Carolina North Carolina Georgia New York 16-The Negro Act, which consolidated South Carolina's slave codes into one comprehensive law, was passed in response to Answer the Stono Rebellion Nat Turner's Rebellion Gabriel Prosser's Rebellion The OK Corral incident 17-For many colonists, the result of the Glorious Revolution (or civil war in England) was Answer more control from Britain, which resulted in a weakening of the colonial economy. no real change in their relationship with Britain. higher taxes, which resulted in the very first anti-british rallies. less oversight from the British Government, which is also known as 'Salutary Neglect.' 18-As the English colonists moved deeper into the Ohio Valley, they Answer found open fields and rich soils for yam farming. had to deal with strange animals that caused problems with their fields. encroached on the lands where the French were involved in fur trading. infuriated the British government, which had ordered them to remain closer to the coast. 19-This conflict is the only instance where we are certain that the British tried to purposely use biological warfare against the Indians: Answer Popé's Rebellion King Philip's War Bacon's Rebellion Pontiac's Rebellion 20-The first demonstration by the colonists that they were becoming increasingly unified in their sense of independent-minded colonialism (or rather that the colonists were seeing themselves as a political entity apart from Great Britain) was the Answer Albany Congress. Stono Rebellion. trial of John Peter Zenger. French and Indian War. source..
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1-Between 1660 and 1750, North America changed in which of the following ways? Answer A. The non-native population grew from about 70,000 to about one million. B. England had established colonies in three distinct regions C. New England was flourishing economically, while the Chesapeake was still struggling. D. The only group of colonies where living conditions were fairly stable and comfortable were those in New England. 2-The colony of Carolina could best be described as Answer A. revolving around the production of sugar cane. B. having more English colonists settles in the South than in the North. C. disease-filled, humid, and miserable in the SouthD. a good place for growing tobacco in the southern parts
3-The religious group that believed individuals received an "inner light" from God and that there should be no class distinctions were the Answer A. Quakers B. Huguenots C. Protestants D. Shakers
4-Spain was not successful in its settlement of North America mainly because the Spanish Answer A. lacked the resources to develop colonies successfully. B. They were unwilling to bring enough people to populate a colony successfully. C. believed the French to be too strong in the areas that they wanted. D. They found themselves fighting with the French and the English for control of territory – and usually losing.
5-By the early 1700s, it had become clear in the British colonies that Answer A. slavery would remain important to all thirteen colonies. B. the residents of most colonies had come to trust the native tribes living near them. C. something would have to be done to block French expansionism. D. the colonists and the native peoples would not be able to live together peaceably.
6-Which of the following was not a cause of the worsening situation between the whites and the Indians? Answer A. religious B. cultural C. political D. English greed for land
7-Bacon`s Rebellion in Virginia was initiated by Nathaniel Bacon because he Answer A. did not approve of Governor Berkeley`s method of dividing land in the colony. B. hoped to unseat the governo...
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