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The colonies of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware were all part of which colonial region?

Eastern
Middle*
New England
Southern

Question 2 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.06 LC)

Who would have written a secondary source about the founding of Jamestown?

A blacksmith who worked in Jamestown at the time of its founding
A historian who wrote a book about politics in Jamestown during its founding period*
An English sailor who transported colonists and stayed in Jamestown at its founding
A person who helped organize the founding of the Jamestown colony at the London Company of Virginia

Question 3 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.05 MC)

Which of the following is the best explanation of why cotton was grown in the Southern colonies?

The Southern colonies had nutrient-rich dense soil and mild weather.*
The New England colonies did not have enough land to grow cotton.
The Southern colonists enjoyed farming cotton more than other crops.
The New England colonists were more highly educated than the South.

Question 4 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.05 MC)

In colonial America, different regions specialized in different crops. Which of the following is the main result of this specialization?

Trade between the colonies flourished.*
Many wars broke out between the colonies.
The soil from the colonies became depleted.
The colonies began to use crops as currency.

Question 5 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.02 LC)

The words "eastern United States and wide variety of trees and shrubs" describe which United States ecosystem?

Alpine
Deciduous forest*
Desert
Grassland

Question 6 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.04 HC)

Let the people think they Govern and they will be [Governed].

Which of William Penn's actions in the colonies was most reflected in this statement?

He encouraged religious toleration in the colonies.
He made and kept treaties with Native American tribes.
He petitioned King Charles to create the colony of Pennsylvania.
He wrote a constitution allowing colonists to elect representatives.*

Question 7 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.03 MC)

What might explain why the Dutch believed that they had more of a claim on New Amsterdam than the British?

The Dutch bought the land.
The land was given to the Dutch.
The Dutch took the land by force.
They were the first ones to claim the land.*

Question 8 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.03 MC)

What was the main reason the Native Americans had a better relationship with the French than the British?

The French taught the Native Americans new customs.
The French did not settle in the Mississippi Valley Region.
The French built forts to protect Native American land and crops.
The French did not push them off their land or try to change their customs.*

Question 9 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.02 MC)

Which of the following best describes how humans depend on grassland ecosystems to meet our needs?

We depend on grasslands for their supply of minerals and ores that we use in trade.
We depend on grasslands for farming and agriculture, which provides us with food.*
We depend on grasslands to serve as a location for the development of wind energy.
We depend on grasslands to provide lumber, which we use to build houses for shelter.

Question 10 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.03 MC)Which of the following explains why the slavery industry was created in the colonies?

To repopulate cities in Europe
To resolve a shortage of workers*
To provide work for immigrant families
To increase the productivity of shipping

Question 11 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.04 LC)

Who was Anne Hutchinson?

The first woman sent to prison for speaking out against the government
The first female minister and a devoted supporter of religious freedom for all*
A founding member of the Quaker community and wife of leader, William
A supporter of women's rights who helped establish a new colony in Rhode Island

Question 12 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.05 HC)

During colonial times, a system of international interdependence developed between the American colonies and Europe. Which of the following correctly illustrates this relationship?

The colonies relied on manufactured goods from Europe. *
Europe relied on raw materials from the colonies.
The colonies exported slave labor to Europe for farm work. Europe exported raw materials to the colonies.
The colonies relied on rum and sugar from Europe. Europe relied on shipbuilding supplies from the colonies.
The colonies exported tea to Europe. Europe exported sugar and cotton to the colonies.

Question 13 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.04 MC)

Who were the primary leaders in the Southern colonies?

Anne Hutchinson and William Penn
James Oglethorpe and Anne Hutchinson
George Calvert, James Oglethorpe, and John Smith*
Roger Williams, John Winthrop, and William Bradford

Question 14 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.04 MC)

What is the main difference between the types of farming in Virginia and Pennsylvania?

Virginia grew oats and wheat, while Pennsylvania grew mostly rice.
Pennsylvania grew tobacco and rice, while Virginia grew mostly oats.
Pennsylvania grew wheat and oats, while Virginia had very little farming.
Virginia grew mostly cotton and tobacco, while Pennsylvania grew mostly wheat.*

Question 15 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.05 LC)

Which answer provides the best definition of a subsistence crop?

Crops raised to earn a profit for the family
Food items harvested from the wilderness
Crops grown to trade for hardware and lumber
Plants and animals grown to keep a family alive*

Question 16 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.02 MC)

Which answer best describes how early explorers and Native Americans used natural resources in America?

Early explorers taught Native Americans ways to help protect their land and resources.
Native Americans respected their land and resources, and early explorers used them to make profit.*
Early explorers brought resources they needed to survive in America, while Native Americans lived off the land.
Native Americans overhunted the land, while early explorers used the land to grow different types of crops.

Question 17 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.04 MC)

Which colonial leader helped established the first permanent English settlement in America?

John Smith*
Roger Williams
William Bradford
James Oglethorpe

Question 18 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.06 MC)

Which of the following would be the least trustworthy source of information for a project on the Jamestown settlement?

A firsthand account from one of the British settlers
A firsthand account from one of the Native Americans present
A British newspaper article written shortly after the settlement occurred
A summary of events posted on an anti-British website*

Question 19 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(1.05 MC)

What was the main difference between slaves who were considered artisans and the slaves who worked in the fields?

Artisan slaves were too old to work in the fields.
Artisan slaves were found in cities and not on plantations.
Artisan slaves were skilled craftsmen and craftswomen.*
Artisan slaves were found only in the New England and Middle colonies.

Question 20 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.05 MC)

How were subsistence crops different from cash crops in the Southern colonies?

Slaves were in charge of farming subsistence crops.*
Subsistence crops were mostly grown by poor families in the South.
Subsistence crops were planted more often than cash crops.
Subsistence crops were grown only for the wealthiest Southern colonists.

Question 21 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.05 MC)

What do tobacco, cotton, and rice have in common?

They were all cash crops.*
They were all subsistence crops.
They were all grown on small farms.
They were all grown in New England.

Question 22 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.03 MC)

Which of the following explains why European countries would offer incentives to persuade people to move to the colonies?

They needed to decrease their population.
They wanted to gain territory in the New World.*
They thought that every person deserved to own land.
They valued their citizens and encouraged personal freedoms.

Question 23 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.02 MC)

Based on geographic characteristics and climate, which of the following ecosystems would you predict to be most suited for producing food?

Alpine
Tundra
Grassland
Deciduous forest*

Question 24 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.04 LC)

William Bradford was one of the elected governors for which group of colonies?

Chesapeake
Southern
Middle
New England*

Question 25 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(01.05 MC)

Why did many settlers support the slave trade?

Settlers knew the slaves would be set free one day
The economy of many colonies depended on slavery
The settlers did not know how to grow crops themselves*
Slavery was still legal in Europe and other parts of the world

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