Colonization & Exploration – Quiz 1
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Exploration & Colonization
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The colonies of Rhode Island and Connecticut were created under what purpose?
To convert Native Americans to Christianity
To expand the economy of shipbuilding
To provide religious tolerance to those who opposed the Puritan Church
To challenge English authority
Question 1 Explanation:
Leaders like Roger Williams and Thomas Hooker led those were felt conflicted with the Puritan church to Rhode Island and Connecticut to start their own governments under their own interpretations of religion with toleration for other religious beliefs.
" For we must consider that we shall be as a city upon a hill. The eyes of all people are upon us. So that if we shall deal falsely with our God in this work we have undertaken, and so cause Him to withdraw His present help from us, we shall be made a story and a by-word through the world." This quote was written by which colonial leader?
Question 2 Explanation:
This was quoted from John Winthrop's "A Model of Christian Charity."
What did indentured servitude entail?
Women would be given passage to the New World as long as they married the man who paid their way.
It was the procedure that brought slaves to the New World.
Religious groups were granted charters to come to the New World to establish a settlement.
Colonial farmers would pay for people to cross the Atlantic in exchange for labor for a contracted period of time. .
What was the result of the Treaty of Tordesillas?
Florida was added to the English Colonies
Land was divided between Spain and Portugal for exploration and colonization
Native Americans would keep control of western North America while Spain would keep Central America and South America
Mexico was given to Spain for exploration while Brazil was given to Brazil
What was the first establishment of democracy in America?
House of Burgesses
Sons of Liberty
House of Lords
What was the impact of the headright system?
Slavery became more popular
More plantation owners had more political power
More immigrants were attracted to the New World
There were more land disputes with Native Americans
What was a driving force for European exploration?
Spreading of religion
All of the above
What was the purpose of mercantilism?
To share the wealth according to each man's work and means.
To have complete political control of colonies
To encourage free enterprise between colonists and other countries
To only provide goods and resources to the mother country that supports the colonies.
Colleges like Harvard and Yale were started for what purpose?
To be a center for liberal arts
To study finance and economics
To study the practice of medicine
The following are all examples of a type of colony except
Bacon's Rebellion was a result of what political problem?
The rising class differences between the rich plantation owners and the poor farmers and their difference in representative opinion
The lack of payment or kept contracts for indentured servants
The power Sir William Berkeley and rich plantation owners used to execute policies that favored plantation owners
Native American disputes over the land in Western Virginia
Question 11 Explanation:
Sir William Berkeley and plantation owners were using royal authority to help favor the rich, successful plantation owners instead of the lower class farmer. Farmers like Bacon did not like the fact that a small body of people were making decisions that only affected the Chesapeake Bay area.
The Puritans added this new policy in the 1660s for younger Puritan generations to make Puritan life more appealing.
The Halfway Covenant
The Charter of Liberties
The headright system
The Act of Toleration
What is an example of mercantilism?
Acts of Trade and Navigation
Which leaders had the most influence in the Great Awakening?
Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson
Lord Baltimore and William Penn
Jonathan Edwards and Roger Williams
Jonathan Edwards and George Whitefield
The following documents could be used to understand the influence of democracy in America except
The Navigation Acts
The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
The Charter of Liberties
The Mayflower Compact
What was an example of Native American retaliation during the colonization of North America?
King Philip's War
New England Confederation
The development of tobacco
The outbreak of Smallpox
Question 16 Explanation:
King Philip's War or Metacom's War, was a war between New England colonists and Wampanoags over land disputes. The Wampanoags, led under Metacom burned English villages but were repressed by colonists, ending any chance of future Native American retaliation.
What was Roger William's influence in the Puritan church?
He believed in the sole authority of Puritan leaders
He saw a vision from Heaven
He preached equal gender rights
He preached the individual's right to decide religious thought
What was the first permanent settlement in English North America?
Which of the following experienced the most significant increase as a result of cash crop success?
Free market economy
Private land ownership
Who is known for the cultivation of tobacco?
Sir Francis Drake
Sir Walter Raleigh
Question 20 Explanation:
John Rolfe was known as the father of the tobacco industry. He perfected the growth and production of tobacco, making it one of the main cash crops of the Virginia colony.
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