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Quiz 1 Review
What was the first successful colonial settlement in the New World established by England?
The first English colony faced many difficulties early on, but began to thrive after John Rolfe discovered that _______________ grew well in the Virginia soil and could become a valuable cash crop.
What was the first legislative assembly in the Virginia Colony?
House of Burgesses
Who established the New England Colony and why?
Puritans / religious freedom
In the town of ________________ in the 1600’s there were a series of hearing where several people were put on trial for being suspected of witchcraft.
Who controlled the colony of New York originally? What was it called?
The Dutch / New Amsterdam
The Colony of Pennsylvania was founded by _________________________, a Quaker who believed in justice and religious freedom
The second leg of the triangular trade, which carried slaves from Africa to the Americas, was known as _____________________________________.
The Middle Passage
Which group of colonies was most dependent on agriculture slave labor?
Why were the House of Burgesses and Mayflower compact important? What did they signify?
They promoted self-government – important to the development of democracy in America.
Who founded the settlement of Providence after being banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony?
The following quote is most likely from whom? “The institution of slavery is vital to our economy. Why, I bet we have as many African slaves as we do free Europeans... perhaps even more. Without them, we could not begin to produce the tobacco for which there is a market in England and elsewhere.”
plantation owner in Virginia
A politician goes before Parliament and passionately proclaims that the American colonies are crucial to the British economy. He tells his colleagues that it is important that England export more products to other countries than it imports. Otherwise, England’s wealth and security will be in jeopardy. He believes the colonies are important because they provide both resources for production and markets for English goods. What economic policy is this politician advocating for?
Know the order of arrival of these groups. Native Americans, colonists in Jamestown, colonists in Massachusetts, the first African Americans in the English colonies.
Who would have disagreed with the Half-way Covenant
members of the Puritan faith with different opinions concerning church membership