Question 1 - 30 What were Europeans searching for when they first started exploring the Americas? a.Places to start new colonies b.A sea route to Asia c.Religious and political freedom d.New kinds of plants and animals
Question 2 - 30 Which would be an economic reason England set up colonies in America? A. First to find passage to India B. New markets for English goods C. Religious freedom D. Additional territory to the empire
Question 2 - 50 Which of the following are reasons English settlers came to America? a.To find religious freedom b.Because the rents on land in England were too high c.There weren’t enough resources d.All of the above
Question 3 - 10 What was the Mayflower Compact?
Answer 3 – 10 A plan of self-government for the Pilgrims.
Question 3 - 20 Why is the Mayflower Compact an example of a primary source? a.It was written by people who took part in the events. b.It includes the date it was written. c.It contains information about the history of Plymouth Colony.
Answer 3 – 20 A. A primary source is a firsthand account.
Question 3 - 30 The government of the Virginia Colony was called what? a.The Mayflower Compact b.The House of Burgesses c.The U.S. Constitution d.They did not have a government.
Question 3 - 50 How was the Mayflower Compact different from other governments of the time?
Answer 3 – 50 It allowed the Pilgrims to have self- government. Most countries at the time had a monarchy.
Question 4 - 10 What is one cost of European settlement in North America for Native Americans? a.Many were killed or enslaved b.Many lost their lands c.Some were forced to follow European religions d.ALL of the above
Question 4 - 40 The Dutch and the French traded with the Native Americans for furs. If the demand for furs was high in Europe, what would happen to the price of furs in Europe? a.It goes up b.It goes down c.It stays the same d.We can’t tell