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Sept. 27 I. Signing of the Mayflower Compact II. Founding of Jamestown III. Establishment of The Virginia House of Burgesses IV. Writing of the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut Q. Place the events in the correct sequence chronologically. A IV, II, I, III B II, I, III, IV C II, III, I, IV D III, II, IV, I
Sept. 28 Q. Which of the following events occurred in 1607? F founding of Roanoke Colony G founding of Jamestown H founding of Rhode Island J founding of Pennsylvania Q. Maryland was to Catholics as Pennsylvania was to — A Anglicans B Quakers C Puritans D Mormons
October 1 Q. All of the following were reasons that representative government developed in the colonies EXCEPT— F familiarity with parliamentary system G temporary step until a monarchy could be established H long distance from British system J isolation of the communities
October 2 Q. Which of the following colonial regions had the best soil and climate for large scale agriculture? A West Indian colonies B New England colonies C Middle colonies D Southern colonies Q. Many Puritans settled within which of the British colonies in North America? F Middle colonies G New England colonies H Southern colonies J Western territories
October 3 Q. Why was slavery so important to the Southern colonies in the colonial era? A Slaves gave Southern colonies the population numbers to have control of Congress. B Slavery provided labor for the developing textile industries in the Southern colonies. C The economy was agrarian, and slaves kept the plantation system profitable. D The Southern colonial economy became wealthy from slave trading with Africa.
October 4 Q. Why is the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut important to the development of democracy in the English colonies? F It set the precedent for the idea of judicial review for laws from Congress. G It established the first legislature In the colonies, the House of Burgesses. H It was a social contract requiring settlers to sign a loyalty oath to Britain. J It was a written constitution and is considered the first in the colonies. Q. What was the role of religion and virtue in the growth of representative government? A Religious groups were the first to establish self governing communities. B Different religious groups worked together in a community government. C Religion and virtue were required before a citizen could vote. D Only members in the established religion of an area determined the laws.
October 5 Q. How were both slaves and free blacks alike in the political world of Colonial America? F They were considered property. G They both earned low wages. H Neither was allowed to have the power of the vote. J Neither was viewed outside the American identity.
October 6 Q. Which of the following explains the colonization and rapid development of North Carolina, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, and Massachusetts Bay colonies? F They were located on the coast. G They were all developed for religious reasons. H They were all located in New England. J They were all established by Englishmen.
October 7 Q. Which of the following is a characteristic of the Virginia House of Burgesses that contributed to the growth of representative government? A Members were chosen by the governor. B Representatives were elected by the people. C The governor had no power in its decisions. D It had 435 members.
October 8 Q. ____________ : ports and rivers :: ____________ : fertile soils A lower population densities, higher population densities B Middle colonies, New England colonies C Southern colonies, New England colonies D higher population densities, lower population densities page
October 9 Q. Why were the French interested in the Mississippi River and access to the Great Lakes? F They found no eastern coast land available. G They were mainly fur trappers and traders. H They believed that gold was located there. J They were farmers who wanted the rich lands. Q. Which of the following is a true statement about the transatlantic slave trade? A It began when cotton became a cash crop in the United States. B It began when plantations in the West Indies needed labor. C It began because few people worked on Southern plantations. D It preceded indentured servants on Southern plantations.
October 10 Q. What was the primary cause of economic differences among the colonies in North America? F religion G nationality H geography J tradition Q. Which group settled in New York primarily for economic gains? A Spanish B French C Dutch D German
October 11 Q. If William Penn believed in a government limited by the law, which of his actions below supported this belief? F He wrote Pennsylvania's first constitution. G He granted colonists the right to elect representatives to legislative assembly. H He allowed the Three Lower Counties to form own legislature. J He supported a union of the colonies. Q. Who greatly helped John Smith and the colonists survive in the difficult Virginia climate? A Virginia Dare B Anne Hutchinson C Powhatan Indians D Pocahontas
October 12 Which of the following is considered a major historical era in American history? F Representative Government G Religion and Rights H Mercantilism J Exploration and Colonization