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7th Grade Midterm Review

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  • Q1
    What was the goal of the League of Iroquois?
    End wars among members and provide for defense against outsiders by using a representative government
    Promote trade among Iroquois tribes and stop trade with Europeans
    Decrease the production of corn and increase dependence on European settlers
    Divide fishing grounds and limit the hunting season
  • Q2
    Where was the original 13 British colonies located?
    On the Gulf of Mexico
    On the Atlantic Coast
    On the Great Plains
    On the Pacific Coast
  • Q3
    Who wrote Common Sense?
    George Washington
    Thomas Paine
    Thomas Jefferson
    Benjamin Frankline
  • Q4
    What was the goal of the Mayflower Compact?
    Provided a basis for self-government in Jamestown
    Provided a basis for self-government in Parliament
    Provided a basis for self-government in the Plymouth Colony
    Provide a basis for self-government in England
  • Q5
    Where did the colonists feel that they were not represented?
    Plymouth Colony
    The Magna Carta
  • Q6
    Why did many different Native American cultures developed in North America?
    Native American groups did not trade with each other
    Hunting for food was an important activity
    Native Americans worshipped many gods
    A variety of environmental conditions existed throughout the region
  • Q7
    Why was the Virginia House of Burgesses?
    It began the tradition of a monarchy in the English colonies.
    It began the tradition of representative government in the English colonies
    It began the tradition of separation of church and state.
    It began the tradition of a dictatorship in the English colonies.
  • Q8
    According to many anthropologists, a land bridge during the Ice Age allowed migration between which two continents?
    Asia and North America
    South America and North America
    Europe and Asia
    North America and Europe
  • Q9
    Many anthropologists believe that nomadic people crossed a land bridge in order to…
    Escape religious persecution
    Capture native people of this region to be their slaves
    Hunt migrating animals
    Search for gold and other riches
  • Q10
    One openly accepted theory suggests that the ancestors of Native Americans migrated to the Americas from Asia by crossing the
    The GW Bridge
    Great Plains
    Appalachian Mountain Range
    The Land Bridge
  • Q11
    Which of the following is a reason why the Pilgrims were able to survive early hardships in their colony?
    Other colonists sent them supplies
    They built sturdy wooden houses
    Native Americans (Squanto) helped them
    They farmed all year long
  • Q12
    What was the purpose of the Mayflower Compact?
    To establish a government and allowed for freedom of religion
    To persecute people who prayed to a different god
    To ensure women had a right to vote
    To establish a new country
  • Q13
    Which European nation’s motto was “Gold, God, and Glory”?
  • Q14
    What action finalized the colonies independence from Britain?
    The signing of the Declaration of Independence
    A mutual agreement with Parliament
    A royal decree from King George III
    An order of General George Washington
  • Q15
    Thomas Paine’s Common Sense, influenced American colonial thought by encouraging colonists to
    Vote in Parliamentary elections
    Ban the importation of African slaves
    Break away from British rule
    seize lands west of the Mississippi

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