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Ch 8 - Exploring and Settling West Virginia

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  • Q1
    Abraham Wood sponsored the three voyages of John Lederer.
    True
    False
    300s
  • Q2
    The Batts and Fallam expedition entered present-day Kanawha County before heading home.
    false
    true
    300s
  • Q3
    The French came from New Orleans to explore the Ohio Valley.
    false
    true
    300s
  • Q4
    The term Pennsylvania Dutch came from the word Deutsch, which means Dutch.
    false
    true
    300s
  • Q5
    Which statement, describing a condition at Jamestown, provides a reason that the colony was NOT located in a good place?
    There was no good drinking water.
    Its location was too far inland to have access to the sea.
    A number of hostile Indian tribes lived nearby.
    The soil was poor for growing crops.
    300s
  • Q6
    Which explorers discovered trees on which the letters M.A.N.I. and MA.NI.were written in charcoal?
    Needham and Arthur
    Batts and Fallam
    Howard and Salling
    Wood and Bland
    300s
  • Q7
    Who was the explorer who was killed after negotiating a treaty with the Cherokee to eliminate the Occaneechi as middlemen in trade with the Virginians?
    Abraham Wood
    James Needham
    John Peter Salling
    John Lederer
    300s
  • Q8
    Of what nationality were settlers who came from the area of Europe known as the Palatinate?
    French
    Scots-Irish
    Belgian
    German
    300s
  • Q9
    Which statement provides a reason for the increased settlement of Virginia’s western lands after 1730?
    Virginia changed its land policies to keep other colonies from claiming the land.
    The Indians were no longer a problem.
    More immigrants came from Europe.
    Cheap land was made available.
    300s
  • Q10
    Who was the first European settler in western Virginia?
    Isaac Van Meter
    Joist Hite
    Morgan Morgan
    Louis Michel
    300s
  • Q11
    What group of immigrants primarily settled in the Eastern Panhandle?
    French
    Italian
    German
    Scots-Irish
    300s
  • Q12
    Which group of immigrants were some of the best fighters in the colonial militia?
    German
    Scots-irish
    Italians
    French
    300s
  • Q13
    Commander of the ships that set sail from England in 1606 for Roanoke Island
    Thomoas Walker
    Nathaniel Bacon
    Christopher Newport
    Christopher Gis
    300s
  • Q14
    First European to see the Great Kanawha River
    John Lederer
    Christopher Gist
    William Berkeley
    Gabriel Arthur
    300s
  • Q15
    Awarded golden horseshoes to fellow explorers
    Alexander Spotswood
    Gabriel Arthur
    Nathaniel Bacon
    John Lederer
    300s

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