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Chapter 4 Test

Quiz by Michelle Kruse

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32 questions
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  • Q1
    Which country was the first nation to start colonies in North America?
    Spain
    Netherlands
    England
    France
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  • Q2
    What did Spain start in the borderlands of New Spain to convert Native Americans to Christianity?
    Mission
    Haciendas
    Presidio
    Plantations
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  • Q3
    What colony made huge profits as a result of tobacco sales in Europe?
    Virginia
    Brazil
    Plymouth
    New Netherlands
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  • Q4
    What was England's first permanent settlement in North America?
    New Amsterdam
    Jamestown
    Roanoke
    Plymouth
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  • Q5
    What does the word legislature mean?
    A person who speaks for other people
    An agreement among people, groups and nations
    A lawmaking branch of the government
    A church supported by the government
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  • Q6
    How did Tisquantum help the first colonists in New England?
    He led their explorations of areas surrounding their colony
    He taught them how to farm and to fish in their new home
    He became their ally against nearby Spanish colonists
    He taught them how to speak Native American languages
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  • Q7
    In which present day states did the Dutch establish New Netherland?
    Delaware and Pennsylvania
    New York and New Jersey
    Iowa and Florida
    Nevada and California
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  • Q8
    Which part of North America did La Salle claim for France in 1684?
    The Mississippi River valley
    The land along the Rio Grande
    The land along the Iowa RIver
    The land along the St. Lawrence River
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  • Q9
    What activity was the most important to the Virginia Colony's early economy?
    Gold and silver mining
    Tobacco farming
    Fishing and whaling
    Fur trading
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  • Q10
    What was the House of Burgesses?
    The company that funded the Jamestown settlement
    The largest French trading post on the Mississippi
    The main fort in the town of New Amsterdam
    The Virginia Colony's legislature
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  • Q11
    What was the main reason the Dutch people came to New Netherland?
    To make profits from their large cattle ranches
    To sell furs to Europe
    To live according to their religious beliefs
    To convert American Indians to Catholicism
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  • Q12
    Which river did Marquette, Joliet and La Salle explore for France?
    Des Moines River
    Mississippi River
    St. Lawrence River
    James River
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  • Q13
    What word means the land ruled by another country?
    Colony
    Haciendas
    Cash crop
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  • Q14
    What word means large farms?
    Missions
    Plantations
    Presidios
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  • Q15
    What word means forts?
    Presidios
    Ally
    Plantations
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  • Q16
    What word means religious settlements?
    Plantations
    Missions
    Haciendas
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  • Q17
    What word means larges homes or estates?
    Haciendas
    Colony
    Missions
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  • Q18
    What word means crops people grow just to sell?
    Ally
    Cash Crop
    Colony
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  • Q19
    What word means partners?
    Cash crop
    Ally
    Presidios
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  • Q20
    Put in order from what happened first to last. 1. The Virginia Company establishes Jamestown. 2. Pedro Menendez de Aviles establishes St. Augustine. 3. The Dutch establish New Amsterdam. 4. Samuel de Champlain establishes Quebec. 5. William Bradford and the Pilgrims establish Plymouth.
    2, 5, 1, 3, and 4
    1, 2, 3, 4, and 5
    5, 4, 3, 2, and 1
    2, 1, 4, 5, and 3
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