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Semester 1 Review, Part 1

Quiz by Gail Pirics

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  • Q1
    What was the Mayflower Compact?
    a trade contract between Native Americans and colonists
    a list of grievances against England
    an early attempt at colonial self-government
    the ship's list of colonists and their supplies
  • Q2
    How did the Southern Colonies make their money in the 1600s?
    by training apprentices
    by growing cash crops
    by establishing large plantations
    by building ships
  • Q3
    How did the Middle Colonies make their money in the 1600s?
    by building log cabins
    by planting tobacco
    by trading fur
    with shipping and trade
  • Q4
    How did the New England Colonies make their money in the early 1600s?
    by building a naval fleet
    by growing and selling staple crops
    by selling off their forests
    by building and selling ships
  • Q5
    Which cash crops did the Southern Colonies mostly grow?
    oats, indigo, and barley
    tobacco, wheat, and barley
    tobacco, indigo, and rice
    corn, wheat, and rice
  • Q6
    Which colonial region could not support farming as an economy?
    the Southern Colonies
    the Middle Colonies
    the New England Colonies
    the Northwest Colonies
  • Q7
    Which colonial region used slaves as blacksmiths and carpenters?
    the Middle Colonies
    the Western Colonies
    the New England Colonies
    the Southern Colonies
  • Q8
    What jobs did women fill during colonial times?
    teachers and doctors
    overseeing farming and business, and practicing medicine
    craftspeople and builders
    field laborers
  • Q9
    Which colonies used the most indentured servants?
    the Northwest Colonies
    the Middle Colonies
    the New England Colonies
    the Southern Colonies
  • Q10
    Which describes the physical environment of the Southern Colonies?
    rich farming soil and warm climate
    vast open fields and harsh winters
    rocky soil and a temperate climate
    fertile soil with many rivers, forests, and small animals
  • Q11
    What was the primary role of a slave in the early colonies?
    farm laborer
    indentured servant
  • Q12
    Which colonial region relied on family to work their small farms?
    the Western Colonies
    the Middle Colonies
    the New England Colonies
    the Southern Colonies
  • Q13
    What was the Middle Passage?
    the long trail leading settlers across the Appalachian Mountains
    the dangerous part of the Atlantic Ocean between Britain and the Americas
    the worst part of Triangular trade that brought slaves to the Americas
    the border defining the Middle Colonies' region
  • Q14
    Which war was fought over control of the Ohio River Valley?
    Metacomet's War
    the French and Indian War
    the War of 1812
    the Revolutionary War
  • Q15
    How was France affected after the French and Indian War?
    France gained the Northwest Territory.
    France gained more Native American territories.
    France lost control of the Appalachian Territory.
    France lost all power in North America.

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