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SS8H2 Colonial Georgia

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29 questions
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  • Q1
    Georgia settlers developed a(n) __________________ culture.
    social
    manufacturing
    agrarian
    industrial
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  • Q2
    Which of the following groups wanted slaves?
    Salzburgers
    Trustees
    Malcontents
    Highland Scots
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  • Q3
    Which of the following was NOT something Georgia's early colonists had to adapt to?
    new language
    heat
    strange plants
    new animals
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  • Q4
    The Salzburgers came to Georgia
    for land
    to help defend the colony
    for adventure
    for religious freedom
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  • Q5
    The Salzburgers successfully produced
    cotton
    rice
    wine
    silk
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  • Q6
    Which of the following was NOT a reason some colonists wanted slaves?
    They needed slave labor to compete with other colonies using slaves.
    They couldn't raise enough products to export without slaves.
    They needed slave labor to grow and harvest rice.
    They needed slaves to work in the factories.
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  • Q7
    The Highland Scots' community was called
    Darien
    Ebenezer
    New Ebenezer
    Savannah
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  • Q8
    The Salzburgers' community was called
    Savannah
    Yamacraw Bluff
    Darien
    Ebenezer
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  • Q9
    Georgia was expected to provide England with raw materials and then purchase finished products from England in a system known as
    inflation
    a trade balance
    mercantilism
    exchange rates
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  • Q10
    How many trustees governed the colony of Georgia?
    22
    20
    21
    32
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  • Q11
    The colonists arrived in Georgia on
    July 4, 1776
    February 12, 1733
    June 20, 1732
    January 4, 1731
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  • Q12
    Which of the following was NOT one of the trustees' rules?
    no trading with Indians
    no slaves
    no rum
    no inheritance of land by women
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  • Q13
    The chief of the Yamacraws
    Tomochichi
    Toonahowi
    William McIntosh
    John Ross
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  • Q14
    For England, Spain
    was too weak of a nation to worry about
    had colonies too far in the south and west to be a problem for England
    was viewed as a close ally
    threatened the English colonies by its presence in Florida
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  • Q15
    Which of the following reasons was NOT a reason for establishing the Georgia colony?
    politics
    economics
    defense
    philanthropy
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  • Q16
    A restriction placed on the trustees was that they could not
    hold public office in Georgia
    go to the colony
    raise money for the colony
    serve in the king's court
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  • Q17
    Most of Georgia's first colonists were unskilled workers.
    True
    False
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  • Q18
    The humidity, insects, and heat of coastal Georgia hampered the work of the early colonists.
    True
    False
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  • Q19
    Under the Royal Governor ___________________________, Georgia prospered and grew faster than any other colony.
    James Wright
    Henry Ellis
    James Oglethorpe
    John Reynolds
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  • Q20
    The Charter of 1732 did NOT include a provision that
    gave the trustees control of the colony
    banned liquor in the colony
    allowed women to inherit land
    prohibited Catholics from becoming colonists
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