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Topic 2 Review

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  • Q1
    Protestant reformers who believe in the equality of all people
    Pennsylvania Dutch
    cash crop
  • Q2
    Early European explorers searched North America's coast for
    opportunities to trade for fur.
    new species of plants and animals.
    silver and gold.
    a shorter route for ships to reach Asia.
  • Q3
    The Separatists established a colony because they wanted to
    worship freely.
    live by themselves.
    avoid religious wars.
    support the king.
  • Q4
    The Mayflower Compact showed that the Pilgrims were
    willing to follow the same laws as Virginia.
    aware of the need to make their own government.
    aware of how different they were from other colonists.
    ready to begin a new way of life without strangers.
  • Q5
    How did the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut influence the development of representative government in America?
    It created America's first representative government.
    It was the first document to set rules for representative government.
    It expanded the right to vote to all men who owned property.
    It set limits on the power of the governor.
  • Q6
    the mistreatment or punishment of a group of people because of their beliefs
    town meeting
  • Q7
    Which reason best explains why the British took control of New Amsterdam?
    They wanted the wealth that came from trade.
    They wanted Peter Stuyvesant to remain as governor.
    They wanted to expand their religious influence in America.
    They feared conflict with the Dutch over trade routes.
  • Q8
    The most likely reason that the Virginia Company settlers chose the location for Jamestown in 1607 was that
    the area was free from mosquitoes.
    the weather was better than farther south.
    its location was safe from Spanish ships.
    there was fresh water readily available.
  • Q9
    What was the main reason the colony of New Jersey was originally formed?
    to govern more easily than one large New York colony
    to discourage loyalty to the British monarch
    to keep England's influence in New York
    to establish religious freedom in new colonies
  • Q10
    a person who learns a trade or craft from a master
  • Q11
    Which of the following reasons for bringing women to Jamestown was likely the most important for the Virginia Company?
    They could do domestic work inside the homes.
    They could make clothing and medicine.
    They could marry the men and raise children.
    They could help heal the sick men.
  • Q12
    The colony Lord Baltimore established in Maryland encouraged
    a role for colonists in government.
    land grants for every settler.
    religious freedom for Roman Catholics.
    the settlement of wealthy people.
  • Q13
    The most significant difference between the northern and southern Carolina settlements was that
    the southern settlement was more loyal to English nobles than the northern settlement.
    the southern settlement grew rich on rice while poorer farmers in the north grew tobacco.
    the northern settlement was free of slavery while the southern settlement relied on enslaved workers.
    the southern settlement attracted settlers from England while the northern settlement attracted settlers from Virginia.
  • Q14
    The reason that James Oglethorpe and other trustees founded a colony in Georgia was to solve a
    social problem.
    political problem.
    economic problem.
    religious problem.
  • Q15
    How did William Penn attract so many people to his colony?
    He advertised the religious freedom offered in the colony.
    He prohibited slavery in the colony.
    He encouraged foreign investment in the colony.
    He gave free land to new settlers.

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