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U1T2 Early Settlements

Quiz by JENNIFER ROY

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  • Q1

    What most likely happened to the settlers from the Lost Colony of Roanoke? 

    The settlers returned to England because they grew tired of waiting for Governor John White to return with supplies.

    The settlers were attacked by the Croatoan Indians, and the Indians took over the settlement. 

    The settlers left the settlement and went to live on nearby Croatoan Island.

    The settlers were taken prisoner by Spanish conquistadors who attacked the settlement.

    300s
  • Q2

    Which summary best describes the relationship between the Native Americans and the Jamestown colonists? 

    The Native Americans had no interaction with the Jamestown colonists.

    The conflicts between the Native Americans and the Jamestown colonists grew worse as the colony began to grow and expand.

    All conflict between the Native Americans and the Jamestown colonists ended when Pocahontas married John Rolfe.

    The conflicts between the Native Americans and the Jamestown colonists ended when the colonists easily defeated the local Native American tribes in their first year.

    300s
  • Q3

    How did the settlers at Jamestown help ensure the success of the colony?

    The settlers cut down trees in the forest to help them start a shipbuilding industry.

    The settlers learned from John Wolfe that they could grow tobacco as a cash crop.

    The settlers discovered that farming was easier if they grew many different crops on the land.

    The settlers brought enslaved Africans to help them grow cotton.

    300s
  • Q4

    What motivated the Virginia Company of London to establish Jamestown as a colony in 1607? 

    to establish slavery

    to provide religious freedom

    to generate profits from natural resources

    to create a self-governing society

    300s
  • Q5

    Which of the following were the main threats to the Jamestown colony? Select the four correct answers. 

    A) conflict with the Native Americans

    B) invasion by the Spanish Armada

    C) diseases

    D) drought / famine

    E) lack of fresh water

    F) overcrowded cities

    G) attacks by wild animals

    B, D, E, and F

    A, C, D, and E

    A, B, F, and G

    C, D, F, and G

    300s
  • Q6

    The Virginia House of Burgesses was different from other forms of British colonial government at the time because it _____.

    met in England rather than in the colonies

    could make decisions only on economic issues

    included men who did not own land

    included men who were elected rather than chosen by the governor or king

    300s
  • Q7

    What were Miantonomi’s major concerns about the English colonization of North America? Select the two correct answers. 

    A) The local environment was undergoing severe changes because of the English settlers. 

    B) Violent conflicts were occurring between Native American tribes.

    C) The traditional practices of Native Americans were banned by the English settlers.

    D) Native American tribes were not as unified as the English settlers.

    E) Constant warfare was making life impossible for most people.

    C and D

    C and E

    A and D

    A and B

    300s
  • Q8

    How did English settlers like John Winthrop justify their use of the land? 

    The Native Americans lacked proof that they owned the land.

    The Native Americans had more land than they needed.

    The settlers had a right to the land because it was God’s will.

    The settlers took better care of the land than the Native Americans did.

    300s
  • Q9

    Causes of European colonization include _____ and _____. 

    A) the pollution of the air from factories

    B) the desire to establish religious communities

    C) the need for raw materials to make finished goods

    D) the introduction of new species

    E) curiosity about new cultures

    F) the destruction of forest habitats

    C and E

    D and F

    A and F

    B and C

    300s
  • Q10

    Effects of European colonization on the environment include _____ and _____. 

    A) the pollution of the air from factories

    B) the desire to establish religious communities

    C) the need for raw materials to make finished goods

    D) the introduction of new species

    E) curiosity about new cultures

    F) the destruction of forest habitats

    D and F

    B and C

    C and E

    A and F

    300s
  • Q11

    How was the Mayflower Compact similar to the modern U.S. government? 

    The Mayflower Compact used royal appointments, which also help the modern president pick members of the cabinet.

    The Mayflower Compact used the idea of divine right, which also helps citizens choose their leaders at the national level. 

    The Mayflower Compact granted freedom of religion, which gives all people the right to worship in their own ways.

    The Mayflower Compact granted self rule, in which the people help make decisions about the way they are governed. 

    300s
  • Q12

    Decide whether each detail describes the settlement at Jamestown or the settlement at Plymouth.

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  • Q13

    Correctly identify the geographic coordinates (latitude and longitude) for Jamestown, Virginia and Plymouth, Massachusetts.

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  • Q14

    Which statement best describes how English colonization in North America affected Native Americans? 

    Native Americans had their tribal lands taken away from them by English settlers.

    Native American tribes forced the English colonizers to settle in coastal areas.

    Native American tribes disbanded and some members joined English settlements.

    Native Americans were required to speak English and to accept a foreign culture.

    300s

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