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Colony Review Test

Matching
 
 
KEY PEOPLE, TERMS, AND IDEAS
Match each item with the correct statement below.
a.
Great Migration
d.
Great Wagon Road
b.
apprentices
e.
indentured servants
c.
debtors
f.
proprietors
 

1. 

Many people unable to pay their own passage often came to the English colonies as ____.
 

2. 

Boys who worked with a master to learn a trade were called ____.
 

3. 

James Oglethorpe wanted to make Georgia a place where ____ could make a new life.
 

4. 

English monarchs gave control of some colonies to ____.
 

5. 

To get to the backcountry, settlers used an old Iroquois route known as the ____.
 
 
KEY PEOPLE, TERMS, AND IDEAS
Match each item with the correct statement below.
a.
toleration
d.
plantation
b.
town meetings
e.
legislatures
c.
common
f.
English Bill of Rights
 

6. 

Willingness to let others practice their own beliefs is known as ____.
 

7. 

Most colonial ____ consisted of the governor’s council and an elected assembly.
 

8. 

Wealthy farmers in the Southern Colonies grew tobacco or rice on a ____.
 

9. 

The ____ was used as grazing land in New England villages.
 

10. 

William and Mary signed the ____, which guaranteed the colonists individual freedoms.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 
 
USING A GRAPHIC ORGANIZER
The following questions are based on the illustration.  Four choices are given for each of the following statements or questions.

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11. 

What products did West Africa obtain from New England?
a.
fish, rum, and molasses
c.
sugar and molasses
b.
lumber, flour, and livestock
d.
rum, cloth, and tools
 

12. 

Where did New England ships take guns, gunpowder, and tools?
a.
the West Indies
c.
the West Indies and West Africa
b.
West Africa
d.
none of the above
 

13. 

What region received fish, lumber, flour, and enslaved Africans?
a.
New England
c.
the West Indies
b.
West Africa
d.
none of the above
 

14. 

What products did the West Indies obtain from New England?
a.
fish, flour, and livestock
c.
rum, guns, and gunpowder
b.
flour, livestock, and molasses
d.
lumber, cloth, and tools
 

15. 

What did New England take to the West Indies?
a.
lumber, slaves, and molasses
c.
fish, lumber, and livestock
b.
sugar, rum, and guns
d.
sugar, cloth, and tools
 

16. 

What did New England receive in trade from the West Indies?
a.
fish and flour
c.
sugar and molasses
b.
rum and guns
d.
cloth and tools
 
 
CHAPTER CHECKUP
 

17. 

Which statement is true of North Carolina but NOT true of South Carolina?
a.
Most people lived on small farms.
b.
Rice was an important crop.
c.
Thousands of slaves lived on large estates.
d.
Many settlers came from New Jersey.
 

18. 

The gentry was made up of
a.
skilled craftsworkers, farmers who worked their own land, and tradespeople.
b.
wealthy planters, merchants, ministers, lawyers, and royal officials.
c.
hired farmhands and indentured servants.
d.
slaves and free African Americans.
 

19. 

The Great Awakening refers to
a.
the beliefs of Puritans who wanted to reform the Church.
b.
a religious movement in the colonies started by Jonathan Edwards.
c.
the time when England started paying more attention to the colonies.
d.
the period before Parliament replaced King James II as ruler of England.
 

20. 

Which of the following statements about Benjamin Franklin is true?
I.   He invented the lightning rod and bifocal glasses.
II.  He did not think people could better themselves.
III. He helped Philadelphia organize a fire company.
IV. He refused to set up a lending library.
a.
I and II
c.
III and IV
b.
II and III
d.
I and III
 

21. 

Which of the following statements about voting in the colonies is true?
a.
Any man over 21 could vote.
c.
Any Christian over 21 could vote.
b.
All voters had to own property.
d.
Women could vote.
 

22. 

Most colonies had established churches,
a.
but Enlightenment thinkers discouraged the spread of religion.
b.
but Maryland discouraged Catholic settlers.
c.
but Massachusetts did not.
d.
but Rhode Island and Pennsylvania encouraged religious toleration.
 

23. 

Which of the following people is INCORRECTLY linked with a belief?
a.
John Winthrop—Society should be based on biblical laws and teachings.
b.
Roger Williams—Church and state should be completely separate.
c.
William Penn—Pennsylvania was to be a model of religious freedom, peace, and Christian living.
d.
James Oglethorpe—Maryland was to be a haven for Catholics.
 

24. 

Quakers believed that
a.
everyone had a duty to fight in wars.
b.
men and women were equal in God’s sight.
c.
everyone should pay taxes to the Church of England.
d.
all should remove their hats in the presence of nobility.
 

25. 

English colonists showed their concern for education by
a.
setting up public schools in the Southern Colonies.
b.
insisting that youngsters go to school instead of learning a trade.
c.
passing a law in Massachusetts to set up the first public schools.
d.
teaching reading and writing to every boy and girl in the colonies.
 

26. 

In a proprietary colony, the proprietors
a.
were loyal to Dutch rulers.
b.
had to respect the rights of people under English law.
c.
turned lawmaking over to members of the Church of England.
d.
jailed Quakers for their beliefs.
 

27. 

Slave codes were adopted
a.
as the work of enslaved people became more important.
b.
as a way of controlling the behavior of enslaved persons.
c.
during the 1700s.
d.
all of the above.
 

28. 

Boys whose parents wanted them to learn a trade
a.
took classes in public schools.
c.
studied at home with a tutor.
b.
became apprentices to masters.
d.
went to private schools.
 

29. 

The House of Burgesses was
a.
the meetinghouse of Marblehead village.
b.
the last stop on the Great Wagon Road.
c.
the first representative assembly in the English colonies.
d.
formed as part of the Mayflower Compact.
 

30. 

The Puritans were Protestants who wanted to
a.
reform the Church of England.
b.
join the Catholic Church.
c.
separate from the Church of England.
d.
bring back church organ music.
 

31. 

The inland area at the base of the Appalachians was called
a.
the backcountry.
c.
a proprietary colony.
b.
the common.
d.
the borderlands.
 

32. 

The Middle Colonies were unlike other English colonies because they were settled by
a.
people seeking religious freedom.
c.
colonists from many countries.
b.
fur traders.
d.
colonists from the West Indies.
 

33. 

Which of the following colonies is INCORRECTLY linked with a group of settlers?
a.
Georgia—debtors
c.
Rhode Island—religious dissenters
b.
Maryland—Catholics
d.
Massachusetts Bay—Quakers
 

34. 

Which of the following colonies is INCORRECTLY linked with a leader?
a.
Pennsylvania—William Penn
b.
Massachusetts Bay—John Winthrop
c.
Rhode Island—James Oglethorpe
d.
Maryland—Lord Baltimore
 

35. 

The Dutch lost New Netherland when
a.
settlers overthrew the colonial government.
b.
settlers voted to join the New England Colonies.
c.
William Penn was elected governor.
d.
the English took the colony during wartime.
 

36. 

Which laws controlled trade between England and its colonies?
a.
Navigation Acts
c.
Fundamental Orders
b.
Act of Toleration
d.
English Bill of Rights
 



 
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