Archive for March 30th, 2009

MC practice 8- due tomorrow!

Multiple Choice Practice 8

1. One type of early colony in America was a charter colony, in which colonists were members of a corporation. One settlement that began as a charter colony was
A. Virginia
B. North Carolina
C. Georgia
D. Rhode Island
E. Pennsylvania

2. This Protestant reformer greatly influenced the Puritans.
A. Martin Luther
B. Jan Hus
C. John Calvin
D. Jacob Arminius
E. Ignatius of Loyola

3. This English courtier selected Roanoke Island as the site for the first English settlement.
A. John Winthrop
B. Roger Williams
C. John Smith
D. Lord De La Warr
E. Sir Walter Raleigh

4. Match each colony on the left with its associated item.
X. Plymouth            1. General Court
Y. Connecticut        2. Mayflower Compact
Z. Massachusetts Bay        3. Fundamental Orders
4. patroonships
A. X-3, Y-2, Z-4
B. X-2, Y-3, Z-1
C. X-4, Y-1, Z-2
D. X-1, Y-4, Z-3
E. X-3, Y-2, Z-1

5. The first permanent European settlement in what would later become the United States was at
A. Albuquerque, NM
B. Roanoke, VA
C. Montreal, Canada
D. St. Augustine, FL
E. Jamestown, VA

6. The “headright” system, which made some people very wealthy, entailed
A. using Indians as forced labor.
B. giving land to indentured servants to get them to come to the New World.
C. giving the right to acquire fifty acres of land to the person paying the passage of a laborer to America.
D. discouraging the importation of indentured servants to America.
E. giving a father’s wealth to the oldest son.

7. Napoleon chose to sell Louisiana to the US because
A. he had suffered setbacks in Santo Domingo.
B. he hoped that America would use the territory to thwart the British.
C. he did not want to drive the US into the arms of the British.
D. yellow fever killed many French troops.
E. all of the above.

8. Jefferson saw navies as less dangerous than armies because
A. they were generally smaller in numbers.
B. they had little chance of starting a war.
C. they were less in contact with foreign powers.
D. they could not march inland and endanger liberties.
E.  all of the above.

9. The immediate goal of the Hartford Convention was to
A. seek financial aid from Britain.
B. allow New England militias to fight for the Americans.
C. secure financial assistance from the US government.
D. expand the activities of the “Blue Lights.”
E. create a new nation separate from the rest of the US.

10. The “Burned Over District” in New York was so named due to
A. the many forest fires that started there.
B. the many uprisings among immigrant Irish who lived there.
C. the repeated outbreaks slave uprisings.
D. the ruined soil from cash-crop agriculture.
E. the repeated religious revivals that seared souls.