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Colonial Formative
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by Will Waghorne
| 10 Questions
Note from the author:
8th US History
1
1 pt
"Gold, God and Glory" are reasons for -
Colonization
Pilgrimage
Exploration
Slavery
2
1 pt
Which of the following was a primary reason France sought to colonize North America?
To create joint ventures with other European powers
To profit from trading in furs and other goods
To create communities founded on religious tolerance
To reduce overpopulation in Europe
3
1 pt

List the different types of people you see in the picture.
4
1 pt

How many symbols do you see in the picture (at least 3), and what do they represent?
5
1 pt
Which 1620 document was signed by male members of the community to establish self-government for settlers at Plymouth?
The Articles of Confederation
The Albany Plan
The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
The Mayflower Compact
The Virginia House of Burgesses
6
1 pt

What economic policy is illustrated in the political cartoon above? Identify at least 3 symbols in the political cartoon and explain what they represent. From what point of view is the political cartoon, and do they agree or disagree with the policy? Explain.
7
1 pt
Which of the following is an example of subsistence farming?
growing tobacco to sell to Great Britain
using slave labor for cotton
rotating crops in order to refresh the soil
growing enough food to feed your family
8
1 pt
The significance of Jamestown was that it was the - (select all that apply)
only
first
official
permanent
European
English
discovery
settlement
in North America
in the world
in Europe
9
1 pt
What is the significance of William Penn in terms of self-government?
He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses.
He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Burgesses.
He helped create the Mayflower Compact and establish the colony at Plymouth.
He established a colony that had religious freedom and equality for all.
He helped create the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut and establish the colony there.

10
1 pt
Select the Geographic, Social, Political and Economic features of New England: (select all that apply)
subsistent farming and commercial farming on plantations
representative government, including Pennsylvania and New York General Assemblies
subsistent farming, trade, fishing, timber
people were from all over Europe and brought several denominations to the region
rocky, sandy soil w/ a short growing season
representative government; self-government, including Mayflower Compact and Fundamental Orders of
Connecticut
rich soil w/ a long growing season
religious, hard-workers, many knew how to read
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