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History 17 Essay

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Archaeologists call the earliest Americans: a. Indios. b. Paleo-Indians. c. Native Americans. d. Siberians. Which group dominated Mexico from 900 to 1100 A.D.? a. the Aztecs b. the Toltecs c. the Mayans d. the Olmecs In the fourteenth century, Europeans were most familiar with the _________ part of Africa. a. southern b. western c. northern d. eastern Slave status in Africa was: a. generally permanent. b. transferred from parent to child. c. not necessarily permanent. d. voluntary. The Renaissance originated in the city-states of: a. Italy. b. Portugal. c. Greece. d. Spain.






Of the following countries/regions, which was least involved in voyages of ...view middle of the document...

Indian attacks b. battles with the French c. starvation and disease d. severe weather problems


Indentured servants received what for their labor? a. a steady wage b. nothing c. a portion of the crops they harvested d. free passage to America


This figure ruled England as a protectorate for nearly a decade: a. George Calvert. b. Oliver Cromwell. c. John Smith. d. Walter Raleigh. Freemen in the General Court in Massachusetts were those male property holders who: a. were church members. b. owned slaves. c. had royal titles. d. were church clergy.


10. Governor Winthrop generally: a. supported Anne Hutchinson’s activities. b. was ignorant of Anne Hutchinson’s activities. c. was upset by Anne Hutchinson’s activities. d. considered Anne Hutchinson an ally. 11. Unlike the Virginia settlers, most New Englanders settled in America with: a. no family. b. their families. c. little money. d. slaves in tow.

12. Relative to Virginia’s economy, New England’s economy was: a. more agricultural. b. less diversified. c. more rural. d. more diversified.

13. The switch to sugar as the primary crop in the West Indies led to: a. less use of African slaves. b. more use of African slaves. c. no changes in the slave trade. d. large scale English immigration.

22. England’s economic system between 1651 and 1733 could best be described as: a. feudal. b. mercantilist. c. socialist. d. physiocratic. 23. In the eighteenth century, which of the following had the highest export share of manufactured products? a. Africa b. West Indies c. British mainland colonies d. Great Britain 24. When a combination of poor harvests and warfare in Europe created demand, many colonial farmers diversified by producing this crop: a. cotton. b. corn. c. indigo. d. wheat. 25.. More than any other European colonists, which group sought direct control over Indians who labored in their mines or in their fields? a. the French b. the Spanish c. the Russians d. the English

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26. . Repartimiento refers to the Spanish policy of:
a. b. c. d. dividing colonies into administrative districts. allowing influential Spaniards to collect tribute from Indians. forcing Indians to work on public projects. sending profits from colonial enterprises back to Spain.

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27. Disputes between Europeans and Indians frequently arose from misunderstandings about: a. culture and ethics. b. religion. c. definition of land ownership and property rights. d. distribution of food.

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28. Who gained land from the Delaware Indians using an inauthentic deed? a. Penn b. Williams c. Winthrop d. Logan 29. Bacon’s Rebellion took place in: a. New England. b. Pennsylvania. c. Carolina. d. Virginia.

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30. What were the...

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