As the seventeenth century wore on, regional differences arose, most notably
the continuing rigidity of Puritanism.
The population of the Chesapeake colonies throughout the first half of the seventeenth century was notable for its
scarcity of women.
During the seventeenth century, indentured servitude solved the labor problem in many English colonies for all of the following reasons except that
Spain had stopped sending slaves to its New World colonies.
The "headright" system, which made some people very wealthy, entailed
giving the right to acquire fifty acres of land to the person paying the passage of a laborer to America.
Seventeenth-century colonial tobacco growers usually responded to depressed prices for their crop by
growing more tobacco to increase their volume of production.
For their labor in the colonies indentured servants received all of the following except
English yeomen who agreed to exchange their labor temporarily in return for payment of their passage to an American colony were called
Most immigrants to the Chesapeake colonies in the seventeenth century came as
By the end of the seventeenth century, indentured servants who gained their freedom
has little choice but to hire themselves out for low wages to their former masters.
Bacon's Rebellion was supported mainly be
young men frustrated by their inability to acquire land.
As a result of Bacon's Rebellion,
planters began to look for less troublesome laborers.
The majority of African slaves coming to the New World
were delivered to South America and the West Indies.
After 1680, reliance on slave labor in colonial America rapidly increased because
all of the above. (too lazy to write all this)
For those Africans who were sold into slavery, the "middle passage" can be best described as
the gruesome ocean voyage to America.
While slavery might have begun in America for economic reasons,
racial discrimination also powerfully molded the American slave system.
The slave society that developed in North America was one of the few slave societies in history to
perpetuate itself by its own natural reproduction.
Compared with indentured servants, African-American slaves were
a more manageable labor force.
As slavery spread in the South,
gaps in the social structure widened.
Most of the inhabitants of the colonial American South were
landowning small farmers.
Urban development in the colonial South
was slow to emerge.
The New England family can best be described as
a very stable institution.
The special characteristics of New England's population led to the observation that these colonists "invented"
In seventeenth century colonial America all of the following are true regarding a women except
women had not rights as individuals.
When new towns were established in New England, all of the following were true except
families did not automatically receive land.
Thomas Jefferson once observed that "the best school of political liberty the world ever saw" was the
New England town meeting.
During the Salem witchcraft trials, most of those accused as witches were
from families associated with Salem's burgeoning market economy.
As a result of poor soil, all of the following conditions prevailed in New England except that
reliance on a single, staple crop became a necessity.
The New England economy depended heavily on
fishing, shipbuilding, and commerce.
In contrast to the Chesapeake colonies, those in New England
had a more diversified economy.
The combination of Calvinism, soil, and climate in New England resulted in the people there possessing which of the following qualities:
all of the above. (too lazy to write)
Compared with most seventeenth-century Europeans, Americans lived in