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Review Questions for Chapters 3 and 4 - HISTORY 1301

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Of the estimated 11 million African slaves carried to America, the great majority were sent to
Brazil and the Caribbean
During the colonial period, the bulk of the slaves sent to the North American colonies were supplied by the
British
In the early seventeenth century, Virginia blacks
were occasionally served as indentured servants
The most serious slave rebellion of the colonial period was
the Stono Uprising
British authorities based their colonial commercial policies on the theory of
mercantilism
A major objective of the Navigation Acts was to eliminate the _________ from the American trade.
Dutch
People from which colonial region tended to be the most flagrant violators of the Navigation acts?
New England
The factor most responsible for the growth in the colonial population between 1700 and 1770 was the...
natural reproduction of colonial families
The first large group of German immigrants moved to America seeking...
religious tolerance
For many Americans, the main appeal of the Enlightenment was its focus on...
Searching for useful, practical knowledge
The one American who, more than anyone else, symbolized the spirit of Enlightenment was...
Benjamin Franklin
The Great Awakening...
took place in many regions of the colonies, over several decades of the eighteenth century
The major source of Anglo-French conflict in the colonies was
control of the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys
List FOUR consequences of the Seven Years' War.
-It made colonists more aware of their land.
-It trained a corps of American officers.
-It revealed British discontent with America's contribution to its own defense.
-It forced the colonists to cooperate on an unprecedented scale.
Why did increased trade with Europeans tend to erode the traditional leadership structure of Native American groups?
Native Americans no longer consulted leaders when they bargained with European traders, which weakened the leaders' roles.
What did the Great Awakening, intercolonial trade, and the rise of the colonial assemblies have in common?
They contributed to a growing sense of shared identity.