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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


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


A major objective of the Navigation Acts was to eliminate the _________ from the American trade.


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.

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