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Which phrase best summarizes the main goals of the European explorers who sailed to the New World in the 15th and 16th centuries ?
Gold,glory and God
Which of the following could be considered a primary source of evidence that Christopher Columbus wanted to find a new route the the East in 1492?
A journal entry made by Columbus who wanted to find a new route to the East in 1942.
Which phrase best summarizes the motivations of the European groups who colonized the New World throughout the 17th century?
land, opportunity and freedom
Which of the following was a primary reason France sought to colonize North America?
to profit from trading in furs and other goods
Reasons for European Exploration **
( if their are mainly talking about one G all of them are going to be that specific G)
- to find new sea routes to India and China
-to find gold,silver,and other treasure
-to claim new territory
Which factor did NOT contribute to European exploration in the New World ?
Increased interest in the arts and education
( Best Reason) One reason Spain was able to defeat Native American empires was because of its
What major event happened in American history in 1607?
Jamestown was founded by Virginia Company that was the first public English settlement for profit during the starving time but was saved by tobacco
What year did the pilgrims sight the mayflower compact ?
1620 , they signed a social contract
The Mayflower Compact was important in the development of the representative government because of the document -
based a government on the consent of the government
What event in American history happen in 1620?
British settlers arrived at Plymouth Bay and signed the Mayflower Compact
Which statement accurately describes the reasons for establishing Plymouth and Jamestown ?
Plymouth was founded as a refuge from religious persecution ,while Jamestown was founded for commercial profit.
which word correctly fits the following analogy , Puritans are to Plymouth Bay as ____________ are to Pennsylvania .
Which phrase best describes the most common reasons for settlers leaving Europe to settle colonies in what is now the United States?
To which American colony does this refer?
-first established in 1630
-settled to escape religious oppression
-a "city on a hill" to be a symbol to the world
-emphasized rule according to God
Which statement best explains Roger Williams reason for founding the colony of Rhode Island ?
William wanted a colony that offered true religion freedom and had complete separation of church and state.
Which physical characteristics made these economic activities possible ?
-fur trapping and trading
natural harbors ,and arid climate ,rocky soil
Which characteristics is correctly matched with a number in the table ?
-Northern: deep harbors , cold,____1__________
-Middle : rich farmland ,________2________,livestock
-Southern : _______3__________, warm , ______4_________
Which factor most contributed to the creation of the documents in this list?
-they mayflower compact
-the charter establishing the Virginia House of burgesses
- the fundamental orders of Connecticut
the distance of the colonies from Great Britain
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