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Unit 2, Chapter 4, Lesson 1 and 2
Social Studies quiz 2
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a land ruled by another country
a large farm
Spanish leaders governed from this city in North America
What are two things that Spain did to protect its claims in the Americas?
Formed colonies and built forts
What land was included in New Spain (formed in 1535)?
Mexico islands in the Caribbean Sea, Spanish lands north of what is now Panama, Florida, SW.
What are two reasons more Europeans started to settle in the Americas?
To get rich from Gold and Silver/to start large farms called plantations.
For what economic reasons did colonists in New Spain and Brazil practice slavery?
They needed workers to grow crops and mine for Gold and Silver.
What caused the death of thousands of Native Americans?
Hunger and the work they did.
a crop that people grow to sell
The money left over after all costs have been paid
Why did England's rulers want to start colonies in North America?
They knew they would benefit from the raw materials the colonies would provide.
What is an example of a raw material in the Americas that England knew they could benefit from?
Why was Jamestown a poor choice for a settlement?
The swampy land was not good for farming. More than half the colonists died the first year.
Why did the colony almost fail?
The colonists had no interest in farming. Most came to Virginia to find Gold and get rich. No one bothered to plant or gather food.
How did John Smith help save the colony?
By making a rule saying any one who did not work did not eat.
What were two groups that became instrumental in the success of Virginia?
Indentured servants/enslaved Africans
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