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History 1301 Test 1
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The Spanish were well equipped to conquer the new world because...
They had institutions for integrating conquered territories
The French economy in North America was based on...
The slave trade
According to the principles of mercantilism...
A successful nation should trade its exports for gold and silver
The majority of Non-Separatists Puritans were religious dissenters who...
wanted to purify Anglican forms of worship
Puritan settlements in North America were intended to be...
an inspiration to the rest of England
Slavery came to Spanish North America because...
The local workers were killed off by disease
The Spanish New World Empires economy was based on...
Extraction of mineral wealth
During the 1700's, the system of indentured servitude became less popular because..
Former indentured servants of ten became a political and social problem for the land owning class
The idea of the puritan "City on a Hill" In America was destroyed by...
Puritan victory in the English civil war
Georgia was originally set up as...
A military barrier against Spanish
According to your textbook, the most likely method for ancient man to reach North America was..
Crossing a "land bridge" from Asia
One reason that Americans believed that there were conspiracies against their liberties was that they...
Saw Whig warning signs they had been looking for
The glorious revolution of 1688 in England led to..
British parliament establishing supremacy over the king
One reason that there was traditionally a high voter turnout in Virginia was...
There were refreshments served by the candidates
The idea that the ruler was responsible for protecting the rights of his subjects came from...
John Lock's two treaties of government
The half-way or half-light covenant...
Gave partial church membership to anyone who was a known sinner
Colonial forces managed to first capture the "impregnable" French fortress of Louisburg in this war...
King Georges war
William Penn used the land he received from the king in America to...
Create a refuge for Quakers
Richard Hakluyt is best remembered for...
Writing a book precising opportunities in North America
The spanish empire America was eventually doomed because...
They created an all-male society, which ruled but did not populate the colonies
The leading theologian of the great awaking was...
The King of Spain agreed to fund Columbus' voyage...
He hoped to take part in the lucrative space trade with the Orient
The great awakening was a partially a result of..
A nostalgia for the certainty of the early puritan settlers
The restoration colonies were set up because...
King Charles II needed to reward his faithful followers
One reason that the Massachusetts Bay Colony was so successful was because...
The shareholders took the charter to America, away from the King's meddling
The French were funnily defeated in Canada during this was, leaving England in control of North America...
The French and Indian war
The crusades were important in preparing the west for the age or exploration because..
They showed Europeans that were were rich lands to the east
The article "The Middle Passage" deals with the particulars of...
The slave trade
In the 1570's and 80's, Sir Humphrey Gilbert came to America in order to...
Find the northwest passage
In "excerpt from letter to the sovereigns", Christopher Columbus discusses...
The customs of the natives
The Calvert's passed the "Act Concerning Religion" in Maryland in1649 in order to...
Assure freedom of religion in Maryland
The survival and expansion of Virginia was due, in part to..
The planting of tobacco
Plymouth was settled by...
The Colonial Quakers possessed all of the following characteristics except...
Belief in predestination
Jean Jacques Rousseau is best known for formulation the theory of..
The Americans were influenced by their classic education especially their knowledge of...
Roman political history
The central theme of calvinism...
The divine right of kings
In Virginia politics, the House of Burgesses acted as...
In Virginia, the voters were made up of...
Most land owners
The Baron de Montesquieu is best known for..
Writing about the separation of powers in government
A basic assumption of the enlightenment was...
Enlightenment ideas had a bigger impact on America than Europe because...
They were more broadly disseminated in America
New Jersey never became very prosperous colony because...
It had no deep water port
The outstanding speaker of the great awakening was..
Sir Walter Raleigh is best remembered for..
The experiences of American Regiment raised and used in the attack on Cartagena, lead America to...
Despise the skill of the British army
As a result of the enlightenment...
Much social power passed from the hands of clergies to secular leaders such as leaders
The Puritans had the death penalty for blaspheming a parent because..
The integrity of the family was an important aspect of their lives
Governor Peter Stuyvesant is best remembered for...
So alieniatly the population of New Amsterdam that they re-use to fight the invading British
Bacons Rebellion came to an end when...
He died of a fever
The main duties of the justice of peace in Virginia was..
Acting as a judge in minor law cases
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