A. Spain wanted to protect its colony in Mexico from other Europeans.
B. Native Americans in that region wanted to trade with the Spanish.
C. Missionaries insisted on spreading Christianity across the continent.
D. The Spanish found silver and gold mines there.
4.The French came to the Americas primarily to:
A. look for gold and riches.
B. convert the Indians to Christianity.
C. challenge Spanish domination.
D. profit from the fur trade.
5.Robert de La Salle is noted for:
A. leading a Jesuit mission in New France.
B. finding the Northwest Passage.
C. exploring the St. Lawrence River.
D. claiming for France the land around the Mississippi River.
6.Which of the following was a push factor that encouraged people to leave England?
A. the desire for gold
B. religious persecution
C. the attraction of fertile land
D. a thriving economy
7.Georgia was initially founded as a haven for
A. English debtors.
B. enslaved Africans.
D. French traders.
8.A royal colony is owned by the King/Queen, while a proprietary colony is owned by ________________.
A. Wealthy investors and businessmen
B. The original founders
C. A totalitarian leader
D. All individuals living in the colony
9.Who wanted to make one of England’s Southern Colonies into a haven for English debtors?
A. Nathaniel Bacon
B. King Charles I
C. James Oglethorpe
D. Lord Baltimore
10.Which statement comparing the Middle Ages to the Renaissance is false?
A. The church had more power in the Middle Ages than it did during the Renaissance
B. Knowledge allowed the government to become more powerful in the Renaissance
C. The arts and sciences flourished during both time periods.
D. Learning was encouraged during the Renaissance and discouraged during the Middle Ages
11.The earlier years of the Middle Ages began with
A. the search for new trade routes.
B. the Crusades.
C. the collapse of the Roman Empire.
D. the Renaissance.
12.The plantation economy in the South produced
A. great profits and developed great educational institutions.
B. great profits at the expense of cultural development and equal opportunity.
C. low profits despite the enslavement of a great number of people.
D. equal opportunity for all whites and no illiteracy.
13.Which document limited the monarch’s right to tax and guaranteed due process?
A. English Bill of Rights
B. Declaration of Independence
C. Bill of Rights
D. Magna Carta
14.Which economy feature was shared by the New England and the Middle colonies?
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15.Which of the following distinguished the Middle Colonies from New England and the Southern Colonies?
A. ethnic and religious diversity
B. peace treaties with Native Americans
C. representative government
D. prohibition of slavery
16.Which of the following resulted from King Philip’s War?
A. The Indians lost most of their land in southern New England.
B. The Puritans nearly eliminated the Pequots.
C. The colonists gave land back to the Indians.
D. The English established praying towns for the Indians.
17.What did leaders of Rhode Island believe would happen to religion if church and state were connected?
A. Religion would become corrupted.
B. Religion would grow at an alarming rate.
C. Religion would become more powerful than government.
D. Religion would become state-funded.
18.The Glorious Revolution was a
A. coup in England during which King William was overthrown.
B. coup in England during which King James II was overthrown.
C. rebellion in the colonies which led to colonial self-rule.
D. rebellion in the colonies which led to the Navigation Acts.
19.Which were not reason(s) for European exploration in the Americas?
A. Escape religious persecution
C. Escape economic and political turmoil
D. Wealth and trade
20.The 1469 marriage of Prince Ferdinand and Queen Isabella created which nation?