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lms 8 history

unit 1 - exploration and colonization

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In what way might the Spanish choice to claim North American land be considered controversial? Spanish explorers seized territory already inhabited by Native Americans
How do we know that Columbus thought that he had found the far east in his travels? He referred to the natives he encountered as "Indians"
How did the first people arrive in North America? The crossed a land bridge from Asia to North America
What effect did the headright system have on slavery? It expanded slavery by encouraging planters to purchase more slaves in order to gain more land
In what way might the Spanish choice to claim North American land be considered controversial? Spanish explorers seized territory already inhabited by Native Americans
How did William Penn treat the Native Americans that was different from the other colonies? Colonists there treated the Native Americans with respect, they had to purchase the land from the Native Americans
How do we know that Columbus thought that he had found the far east in his travels? He referred to the natives he encountered as "Indians"
How did the first people arrive in North America? The crossed a land bridge from Asia to North America
What effect did the headright system have on slavery? It expanded slavery by encouraging planters to purchase more slaves in order to gain more land
How did William Penn treat the Native Americans that was different from the other colonies? Colonists there treated the Native Americans with respect, they had to purchase the land from the Native Americans
Describe the conditions of the transportation of newly enslaved Africans to the Americas? Enslaved Africans were often put on overcrowded ships with little personal space for the journey to the Americas
Anne Hutchinson's trail was different from the trial of today in that she? Did not have a lawyer
What was one of the first things the Pilgrims had to do when they first came to their new settlement? They had to construct houses or shelters to protect them from the weather
Native Americans were replaced as slaves by Africans largely due to the fact that it was believed that Africans were? Less likely to die from European diseases
Anne Hutchinson's trail was different from the trial of today in that she? Did not have a lawyer
What was the reason for bringing women to Jamestown was important to the Virginia Company? The women could marry the men and raise families.
Native Americans were replaced as slaves by Africans largely due to the fact that it was believed that Africans were? Less likely to die from European diseases
What was the reason for bringing women to Jamestown was important to the Virginia Company? The women could marry the men and raise families.
How did Thomas Hooker act on his want for a colony with strict limits on government? He settled the town of Hartford and established representative government
What belief did the Quakers have that set them apart from the other religious groups that settled in the colonies? Quakers believed that all people are equal in God's eyes
The primary reason the Spanish explored the eastern coast of North America and the western coast of South America was to find? A western route to Asia
Columbus's voyages to the Americas marked a turning point in world history because? They led Europeans to look to the Americas as places where they could explore, settle, trade and gain wealth
One of the significant results of the founding of Jamestown was that? The colonists eventually learned how to survive and thrive on the swampy land
The signing of the Mayflower Compact was significant to the future of the American colonies because it? strengthened a tradition of government through representation
The Pilgrims and the Puritans both came to America to? Escape religious persecution in England
William Penn supported the idea of (?) while he was leading the colony of Pennsylvania. Developing self-government
What English colony was set up as a debtors colony? Georgia
The first Great Awakening promoted cooperation and a new outlook among colonists, inspiring them to think that if they could manage their own churches and parishes, then they could also - run their own government
Why were water routes such as the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes important to the French settlers? Settlers relied on water routes for transportation
Lord Baltimore, the proprietor of Maryland, at first charged the settlers a yearly rent, then made generous land grants to those who would bring families and servants, finally he offered smaller farms and estates to attract more settlers. This demonstrate That he wanted his colony to grow.
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