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10. William Penn designed it as a grid-city to accomodate for future growth, and it is a good thing he did, because within a hundred years, its population had increased ten times, making it the biggest city and most busy port in North America.
C. Philadelphia.
19. The first fighting between redcoats and minutemen occured during the:
B. Battle of Lexington
18. Samuel Adams and other called the confrontation between British soldiers and civilians in March of 1770 "the Boston Massacre" in order to:
A. Sway public opinion against the British.
3. This part of North America was in Spanish hands in the 1600's
A. Florida
20. According to John Locke, Thomas Jefferson, and the ideas expressed in the Declaration of Independence, governmental power should be based on:
B. The consent of the people.
16. The Sons of Liberty were a group of:
D. Any of the above, depending upon whom you asked.
17. Parliament repealed the Stamp Act when it became clear that:
D. The colonies' boycott of British goods was too expensive to Britain.
1. Most slaves came from this place.
C. West Africa
2. The Dutch hired Henry Hudson to find this:
D. Northwest Passage
15. What cargo was carried on what is known as the middle passage of the triangular trade?
D. African slaves
4. This part of North America was in Spanish hands in the 1600's:
A. Florida
5. A charter colony, the first successful colony planted by England on mainland North America. Became a tabacco plantation state.
C. Virginia
11. This city originally belonged to the Dutch. It was the third largest city when it came into British hands; and by the Revolution, it was the second largest.
A. New York
7. A proprietary colony given to Calvert, Lord Baltimore. He made a colony for Catholics that also allowed freedom of other to worship as they chose. The colony became something of a mixture between the northern and southern cultures.
A. Maryland
6. A charter colony started in 1620 whose citizens were seeking religious freedom. They called themselves separists. They were helped in their first years by the Wampanoag. Their colony got absorbed by a larger one.
D. Plymouth
8. A proprietary clony given to a few friends of King Charles. They modeled thier colony after Virginia, but grew more rice and indigo than tobacco. After arguing with a settlement in the north of the colony over issues of culture, they split the colony in two.
B. Carolina
9. John Winthrop called it the "City Upon a Hille", this city started as the largest in the colonies, but quickly lost first place and never caught up again. When it began, it was the focus of Puritan dreams of a new society.
B. Boston
14. The triangular trade could best be described as a network of trade routes conecting:
D. Nations and colonies located on the Atlantic Ocean.
12. A cash crop is one that is raised primarily for:
A. Sale
13. All of the following were important cash crops in the Southern colonies except for:
C. Wheat