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Multiple Choice Questions

1. The colonists were faced with a terrible ____ that struck in the middle of August.
(a) Earthquake.
(b) Hail storm.
(c) Hurricane.
(d) Tornado.

2. What was the main purpose of the ship?
(a) Transport.
(b) Trade.
(c) Protection.
(d) Recreation.

3. Instead of returning to New England with the person/object, Allerton opted to go to which British city?
(a) Ipswich.
(b) London.
(c) Blackpool.
(d) Bristol.

4. On what date did the shipwreck occur?
(a) April 10.
(b) May 1.
(c) March 6.
(d) February 13.

5. Winslow went to England to attempt to settle the accounts including the issues with the White ____.
(a) Plantation.
(b) Flower.
(c) Angel.
(d) Horse.

6. Once again Weston was at the head of the troubles suffered by the Pilgrims when he denied the colonists their ______.
(a) Housewares.
(b) Letters.
(c) Water supply.
(d) Grant money.

7. The "sad straits" were caused by a lack of skills in the ability to _____ their goods.
(a) Store.
(b) Distribute.
(c) Ration.
(d) Stockpile.

8. Another man determined to cheat the Pilgrims was John ____.
(a) Peirce.
(b) Carver.
(c) Brewster.
(d) Smith.

9. What was the rank of John Stone?
(a) Captain.
(b) General.
(c) Major.
(d) Sergeant.

10. Stone arrived in Virginia from which region?
(a) South Pacific.
(b) China.
(c) West Indies.
(d) Iceland.

11. The governor of the plantation attempted to handle the situation with _____, an attempt that failed.
(a) Force.
(b) Tact.
(c) Diplomacy.
(d) Bribes.

12. At what time of year did the Dutch retreat to the fort to secure trade?
(a) Fall.
(b) Spring.
(c) Summer.
(d) Winter.

13. In what year was Winslow elected as the new governor?
(a) 1632.
(b) 1636.
(c) 1635.
(d) 1633.

14. The Dutch were fearful that the ____ would take away their trade if they did not get there first.
(a) Indians.
(b) French.
(c) English.
(d) Spanish.

15. How many pelts were taken to England?
(a) 125.
(b) 50.
(c) 100.
(d) 75.

Short Answer Questions

1. Another plague swept through the area, this time throughout the Indian community. Out of 1000 Indians, approximately ___ survived.

2. Allerton is referred to as being a _____ and unscrupulous man.

3. Stone managed to get the governor of Virginia drunk and ended up absconding with _____ pounds worth of provisions.

4. It was not long until the colonists began to learn the ____ on the side of the Massachusetts.

5. Bradford skips over some of the events, including the election of the new governor, Thomas ______, and the activities of Allerton.

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