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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 3, Chapter 9 Recruitment.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is commonly believed by 1773?
(a) British emigration was leading to depopulation in certain areas of the British Isles.
(b) British emigration was leading to more wealth for those who stayed behind.
(c) British emigration was becoming unpopular.
(d) British emigration was becoming more difficult to do.

2. Do there appear to be concentrations of indentured servants in particular occupations settling in certain colonies?
(a) Yes.
(b) No.
(c) Maybe.
(d) Not at first.

3. The flow of individuals into New York and North Carolina seem to form small communities composed largely of _________ working the land.
(a) Families.
(b) Men.
(c) Couples.
(d) Individuals.

4. In 1753, into what debate does the Earl of Hillsborough enter?
(a) Whether to create a national census.
(b) Whether to allow people to emigrate to the colonies.
(c) Whether Great Britain should stay in control of the colonies.
(d) Whether to create a new nation out of the colonies.

5. Do similar situations exist in other industries in this city?
(a) Yes.
(b) Yes, but not until later in the century.
(c) No.
(d) Yes, but only in a small amount of industries.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Bailyn say about what these patterns show about the migration from Britain to America?

2. At certain times, vessels would carry _________ numbers of emigrants.

3. During the seventeenth century, who are the only people who would continue to use this service?

4. What are unscrupulous recruiters called?

5. Bailyn compares the Register's totals to notices of ships' arrivals in North America and finds what?

(see the answer key)

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