Voyagers to the West Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 3, Chapter 7 The Demand.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What types of groups of emigrants leave steadily over the months for North America?
(a) Large.
(b) Very large.
(c) Small.
(d) Medium.

3. As what do the colonies become known?
(a) A savage land.
(b) A threat to British power.
(c) A no man's land.
(d) A potential gold mine in land values, consumer markets, and so on.

4. Most emigrants traveled ____________.
(a) In groups.
(b) Alone.
(c) In pairs.
(d) With families.

5. What does the Earl of Hillsborough grasp?
(a) The implications of the westward expansion and emigration.
(b) The positive effects expansion has on Great Britain.
(c) The weaknesses found in the colonies.
(d) The importance of the colonies.

Short Answer Questions

1. Do the concerns over the settlement of western lands and emigration from Britain to the colonies play a role in the early efforts of the British government to establish and shape policies on the western lands?

2. In New York and North Carolina, over eighty-five percent of migrants were Scots and were more likely to be __________.

3. The ages of the emigrants tended to concentrate around what ages?

4. How much regard is there for human suffering and rights?

5. Can the precise difference between the actual numbers of emigrants and between the Register's totals be established?

(see the answer key)

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