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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the result of this collection?
(a) It gives some basic information about those who emigrate.
(b) It illuminates what life is like after emigration.
(c) It illuminates the essential characteristics of the emigration.
(d) It explains what is faulty about Great Britain.

2. This raw data that is collected by English and Scottish port officials is sent where?
(a) To two customs boards in London and Edinburgh.
(b) To three customs boards in London, Edinburgh, and Dublin.
(c) To one customs board in Edinburgh.
(d) To one customs board in London.

3. More than half of the migrants to Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia are ____________.
(a) Merchants.
(b) Artisans.
(c) Politicians.
(d) Indentured servants.

4. What is the age that individuals could legally bind themselves as indentured servants?
(a) Fifteen.
(b) Ten.
(c) Twenty.
(d) Eighteen.

5. Most of these vessels listed were probably engaged in commercial voyages and carried passengers for what reason?
(a) To have enough workers on the ship.
(b) To help them get to America.
(c) To fill out their cargo and to gain some extra profit.
(d) To break even on their profits.

6. The English migrants most often went to Pennsylvania, Maryland and ________.
(a) Nova Scotia.
(b) Massachusetts.
(c) Virginia.
(d) Tennessee.

7. The information sent to where is sent directly to the Treasury in London without any editing or summarization?
(a) Edinburgh.
(b) Dublin.
(c) London.
(d) Paris.

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

9. What closes the trans-Appalachian west, except to licensed traders, and created the colonies of Quebec, East and West Florida?
(a) The Proclamation of 1763.
(b) The Proclamation of the Colonies.
(c) The Proclamation of the 1773.
(d) The Proclamation of the Americas.

10. What does Bailyn say about the force of attraction to North America?
(a) It is a a necessary evil for British emigrants.
(b) It is powerful for British emigrants.
(c) It is a waste of time for British emigrants.
(d) It is attractive to British emigrants.

11. Where is the silk industry developed in the late seventeenth century?
(a) Four blocks in East London.
(b) Four blocks in South London.
(c) Four blocks in North London.
(d) Four blocks in West London.

12. Was it new that North America had been seen as a place of refuge?
(a) Maybe.
(b) No.
(c) Somewhat.
(d) Yes.

13. Those between what ages typically travel independent of families?
(a) 20 and 30.
(b) 10 and 15.
(c) 18 and 25.
(d) 15 and 24.

14. Most available for labor are who?
(a) Women.
(b) Indentured servants.
(c) Children.
(d) Condemned criminals.

15. Is child labor popular in the silk industry at this time?
(a) No.
(b) In some regions.
(c) Yes.
(d) At the beginning of the century.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does John Powell, an undersecretary of state for the colonies, suggest?

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

3. Over ___________ of the migrants went to mainland colonies.

4. Why is the data source that the author mentions incomplete?

5. Into where does the population of the colonies spread?

(see the answer keys)

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