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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who helps James Hogg by arranging to have a vessel sent north to transport James and his family?
(a) His brother, Robert Hogg.
(b) His cousin, Robert Hogg.
(c) His father, Roger Hogg.
(d) His sister, Roberta Hogg.

2. At a minimum, how many immigrants arrived in New York from Britain in the two years before the war and it is likely that another 1,300 also arrived?
(a) 4,000.
(b) 3,000.
(c) 2,000.
(d) 5,000.

3. What did the British do this to these settlers?
(a) The British want everyone to speak the same language.
(b) The British want to rid the colony of these strange people.
(c) The British desired to repopulate the colony with politically reliable Protestants.
(d) The British desire their culture to be the most important.

4. What is unique about James Hogg's departure for America?
(a) His trip is very organized.
(b) The records that survived.
(c) His trip is very simple.
(d) The records were almost completely destroyed.

5. There are successes in land speculation and, as more British become aware of the opportunities, what happens?
(a) More entrepreneurs try to put together ventures.
(b) Many people want help from these speculators.
(c) Certification programs become available to become speculators.
(d) The small group of entrepreneurs make money.

6. What is the most valuable form of payment for a servant?
(a) Checks.
(b) Trade goods.
(c) Dollar bills.
(d) Bills of exchange payable on demand from well-known and financially stable British firms.

7. What is happening by 1770?
(a) A large, somewhat uncontrolled flow of people is moving into the province.
(b) A small, irregular flow of people is moving into the province.
(c) A large, steady flow of people is moving into the province.
(d) A small, steady flow of people is moving into the province.

8. From where is James Hogg?
(a) Dublin in Ireland.
(b) Edinburgh in Scottland.
(c) East Lothian in the Scottish Lowlands.
(d) East Lothian in the Scottish Highlands.

9. Where does James Hogg try to settle 200 Scottish Highlanders?
(a) In the backcountry of North Carolina.
(b) In the backcountry of South Carolina.
(c) In the backcountry of New York.
(d) In the backcountry of Virginia.

10. In the period before the American Revolution, what is the northeastern most point in the arc of borderlands in the outer boundaries of British communities in North America?
(a) Maine.
(b) New York.
(c) Nova Scotia.
(d) Massachusetts.

11. This colony and the adjacent islands totaled over how many square miles and had a population of less than 18,000 in early 1774?
(a) 10,000.
(b) 2,000.
(c) 1,000.
(d) 22,000.

12. What society was made up on 40 to 50 merchants, noblemen, and entrepreneurs who wanted to develop new properties in America?
(a) The East Florida Society.
(b) The West Florida Society.
(c) The Alabaman Society.
(d) The Mississippi Society.

13. How are merchants able to barter with overseers?
(a) The overseers will steal from the merchants.
(b) The merchants barter with trade goods.
(c) They are willing to give the overseers a great deal of money.
(d) The overseers are eager to unload their charges.

14. When do the first of these offices appear?
(a) In the sixteenth century.
(b) In the fifteenth century.
(c) In the seventeenth century.
(d) In the eighteenth century.

15. How long had the connection between the Highlands and North Carolina been in place?
(a) Almost a decade.
(b) Almost a century.
(c) Almost half a century.
(d) Almost a quarter of a century.

Short Answer Questions

1. What are unscrupulous recruiters called?

2. The population of this colony and surrounding islands, although small, is what?

3. Besides not making money quickly, why else does a seller not want the "goods" to remain in his care?

4. What area proved to be most attractive to land speculators and investors?

5. What accounts for a major part of the migration to North America in the Register?

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