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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. At almost any time during the spring and fall months, what happens to indentured servants' labor?
(a) It is sold in public houses.
(b) It is sold on board the newly arrived vessels in the ports south of New England.
(c) It is sold in private homes.
(d) It is sold prior to boarding a vessel for the colonies.

2. Who are the first to inspect the province of West Florida?
(a) British politicians.
(b) Military commanders.
(c) The French.
(d) Land speculators.

3. What other location would sellers avoid?
(a) Places that make the servants uncomfortable.
(b) Places that are too far inland.
(c) Places that are difficult for buyers to get to.
(d) Places that are too close to the water.

4. 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.

5. To find the types of workers that were needed, merchants and their agents relied on public notifications. What are important focuses of these notifications?
(a) Opera houses.
(b) Public houses.
(c) Theatrical houses.
(d) Brothels.

6. What made this form of payment difficult?
(a) All banks may not cash the check.
(b) The money may not be accepted everywhere.
(c) The seller has to estimate the worth of the trade goods.
(d) The bills may get lost.

7. In 1772, what does De Brahm present to the King?
(a) A special dinner.
(b) A large sum of money.
(c) A present.
(d) A huge map.

8. Grants that are given are revocable unless _____________ of the land was populated within three years with one person for every hundred acres.
(a) One-half.
(b) One-fourth.
(c) One-third.
(d) One-fifth.

9. What is the most common form of payment?
(a) Bills of exchange.
(b) Checks.
(c) Trade in goods.
(d) Cash.

10. 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.

11. Why might land speculators not be interested in this land?
(a) It is obscure and unglamorous.
(b) It is far from the other colonies.
(c) It is dangerous.
(d) It is hot and treacherous.

12. During the seventeenth century, who are the only people who would continue to use this service?
(a) Those who are new to the country.
(b) Those who are young.
(c) Those who are desperate or naive.
(d) Those who do not speak English.

13. The Register documents how many emigrant voyages from this village, containing 155 emigrants, in total?
(a) Four.
(b) Eight.
(c) Two.
(d) Six.

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

15. What is the name of the vessel used in all voyages from this village?
(a) The Queen Mother.
(b) The Lucia.
(c) The Marlborough.
(d) The Edinburgh.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who had provided what little information was known about this area from experience in the battles with the Spanish?

2. When these recruiters confronted the victims about their debt, what choices are they given?

3. Where do these first settlers go?

4. Who helps James Hogg by arranging to have a vessel sent north to transport James and his family?

5. What is unique about James Hogg's departure for America?

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