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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Is large-scale land speculation new in North America?
(a) Somewhat.
(b) Maybe.
(c) No.
(d) Yes.

2. The beginning steps of opening the land to settlement are _________.
(a) Unsure.
(b) Anxious.
(c) Fearful.
(d) Confident.

3. The number of emigrants was increased from 100 to a minimum of what?
(a) 300.
(b) 200.
(c) 400.
(d) 500.

4. How might garrisons and roads be created?
(a) The Portuguese government is more likely to invest in these building projects.
(b) The Spanish government is more likely to invest in these building projects.
(c) The Italian government is more likely to invest in these building projects.
(d) The French government is more likely to invest in these building projects.

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

6. Not only was the demand for labor high in the colonies, but there was a potentially plentiful supply of labor where?
(a) Sweden.
(b) Germany.
(c) In the British Isles.
(d) France.

7. What do these unscrupulous recruiters do to impoverished victims?
(a) They induce them to lessen their debt by selling their valuables.
(b) They induce them to pile up debts for housing.
(c) They induce them to end debt by working hard.
(d) They induce them to pile up debts for food, clothing, and drink.

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

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

10. Where are the servants and convicts brought to be inspected by potential buyers?
(a) In public houses.
(b) In court rooms.
(c) In private homes.
(d) Up on deck.

11. Besides not making money quickly, why else does a seller not want the "goods" to remain in his care?
(a) They will want to keep the servants.
(b) They have to feed, clothe, and house the servants.
(c) They are tired of the servants.
(d) They have no work for the servants.

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

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

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

15. Later investigations of West Florida would show what?
(a) The dangerous swampland.
(b) The wooded forests.
(c) The rich delta lands.
(d) The sandy and infertile beaches.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is happening by 1770?

2. From where is James Hogg?

3. Why is this a positive aspect about West Florida?

4. This colony and the adjacent islands totaled over how many square miles and had a population of less than 18,000 in early 1774?

5. How long had the connection between the Highlands and North Carolina been in place?

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