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Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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) 5,000.
(b) 3,000.
(c) 4,000.
(d) 2,000.

2. The managers often fleeced applicants and sometimes did what to poor women?
(a) Stole from them.
(b) Ignored them.
(c) Trapped them in prostitution.
(d) Fired them.

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

4. What is surprising about the expeditions previously mentioned?
(a) The settlers were surprisingly prepared for colony life.
(b) The expeditions were surprisingly successful.
(c) The surviving records are surprisingly complete.
(d) The settlers were surprisingly wealthy.

5. After ten years, what would happen to any land not populated?
(a) It would become the land of the Native Americans.
(b) It would revert back to the land speculator.
(c) It would become the land of Spain.
(d) It would revert back to the crown.

6. What location would sellers avoid for holding sales?
(a) Places where other ships had recently arrived.
(b) Places that are too windy.
(c) Places that are too open to the elements.
(d) Places that cost a price.

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

8. What does Hogg decide about the prospective emigrants?
(a) They had to be related to him.
(b) They had to be disease free, be of good character, and be able to pay their freight with extra for accidents.
(c) They had to be Scottish.
(d) They had to be very wealthy.

9. The population of this colony and surrounding islands, although small, is what?
(a) Ethnically diverse.
(b) Mostly Micmac.
(c) Ethnically typical of other colonies.
(d) Mostly French.

10. How does communication between inland North Carolina and the Scottish Highlands remain strong?
(a) Strong leaders exist in both regions.
(b) Letters pass between family members on both sides of the ocean.
(c) There is a constant flow of emigrants from Scottland.
(d) A great deal of travel takes place between both locations.

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) 22,000.
(c) 2,000.
(d) 1,000.

12. The beginning point for this migration was where?
(a) The port of Albany.
(b) The port of New York.
(c) The port of Maine.
(d) The port of Boston.

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

14. What is one way that West Florida differs from East Florida?
(a) The colony is adjacent to France's territory of the trans-Mississippi west.
(b) The colony is adjacent to Portugal's territory of the trans-Mississippi west.
(c) The colony is adjacent to Italy's territory of the trans-Mississippi west.
(d) The colony is adjacent to Spain's territory of the trans-Mississippi west.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. People came from all over the colonies to settle in West Florida, particularly from what region?

2. For what are buyers looking?

3. 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?

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

5. 16 of these ships came from England and how many came from Scotland?

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