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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What area proved to be most attractive to land speculators and investors?
(a) West Florida.
(b) East Florida.
(c) Alabama.
(d) Mississippi.

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

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

5. 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 large, somewhat uncontrolled flow of people is moving into the province.
(d) A small, irregular flow of people is moving into the province.

6. When Britain took over Nova Scotia, what did it do with the settlers there?
(a) The imprisoned them.
(b) They taught them English.
(c) They forced their culture on them.
(d) They deported the entire Acadian population to various points south.

7. What are unscrupulous recruiters called?
(a) Fimps.
(b) Crimps.
(c) Pimps.
(d) Chimps.

8. Detailed records connected to the Register are __________.
(a) In abundance.
(b) Rare.
(c) Somewhat unusual.
(d) Plentiful.

9. Maps were needed for the new territory. Who is appointed in the north?
(a) Samuel Holland.
(b) Gerry De Vane.
(c) Seth Hammond.
(d) Gerard De Brahm.

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

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

12. 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) Brothels.
(b) Theatrical houses.
(c) Public houses.
(d) Opera houses.

13. 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) Massachusetts.
(c) Nova Scotia.
(d) New York.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does James Hogg try to settle 200 Scottish Highlanders?

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

3. From where is James Hogg?

4. Where do these first settlers go?

5. What does Hogg decide about the prospective emigrants?

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