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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. From the buyer's side, the longer he delayed the more likely what would happen?
(a) The prices would rise.
(b) The seller would get annoyed.
(c) The prices would stay the same.
(d) The prices would fall.
2. Describe the Gulf shore.
(a) Sandy, yet fertile.
(b) Mineral rich soil and fertile.
(c) Wooded and hilly.
(d) Sandy and infertile.
3. Brown, his son, Thomas, and James Gordon embarked on what?
(a) A scheme to settle swamp land in Florida.
(b) A scheme to settle the Ceded Lands.
(c) A scheme to purchase their own colony.
(d) A sheme to open a pottery factory in North Carolina.
4. Why might land speculators not be interested in this land?
(a) It is dangerous.
(b) It is obscure and unglamorous.
(c) It is hot and treacherous.
(d) It is far from the other colonies.
5. Efforts are being made to exploit and populate the coastal lands of what states?
(a) Florida, Mississippi and Alabama.
(b) Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
(c) New York, Delaware and Maryland.
(d) North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
6. All those who voyaged to the American colonies were what?
(a) Risk takers.
7. What is the name of the vessel used in all voyages from this village?
(a) The Marlborough.
(b) The Queen Mother.
(c) The Lucia.
(d) The Edinburgh.
8. When Britain took over Nova Scotia, what did it do with the settlers there?
(a) They taught them English.
(b) They deported the entire Acadian population to various points south.
(c) The imprisoned them.
(d) They forced their culture on them.
9. The Register documents how many emigrant voyages from this village, containing 155 emigrants, in total?
10. What does the Register bring into focus?
(a) The small urban town of Edinburgh.
(b) The small fishing village of Whitby on the North Sea coast of Yorkshire.
(c) The large town of London.
(d) The seaside resort of Glassgow.
11. The population of this colony and surrounding islands, although small, is what?
(a) Mostly French.
(b) Ethnically diverse.
(c) Ethnically typical of other colonies.
(d) Mostly Micmac.
12. Who is appointed in the south to create a map?
(a) Samuel Holland.
(b) Gerry De Vane.
(c) Gerard De Brahm.
(d) Seth Hammond.
13. What is one way that West Florida differs from East Florida?
(a) The colony is adjacent to Spain's territory of the trans-Mississippi west.
(b) The colony is adjacent to France's territory of the trans-Mississippi west.
(c) The colony is adjacent to Portugal's territory of the trans-Mississippi west.
(d) The colony is adjacent to Italy's territory of the trans-Mississippi west.
14. 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) New York.
(b) Nova Scotia.
15. What is the most common form of payment?
(c) Trade in goods.
(d) Bills of exchange.
Short Answer Questions
1. The number of emigrants was increased from 100 to a minimum of what?
2. Where does James Hogg try to settle 200 Scottish Highlanders?
3. What do buyers also have to consider when making a purchase?
4. From where is James Hogg?
5. Maps were needed for the new territory. Who is appointed in the north?
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