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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. From the buyer's side, the longer he delayed the more likely what would happen?
(a) The seller would get annoyed.
(b) The prices would rise.
(c) The prices would stay the same.
(d) The prices would fall.

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

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

6. How would the seller wait when the buyers surveyed the servants?
(a) Annoyed.
(b) Anxiously.
(c) Excitedly.
(d) Sadly.

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

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

9. 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 cost a price.
(d) Places that are too open to the elements.

10. In the years before the Revolution, there were at least thirty-eight colonial merchant firms dealing in what nationality of servants?
(a) Swedish.
(b) French.
(c) German.
(d) British.

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

12. What accounts for a major part of the migration to North America in the Register?
(a) The lack of need for labor after 1760.
(b) The demand for labor before 1760.
(c) The demand for labor after 1760.
(d) The lack of labor available after 1760.

13. Who probably convinced James Hogg to lead and organize a group of emigrants?
(a) Inglis, the ship owner.
(b) Roger, his father.
(c) Robert, his brother.
(d) Robert, his cousin.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Hogg decide about the prospective emigrants?

2. During the years in question, how many huge areas of land were claimed by the colony of New York and were opened to settlement?

3. What do buyers also have to consider when making a purchase?

4. 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?

5. What land is the most attractive in Nova Scotia?

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