Voyagers to the West Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In 1763, when almost all of the land east of the Mississippi River became the territory of what nation?
(a) Great Britain.
(b) Germany.
(c) France.
(d) Spain.

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

3. 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 far inland.
(d) Places that are too close to the water.

4. What does the Register bring into focus?
(a) The large town of London.
(b) The small urban town of Edinburgh.
(c) The small fishing village of Whitby on the North Sea coast of Yorkshire.
(d) The seaside resort of Glassgow.

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

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

7. What does Brown's advertisement state?
(a) The ship would sail from Edinburgh to Georgia on August 1, 1774 and would take anyone wishing to settle in this area.
(b) The ship would sail from Whitby to Georgia on August 1, 1774 and would take anyone wishing to settle in this area.
(c) The ship would sail from London to North Carolina on August 1, 1774 and would take anyone wishing to settle in this area.
(d) The ship would sail from Glassgow to North Carolina on August 1, 1774 and would take anyone wishing to settle in this area.

8. What does the Register also record?
(a) The movement of individuals traveling to specific colonies.
(b) The movement of individuals traveling to different parts of the colonies.
(c) The movement of families traveling to specific colonies.
(d) The movement of families traveling to different parts of the colonies.

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

10. Where is a new British naval base and provincial capital built?
(a) At Vermont.
(b) At Quebec.
(c) At Boston.
(d) At Halifax.

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

12. When these recruiters confronted the victims about their debt, what choices are they given?
(a) Death or servitude.
(b) Debtors' prison or servitude.
(c) Death or debtors' prison.
(d) Servitude or slavery.

13. Who helps James Hogg by arranging to have a vessel sent north to transport James and his family?
(a) His sister, Roberta Hogg.
(b) His father, Roger Hogg.
(c) His cousin, Robert Hogg.
(d) His brother, Robert Hogg.

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) There is a constant flow of emigrants from Scottland.
(c) Strong leaders exist in both regions.
(d) A great deal of travel takes place between both locations.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Maps were needed for the new territory. Who is appointed in the north?

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

3. What location would sellers avoid for holding sales?

4. The population of this colony and surrounding islands, although small, is what?

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

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