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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. All those who voyaged to the American colonies were what?
(a) Crazy.
(b) Young.
(c) Risk takers.
(d) Poor.

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

4. How else are notices circulated?
(a) Via magazines.
(b) Via billboards.
(c) Via newspapers and circulating handbills.
(d) Via posters.

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

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

7. 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) Nova Scotia.
(b) New York.
(c) Maine.
(d) Massachusetts.

8. The first settlers into the new British territory began in what year?
(a) 1770.
(b) 1773.
(c) 1767.
(d) 1776.

9. From where is James Hogg?
(a) East Lothian in the Scottish Lowlands.
(b) Dublin in Ireland.
(c) Edinburgh in Scottland.
(d) East Lothian in the Scottish Highlands.

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

11. How are merchants able to barter with overseers?
(a) The merchants barter with trade goods.
(b) The overseers are eager to unload their charges.
(c) They are willing to give the overseers a great deal of money.
(d) The overseers will steal from the merchants.

12. Not only was the demand for labor high in the colonies, but there was a potentially plentiful supply of labor where?
(a) In the British Isles.
(b) Sweden.
(c) Germany.
(d) France.

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 Italy'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 France's territory of the trans-Mississippi west.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. While Inglis was preparing the vessel and ordering supplies, Hogg was busy doing what?

2. After ten years, what would happen to any land not populated?

3. What are unscrupulous recruiters called?

4. 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?

5. At almost any time during the spring and fall months, what happens to indentured servants' labor?

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