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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The number of emigrants was increased from 100 to a minimum of what?
(a) 300.
(b) 500.
(c) 200.
(d) 400.

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

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

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

5. What location would sellers avoid for holding sales?
(a) Places that are too open to the elements.
(b) Places that cost a price.
(c) Places where other ships had recently arrived.
(d) Places that are too windy.

6. When is there a wild land boom in Nova Scotia?
(a) The mid-Thirties.
(b) The mid-Fifties.
(c) The mid-Forties.
(d) The mid-Sixties.

7. Where does James Hogg try to settle 200 Scottish Highlanders?
(a) In the backcountry of North Carolina.
(b) In the backcountry of New York.
(c) In the backcountry of Virginia.
(d) In the backcountry of South Carolina.

8. While Inglis was preparing the vessel and ordering supplies, Hogg was busy doing what?
(a) Planning the trip.
(b) Selecting passengers.
(c) Planning his life in America.
(d) Buying supplies for the trip.

9. What is happening by 1770?
(a) A small, irregular 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 large, steady flow of people is moving into the province.

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

11. What does Hogg decide about the prospective emigrants?
(a) They had to be related to him.
(b) They had to be Scottish.
(c) They had to be disease free, be of good character, and be able to pay their freight with extra for accidents.
(d) They had to be very wealthy.

12. What do these unscrupulous recruiters do to impoverished victims?
(a) They induce them to end debt by working hard.
(b) They induce them to lessen their debt by selling their valuables.
(c) They induce them to pile up debts for food, clothing, and drink.
(d) They induce them to pile up debts for housing.

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

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

15. Brown, his son, Thomas, and James Gordon embarked on what?
(a) A scheme to settle the Ceded Lands.
(b) A scheme to purchase their own colony.
(c) A sheme to open a pottery factory in North Carolina.
(d) A scheme to settle swamp land in Florida.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is appointed in the south to create a map?

2. For what are buyers looking?

3. Efforts are being made to exploit and populate the coastal lands of what states?

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. Is large-scale land speculation new in North America?

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