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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. How many departures does the Register show for West Florida between 1773 and 1776?
(a) Four.
(b) Two.
(c) Five.
(d) Three.

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

4. Who is appointed in the south to create a map?
(a) Seth Hammond.
(b) Samuel Holland.
(c) Gerry De Vane.
(d) Gerard De Brahm.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Later investigations of West Florida would show what?

3. How else are notices circulated?

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

5. Who probably convinced James Hogg to lead and organize a group of emigrants?

Short Essay Questions

1. When did the first settler begin arriving in the new British territory? What information does the author give about this?

2. What does the author say about the intelligence part of this network?

3. What happens when Britain takes over Nova Scotia? What is the reason for this?

4. What takes place in the early 1760s?

5. What does the author say about Nova Scotia in the period before the American Revolution?

6. Who first inspected the province? What did they see?

7. On what do merchants and their agents rely? Why?

8. How else do merchants recruit workers?

9. Why is the location of a servant sale important to sellers?

10. What is Jonas Brown's plan?

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