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

2. 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.

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

4. 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.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. When do the first of these offices appear?

2. Who had provided what little information was known about this area from experience in the battles with the Spanish?

3. What is happening by 1770?

4. Grants that are given are revocable unless _____________ of the land was populated within three years with one person for every hundred acres.

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

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the Register reveal about Whitby?

2. Why is the location of a servant sale important to buyers?

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

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

5. How are indentured servants often sold?

6. What takes place in the early 1760s?

7. What is unique about James Hogg's departure for North Carolina?

8. What efforts have been made to exploit and populate the coastal lands of Florida and the gulf and river shores of Mississippi and Alabama?

9. What does the Register record about the major part of migration and and the migration of families?

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

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