Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The information sent to where is sent directly to the Treasury in London without any editing or summarization?
2. By 1765, it was evident that one result of the employment problems in the silk industry would be what?
3. What does John Powell, an undersecretary of state for the colonies, suggest?
4. Do similar situations exist in other industries in this city?
5. Bailyn argues that for the men a picture develops of lower middle and working class men for whom emigration was what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Britain takes over Nova Scotia? What is the reason for this?
2. How do British officials initially feel about settlement of western lands in America or to emigration from Britain?
3. What does the author say about East Florida?
4. On what do merchants and their agents rely? Why?
5. What does Bailyn say about the force of attraction to North America?
6. What does Bailyn say about where the emigrants migrated the most?
7. What is Bailyn's first impression of British life in the years leading up to the American Revolution?
8. Why is the location of a servant sale important to buyers?
9. What does the author discover about the gender of the emigrants?
10. What is wrong with this survey?
Bailyn discusses Nova Scotia.
Part 1) What does he say about Nova Scotia? Why does she discuss Nova Scotia?
Part 2) How does Nova Scotia compare to other colonies?
Part 3) What is significant about the information Bailyn provides about Nova Scotia? How is Nova Scotia today affected by emigration over 200 years ago?
Land speculators are important in the selling of land.
Part 1) What is a land speculator? How are they important?
Part 2) What would the colonies have been like without land speculators? Could the colonies have expanded without land speculators? Why or why not?
Part 3) What type of person would make a good land speculator? What qualities would one need to be successful?
The situation in New York is similar in many ways to the events in other colonies.
Part 1) Describe the situation in New York. How is it like the situations in other colonies?
Part 2) Why do these similarities between the colonies exist?
Part 3) What is the purpose of this chapter? What is the significance of ending the book with this chapter?
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