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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Do there appear to be concentrations of indentured servants in particular occupations settling in certain colonies?

2. In this chapter, what does Bailyn examine?

3. The average ages for immigrants to the colonies range from a low of ________________ to a high of 40.5 for Canada.

4. In the provinces, is there mass exodus anywhere in Britain?

5. Where is the silk industry developed in the late seventeenth century?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the connection between the HIghlands and North Carolina.

2. Who is one of the first larger groups to migrate to West Florida? Describe their arrival.

3. What happens after 1760 and the end of the war in North America?

4. How were these new lands divided?

5. What is the result of the collection of statistical information?

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

7. What does the author say about how the immigrants arrived in the Americas?

8. After skilled artisans such as those trained in construction, what group do the colonists seek?

9. What are the differences between Hillsborough and lobbyists such as Benjamin Franklin?

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

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Patterns can be seen in the immigration to the colonies.

Part 1) What patterns can be seen?

Part 2) Why is the study of these patterns important? For what is it useful?

Part 3) How do these patterns affect us today?

Essay Topic 2

An overwhelming number of Scottish immigrants ended up in specific colonies.

Part 1) How has this happened? How does this parallel the settling of other colonies?

Part 2) How is this settling reflected in various cultural societies' settlements today?

Part 3) How have these Scottish people helped to create the culture in these areas today?

Essay Topic 3

Demand for labor is high in the colonies.

Part 1) Why was it high? How did this affect Great Britain?

Part 2) How is this related to Great Britain fear of expansion in the colonies?

Part 3) How does this need affect both those in Great Britain and in the United States? How does it affect the way in which the colonies are settled? How does this compare to supply and demand today?

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