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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. 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?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Florida and other southern states are part of East and West Florida.

Part 1) What information does the author give about East and West Florida?

Part 2) What is significant about this information? How does the settlement of one affect the settlement of the other?

Part 3) Why is one region better than the other? Why is it easier to settle?

Part 4) What is learned about the importance of experience and working with others in this section about East and West Florida?

Essay Topic 2

London becomes a magnet for those seeking work and those seeking workers.

Part 1) London became a magnet fro those seeking work and those seeking workers?

Part 2) What connection does this supply and demand create between London and the colonies?

Part 3) How does this urban metropolis affect those in the Americas?

Essay Topic 3

Workers face hardships during the emigration process.

Part 1) What hardships did they face? Why?

Part 2) How were they affected by the hardships? Does this affect the number of people emigrating? Why or why not?

Part 3) Why might someone continue through this tough emigration process? Why kept them from giving up? What does this say about those who immigrated to the Americas?

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