Voyagers to the West Test | 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. What is also increasing between industries?

2. In New York and North Carolina, over eighty-five percent of migrants were Scots and were more likely to be __________.

3. To where do they immigrate?

4. In this chapter, what does Bailyn examine?

5. What is the age that individuals could legally bind themselves as indentured servants?

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 takes place to provide maps of the region?

3. What is extraordinary about the cases that have been examined?

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

5. How important is the construction industry at this time?

6. How are indentured servants often sold?

7. How do most of the emigrants travel? Why?

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

9. What is done with the raw data from this collection?

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

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Many people involved in the expansion of the colonies suffer hardships.

Part 1) What hardships do they suffer? Why do they suffer these hardships?

Part 2) Do they realize the risks they undertake? Why or why not?

Part 3) What type of person must one be to be settler? Why?

Essay Topic 2

Indentured servants are often bought and sold once they reach the colonies.

Part 1) Why did this purchase happen here? Why was it not done earlier?

Part 2) How might this have affected both the servants and the sellers? Why?

Part 3) Why would someone become an indentured servant? Would you become one?

Essay Topic 3

Other areas of the British Isles do not see a mass exodus.

Part 1) Why do they not see a mass exodus?

Part 2) How are they still affected by mass exoduses elsewhere?

Part 3) Is there still a connection between these locations and the areas where many people are leaving? If so, what is this connection? If not, why is there no connection?

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