Voyagers to the West Test | Final 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 does Brown's advertisement state?

2. Where does James Hogg try to settle 200 Scottish Highlanders?

3. Who is appointed in the south to create a map?

4. Where are the servants and convicts brought to be inspected by potential buyers?

5. Brown, his son, Thomas, and James Gordon embarked on what?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the author say about Nova Scotia in the period before the American Revolution?

2. What is known about those who voyaged to the American colonies?

3. What takes place in the early 1760s?

4. What takes place to provide maps of the region?

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

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

7. What does the Register reveal about Whitby?

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

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

10. What is one way that West Florida differs from East Florida? Is this good? Why or why not?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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?

Essay Topic 2

Convicts and indentured servants are laborers in the colonies.

Part 1) How would convicts and indentured servants get to the Americas? Why would they come to the Americas?

Part 2) Describe their work. What did employees think of them? Why?

Part 3) How does the use of this cheap labor affect others?

Part 4) How significant was their work? How does it affect North America today?

Essay Topic 3

Many immigrants see the colonies as a place of opportunity.

Part 1) How do they come to this view of the colonies?

Part 2) Is this an accurate view? Why or why not?

Part 3) How does this optimistic view of the colonies affect the beliefs of Americans and those who immigrate here today?

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