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. Describe the Gulf shore.

2. How does communication between inland North Carolina and the Scottish Highlands remain strong?

3. The population of this colony and surrounding islands, although small, is what?

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

5. What is unique about James Hogg's departure for America?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Jonas Brown's plan?

2. What does the author say about East Florida?

3. What does the Register reveal about Whitby?

4. How are servants paid?

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

6. What happens when Britain takes over Nova Scotia? What is the reason for this?

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

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

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

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

A large number of the immigrants is young and male.

Part 1) How is this proven? Why are so many young and male?

Part 2) How might this have affected the development of the colonies?

Part 3) How have these young men helped make our country what it is today?

Essay Topic 2

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?

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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