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. There are successes in land speculation and, as more British become aware of the opportunities, what happens?

2. In 1772, what does De Brahm present to the King?

3. This colony and the adjacent islands totaled over how many square miles and had a population of less than 18,000 in early 1774?

4. 16 of these ships came from England and how many came from Scotland?

5. After ten years, what would happen to any land not populated?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. What does the author say about East Florida?

4. Why is a network formed between those in Great Britain and those in the American colonies?

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

6. What takes place in the early 1760s?

7. Who is James Hogg? What does he try to do? Does he succeed?

8. What is Jonas Brown's plan?

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

10. What does the author say about the intelligence part of this network?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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?

Essay Topic 2

The British see emigration as a problem.

Part 1) What is emigration? How is it a problem for the British?

Part 2) What does this problem reveal about the British?

Part 3) Is emigration still a problem for some countries? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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