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. When is there a wild land boom in Nova Scotia?

2. Who probably convinced James Hogg to lead and organize a group of emigrants?

3. In 1763, when almost all of the land east of the Mississippi River became the territory of what nation?

4. What do these unscrupulous recruiters do to impoverished victims?

5. What is surprising about the expeditions previously mentioned?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is the location of a servant sale important to buyers?

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

3. What is Jonas Brown's plan?

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

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

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

7. How are indentured servants often sold?

8. What does the Register reveal about Whitby?

9. What takes place in the early 1760s?

10. How were these new lands divided?

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

An overwhelming number of Scottish immigrants ended up in specific colonies.

Part 1) How has this happened? How does this parallel the settling of other colonies?

Part 2) How is this settling reflected in various cultural societies' settlements today?

Part 3) How have these Scottish people helped to create the culture in these areas today?

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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