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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. Brown, his son, Thomas, and James Gordon embarked on what?
2. What are unscrupulous recruiters called?
3. How else are notices circulated?
4. What other location would sellers avoid?
5. There are successes in land speculation and, as more British become aware of the opportunities, what happens?
Short Essay Questions
1. How are indentured servants often sold?
2. How were these new lands divided?
3. What efforts have been made to exploit and populate the coastal lands of Florida and the gulf and river shores of Mississippi and Alabama?
4. What happens when Britain takes over Nova Scotia? What is the reason for this?
5. How are servants paid?
6. How else do merchants recruit workers?
7. What does the author say about Nova Scotia in the period before the American Revolution?
8. What does the Register reveal about Whitby?
9. What does the author say about East Florida?
10. Who first inspected the province? What did they see?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Some grantees have problems when the American Revolution begins.
Part 1) What is a grantee? Why would the American Revolution cause problems?
Part 2) How were the other settlers affected by the American Revolution?
Part 3) Does the information in this book give any insight into causes and consequences of the American Revolution? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Florida and other southern states are part of East and West Florida.
Part 1) What information does the author give about East and West Florida?
Part 2) What is significant about this information? How does the settlement of one affect the settlement of the other?
Part 3) Why is one region better than the other? Why is it easier to settle?
Part 4) What is learned about the importance of experience and working with others in this section about East and West Florida?
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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