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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 do these unscrupulous recruiters do to impoverished victims?
2. When is there a wild land boom in Nova Scotia?
3. What is Jonas Brown's main business?
4. After ten years, what would happen to any land not populated?
5. What is surprising about the expeditions previously mentioned?
Short Essay Questions
1. On what do merchants and their agents rely? Why?
2. What is Jonas Brown's plan?
3. What happens when Britain takes over Nova Scotia? What is the reason for this?
4. Why is a network formed between those in Great Britain and those in the American colonies?
5. What does the Register record about the major part of migration and and the migration of families?
6. What does the author say about East Florida?
7. Why is the location of a servant sale important to buyers?
8. Why is the location of a servant sale important to sellers?
9. Who is one of the first larger groups to migrate to West Florida? Describe their arrival.
10. What efforts have been made to exploit and populate the coastal lands of Florida and the gulf and river shores of Mississippi and Alabama?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Patterns can be seen in the immigration to the colonies.
Part 1) What patterns can be seen?
Part 2) Why is the study of these patterns important? For what is it useful?
Part 3) How do these patterns affect us today?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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