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. What society was made up on 40 to 50 merchants, noblemen, and entrepreneurs who wanted to develop new properties in America?

2. At almost any time during the spring and fall months, what happens to indentured servants' labor?

3. What other location would sellers avoid?

4. Who helps James Hogg by arranging to have a vessel sent north to transport James and his family?

5. What did the British do this to these settlers?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What is the importance of New York during this time?

3. What does the author say about East Florida?

4. What does the Register reveal about Whitby?

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

6. Describe the connection between the HIghlands and North Carolina.

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

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

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

10. How else do merchants recruit workers?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Bailyn discusses Nova Scotia.

Part 1) What does he say about Nova Scotia? Why does she discuss Nova Scotia?

Part 2) How does Nova Scotia compare to other colonies?

Part 3) What is significant about the information Bailyn provides about Nova Scotia? How is Nova Scotia today affected by emigration over 200 years ago?

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

Workers face hardships during the emigration process.

Part 1) What hardships did they face? Why?

Part 2) How were they affected by the hardships? Does this affect the number of people emigrating? Why or why not?

Part 3) Why might someone continue through this tough emigration process? Why kept them from giving up? What does this say about those who immigrated to the Americas?

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