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Which of the following BEST describes the activity of the Southern region?
a) Merchant economy b) Small farms c) Plantation economy d) Artisans or craftspeople
This geographical region included CT, RI, NH, and MA. The rocky soil and short growing season made farming difficult. Its resources were forests for lumber and the Atlantic Ocean for fishing and whaling. Shipbuilding was a big industry here.
a) New England colonies b) Mid-Atlantic colonies c) Southern colonies d) Midwest colonies
This geographical region included NC, SC, GA, MD, and VA. Its swampy wetlands were good for growing things, especially on the area’s large plantations. The largest crops grown here were rice, tobacco, and indigo.
a) New England colonies b) Mid-Atlantic colonies c) Southern colonies d) Midwest colonies
Where did most of the enslaved people who worked in the colonies come from?
a) Africa and the Caribbean region b) Spain and Portugal c) France, England, and Holland d) Canada
This geographical region included NY, PA, NJ, and DE. It housed the largest cities of Philadelphia and New York City. Because of the large amounts of grain grown in this region, it was known as the “breadbasket of America”. It was also an are
a) New England colonies b) Mid-Atlantic colonies c) Southern colonies d) Midwest colonies
What was the name of the FIRST colony?
a) Philadelphia b) New York City c) Jamestown d) Plymouth
What was the name of the SECOND colony?
a) Philadelphia b) New York City c) Jamestown d) Plymouth
What are goods that are shipped OUT of a country?
a) products b) exports c) inports d) imports
What is a person who agrees to work for another person without pay for a certain length of time in exchange for transportation to the New World; After serving their time, they were released to be free citizens
a) slave b) indentured servant c) apprentice d) plantation owner
What are goods that are shipped IN to a country?
a) products b) exports c) inports d) imports
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