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Which factor BEST explains why Native Americans were able to make permanent settlements?
a) Native Americans began to cultivate plants for food. b) Native Americans began to create more complex tools and pottery. c) Native Americans discovered alternative food sources like shellfish. d) Native Americans wanted to band together in large groups for protection.
Which time period was characterized by nomadic hunter gatherers who used stone tools and hunted large animals?
a) Paleo b) Archaic c) Woodland d) Mississippian
Why was South Carolina so pleased to have Georgia become Great Britain’s thirteenth colony?
a) Georgia provided more mulberry trees for the silkworms to eat. b) Georgia attracted the Indians who were attacking South Carolina. c) Georgia provided a buffer between South Carolina and the Spanish. d) Georgia offered two more ports from which to export goods to Great Britain.
Where did James Oglethorpe land his colonists in Georgia to begin the thirteenth colony?
a) Fort Pulaski on Savannah River b) Ossabaw Island on Ossabaw Sound c) Yamacraw Bluff on Savannah River d) Fort Frederica near St. Simons Island
What was the name given to Georgians during the trustee period who frequently complained of the trustee’s policies?
a) the whiners b) the instigators c) the aggravators d) the malcontents
Who was MOST responsible for the creation of the Georgia colony?
a) Robert Castell b) Samuel Nunez c) James Oglethorpe d) Hernando de Soto
Which statement best explains why anti-British sentiment was less in Georgia than in the other colonies during the Revolutionary period?
a) Georgia had more British settlers than the other colonies who were more loyal to Great Britain. b) Georgia was not as successful as the other colonies, and it could not afford to raise funds to fight the British. c) Georgia was far younger as a colony than the other colonies, and it still needed much support from Great Britain. d) Georgia had a much smaller population than the other colonies, and it did not have enough men for an army to fight the Britis
Which best describes the connection the French and Indian War had with the American Revolution?
a) As a result of the French and Indian War, France occupied numerous areas under English control. b) As a result of the French and Indian War, England began to tax the colonies to pay its war debt. c) As a result of the French and Indian War, England began to require the colonists to enlist in the military. d) As a result of the French and Indian War, France encouraged the colonists to rebel against England’s rule.
The first constitution of the United States of America was called the
a) American Constitution. b) Colonies Confederation. c) Articles of Confederation d) Constitution of the United States.
The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution are called the
a) Bill of Rights. b) Federalist Papers. c) Ten Commandments. d) Articles of Confederation
Which statement BEST describes the relationship between the states under the Articles of Confederation?
a) They were temporarily involved in a mutual relationship b) They were temporarily involved in a mutual relationship c) They were loosely connected under a weak national government. d) They were bound forever to one another by the agreement they signed.
The discovery of gold in 1828 near Dahlonega, Georgia eventually led to the removal of what tribe?
a) Creek b) Oconee c) Cherokee d) Yamacraw
What was the Supreme Court’s ruling in Worcester v. Georgia?
a) U.S. laws did not apply to Cherokee lands. b) U.S. laws took precedence over Cherokee laws. c) U.S. laws took precedence over Cherokee laws. d) Cherokee laws did not have to be followed by white settlers.
For which purpose did railroads serve Georgia’s economy MOST effectively in the 1800s?
a) Railroads carried tourists from city to city. b) Railroads carried cotton to ports for exporting. c) Railroads made travel between cities much faster. d) Railroads made travel between cities much faster.
Which invention in 1793 led to an increased need for land and slaves across the south?
a) railroad b) cotton gin c) steam engine d) spinning jenny
Which accurately describes the event that has become known as the Yazoo Land Fraud?
a) The governor of Georgia gave away much of Georgia’s unsettled land to personal friends. b) Several Georgia legislators were bribed into selling some of the state’s western lands for pennies an acre. c) The judicial branch of Georgia was given favors in exchange for striking down a law limiting land sales. d) Several large land companies were selling land to Georgia settlers even though the companies did not own the land.
The purpose of the headright system and land lottery in Georgia was to encourage settlers to
a) move out of the state. b) settle near major Georgia cities c) settle in and around Georgia’s ports. d) move into unsettled parts of the state.
Popular sovereignty, contained within the Kansas-Nebraska Act, stated that
a) the territories of Kansas and Nebraska would become free states. b) the territories of Kansas and Nebraska would become slave states. c) people in the territories could decide the slavery issue for themselves. d) people in the territories were to put off deciding the slavery issue for ten years.
What stance did Georgia take concerning the Compromise of 1850, according to the Georgia Platform of 1850?
a) Georgia called for secession. b) Georgia called for nullification. c) Georgia rejected the compromise. d) Georgia supported the compromise.
Which statement accurately describes the concept known as “states’ rights?”
a) It is the belief that the needs of the states should come before the needs of the nation. b) It is the belief that the needs of the nation should come before the needs of the states c) It is the belief that the needs of the states and the needs of the nation should be carefully balanced. d) It is the belief that the needs of the states should be clearly explained in a national constitution.
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