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What was the name of the exchange of plants, animals, diseases, people, ideas, and culture between the Europeans and the Natives of the Americas?
a) Pocahontas Exchange
b) The Great Exchange
c) Exchange of Americas
d) Columbian Exchange

During colonial times, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware were called the Middle Colonies, which was the main crop grown in the Middle Colonies?
a) wheat
b) sugar
c) cotton
d) indigo

What is the main reason the Puritans and Separatist came to America in the early 1600’s?
a) Fur Trade
b) Religious Freedom
c) Gold
d) Profit

How was life different between the northern and southern states in the late 1700s?
a) The northern states had fewer schools and churches.
b) The northern states had less pollution.
c) The southern states had larger cities.
d) The southern states relied more on slavery.

Which is one difficulty the British faced when establishing colonies in North America in the 1600s?
a) British settlers were not used to the tropical climate of the New England region.
b) British settlers had many conflicts with the native populations.
c) British explorers found no valuable resources in North America to justify building a colony there.
d) British explorers could not find people willing to leave their native country and form a colony.

Which colony was the first for the British and would become known as the “lost colony”?
a) Jamestown
b) Roanoke
c) Plymouth
d) Salem

The Jamestown settlers found a way to make a profit for their investors by planting…
a) corn
b) cotton
c) tobacco
d) wheat

What was the name of the territory the British gained control of from France following the French and Indian War?
a) Illinois River Valley
b) Ohio River Valley
c) Indiana River Valley
d) Pennsylvania River Valley

Because their journey had a religious purpose, the Separatists called themselves…
a) Tourists
b) Strangers
c) Puritans
d) Pilgrims

The Proclamation Line of 1763 prohibited colonists from moving west of the…
a) Louisana Territory
b) Ohio River Valley
c) Appalachian Mountains
d) Great Lakes

In the 1500s, what changed the ways of life for Native Americans forever?
a) climate changes
b) wars between nations
c) lack of food
d) arrival of Europeans

What happened in 1692, that caused mass hysteria within the town of Salem, Massachusetts?
a) Spanish attacks on their people
b) Salem Witch Trials
c) Diseases, like the plague
d) Severe Hurricanes

The Mayflower Compact was written by the Plymouth colonists as a…
a) pledge to Native Americans
b) law and order contract for the settlers
c) a way to pack flour to send to England
d) a pledge to the other colonies

What side did most the natives side with during the French and Indian War?
a) British
b) Spanish
c) French
d) Dutch

The first Treaty of Paris at the end of the French and Indian War marked the end of power in North America for…
a) France
b) Spain
c) Canada
d) Britian

What was one factor that led to the success of the Pilgrims?
a) Cooperation with Natives
b) John Smith's leadership
c) Disease
d) They began growing tobacco

The leg of the triangular trade route in which enslaved Africans were shipped to the West Indies was known as the
a) First Leg
b) Slave Code
c) Middle Passage
d) Tidewater

What were the main reasons that Europeans explored the New World?
a) God, Gold, and Glory
b) to become friends with Natives
c) to look for Roanoke colonists
d) to develop the slave trade

What proposal sought to unite the American colonies against the French in the French and Indian War?
a) Confederacy of England
b) Albany Plan of Union
c) US Constitution
d) Bill or Rights

The Middle and Southern Colonies were founded mostly for what purpose?
a) Religious Freedom
b) To make friends with the natives
c) Profit
d) Puritan Settlements

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