Unit II Assessment Hys

QUESTION 1

1. What is a labor contract that young, impoverished, and often illiterate English men (and occasionally English women) signed in England pledging to work for a number of years?

    slavery
    indentured servitude
    headright system
    tenantry

 

QUESTION 2

1. Which document is sometimes referred to as the “first American governing document”?

    Magna Carta
    Mayflower Compact
    Articles of Confederation
    The Constitution

 

QUESTION 3

1. The Carolinas started to pass slave codes around this time:

    Early 1600s
    Late 1600s
    Early 1700s
    Late 1700s

 

QUESTION 4

1. New England’s maritime economy relied on all of the following EXCEPT:

    scores of oceangoing ships.
    transportation of Virginian tobacco.
    transportation of West Indian sugar.
    immigrants and outsiders.

 

QUESTION 5

1. Quaker culture discouraged all of the following common colonial actions EXCEPT:

    war and conflict.
    slavery.
    anti-immigrant views.
    segregation from native tribes.

 

 

 

 

QUESTION 6

1. Match the description given to the most appropriate colony.

  Strong, dominant Puritan population
  Site of Bacon’s Rebellion
  Strong Catholic community and refuge
  Home of the first American synagogue
  Thrived from the ability to grow rice and indigo

 

A. Virginia
B. New York
C. Massachusetts
D. Pennsylvania
E. South Carolina
F. Maryland

 

 

QUESTION 7

1. Match the description given to the most appropriate term.

  Required Native American towns to supply a pool of labor for Spanish overlords
  Exploited assigned Native Americans to work and defend the colony and spread Christianity
  French “farm-settlers,” fur traders, and missionaries
  Large tracts of land and the right to govern the tenants there in exchange for passage costs
  Detailed annual reports about spreading Catholicism to the native peoples

 

A. Jesuit Relations
B. indenture
C. patroonships
D. encomienda
E. habitants
F. repartimiento

 

 

QUESTION 8

1. Discuss how the religious and social issues of Europe helped to define and segregate the early American colonies. Your response must be at least 200 words in length.