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CLEP U.S. History Early Colonization Till 1865

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1. What year did James I make bankrupt Virginia a royal colony?

2. Who was most famous sea dog?

3. Came to Jamestown in 1610 - develped a strict military regime - and attacked Native Americans.

4. Who sent Spanish armada to English Channel to invade England?

5. What were the '3 D's'?

6. What was the first settlement - type of ownership - when was it founeded - main export - and status of South Carolina?

7. What year was the Powhatan people practiacally declared extinct?

8. First representnative government in New World - founded in Virginia in 1619.

9. What was South Carolina's most imporant export?

10. What did the south have a lot of and less of?

11. The act of using another human being for free labor - treating them as property.

12. What was Captain John Smith's motto?

13. Charles II restored to the throne leading to intensified building and growth of Imperialism in England.

14. Gave all Christians in Maryland - including Catholics - freedom of worship.

15. Who in 1612 perfected the rasing and harvesting of tabacco?

16. How did joint-stock companies help fuel colonization?

17. What was the hurricane that finished off the Spanish Armada called?

18. Effect of primongenture laws on younger sons?

19. To limit property rights to eldest son.

20. 5 bound Indian tribes - Mowhawks - Oneidas - Onondagas - Cayugas - and Seneca- worked together to defeat enemies and obtain resources.

21. From prominent Catholic family - founded Maryland in 1634 - as a safe haven for other Catholics.

22. What year did the Carolinas officially spilt?

23. Married Pocahontas and developed tobacco - murdered in Indian raid.

24. What was the first settlement - type of ownership - when was it founeded - main export - and status of Georgia?

25. Impact of Enclosure Movement?

26. Common working man - no special craft - small farmer.

27. How did royal government deal with uprisings in Ireland?

28. Where and why was Jamestown established at the area it was?

29. What unusual right did Southern women have?

30. Half brother of Sir Walter Raleigh - with Queen Elizabeth's permission set out to establish a colony in Newfoundland - died at sea in 1583.

31. Formal document issued by a monarch as a grant for power to an individual or business.

32. Business entity that is owned by many shareholders - first form of a corporation.

33. What happened in 1606 between King James I and London Virginia Company?

34. 1622 and1644 - wars between Powhatan Indians and English settlers - resulted in seperation of Europeans and Indians in area near James River

35. Iroquois Indian - had a vision that his people's moral decline must end - started a religion now known as Longhouse religion.

36. What are the queen's personal pirates or privateers called?

37. How many settlers survived the starving time?

38. powerful Indian chief of tribes near James River

39. What ended England's alliance with Spain in 1558?

40. A country that is unified.

41. When and who was Carolina founded?

42. One that is granted ownership of a colony - and full responsibilty of establishing a government and distributing land.

43. What colony was founded in 1634 and was to be a safe havan to Catholics?

44. What was the area between the English settlers and Indians called?

45. Former 'sea dog' - established an unsucessful colony in Roanoke - NC. Was later executed by Queen Elizabeth.

46. What caused religious civil war in England?

47. Leader of Jamestown - 1607 was 'mock' executed and 'saved' by Pocahontas.

48. Winter of 1609-1610 - many Jamestown settlers died of starvation and sickness - only 60 survived.

49. When was Jamestown founded?

50. Poor person that bond themselves to several years of labor to pay for passage to New World.