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CLEP U.S. History Early Colonization Till 1865

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






2. When and who was Carolina founded?






3. Gave master all power over slave - condoned cruel punishments






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






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






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






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






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






9. What caused religious civil war in England?






10. What was the result of the 2nd Powhatan war?






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






12. What rivers were important for transporatation in the south?






13. 1622 and1644 - wars between Powhatan Indians and English settlers - resulted in seperation of Europeans and Indians in area near James River






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






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






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






17. Law stating that the eldest son had all rights to father's assets and land.






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






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






20. What was Pocahonta's 'christain name'?






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






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






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






24. What did Charles I do in 1629?






25. What was the defeat of the Spanish Armada's impact on England.






26. What was a headright?






27. What year did the Carolinas officially spilt?






28. England's population between 1550-1600?






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






30. What happened in 1614 that ended the 1st Anglo-Powhatan War?






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






32. By 1625 - how many settlers in Jamestown - out of 8 -000 had survived?






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






34. To limit property rights to eldest son.






35. When was Jamestown founded?






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






37. 5 bound Indian tribes - Mowhawks - Oneidas - Onondagas - Cayugas - and Seneca- worked together to defeat enemies and obtain resources.






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






39. In the West Indies what staple crop was most important?






40. Two reasons England failed to establish colonies in first half of 1500's.






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






42. What colony was founded in 1733 and was used - essentially - as a buffer?






43. Set of codes that defined a slave's status and relationship with master.






44. Who annouced war on Powhatan Indians and used 'Irish tactics' on the natives?






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






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






47. What was the date of John Smith's mock execution?






48. Who was most famous sea dog?






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






50. What three vices were allowed in Georgia?