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CLEP U.S. History Early Colonization Till 1865

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

2. What unusual right did Southern women have?

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

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

5. What 4 important things happened in 1619?

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

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

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

9. What was Captain John Smith's motto?

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

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

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

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

14. In England - the enclosure of land in order to make pastures for sheep.

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

16. England's population between 1550-1600?

17. When and who was Carolina founded?

18. Daughter of chief Powhatan - through relationship with John Smith and marriage to John Rolfe - became an 'ambassador' between Indians and English settelers.

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

20. What colony was known as a valley of humilty between two mountains of conceit?

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

22. 5 bound Indian tribes - Mowhawks - Oneidas - Onondagas - Cayugas - and Seneca- worked together to defeat enemies and obtain resources.

23. powerful Indian chief of tribes near James River

24. Soldier - statesmen - against debtors prison - founded colony of Georgia - ironically died in debtors prison himself.

25. What caused religious civil war in England?

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

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

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

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

30. What year did the Carolinas officially spilt?

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

32. What did Charles I do in 1629?

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

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

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

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

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

38. Who was most famous sea dog?

39. To limit property rights to eldest son.

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

41. 1622 and1644 - wars between Powhatan Indians and English settlers - resulted in seperation of Europeans and Indians in area near James River

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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