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Chapter Two Remediation
Directions:

Below are the questions that APUSH scored lower than 60% proficiency.

Copy all question stems in their entirety (include the question number). Write out the correct answer with a BLOCK CAPITAL preceding your answer.

Score 70% or higher and you will receive a 10% boost to your quiz score. Score less than 70% and you receive no additional points.




1.

Which of the following is correctly paired?

A)

Coronado—Florida

C)

Ponce de León—the seven cities of gold

B)

de Soto—New York

D)

Champlain—Quebec




2.

Why did Dutch merchants send Henry Hudson to North America?

A)

To begin converting the Native Americans

C)

To find gold and silver deposits

B)

To scout for farmland for Dutch colonists

D)

To locate a new source of fur




3.

The Dutch colony of New Netherland

A)

increased rapidly due to the success of slavery.

B)

had mainly peaceful relations with the indigenous people in the Hudson River Valley.

C)

failed to attract many settlers.

D)

quickly became the most profitable of Holland's overseas colonies.




4.

The new colony of Maryland

A)

was a democracy from the outset, with full religious freedom.

B)

experienced a political power struggle between its governor and settlers.

C)

was ruled by Catholic priests and missionaries.

D)

was virtually an independent kingdom under the strong control of the Calvert family.




5.

What effect did American tobacco have in England during the early colonial period?

A)

It became fashionable for the upper class to smoke, but tobacco was too expensive for most everyone else.

B)

Tobacco was so popular in England that large quantities were planted and grown in most rural English towns.

C)

Although King James I initially condemned it, he later became a heavy smoker.

D)

The English developed a huge appetite for tobacco, helping to fuel a forty-year boom in tobacco prices.




6.

By the late seventeenth century, the economic life of the Chesapeake region was dominated by

A)

planters and Anglican clergy.

C)

yeomen farmers and merchants.

B)

merchants and Anglican clergy.

D)

planter-merchants.




7.

Which of the following statements most accurately characterizes the New England Puritans' attitude and/or behavior toward Native Americans?

A)

Compared to the Spanish Franciscans in New Mexico, the Puritans failed miserably in controlling the Native Americans.

B)

The Puritans refused to “pollute” the word of God by permitting the Bible to be translated into a “savage” Indian language.

C)

The Puritans set very high standards for Indian converts and, therefore, only a few Indians became full church members.

D)

Though the Puritans believed Indians were “miserable savages” brought to America by the devil, they treated them gently in the hopes of converting them to Christianity.




8.

Which of the following was characteristic of both the Massachusetts Bay and Connecticut colonies?

A)

Their governments were controlled by the landholding aristocracy.

B)

Ordinary farmers had more political power than most yeomen in the Chesapeake colonies.

C)

Religious toleration was widespread.

D)

They had a single-crop economy.




9.

What caused the Puritans' “errand into the wilderness” to become permanent?

A)

The failure of the English Revolution

B)

The large profits that most New England settlers made through trade

C)

The desire of most Puritans to Christianize the Native Americans

D)

The Salem witchcraft trials




10.

Which of the following statements most accurately describes Africans in Virginia after the 1660s?

A)

Africans made up 75 percent of the workforce.

B)

Africans found themselves more entrenched in slavery as a permanent condition.

C)

Africans were required to join the local militias whenever a war with Indians erupted.

D)

Africans were able to purchase the labor contracts of white indentured servants.




11.

Metacom's Rebellion (King Philip's War) resulted in the

A)

complete extermination of the Wampanoag tribe.

B)

destruction of about 80 percent of the English towns in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

C)

death of about 25 percent of the English population.

D)

death of about 25 percent of the Wampanoag, Narragansett, and Nipmuck populations.




12.

The English colonies differed from the French and the Dutch in that the English

A)

colonies were settled nearly a century before.

B)

allowed the native peoples to retain their lands and political autonomy.

C)

colonies were mainly fur-trading empires.

D)

created farming communities.




13.

The New England colonies differed most from the Chesapeake colonies with regard to

A)

land ownership.

C)

loyalty to England.

B)

relations with Native Americans.

D)

their rejection of the Navigation Acts.




14.

Spanish, French, Dutch, and English settlers all had in common

A)

the inadvertent spreading of devastating diseases among the natives.

B)

the goal of creating an economy based on the lucrative fur trade.

C)

a strong desire to convert the Indians to Christianity.

D)

a desire to create large, permanent settlements of landowning farmers.


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