problem 1: Who principally shaped life in Spanish North America?
problem 2: What were the three main regions of the Chesapeake Colonies?
problem 3: List the Negative characteristics or features of the Chesapeake Colony, the “community in the wilderness.”
problem 4: What was the headright system? What was the major financial problem for most colonists (Indentured Servants)?
problem 5: Men outnumbered women ____ to one.
problem 6: What is a squatter? (Please, no bathroom jokes)
problem 7: In the year 1650 there were only _______ blacks in Virginia and as late as 1670 no more than _________.
problem 8: Why did the English change their views about tobacco? What economic advantages did tobacco have over wheat?
problem 9: Summarize the Bacon’s Rebellion?
problem 10: List the valuable products generated in the Carolinas.
problem 11: Why did South Carolina indigo not interfere with rice harvests?
problem 12: True/False Most of the runaway slaves became rebels.
problem 13: True/False At this time, whites pictured the black as a kind of malevolent ogre, powerful, bestial, and lascivious, a caldron of animal emotions that had to be restrained at any cost.
problem 14: True/False By modern standards, most affluent planters were uncomfortable.
problem 15: True/False White women (Indentured servants too) rarely worked in the fields.
problem 16: True/False Southern children were subjected to stricter discipline than children in New England.
problem 17: True/False Most southern children didn’t go to school and whatever they learned, they got from their parents or other relatives.
problem 18: Describe some illustrations of how the South lacked formal education?
problem 19: How many convicts were transported to the New World? Why was Georgia and the Back Country an ideal relocation?
problem 20: What products did James Oglethorpe intend to make profitable in Georgia? Why did his plans fail?
problem 21: Who were the Regulators?
problem 22: What benefit did Boston have over Jamestown? What did this benefit leave settlers free to attend to?
problem 23: Which commandment bound John Winthrop and his puritan colony?
problem 24: Describe Reverend John Cotton’s outline of a woman’s responsibilities:
problem 25: What event put an end to the Great Migration in the early 1640s?
problem 26: What effect did a healthy society (high birthrate and low mortality rate) have on the demographics of New England.
problem 27: What was a 'visible saint'?
problem 28: Why did Perry Miller claim that the 1660s marked the decline of the puritan experience?
problem 29: The Dominion of New England: In 1686, how did Edmund Andros order the northern colonies to behave like colonies, not like sovereign power?
problem 30: What is the total number of executions all through the Salem Witch Trial hysteria?
problem 31: True/False Most New England men could read and prepare.
problem 32: The first printing press in the English colonies was founded in Cambridge in ________, and by _______ Boston was producing an avalanche of printed matter.
problem 33: Critical Thinking: How did hysteria and a lack of a modern judicial practices fuel the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.
problem 34: How may 'usury' undermine Puritanism?
problem 35: Debating the Past: In your opinion were puritan communities peaceable? Why or why not?
problem 36: What are the Triangular Trade?
problem 37: Why does the text state that Boston (the puritan “Citty upon a Hill”) stand “on Massachusetts Bay, midway between it Puritan origins and its American future”?
problem 38: What was the economic focus of Middle Colonies?
problem 39: Why so few English in the Middle Colonies?
problem 40: What angered the Paxton Boys?