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1

The First Great Awakening led to ___

establishing of many splinter religious denominations like Methodists, Baptists, and Congregationalists.

2

The Triangular trade between Europe, America, and Africa enabled ____

an economic model of raw materials, manufactured goods, and cheap slave labor.

3

English settlement remained on the Eastern Seaboard because ___

the English colonists could stay better connected with the Mother Country.

4

______ provided a reliable labor force for the early English colonies.

Indentured Servants

5

John Calvin's beliefs led to ____

establishment of Puritan beliefs and the rise of Puritan settlements in New England.

6

The economic policy the English colonies were primarily encouraged to follow included ___

export raw materials and import finished goods from Great Britain

7

A Plantation economy in the Southern Colonies resulted in a large number of ___

black slaves as laborers.

8

Most of the colonists aboard the Mayflower arrived in America hoping for ______ freedom.

Religious

9

____ allowed for Great Britain to benefit from trading with the English North American Colonies.

Mercantilism

10

Many early settlers to New England and the Middle Colonies left Europe to seek _____ freedom and safety.

religious

11

Southern colonial settlements benefited from favorable climate and soil allowed for extensive ____ agriculture.

plantation

12

New England's economy was based on ____.

Ship building and fishing the ocean waters.

13

The Navigation Acts of 1660 benefited primarily ____.

English Merchants

14

James Oglethorpe's Georgia settlement was established to help

debtors and other poor people trying to escape economic poverty in England.