Flashcards in Chapter 3 Deck (15)
After 1618, the Virginia Company's principal means of attracting new settlers was ________.
a system of land grants called headrights
The British Navigation Acts were designed to protect England from foreign competition in the colonies.
The aspect of the Atlantic Slave trade named the "middle passage" refers to:
transporting of black African captives across the Atlantic aboard ships whose below decks where packed with several hundred men, women, and children
The "starving time" in Jamestown during the winter of 1609-1610 was partly the result of:
unwillingness, or ignorance of how, to do any labor and grow crops
In 1622, the Native American tribes of Virginia ________.
attacked the English settlements
Those who migrated to the Chesapeake Bay area as indentured servants were ________.
normally single, lower-class males in their teens or early twenties
Caribbean colonies built their economies on:
cultivation of sugar
In 1680, the Pueblo Indians rose in revolt against Spanish settlers after the Spanish missionaries and civil officials:
made efforts at suppressing Indian religious rituals.
The first important economic boom in Jamestown resulted from:
the production of tobacco.
Originally, the Georgia colony excluded:
both slaves and hard liquor
Among the issues that sparked Bacon's Rebellion can be found all of the following except:
conflict between Protestants and Catholics
The site chosen for the Jamestown settlement:
it was low and swampy and subject to outbreaks of malaria., was located inland so as to prevent attacks., bordered the territories of powerful Indian tribes., was set on swampy land
E. All of the above.
To resolve the problem of the vast expenses New World settlement required, English merchant-capitalists introduced the concept of ________.
the joint-stock company
Initially, Lord Baltimore intended that Maryland be a haven for ________.