TEST ONE - History 2055 Outland Fall 2007 TEST ONE 90/100...

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History 2055, Outland, Fall 2007 TEST ONE -- 90/100 Part I —Short Answer (60 points) Use as few words as necessary to answer the following questions.  Do not worry about  answering in complete sentences.  Simply give all the necessary information. 1.   In what fundamental way did funding for Spanish colonization differ from that for  English colonizing efforts?  (7 points) In the Spanish colonization, the government (King or Queen) funded voyages and  expeditions for the Spanish.  Spain was interested in making “quick riches”.  The English  colonization efforts were  not  funded by the government—the wealthy men of England  came together and formed joint stock companies or private stock companies to fund the  expeditions to America.  They did this because they were hoping to make a profit and  get rick quickly, much like the Spanish. 2. Briefly explain the following aspects of Puritan belief.  (4 points each) a. The elect- Elect members held high in Puritan society; they were predestined by  God to go to heaven and were church members. b. Nature of God- God was loving, but he could get angry.  God was sovereign and  all powerful.  He was above everything and humans were low.  God was so great  that humans were not good enough to approach him—God would approach or  speak to you.  Humans were considered not good enough for Him. 3. Briefly compare the Virginia and Mass. Colonies on the following: (4 points each)
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a. Economy-  Virginia had stable crop agriculture and planted tobacco to sell to  make a profit.  Massachusetts planted gardens for good and did lumber and  fishing.  Massachusetts did  not  have stable crop agriculture. b. Geographic arrangement of settlement-  In Virginia the settlements were  dispersed and spread out; they were farmers.  In Massachusetts, settlements  were very close.  The communities were small so that they could keep an eye on  one another. 4.
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TEST ONE - History 2055 Outland Fall 2007 TEST ONE 90/100...

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