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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 4 Pretest 1. The first and most valuable crop raised by slaves in the Americas was: sugar 2. The first modern sugar plantations were established by: the Italians 3. 67 percent of Africans arrived in the Americas between: 1701-1810 4. In terms of numbers, the least important destination for American slaves was: The north American mainland 5. Roughly 150 million Africans were transported to the Americas as slaves. False 6. Africans played an active role in the slave trade. True 7. New World slavery was almost two centuries old before it became an important system of labor in North America. True 8. The first Africans arrived in Virginia in 1560. False 9. It is not fair to say that Africans built the South. False 10. The slave colonies accounted for 95 percent of exports from the Americas to Great Britain between 1714 and 1773. True 11. Slavery did not stimulate: the fur trade 12. Britain sought to limit colonial enterprises that might compete with those at home. True 13. In the South, the richest ten percent of the population: controlled over 60 percent of the wealth....
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- Fall '07