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MIDTERM EXAM II STUDY GUIDE 18 th -CENTURY COLONIAL AMERICA If you had to describe 18th-century America with one word, what would it be? (Hint: It’s also an Immigration By what two ways can population increase? Immigration The majority of immigrants to America in the 1700s were from what two main places? How did the standards of living for free colonists at this time compare to the rest of the Atlantic world? Describe the relationship between land, people, & labor? (Hint: How do increases in one affect the other?) Land Increase + People Decrease = Price of land goes down. Land Increase + People Decrease = Price of labor goes up. How did Puritan orthodoxy affect settlement to New England? Define partible inheritance using the context of 18th-century New England. After New England’s government changed its land policy, in which two ways did settlement change? The production of what was a key factor in colonial New England’s economy? What is the main reason why the population of the Middle Colonies was diverse?
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The availability of what encouraged people to go to the Middle Colonies? Which two major groups immigrated to the Middle Colonies in the 18 th century? Who were redemptioners? Why were the Middle Colonies called the “breadbasket” of colonial North America? The population in the Southern Colonies increased by 9 times in the 18 th century. Why? Most of the population of the 18 th -century South lived in the Chesapeake region. Who was the majority of that population? What was the ratio of slaves to whites in the Lower South? What was a new cash crop discovered in the Lower South? What was indigo used for? Why were slave masters able to treat their slaves however they wanted? Which regional area contributed 90% of the American exports to England? Which regional area of colonies had the highest standard of living?
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Which regional area of colonies was the richest? Explain the Triangular Slave Trade in detail. How was the slave population from the slave trade diverse? What was the Middle Passage? Which regional area made it more possible for slaves to have a higher rate of cultural retention. Explain. In the 18 th century, were slavery and blackness synonymous? What main factor determined one’s status in the 18 th century? What is significant about the Stono Rebellion of 1739? If by the 18 th century colonists had more of a disposable income, what does this mean? What was the First Great Awakening? How did the First Great Awakening directly affect the American colonies?
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How did this worldwide struggle affect the colonies in America?
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