The Age of Exploration & Colonization Unit 3-11

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Which three countries were the main players in the race for dominance and wealth during exploration?

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What were the three main motivations for exploration?

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Which economic policy did European rulers believe was the best way to build their countries' power?

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What was a key part of the mercantilist policy?

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What did European nations look to their colonies in the New World for?

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What was the theory of mercantilism based on?

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What was the exchange of plants, animals, and diseases between the Old World and the New World referred to as?

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What is subsistence farming?

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Which three countries were the main players in the race for dominance and wealth during exploration?

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What were the three main motivations for exploration?

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What was the Triangular Trade?

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Which religious groups had significant numbers in the Middle Colonies?

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What were some important industries in the Middle Colonies?

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What allowed settlers in the Southern Colonies to plant cash crops on large farms?

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Which document is considered the first written Constitution that created a government and earned Connecticut its nickname of The Constitution State?

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What economic system of trade was based on the principle that a country's power comes from money?

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What was England's goal in the colonies under the mercantilist system?

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What was the first legislature anywhere in the English colonies in America?

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True or false: The New England Colonies had fertile soil and a long growing season.

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True or false: The Middle Colonies were known as the 'breadbasket' due to their large production of grains.

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