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Social Studies Chapter 5 Test Study Guide

(Things you should know before your test)

 

Vocabulary: Slave Trade, merchant, service, goods, manor, government, apprentice.

 

 

Coming to New York (Lesson 1)

  • The countries that Europeans came from to settle in the colony of New York
  • How the Africans arriving and living in the colony was different from other people in the colony
  • Things and activities that different cultures brought to New York

The Way of Life in New York (Lesson 2 and 3)

  • What are some of the jobs colonists did to make a living
  • The differences between farm life and city life
  • What type of government did they establish (start)
  • What school life was like for children
  • What kinds of work the children did
  • What children did just for fun

 

Tips for studying: Make flash cards for vocabulary; Review your notes, handouts and textbooks (chapter 5 pages 131-151) You can also use the chapter review (p. 152-153) to help.

 

TEST DATE: MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012

 

Social Studies Chapter 4 Test Study Guide

(Things you should know before your test)

 

Vocabulary: explorer, Northwest Passage, colony, colonist, latitude, longitude, equator, prime meridian, profit, patroon, governor, petition, economy.

 

People: King Charles II, Christopher Columbus, Peter Minuit, Henry Hudson, Peter Stuyvesant, James, Duke of York.

 

European Explorers (Lesson 1)

  • The countries that Europeans explored for and what they discovered in North America
  • What were their reasons for exploring
  • What was the relationship between Europeans and the Native Americans

Dutch and English Colonies (Lesson 2 and 3)

  • What country controlled the colony of New Netherland
  • What were the roles of Africans in the new colony
  • What are the different kinds of jobs that the colonists had
  • Why did the English want to take over New Netherland
  • How did Peter Stuyvesant feel about the demand of the English and how did the colonists feel about it
  • What were some of the changes made when the English took control of New Netherland

 

Tips for studying: Make flash cards for vocabulary and people; Review your notes, handouts and textbooks (chapter 4 pages 102-127) You can also use the chapter review (p. 128-129) to help.

 

TEST DATE : JANUARY 4, 2011