History 201-RCC – U.S. Colonial History – Professor Veteri Exam #1- Part Two- Ch
History 201-RCC – U.S. Colonial History – Professor Veteri
Exam #1- Part Two- Chapters 1- 3
Directions: Answer any two questions by Wednesday, September
All answers should have a thesis (opening paragraph),
followed by one or two paragraphs to support your thesis. 3-4 pages (40 points)
Please email all assignments to my regular email. Late assignments are not acceptable unless approved by me.
1. Compare Spain’s treatment of Muslims and Jews in
Spain following the Reconquista with the country’s later treatment of conquered
Native Americans in the New World. Do you think these groups received similar
or different treatment? 2. What were the objectives of the founders of the
Puritan colonies at Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay? Compare the early years of
these colonies to those of the Virginia colonies. 3. Which society was more democratic in its
original formulation, the New England colony or the Chesapeake colony? Explain your answer.
4. What were the key European objectives in
exploring North America during the Age of Exploration.? To what extent did England, France and the
Netherlands achieve their objective?