Who Would You Have Been in Colonial America?

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By: Zoe Samuel

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Everyone in America tends to figure out where they feel drawn to. But before America was America, where might you have fit in? What would colonial times have held for you?

Why would you go to the Colonies?

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Are you a man?

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Are you rich?

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Are you Protestant?

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Do you have a trade?

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What do you fear?

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Could you do something immoral if ordered to?

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Do you feel guilty about exploiting people?

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Do you have the ability to work very hard and never complain?

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Do you hope to improve your lot?

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Do you know anything about farming?

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Do you secretly sort of miss the aristocracy?

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Do you buy into the idea that America has no class system?

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Have you ever committed a crime?

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Do you know anything about cotton or tobacco?

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Are you able to turn a blind eye to slavery?

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Could you make it way out on the frontier, with no protection?

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Do you get along with other cultures?

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How adaptable are you?

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Do you know how to fight?

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Do you want to live in a town?

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Do you see the New World as a great place to get rich?

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What do you fear in the Colonies?

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Which side of the Revolution would you have chosen?

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Do you believe in freedom for everyone?

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Are you literate?

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Could you get by without your family to fall back on?

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Would you ever get homesick for the mother country?

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Could you go a while on very little food?

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Do you have a patron?

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