United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

The Backcountry Region

Backcountry residents were scattered along
the s Mountains throughout the colonies

Question 131419:

Residents of the backcountry region of the American colonies

A) tended to be members of the Anglican Church
B) tended to be more independent and less deferential to authority than colonists in urban areas
C) had larger numbers of slaves than those residing in the tidewater region
D) were extremely loyal to the British authorities
E) were the colonists most directly affected by British policies that impacted shipping and commerce

Answer & Explanation

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