5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Where did New York get its name?
- Carolina Rice
- Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
- proprietary colony
- Number of Children a Puritan family had
- a from King Charles' brother the Duke of York
- b valuable crop grown in the Carolinas that was traded around the world
- c 7-8
- d First Constitution written in America - limited the governor's power in Connecticut, allowed non church members to vote
- e English colony in which the king gave land to proprietors in exchange for a yearly payment
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- He founded Rhode Island for separation of Church and State. He believed that the Puritans were too powerful and was ordered to leave the Massachusetts Bay Colony for his religious beliefs.
- crops grown and sold for money such as tobacco
- group of people who, in 1620, founded the colony of Plymouth Massachusetts to escape religious persecution in England
- A Puritan minister who led about 100 settlers out of Massachusetts Bay to Connecticut because he believed that the governor and other officials had too much power. He wanted to set up a colony in Connecticut with strict limits on government.
- Penn, an English Quaker, founded Pennsylvania in 1682, after receiving a charter from King Charles II the year before. He launched the colony as a "holy experiment" based on religious tolerance.
5 True/False Questions
James Oglethorpe → Founder and governor of the Georgia colony. He ran a tightly-disciplined, military-like colony. Slaves, alcohol, and Catholicism were forbidden in his colony. Many colonists felt that Oglethorpe was a dictator, and that (along with the colonist's dissatisfaction over not being allowed to own slaves) caused the colony to break down and Oglethorpe to lose his position as governor.
Toleration → Recognition that other people have the right to different opinions
Massachusettes Bay Company → Company formed in 1629 by puritans to start a colony in America.
Bacon's Rebellion → Recognition that other people have the right to different opinions
Sabbath → A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England. They came to America for religious freedom and settled Massachusetts Bay.