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New England,middle and southern colonies Test

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  1. James Oglethorpe
  2. proprietary colony
  3. Puritans
  4. Carolina Rice
  5. William Penn
  1. a 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.
  2. b English colony in which the king gave land to proprietors in exchange for a yearly payment
  3. c A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England. They came to America for religious freedom and settled Massachusetts Bay.
  4. d valuable crop grown in the Carolinas that was traded around the world
  5. e 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 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. group of people who, in 1620, founded the colony of Plymouth Massachusetts to escape religious persecution in England
  2. 7-8
  3. American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Boston for her religious views (1591-1643)
  4. 1588-1649 First governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630.
  5. First Constitution written in America - limited the governor's power in Connecticut, allowed non church members to vote

5 True/False Questions

  1. SabbathWealthy landowners in the New Netherlands who got large estates by bringing 50 settlers.

          

  2. Massachusettes Bay CompanyEnglish colony in which the king gave land to proprietors in exchange for a yearly payment

          

  3. cash cropsWealthy landowners in the New Netherlands who got large estates by bringing 50 settlers.

          

  4. Bacon's Rebellionvaluable crop grown in the Carolinas that was traded around the world

          

  5. Roger WilliamsHe 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.

          

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