5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- cash crops
- Thomas Hooker
- Bacon's Rebellion
- a group of people who, in 1620, founded the colony of Plymouth Massachusetts to escape religious persecution in England
- b crops grown and sold for money such as tobacco
- c a holy day for rest and worship
- d an uprising in 1676 in the Virginia Colony, led by Nathaniel Bacon. It was the first rebellion in the American colonies in which discontented frontiersmen took part; a similar uprising in Maryland occurred later that year. The uprising was a protest against the governor of Virginia, William Berkeley.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Boston for her religious views (1591-1643)
- First Constitution written in America - limited the governor's power in Connecticut, allowed non church members to vote
- Company formed in 1629 by puritans to start a colony in America.
- religious group who settled Pennsylvania - very tolerant and nonviolent
5 True/False questions
proprietary colony → Wealthy landowners in the New Netherlands who got large estates by bringing 50 settlers.
William Penn → group of people who, in 1620, founded the colony of Plymouth Massachusetts to escape religious persecution in England
Toleration → Recognition that other people have the right to different opinions
John Winthrop → 1588-1649 First governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630.
Carolina Rice → valuable crop grown in the Carolinas that was traded around the world