5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Carolina Rice
- proprietary colony
- cash crops
- a religious group who settled Pennsylvania - very tolerant and nonviolent
- b Recognition that other people have the right to different opinions
- c crops grown and sold for money such as tobacco
- d valuable crop grown in the Carolinas that was traded around the world
- e English colony in which the king gave land to proprietors in exchange for a yearly payment
5 Multiple choice questions
- a holy day for rest and worship
- 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.
- group of people who, in 1620, founded the colony of Plymouth Massachusetts to escape religious persecution in England
- 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.
5 True/False questions
Massachusettes Bay Company → English colony in which the king gave land to proprietors in exchange for a yearly payment
William Penn → Recognition that other people have the right to different opinions
Where did New York get its name? → from King Charles' brother the Duke of York
patroons → A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England. They came to America for religious freedom and settled Massachusetts Bay.
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.