5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- James Oglethorpe
- proprietary colony
- Carolina Rice
- William Penn
- 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.
- b English colony in which the king gave land to proprietors in exchange for a yearly payment
- c A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England. They came to America for religious freedom and settled Massachusetts Bay.
- d valuable crop grown in the Carolinas that was traded around the world
- 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
- group of people who, in 1620, founded the colony of Plymouth Massachusetts to escape religious persecution in England
- American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Boston for her religious views (1591-1643)
- 1588-1649 First governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630.
- First Constitution written in America - limited the governor's power in Connecticut, allowed non church members to vote
5 True/False Questions
Sabbath → Wealthy landowners in the New Netherlands who got large estates by bringing 50 settlers.
Massachusettes Bay Company → English colony in which the king gave land to proprietors in exchange for a yearly payment
cash crops → Wealthy landowners in the New Netherlands who got large estates by bringing 50 settlers.
Bacon's Rebellion → valuable crop grown in the Carolinas that was traded around the world
Roger Williams → 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.