5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- William Penn
- Roger Williams
- proprietary colony
- Thomas Hooker
- a 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.
- b A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England. They came to America for religious freedom and settled Massachusetts Bay.
- c 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.
- d English colony in which the king gave land to proprietors in exchange for a yearly payment
- 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
- Wealthy landowners in the New Netherlands who got large estates by bringing 50 settlers.
- group of people who, in 1620, founded the colony of Plymouth Massachusetts to escape religious persecution in England
- 1588-1649 First governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630.
- 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
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
Where did New York get its name? → valuable crop grown in the Carolinas that was traded around the world
Quakers → religious group who settled Pennsylvania - very tolerant and nonviolent
Toleration → Recognition that other people have the right to different opinions