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History Test: Chapter 2 - The English Colonies
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Tobacco is the main crop grown here
Wheat is the main crop grown here
The Tidewater region is located here
Religion plays a big part in the formation of all its colonies
New England colonies
The most diverse based off of non-English settlers
These colonies place an emphasis on fishing and shipbuilding
New England colonies
Englands first permanent settlement in North America could be found here
Delaware is considered one of these colonies
New Hampshire is considered one of these colonies
New England colonies
The backcountry extends through these two regions (choose two)
Southern & Middle colonies
The Virginia Company of London helped to found the colony of?
What type of government did England have?
Which of the following is true about John Smith?
A) He helps bring organization & stability to Jamestown,
B) He is arrested & sent back to England, C) He famously referred to Jamestown as a "city upon a hill", D) All of the above
A0 He helps bring organization & stability to Jamestown
What representative government was established in Jamestown?
House of Burgesses
Who helps to bring tobacco to the colony of Jamestown?
Which of the following religious groups were persecuted in England?
A) Catholics, B) Quakers, C) Puritans, D) All of the above
D) All of the above
The first document in which American colonists claimed the right to govern themselves was called?
The Mayflower Compact
The Pilgrims that came to settle Plymouth were?
A0 Baptist, B) Puritans, C) Quakers, D) Catholics
Which of the following is NOT true about the Puritans?
A) they were nicknamed the Visible Saints, B) they were tolerant of other religions, C) the Massachusetts Bay Company helped to bring Puritans to the colony, D) they required that everyone read the bible daily
B) they were tolerant of other religions
Which of the following is true about Rhode Island?
A0 it is a middle colony, B) it was a colony that was not tolerant of other religions, C) Roger Williams helps to establish Providence as the capital city, D) all of the above
C) Roger Williams helps to establish Providence as the capital city
The Spanish Armada (the event) prevented England from sending ships to this colony
This colony endures the "Starving Time"
This colony was founded in 1607
This colony is the first English colony in North America
This is the first permanent English colony in North America
Nicknamed the "Lost Colony"
This colony was founded for religious reasons
People of this colony signed the Mayflower Compartment
Nathaniel Bacon helps to burn this settlement to the ground
Squanto plays a big part in helping this colony
What was the basis for King Philips war?
Stop Puritan expansion
What did John Winthrop tell the Puritans they should act like?
Act as if we are a "city upon a hill"
What city in North America is nicknamed the city of "brotherly love"?
The Mason-Dixon line was drawn up to separate what states?
Pennsylvania & Maryland
Who came up with the concept of a "Holy experiment"?
Which of the following is true about the colony of Georgia?
A) founded out of fear of the French, B) it was the only colony officially founded in the 1700's, C) its key leader was John Winthrop, D) it became a colony for wealthy merchants to settle
B) it was the only colony officially founded in the 1700's
This colony was founded by George Carteret and John Berkeley
This colony was once part of William Penn's colony
This colony was founded by James Oglethorpe
This colony was founded by the Calvert family (Lord Baltimore)
This colony's first successful leader was John Smith
This colony was taken over from the Dutch
This colony's first governor was John Winthrop
This colony was founded by William Penn
This colony was founded by Thomas Hooker
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