Why did the Puritans send a small group of colonists ahead of John Winthrop and other colonists?
The Puritans wanted the first group to go ahead and get their colony started by building buildings and starting farms.
Name three types of industries that the Massachusetts Bay Colony relied on.
shipbuilding, fishing, fur trading
What made the New England Colonies different from one another?
They each had different religious beliefs.
What happened to dissenters of Puritan rulers in Massachusetts?
They were forced to leave their colony.
How did many of the Middle and Southern Colonies get started?
King Charles II gave away large plots of land.
Name the New England (Northern) Colonies. (Hint: There were 4)
Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire
Name the Southern Colonies. (Hint: There were 5)
Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
Which of the following greatly angered the Spanish?:
a- The colony at Roanoke failed
b-Francis Drake raided Spanish ships
Francis Drake raided Spanish ships
What colonies did the French found as a result of searching for the Northwest Passage?
Quebec and Montreal
What river did the Dutch take control of as a result of searching for the Northwest Passage?