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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

Which region of the 13 colonies had the longest growing season?

The Southern Colonies

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 Middle Colonies. (Hint: There were 4)

Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York and New Jersey

Name the Southern Colonies. (Hint: There were 5)

Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

Why did the English want colonies in North America?

They wanted to find gold and other resources

Where was the first English colony?

Roanoke Island

Which colony was the first permanent settlement?


Which best describes the type of government established in Jamestown?


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

How did Jamestown settlers avoid starvation?

They farmed the land and dug wells for water

What colonies did the French found as a result of searching for the Northwest Passage?

Quebec and Montreal

Which of the following contributed most to the growth and success of Quebec?

trading beaver fur

What river did the Dutch take control of as a result of searching for the Northwest Passage?

Hudson River

Why did the Pilgrims go to Plymouth?

A storm blew their ship off course

What group helped the Pilgrims survive at Plymouth colony?

the Wampanoag

Why did the Puritans send a small group of colonists ahead of the others?

to get a colony started for the others

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