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  1. Mostly young and single European immigrants who entered into work contracts for a specified period of years in exchange for free passage to America and sometimes a promise of land at the end of the contract.
  2. He led a rebellion in Virginia against the autocratic government of Lord Berkeley in the late 17th century.
  3. He led an uprising in New York in the name of King William IV against the Anglo-Dutch ruling elite.
  4. What was William Penn's primary purpose for founding the colony of Pennsylvania?
  5. A radical separatist group of English Protestants who settled at Plymouth in order to be left alone to lead a pure and religious life.
  1. a indentured servants
  2. b Jacob Leisler
  3. c provide a refuge for persecuted English Quakers
  4. d Nathaniel Bacon
  5. e Pilgrims

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Act of Toleration
  2. Roger Williams
  3. John Peter Zenger
  4. New England town meeting and the Virginia House of Burgesses
  5. tobacco

5 True/False questions

  1. What was the name of the system that gave 50 acres of land to anyone who would transport someone [like an indentured servant] to the colony?The Great Migration


  2. The name given to any prominent Englishman to whom the king granted vast areas of land in colonial North America.give away land belonging to the Indians


  3. This adventurer instituted military discipline and perhaps saved the Virginia colony at Jamestown.John Rolfe


  4. Where were women more commonly found: the Chesapeake Bay or New England?New England


  5. The colony of New Jersey was run as a privately owned estate. What was this kind of colony called?Increase Mather