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5 Matching questions

  1. Virginia Company
  2. South Carolina
  3. Barbados
  4. Fundamental Orders of CT
  5. New Netherland
  1. a settled by the descendants of Englishmen who had colonized Barbados
  2. b initial settlement of the Dutch in 1614 near Albany
  3. c first written constitution in British North America
  4. d joint-stock company that funded Jamestown; named for the virgin Queen Elizabeth
  5. e in the Carribbean; primary export was sugar, plantations worked by slaves; settlers from here were the first Europeans to have seen widespread slavery at work

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. name given to Native Americans by Columbus, who believed he had reached the East Indies (really the Bahamas)
  2. ruling family of Scotland and Britain in early colonial era
  3. fertile region with lots of access to the sea (for trade); MA populations were growing, so settlers looked here and other places to expand; already inhabited by the Pequots, who resisted English incursions
  4. a Pokanoket who spoke English and served as the Pilgrims' interpreter and taught them how to best plant in New England
  5. 1598; provided for religious toleration of the Huguenots who might otherwise have fled the mother country (France)

5 True/False questions

  1. New Yorkproprietorship; royal gift to James (Charles II's brother); declared a royal colony when James became king in 1685


  2. pre-Columbian eraused by conquistadors to enslave natives; grants to settlers that gave authority over Natie Americans for the purpose of labor and obliged the holder to Christianize and protect the Native Americans, and attempted to erase their culture and supplant it with Catholicism


  3. Duke of YorkJames took on this title b/c of his lands in NY


  4. Indentured servitudein return for free passage, servants typically promised seven years' labor, after which they received their freedom; in much of the 1600s, they also received a piece of property with freedom so they could survive and vote; was a common practice, but difficult


  5. Coureurs du bois"runners in the woods"; French who helped trade for the furs that became the range in Europe; always on the move