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What colony was most motivated by making a profit?
What features made the southern colonies unique?
What document is most similar to the mayflower compact?
What group made the laws in most of the colonies?
The elected assembly
What did the New England colonies all have in common?
They were all self governing
What colony offered the most freedom for the people who lived there?
James Oglethorpe intended that the Georgia colony be settled by...?
Prisoners and Debtors from England
How did Roger William's colony of Providence differ from the Puritan colony of Massachusetts?
people of different beliefs were welcomed
Why did Virginia replace ts with African slaves?
Because slaves didn't leave after a few years. They were more hardworking and were used to farming. They also couldn't escape and blend into the crow because of their dark skin
Describe an indentured servant
A man paid his debt to a farmer by working for him without pay
The actions and beliefs of the Quakers of Pennsylvania predicted what event?
The American Revolution
Why did the people in the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies adapt different ways?
The regions had different geographys and resources
Describe the environment of the New England colonies
Long, cold winters and rocky, hilly land
How did the government of New York differ from the other colonies?
They had a British appointed governor and council alternating with an elected assembly
Describe a Separatists
People who shared religious beliefs and who wanted a place to practice their religion in peace.
The Mayflower Compact, The fundamental Orders, and town meetings all showed the determination of the colonies to...
govern themselves and solve their own problems
Which of the three colonial regions was most dependent upon the ocean for its economy?
New England colonies
Which of the three colonial regions had the warmest temperatures ?
Which colonial region included the present day state of New Jersey?
Which colonial region had the coolest winters?
New England colonies
Describe one effect that the Appalachian Mountains may have had on the 13 colonies
The mountains restricted the growth of the colonies.
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