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5 Matching questions

  1. proprietary colony
  2. Bacon's Rebellion
  3. Number of Children a Puritan family had
  4. cash crops
  5. Sabbath
  1. a a holy day for rest and worship
  2. b 7-8
  3. c crops grown and sold for money such as tobacco
  4. d English colony in which the king gave land to proprietors in exchange for a yearly payment
  5. e an uprising in 1676 in the Virginia Colony, led by Nathaniel Bacon. It was the first rebellion in the American colonies in which discontented frontiersmen took part; a similar uprising in Maryland occurred later that year. The uprising was a protest against the governor of Virginia, William Berkeley.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Boston for her religious views (1591-1643)
  2. religious group who settled Pennsylvania - very tolerant and nonviolent
  3. Wealthy landowners in the New Netherlands who got large estates by bringing 50 settlers.
  4. group of people who, in 1620, founded the colony of Plymouth Massachusetts to escape religious persecution in England
  5. 1588-1649 First governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630.

5 True/False questions

  1. PuritansA religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England. They came to America for religious freedom and settled Massachusetts Bay.


  2. William PennRecognition that other people have the right to different opinions


  3. Where did New York get its name?from King Charles' brother the Duke of York


  4. James OglethorpeFounder and governor of the Georgia colony. He ran a tightly-disciplined, military-like colony. Slaves, alcohol, and Catholicism were forbidden in his colony. Many colonists felt that Oglethorpe was a dictator, and that (along with the colonist's dissatisfaction over not being allowed to own slaves) caused the colony to break down and Oglethorpe to lose his position as governor.


  5. Thomas HookerA Puritan minister who led about 100 settlers out of Massachusetts Bay to Connecticut because he believed that the governor and other officials had too much power. He wanted to set up a colony in Connecticut with strict limits on government.