5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- cash crops
- proprietary colony
- James Oglethorpe
- a A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England. They came to America for religious freedom and settled Massachusetts Bay.
- b Wealthy landowners in the New Netherlands who got large estates by bringing 50 settlers.
- c crops grown and sold for money such as tobacco
- d Founder 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.
- e English colony in which the king gave land to proprietors in exchange for a yearly payment
5 Multiple choice questions
- from King Charles' brother the Duke of York
- Company formed in 1629 by puritans to start a colony in America.
- A 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.
- First Constitution written in America - limited the governor's power in Connecticut, allowed non church members to vote
5 True/False questions
Anne Hutchinson → Recognition that other people have the right to different opinions
Carolina Rice → valuable crop grown in the Carolinas that was traded around the world
Sabbath → a holy day for rest and worship
William Penn → group of people who, in 1620, founded the colony of Plymouth Massachusetts to escape religious persecution in England
Pilgrims → Wealthy landowners in the New Netherlands who got large estates by bringing 50 settlers.