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5 Matching questions

  1. Where did New York get its name?
  2. patroons
  3. Roger Williams
  4. Quakers
  5. John Winthrop
  1. a Wealthy landowners in the New Netherlands who got large estates by bringing 50 settlers.
  2. b 1588-1649 First governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630.
  3. c religious group who settled Pennsylvania - very tolerant and nonviolent
  4. d He founded Rhode Island for separation of Church and State. He believed that the Puritans were too powerful and was ordered to leave the Massachusetts Bay Colony for his religious beliefs.
  5. e from King Charles' brother the Duke of York

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. 7-8
  3. A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England. They came to America for religious freedom and settled Massachusetts Bay.
  4. American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Boston for her religious views (1591-1643)
  5. a holy day for rest and worship

5 True/False questions

  1. Pilgrimsgroup of people who, in 1620, founded the colony of Plymouth Massachusetts to escape religious persecution in England


  2. cash cropscrops grown and sold for money such as tobacco


  3. Carolina RiceRecognition that other people have the right to different opinions


  4. proprietary colonyWealthy landowners in the New Netherlands who got large estates by bringing 50 settlers.


  5. Fundamental Orders of ConnecticutFirst Constitution written in America - limited the governor's power in Connecticut, allowed non church members to vote