5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Bacon's Rebellion
- Number of Children a Puritan family had
- Where did New York get its name?
- a Wealthy landowners in the New Netherlands who got large estates by bringing 50 settlers.
- b religious group who settled Pennsylvania - very tolerant and nonviolent
- c 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.
- d from King Charles' brother the Duke of York
- e 7-8
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- group of people who, in 1620, founded the colony of Plymouth Massachusetts to escape religious persecution in England
- 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.
- valuable crop grown in the Carolinas that was traded around the world
- crops grown and sold for money such as tobacco
5 True/False questions
Anne Hutchinson → American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Boston for her religious views (1591-1643)
Sabbath → A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England. They came to America for religious freedom and settled Massachusetts Bay.
John Winthrop → 1588-1649 First governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630.
proprietary colony → English colony in which the king gave land to proprietors in exchange for a yearly payment
Toleration → group of people who, in 1620, founded the colony of Plymouth Massachusetts to escape religious persecution in England