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13 Colonies

Quiz by brynna boston

Grade 8
Social Studies
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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  • Q1
    Economy based on shipping,whaling, fur trading,and industry
    Southern Colonies
    New England colonies
    Middle Colonies
    30s
  • Q2
    This regions economy was based on staple crops that were always needed Such as wheat, barley, and oats
    Southern Colonies
    Middle colonies
    New England Colonies
    30s
  • Q3
    This regions economy was based on cash crops like tobacco, cotton, indigo and rice
    New England Colonies
    Southern colonies
    Middle Colonies
    30s
  • Q4
    First permanent English settlement in North America, founded in 1607, located in Virginia
    Plymouth
    Jamestown
    Mayflower
    30s
  • Q5
    He was one of the English settlers at Jamestown He discovered how to successfully grow tobacco in Virginia and cure it for export, which made Virginia an economically successful colony.
    Lord Baltimore
    William Penn
    John Rolfe
    John Smith
    30s
  • Q6
    He was the founder of Maryland, a colony which offered religious freedom, and a refuge for the persecuted Roman Catholics.
    John Rolfe
    Lord Baltimore
    William Penn
    John Smith
    30s
  • Q7
    Who brought Indigo to the Southern colonies as a cash crop?
    Pocahontas
    Ann Hutchinson
    Eliza Pickney
    Abigail Adams
    30s
  • Q8
    What Puritan leader said " We shall be a city upon a hill" ?
    John Winthrop
    Lord Baltimore
    Roger Williams
    William Penn
    30s
  • Q9
    the year 1620 is significant because...
    Revolution began
    Jamestown was founded
    Mayflower Compact was signed
    30s
  • Q10
    What was the 1st written Constitution in the colonies?
    Virginia House of Burgesses
    Magna Carta
    Mayflower Compact
    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
    30s
  • Q11
    known for its long growing season, good soil, and CASH CROPS
    Middle Colonies
    Southern colonies
    New England Colonies
    30s
  • Q12
    known for its rocky soil, cold winters, and fishing/timber industry
    Southern Colonies
    Middle Colonies
    New England Colonies
    30s
  • Q13
    Which colony was established by the Quakers and promoted religious tolerance?
    Maryland
    Georgia
    Pennsylvania
    Virginia
    30s
  • Q14
    Which colony was founded by Lord Baltimore as a safe place for Catholics?
    Pennsylvania
    New York
    Virginia
    Maryland
    30s
  • Q15
    which region had mild winters, fertile soil, and had small/medium farms?
    New England Colonies
    Southern Colonies
    Middle Colonies
    30s

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