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Chapter 6: Middle Colonies

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37 questions
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  • Q1
    What happens at a gristmill?
    Logs were made into lumber
    Iron was made into horseshoes
    Grain was made into flour
    Thread was made into cloth
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  • Q2
    Which of the following did the Middle Colonies import FROM England?
    Enslaved workers
    Grain
    Gunpowder
    Lumber
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  • Q3
    Which of these workers could make finished good from farm products?
    Blacksmiths
    Masons
    Coopers
    Bakers
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  • Q4
    Which of the following was NOT important to the prosperity of the colonies?
    Ports
    Trade
    Whales
    Farms
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  • Q5
    Which geographical advantages most helped the Middle Colonies become known as the "breadbasket" colonies?
    Long rivers
    Deep harbors
    Tropical climate
    Fertile Soil
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  • Q6
    After taking control of New Netherlands from the Dutch, which two colonies did the English form in that region?
    Connecticut and Massachusetts
    Maryland and Virginia
    New York and New Jersey
    Delaware and Pennsylvania
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  • Q7
    With what Native American leader did William Penn form a long lasting peace?
    Tamanend
    Tisquatum
    Metacomet
    Powhatan
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  • Q8
    Which of these colonists was a leader of the Great Awakening?
    Benjamin Franklin
    Peter Stuyvesant
    William Penn
    George Whitefield
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  • Q9
    Why were port cities important to the economic success?
    They were surrounded by farms
    They were major trade centers
    They offered more freedoms to immigrants
    They gave artisans a place to sell their products
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  • Q10
    Which of the following made an economic choice to pay to use a grist mill?
    A craft worker
    A farmer
    A fisher
    A rancher
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  • Q11
    What word means safe place?
    Prosperity
    Artisan
    Refuge
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  • Q12
    What word means owner?
    Proprietor
    Militia
    Prosperity
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  • Q13
    What word means fairness?
    Justice
    Artisan
    Militia
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  • Q14
    What word means volunteer army?
    Justice
    Militia
    Proprietor
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  • Q15
    What word means economic success?
    Proprietor
    Prosperity
    Refuge
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  • Q16
    What word means craftworkers?
    Justice
    Artisan
    Refuge
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  • Q17
    What was the first Quaker colony in North America?
    New Jersey
    Delaware
    Pennsylvania
    New York
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  • Q18
    William Penn the proprietor of Pennsylvania and ????
    Delaware
    Pennsylvania
    New York
    New Jersey
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  • Q19
    Williams Penn's government gave citizens important rights in what colony?
    New Jersey
    Pennsylvania
    New York
    Delaware
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  • Q20
    What was a Dutch colony of New Netherland?
    Pennsylvania
    New York
    New Jersey
    Delaware
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