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Practice: European Exploration Chapter 5 Vocabulary

Quiz by Leslie Pair

Grade 8
Social Studies (2018)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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  • Q1
    Mainly located in North and Central America, including the Caribbean and Spanish East Indies
    New Spain
  • Q2
    French colony in North America, with a capital in Quebec, founded 1608. New France fell to the British in 1763.
    New France
  • Q3
    A colony founded by the Dutch in the New World. It became New York.
    New Netherland
  • Q4
    First permanent English colony in North America, founded in Virginia in 1607 - 13 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth in Massachusetts
    Jamestown (1607)
  • Q5
    The second capital after fire destroyed Jamestown. It became a leading center of government and culture among the thirteen colonies.
    Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Q6
    A person who journeys to a sacred place for religious reasons.
  • Q7
    A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England. They came to America for religious freedom and settled Massachusetts Bay.
  • Q8
    1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It was signed by the 41 men.
    Mayflower Compact
  • Q9
    A puritan preacher who fled Massachusetts after his views on religious observance became too extreme for the colonists
    Roger Williams
  • Q10
    Rhode Island
    Williams bought land from the Native Americans and founded Providence in 1636; it was soon populated by his many followers
  • Q11
    Well educated; outspoken; thought "all people" should be a part of government. Kicked out of Massachusetts Bay.
    Ann Hutchinson
  • Q12
    A Quaker that founded Pennsylvania to establish a place where his people and others could live in peace and be free from persecution.
    William Penn
  • Q13
    Protestant reformers who believe in the equality of all people
  • Q14
    Founded the colony of Maryland and offered religious freedom to all Christian colonists. He did so because he knew that members of his own religion (Catholicism) would be a minority in the colony.
    Lord Baltimore
  • Q15
    Founder and governor of the Georgia colony. He ran a tightly-disciplined, military-like colony. Slaves, alcohol, and Catholicism were forbidden in his colony.
    James Oglethorpe

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