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Unit 1 - Colonization Era

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  • Q1
    Jamestown was founded for ___.
    Economic
    Religious
    Social
    Political
    30s
  • Q2
    Why was the Mayflower Compact important?
    It weakened the influence of religion in government.
    It established a form of self-government.
    It gave colonists more rights in local government.
    It limited power of future colonial government.
    30s
  • Q3
    When was the Mayflower Compact signed?
    1607
    1619
    1783
    1620
    30s
  • Q4
    William Penn founded Pennsylvania to ___.
    provide a refuge for persecuted Christians of all sects
    provide a refuge for persecuted English Quakers
    establish self government
    provide a refuge for English debtors.
    30s
  • Q5
    The Colonization Era (1607-1763) is a time period when ____.
    farming was the main economic activity in the colonies
    there was increased conflict between the English colonies
    there was conflict between the Mother Country and colonies
    Europeans settled the New World, including the 13 colonies.
    30s
  • Q6
    Which colonial region includes Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island?
    Northern
    Southern
    New England
    Middle
    30s
  • Q7
    Which of the following colonies was formerly settled by the Dutch?
    New York
    New Amsterdam
    New Hampshire
    New Jersey
    30s
  • Q8
    Fertile soil, long growing seasons, & cash crops describe which region?
    Northern
    New England
    Middle
    Southern
    30s
  • Q9
    After facing religious persecution in England, which group settled in Maryland?
    Quakers
    Pilgrims
    Catholics
    Puritans
    30s
  • Q10
    In 1607, England established
    the first permanent English settlement
    a colony on Roanoke Island
    Plymouth colony
    the House of Burgesses
    30s
  • Q11
    Many immigrant groups made the Middle colonies home. This could be described as -
    Columbian Exchange
    diversity
    mercantilism
    salutary neglect
    30s
  • Q12
    Europeans explored the New World to find riches, new trade routes, and ___.
    to avoid war with Mexico
    to find new ways to manufacture goods
    to claim new lands
    to sell slaves to the colonies
    30s
  • Q13
    Fill in the blank: Roger Williams founded ____ for ____.
    Rhode Island; religious freedom
    Massachusetts; religious freedom
    Jamestown; economic reasons
    Connecticut; religious freedom
    30s
  • Q14
    Large plantations and a large slave population describe which colonial region?
    all three of them
    New England
    Middle
    Southern
    30s
  • Q15
    Which colonial region includes New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware?
    New England
    Middle
    Southern
    Northern
    30s

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