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Colonial Period Questions - All Grades

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Grade 5 Colonial Period
What religious group was dominate in the New England Colonies?
  1. Quakers
  2. Puritans
  3. Methodists
  4. Roman Catholics
Grade 8 Colonial Period
The southern colonies included:
  1. Georgia, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, & South Carolina
  2. New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, & Rhode Island
  3. New Mexico, Hawaii, Alaska, & Texas
Grade 2 Colonial Period
James Oglethorpe was born in
  1. Georgia
  2. England
  3. South Carolina
Grade 5 Colonial Period
It was illegal to teach slaves to
  1. read and write
  2. read a map
  3. shoe horses
  4. build houses
Grade 7 Colonial Period
What document was written by the Pilgrims that later influenced the framers of the Constitution?
  1. Magna Carta
  2. Mayflower Compact
  3. Bill of Rights
  4. Virginia Declaration of Rights
Grade 5 Colonial Period
James Oglethorpe founded the Georgia Colony in order to
  1. give debtors a new start
  2. make money from cash crops
  3. get away from the summer insect infestation on his plantation
  4. allow colonist freedom to worship in their own way
Grade 5 Colonial Period
In 1699, Virginia moved its capital to
  1. Roanoke
  2. Jamestown
  3. Williamsburg
  4. Richmond
Grade 8 Colonial Period
All of the following were American leaders EXCEPT...
  1. George Washington
  2. General William Howe
  3. Thomas Jefferson
  4. John Hancock
Grade 9 Colonial Period
What was the name of the agreement signed by the Pilgrims in Plymouth, Massachusetts?
  1. Super Bowl Shuffle
  2. Gettysburg Address
  3. Emancipation Proclamation
  4. Mayflower Compact
Grade 10 Colonial Period
Grade 9 Colonial Period
Which document ended the French and Indian War?
  1. Treaty of Paris
  2. Treaty of Versailles
  3. Proclamation of 1763
  4. Declaration of Independence
Grade 11 Colonial Period
Native American civilizations were threatened by
  1. diseases introduced by white settlers
  2. buffalo herds
  3. other Native American groups
  4. drought
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Grade 8 Colonial Period
All of the following were British EXEPT...
  1. King George III
  2. General William Howe
  3. General John Burgoyne
  4. Paul Revere
Grade 8 Colonial Period
Pilgrims and Puritans settled here
  1. Middle Colonies
  2. Southern Colonies
  3. New England Colonies
  4. All of the above
Grade 5 Colonial Period
The Plymouth colony became part of the                          in 1691.
  1. Pennsylvania Colony
  2. Delaware Colony
  3. Massachusetts Bay Colony
  4. New Netherlands Colony
Grade 8 Colonial Period
New England Colonies were established by what two religious groups?
  1. Pilgrims and Puritans
  2. Christians and Catholics
  3. Quakers and Christians
  4. Catholics and Pilgrims
Grade 8 Colonial Period
Why did 3/4 of the settlers die when they first arrived in the United States?
  1. Harsh Winter
  2. Famine/Starvation
  3. Disease
  4. all of the above
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