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Grade 5 Colonial Period
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which country built Fort Caroline?
  1. Spain
  2. France
  3. England
  4. Italy
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 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 2 Colonial Period
James Oglethorpe was born in
  1. Georgia
  2. England
  3. South Carolina
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which of the following is in the correct order from first to last:
  1. French and Indian War, King Phillips War, Pequot War, Powhatan War
  2. King Phillips War, Pequot War, French and Indian War, Powhatan War
  3. Powhatan War, King Phillips War, Pequot War, French and Indian War
  4. Powhatan War, Pequot War, King Phillips War, French and Indian War
Grade 5 Colonial Period
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 10 Colonial Period
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 4 Colonial Period
Two reasons people explored were
  1. to find new friends and buy a new boat
  2. to find new land and find gold
  3. to trick the Native Americans and draw maps
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
Grade 8 Colonial Period
William Penn named the Capital of his colony Philadelphia, which meant?
  1. "Town of Protestant Equality"
  2. "City of Elder Knowledge"
  3. "Place of Pilgrim Inspiration"
  4. "City of Brotherly Love"
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