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Grade 5 Colonial Period
Who started a colony where people of any religion could be free to worship as they chose?
  1. Ceclilius Calvert
  2. William Penn
  3. Lord Baltimore
  4. Roger Williams
Grade 8 Colonial Period
What did Virginians call their first representative assembly?
  1. The House of Burgesses
  2. The House of Representstives
  3. The House of Commons
  4. The House of Planters
Grade 11 Colonial Period
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which country built Fort Caroline?
  1. Spain
  2. France
  3. England
  4. Italy
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
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 8 Colonial Period
The Proclamation of 1763                                                                   
  1. forbade colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains.
  2. forced the colonies to trade only with Great Britain.
  3. made the colonists pay the war debt from the French and Indian War.
  4. forced the colonists to respect the rights of Native Americans.
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 2 Colonial Period
James Oglethorpe was born in
  1. Georgia
  2. England
  3. South Carolina
Grade 5 Colonial Period
What tribe did Tecumseh belong to?
  1. Cherokee
  2. Chinook
  3. Shawnee
  4. Blackfoot
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 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 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 10 Colonial Period
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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