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Grade 1 Colonial Period
What was the main reason Jamestown was founded?
  1. To learn more about the Native Americans.
  2. To find clean drinking water.
  3. To get rich.
  4. To start a new country.
Grade 1 Colonial Period
Mark all that is true about the Southern Colonies.
  1. They had huge plantations.
  2. They shared their land peacefully with the Native Americans.
  3. They relied on slaves to do a lot of the work.
  4. They did not farm at all.
Grade 1 Colonial Period
Grade 1 Colonial Period
What did the French and the British sign to end the French & Indian War?
  1. The Revolutionary War
  2. The Declaration of Independence
  3. The Treaty of Paris
  4. The Magna Carta
Grade 1 Colonial Period
Grade 1 Colonial Period
What was the main reason the Native Americans fought the colonists in King Philip's War?
  1. King Philip told them to fight so they did.
  2. The colonists wanted to steal the gold from the Native Americans.
  3. The colonists were taking over the Native American's land.
  4. King Philip wanted to marry a colonist.
Grade 1 Colonial Period
Grade 1 Colonial Period
Why is the French & Indian War sometimes called the "Seven Years War"?
  1. It took 7 years to get the Native Americans to help them fight.
  2. It took 7 years for the French to sail over and fight the British.
  3. The British and French had been friends for 7 years before the war.
  4. It lasted 7 years.
Grade 1 Colonial Period
Grade 1 Colonial Period
What was one of the reasons why the French were winning the French & Indian War at the beginning?
  1. The French knew how to fight sneakily in the forests and the British did not.
  2. The French had a lot more gold.
  3. The French had faster ships.
  4. The French wore bright red uniforms so they were easy to see.
Grade 1 Colonial Period
Colonists are people who                                                       ?
  1. Gather into groups.
  2. Settle in a new land that is ruled by another country.
  3. Have a bad disease.
  4. Lived during the Civil War.
Grade 1 Colonial Period
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