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Grade 2 Colonial Period
James Oglethorpe was born in
  1. Georgia
  2. England
  3. South Carolina
Grade 2 Colonial Period
Tomochichi gave his land to James Oglethorpe to build a city in which location in Georgia?
  1. Macon
  2. Savannah
  3. Atlanta
  4. Athens
Grade 2 Colonial Period
Tomochichi was the chief of which Indian tribe?
  1. Yamacraw
  2. Cherokee
  3. Navajo
  4. Sioux
Grade 2 Colonial Period
A silversmith makes things out of silver and gold.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Colonial Period
What did colonists in the North use to sweeten their food?
  1. sugar
  2. corn syrup
  3. maple syrup
  4. splenda
Grade 2 Colonial Period
The stripes on the United States flag stands for the first 13 colonies.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Colonial Period
We remember James Oglethorpe because he
  1. freed slaves in Georgia
  2. started the colony of Georgia
  3. won a war between England and Georgia
Grade 2 Colonial Period
Black metal is called               .
  1. tin
  2. iron
  3. copper
Grade 2 Colonial Period
Why did King George start taxing the colonists in the first place?
  1. To get rich.
  2. To help pay for the French & Indian War.
  3. To make the colonists mad at him.
  4. To lose his job.
Grade 2 Colonial Period
A             colonist              is a person who lived in one of the 1st colonies long ago.
Grade 2 Colonial Period
Tomochichi is remembered for his role in founding Georgia because he
  1. became the chief of the Yamacraw
  2. started a school
  3. helped Oglethorpe start the Georgia colony
Grade 2 Colonial Period
The                     was the first tax that the British King George put on the American Colonists. It taxed printed items such as newspapers, contracts, school papers, and calendars.
  1. King George Act
  2. Stamp Act
  3. Paper Act
  4. Boston Massacre Act
Grade 2 Colonial Period
James Oglethorpe and Tomochichi were
  1. enemies
  2. friends
  3. cousins
Grade 2 Colonial Period
Mary Musgrove helped James Oglethorpe communicate with
  1. Tomochichi
  2. Sequoyah
  3. Toonahowi
Grade 2 Colonial Period
The colonists dumped all of the tea off the ships in Boston Harbor to protest King George's taxes. This event is called the Boston             Tea Party            .
Grade 2 Colonial Period
James Oglethorpe treated Indians with
  1. kindness
  2. disrespect
  3. charity
Grade 2 Colonial Period
A colony is
  1. a small community
  2. a country in Europe.
  3. a place ruled by another country.
Grade 2 Colonial Period
Honest and trustworthy were words used to describe
  1. Tomochichi
  2. Mary Musgrove
  3. James Oglethorpe
Grade 2 Colonial Period
A settlement is a
  1. ship.
  2. coast.
  3. small community.
Grade 2 Colonial Period
You might call a blacksmith's shop a                .
  1. hardware store
  2. furniture store
  3. jewelry store
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