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Grade 3 Colonial Period
The                 was the first direct tax that Great Britain placed on the colonies and was placed on such items as newspapers, playing cards and newspapers
  1. Tea Act
  2. Stamp Act
  3. Townsend Act
  4. Government Act
Grade 3 Colonial Period
In what way did European settlers change life for the Cherokee?
  1. They helped the Cherokee adapt.
  2. They helped the Cherokee become wealthy.
  3. They fought the Cherokee for land and other resources.
  4. They showed the Cherokee how to make laws.
Grade 3 Colonial Period
The Pilgrims ate what kinds of food at the first Thanksgiving?
  1. corn, cranberries, pumpkin, duck, deer, fish
  2. squash, blueberries, pork, bread
  3. turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, green beans
  4. eel, rice, carrots, spices
Grade 3 Colonial Period
What tribe helped the Pilgrims after their arrival to the New World?
  1. The Iroquois
  2. The Wampanoag
  3. The Patuxet
  4. The Seminole
Grade 3 Colonial Period
Who was the first governor of Plymouth?
  1. William Bradford
  2. Myles Standish
  3. Christopher Jones
Grade 3 Colonial Period
What does it mean "to barter?"
  1. To share history through stories
  2. To row a boat
  3. To trade goods or services
  4. To buy land
Grade 3 Colonial Period
The colonies were represented by
  1. the British
  2. the French
  3. thd Native Americans
  4. their own colonial assemblies
Grade 3 Colonial Period
Native Americans on the east coast spoke a language called                 .
  1. Spanish
  2. Algonquin
  3. English
  4. Iroquois
Grade 3 Colonial Period
Who were the Huguenots?
  1. English kings who came to America for gold
  2. French kings who came to America for gold
  3. English colonists who came to America to gain religious freedom
  4. French colonists who came to America to gain religious freedom
Grade 3 Colonial Period
The Pilgrims landed at this place, but they did not stay because there was no fresh water and the harbor was not good?
  1. Cape Cod
  2. Jamestown
  3. Holland
  4. Plymouth
Grade 3 Colonial Period
The Spanish Missions were established to bring Christianity to the Indians.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Colonial Period
What year did the First Thanksgiving take place?
  1. 1820
  2. 1720
  3. 1492
  4. 1620
Grade 3 Colonial Period
The Pilgrims came from           England          
Grade 3 Colonial Period
The Spaniards were all searching for gold.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Colonial Period
Which year did the English arrive to Jamestown?
  1. 1620
  2. 1611
  3. 1606
  4. 1607
Grade 3 Colonial Period
The explorer who probably saw the Mississippi River for the first time was Ponce de Leon.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Colonial Period
What fertilizer did Squanto use when planting corn?
  1. leaves
  2. worms
  3. feathers
  4. fish
Grade 3 Colonial Period
The Pilgrims made friends with which Indian tribe?
  1. Cherokee
  2. Wampanoag
  3. Wanapam
  4. Osage
Grade 3 Colonial Period
In which state is Jamestown located?
  1. Virginia
  2. Quebec
  3. Florida
  4. New York
Grade 3 Colonial Period
Who offered Squanto a home after Squanto found that his tribe had all died?
  1. Chief Japazaws
  2. Powhatan
  3. Chief Massasoit
  4. Captain Argall
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