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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 4 Colonial Period
The Pilgrims landed in America in the beginning of winter. Why was this a challenge for them?
  1. It was hard for them to find shelter
  2. Finding food was a challenge
  3. They were already weak and it was very cold
  4. All of the above
Grade 4 Colonial Period
What was the name given a British soldier because of the color of his uniform?
  1. militia
  2. bluecoat
  3. green beret
  4. redcoat
Grade 4 Colonial Period
What percentage of Native Americans likely died as a result of contact with Europeans?
  1. 90%
  2. 10%
  3. 55%
Grade 4 Colonial Period
How did the French treat the Native Americans?
  1. They enslaved them
  2. They were friendly to them
  3. They killed many of them
Grade 4 Colonial Period
Who led the British Tea Party?
  1. The Sons of Liberty
  2. The Mohawk Indians
  3. The British
  4. The Loyalists
Grade 4 Colonial Period
When did the French and Indian War begin?
  1. 1756
  2. 1753
  3. 1755
  4. 1757
Grade 4 Colonial Period
This country did not have a claim to land in North America.
  1. France
  2. Spain
  3. England
  4. Portugal
Grade 4 Colonial Period
The first Africans who were brought to the United States were treated more like indentured servants and could earn their freedom after working a certain number of years.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Colonial Period
What type of furs were the white men most interested in?
  1. deer
  2. mink
  3. fox
  4. beaver
Grade 4 Colonial Period
The French and Indian War is also called                              .
  1. The War of the Grand Alliance
  2. World War I
  3. The Seven Years' War
  4. The War of Spanish Succession
Grade 4 Colonial Period
In 1733 he created the                      ?
  1. lightening rod
  2. Pennsylvania Gazette
  3. Silence Dogwood
  4. Poor Richard's Almanac
Grade 4 Colonial Period
                soldiers took control of New Netherland.
  1. Swedish
  2. English
  3. French
Grade 4 Colonial Period
The Middle Colonies had bad farmland.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Colonial Period
How many Jamestown colonists were alive at the end of the winter of 1609-1610?
  1. 100 out of 500
  2. 80 out of 350
  3. 60 out of 500
Grade 4 Colonial Period
What part of North America did the Pilgrims land?
  1. North Carolina
  2. Massachusetts
  3. California
  4. Illinois
Grade 4 Colonial Period
A large farm that produces crops to sell to others is called a
  1. field
  2. plantation
  3. homestead
  4. county
Grade 4 Colonial Period
The Middle Colonies produced more food than the New England or Southern Colonies.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Colonial Period
As industries in the colonies grew, the Europeans had a great need for
  1. goods
  2. customers
  3. merchandise
  4. labor
Grade 4 Colonial Period
What was the first English colony in America that failed?
  1. Roanoke
  2. Colony
  3. Rome
  4. wilderness
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