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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Colonial Period Questions

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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
In 1699, Virginia moved its capital to
  1. Roanoke
  2. Jamestown
  3. Williamsburg
  4. Richmond
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 5 Colonial Period
Eliza Lucas Pinckney is known for
  1. being expelled from the Catholic Church for preaching
  2. developing a type of indigo for dyeing cloth
  3. being an indentured servant who gained great wealth
  4. the beautiful quilts and embroidery that she made
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Grade 5 Colonial Period
What religious group was dominate in the New England Colonies?
  1. Quakers
  2. Puritans
  3. Methodists
  4. Roman Catholics
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Who was the King of England in 1766?
  1. King George III
  2. King Fernando
  3. King George I
  4. King George's Dad
Grade 5 Colonial Period
The Plymouth colony became part of the                          in 1691.
  1. Pennsylvania Colony
  2. Delaware Colony
  3. Massachusetts Bay Colony
  4. New Netherlands Colony
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which man created the settlement Providence after he was expelled from the Salem settlement?
  1. John Winthrop
  2. David Thomson
  3. Roger Williams
  4. Sir Francis Drake
Grade 5 Colonial Period
The most important crops grown on Southern plantations were:
  1. rice and tobacco
  2. apples and corn
  3. wheat and squash
  4. citrus fruit
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which colony is NOT a part of the Southern Colonies?
  1. Georgia
  2. South Carolina
  3. North Carolina
  4. Vermont
Grade 5 Colonial Period
The Middle Colonies were called the Breadbasket of Colonial America because they
  1. had rocky soil and cool climate
  2. had a surplus of tobacco
  3. had water to fish
  4. grew an abundance of wheat and corn
Grade 5 Colonial Period
The British                      made laws for all British subjects.
  1. Minutemen
  2. Continental Congress
  3. Parliament
  4. Sons of Liberty
Grade 5 Colonial Period
William Penn made a treaty with
  1. the American Indians
  2. the New Englanders
  3. the fur trappers
  4. the colonists from Pennsylvania
Grade 5 Colonial Period
The biggest city in New England was
  1. New York City, New York
  2. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  3. Boston, Massachusetts
  4. Providence, Rhode Island
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Grade 5 Colonial Period
The original 13 Colonies were located                                                                         .
  1. along the Appalachian Mountains, in the Ohio Valley
  2. along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, east of the Appalachian Mountains.
  3. along the coast of the Pacific Ocean, west of the Mississippi River
  4. Along the Gulf of Mexico, south of the Appalachian Mountains
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