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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Colonial Period Questions

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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
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
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
In 1699, Virginia moved its capital to
  1. Roanoke
  2. Jamestown
  3. Williamsburg
  4. Richmond
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which areas of North America did Spain claim because of explorer Juan Ponce De Leon?
  1. Newfoundland/Saint Lawrance River
  2. Florida
  3. Eastern Canada
  4. Hudson Valley
Grade 5 Colonial Period
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
The British                      made laws for all British subjects.
  1. Minutemen
  2. Continental Congress
  3. Parliament
  4. Sons of Liberty
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