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Grade 5 Colonial Period
Who started a colony where people of any religion could be free to worship as they chose?
  1. Ceclilius Calvert
  2. William Penn
  3. Lord Baltimore
  4. Roger Williams
Grade 8 Colonial Period
What did Virginians call their first representative assembly?
  1. The House of Burgesses
  2. The House of Representstives
  3. The House of Commons
  4. The House of Planters
Grade 5 Colonial Period
The Dutch called their colony in North America what?
  1. New York.
  2. Dutch West India.
  3. New Netherland.
  4. Delaware.
Grade 5 Colonial Period
What was the book Benjamin Franklin published each year with a calendar, weather forecasts, stories, jokes, and wise sayings called?
  1. the Pennsylvania Gazette.
  2. the Philadelphia Journal.
  3. Poor Richard's Almanack.
  4. the Schuylkill Register.
Grade 5 Colonial Period
In 1664,                     sent English warships to take New Netherland.
  1. Ben Franklin
  2. James, Duke of York
  3. Queen Elizabeth
  4. Peter Stuyvesant
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Who led the Puritans that settled in Boston?
  1. John Winthrop
  2. Bill British
  3. George Winchester
  4. Doug Dover
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Grade 11 Colonial Period
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Grade 8 Colonial Period
The Proclamation of 1763                                                                   
  1. forbade colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains.
  2. forced the colonies to trade only with Great Britain.
  3. made the colonists pay the war debt from the French and Indian War.
  4. forced the colonists to respect the rights of Native Americans.
Grade 5 Colonial Period
What tribe did Tecumseh belong to?
  1. Cherokee
  2. Chinook
  3. Shawnee
  4. Blackfoot
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which country built Fort Caroline?
  1. Spain
  2. France
  3. England
  4. Italy
Grade 11 Colonial Period
Native American civilizations were threatened by
  1. diseases introduced by white settlers
  2. buffalo herds
  3. other Native American groups
  4. drought
Grade 8 Colonial Period
The southern colonies included:
  1. Georgia, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, & South Carolina
  2. New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, & Rhode Island
  3. New Mexico, Hawaii, Alaska, & Texas
Grade 5 Colonial Period
What religious group was dominate in the New England Colonies?
  1. Quakers
  2. Puritans
  3. Methodists
  4. Roman Catholics
Grade 4 Colonial Period
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