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Grade 7 Colonial Period
Grade 5 Colonial Period
On which ship did the Pilgrims sail to North America?
  1. The Speedwell
  2. The Mayflower
  3. The Pilgrimage
  4. The Santa Maria
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Who settled the Massachusetts Bay Colony?
  1. the Puritans
  2. American Indians
  3. John Smith
  4. the Pilgrims
Grade 6 Colonial Period
What was the first permanent English settlement in America?
  1. Williamsburg
  2. Jamestown
  3. St. Augustine
  4. Roanoke
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Grade 2 Colonial Period
In which state was George Washington born?
  1. Pennsylvania
  2. Virginia
  3. Georgia
  4. Maryland
Grade 6 Colonial Period
The Intolerable Acts were a direct response to what event?
  1. The Boston Massacre
  2. The Boston Tea Party
  3. The Seven Years War
  4. The Battles of Lexington and Concord
Grade 6 Colonial Period
What group helped the Pilgrims survive at Plymouth Colony?
  1. The Norse
  2. The Dutch
  3. The Ojibwe
  4. The Wampanoag
Grade 6 Colonial Period
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
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 6 Colonial Period
In which modern day state was Jamestown located?
  1. Massachusetts
  2. New York
  3. Virginia
  4. Florida
Grade 6 Colonial Period
Who led the rebellion that burned Jamestown in 1676?
  1. John Smith
  2. William Berkeley
  3. Nathaniel Bacon
  4. William Bradford
Grade 6 Colonial Period
Which colonist married chief Powhatan's daughter Pocahontas?
  1. John Smith
  2. John Rolfe
  3. Walter Raleigh
  4. Myles Standish
Grade 5 Colonial Period
                      was fought between the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag.
  1. French and Indian War
  2. Shay's Rebellion
  3. King Phillip's War
  4. Seven Years War
Grade 6 Colonial Period
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