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Grade 10 Colonial Period
Grade 10 Colonial Period
Grade 10 Colonial Period
The Mayflower Compact, New England town meetings, and the Virginia House of Burgesses are examples of
  1. early colonial efforts in self-government
  2. colonial protests against British taxation
  3. attempts to limit democracy
  4. governments in Eurpoe
Grade 10 Colonial Period
The first permanent English settlement in the area now known as the United States was at
  1. Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts
  2. Ft. Augustine, Florida
  3. Jamestown, Virginia.
  4. Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
Grade 10 Colonial Period
Native Americans had no immunity to European
  1. food
  2. disease
  3. influence
  4. exploration
Grade 10 Colonial Period
Grade 10 Colonial Period
Who was the recognized authority regarding taxes in the American colonies?
  1. The colonial legislatures
  2. The British legislature
  3. George Washington
  4. None of the above.
Grade 10 Colonial Period
Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson were forced to leave Massachusetts because
  1. they angered the Puritan Church leaders
  2. they wanted to sell different crops
  3. they wanted to live on a plantation
  4. the king demanded they come back to England
Grade 10 Colonial Period
Which of the following colonies was established first?
  1. Virginia
  2. Plymouth
  3. Massachusetts
  4. Maryland
Grade 10 Colonial Period
In 1619, the first elected assembly in colonial America was
  1. The House of Burgesses in Virginia.
  2. The Massachusetts General Court.
  3. The State House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  4. The Delaware State House in Christiana.
Grade 10 Colonial Period
Grade 10 Colonial Period
Among the problems facing the early settlers of Jamestown colony were
  1. High rates of death and disease.
  2. Overconsumption of hearty English foods.
  3. Constant attacks by French and Spanish pirates.
  4. All the above
Grade 10 Colonial Period
The Mayflower Compact of 1620 asserted that
  1. Just and equal laws made by male representatives onboard were to rule.
  2. An agreement existed between Indians and settlers that they would peacefully co-exist.
  3. A clear statement had been made affirming the religious unity of those joining into the compact.
  4. The price for tobacco was set by agreement between the colonial wealthy elite and the king.
Grade 10 Colonial Period
The Navigation Acts were designed to
  1. keep the price of tobacco low
  2. pay off England's debt
  3. help build ships
  4. restrict colonial trade
Grade 10 Colonial Period
Who were the first two people who were banished from the Puritan colony?
  1. John Winthrop and John Cotton
  2. John Winthrop and Roger Williams
  3. Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson
  4. Ann Hutchinson and John Cotton
Grade 10 Colonial Period
A key motivation behind early English settlement in the American colonies was
  1. Acquisition of land, and thus a measure of personal independence.
  2. Escape from the material and spiritual corruptions of England.
  3. The profits to be made in trans-Atlantic commerce.
  4. All of the above
Grade 10 Colonial Period
What was punishable by a whipping in the Puritan colony?
  1. Gambling
  2. Cheating on your spouse
  3. Drinking
  4. All of the above
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