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Grade 4 Colonial Period
The Pilgrims landed in America in the beginning of winter. Why was this a challenge for them?
  1. It was hard for them to find shelter
  2. Finding food was a challenge
  3. They were already weak and it was very cold
  4. All of the above
Grade 4 Colonial Period
When did the French and Indian War begin?
  1. 1756
  2. 1753
  3. 1755
  4. 1757
Grade 4 Colonial Period
Two reasons people explored were
  1. to find new friends and buy a new boat
  2. to find new land and find gold
  3. to trick the Native Americans and draw maps
Grade 4 Colonial Period
What was the name given a British soldier because of the color of his uniform?
  1. militia
  2. bluecoat
  3. green beret
  4. redcoat
Grade 4 Colonial Period
The earliest recorded Saint Patrick's Day celebration was held in 1600 in which city?
  1. Dublin, Ireland
  2. Montreal, Canada
  3. London, England
  4. Saint Augustine, Florida
Grade 4 Colonial Period
The first Africans who were brought to the United States were treated more like indentured servants and could earn their freedom after working a certain number of years.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Colonial Period
How did the French treat the Native Americans?
  1. They enslaved them
  2. They were friendly to them
  3. They killed many of them
Grade 4 Colonial Period
Who led the British Tea Party?
  1. The Sons of Liberty
  2. The Mohawk Indians
  3. The British
  4. The Loyalists
Grade 4 Colonial Period
The Middle Colonies had bad farmland.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Colonial Period
The French and Indian War is also called                              .
  1. The War of the Grand Alliance
  2. World War I
  3. The Seven Years' War
  4. The War of Spanish Succession
Grade 4 Colonial Period
What was the first English colony in America that failed?
  1. Roanoke
  2. Colony
  3. Rome
  4. wilderness
Grade 4 Colonial Period
The oldest city in America is                   .
  1. Sarasota, FL
  2. St. Augustine, FL
  3. St. Petersburg, FL
  4. Roanoke, VA
Grade 4 Colonial Period
The Middle Colonies produced more food than the New England or Southern Colonies.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Colonial Period
What percentage of Native Americans likely died as a result of contact with Europeans?
  1. 90%
  2. 10%
  3. 55%
Grade 4 Colonial Period
Large farms called                were common in the Southern Region.
  1. farmlands
  2. plantations
  3. colonies
  4. settlements
Grade 4 Colonial Period
Who did the French and Native Americans fight during the French and Indian War?
  1. The colonists
  2. The British
  3. The Patriots
  4. The Green Mountain Boys
Grade 4 Colonial Period
What part of North America did the Pilgrims land?
  1. North Carolina
  2. Massachusetts
  3. California
  4. Illinois
Grade 4 Colonial Period
This country did not have a claim to land in North America.
  1. France
  2. Spain
  3. England
  4. Portugal
Grade 4 Colonial Period
In which state is Jamestown located?
  1. Virginia
  2. Quebec
  3. Florida
  4. New York
Grade 4 Colonial Period
As industries in the colonies grew, the Europeans had a great need for
  1. goods
  2. customers
  3. merchandise
  4. labor
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