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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Colonial Period Questions

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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 was the first permanent English settlement in America?
  1. Williamsburg
  2. Jamestown
  3. St. Augustine
  4. Roanoke
Grade 6 Colonial Period
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
Which colonist married chief Powhatan's daughter Pocahontas?
  1. John Smith
  2. John Rolfe
  3. Walter Raleigh
  4. Myles Standish
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
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
Grade 6 Colonial Period
What was the name of the trade boycott with England created by the Continental Congress?
  1. The Continental Association
  2. The Continental System
  3. The Anaconda Plan
  4. The Boston Port Act
Grade 6 Colonial Period
What name was given to the winter of 1608-09?
  1. The Great Famine
  2. The Starving Time
  3. The Long Winter
  4. The Lean Time
Grade 6 Colonial Period
Grade 6 Colonial Period
Grade 6 Colonial Period
Grade 6 Colonial Period
The southern colonies were founded mostly for
  1. Religious freedoms
  2. Freedom of speech
  3. Profit
  4. Debt relief
Grade 6 Colonial Period
Grade 6 Colonial Period
What was the House of Burgesses?
  1. The residence of the president
  2. The first colonial factory
  3. The first industrial factory
  4. The first lawmaking assembly in an English colony
Grade 6 Colonial Period
Grade 6 Colonial Period
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