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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) Colonial Period Questions

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Grade 7 Colonial Period
Grade 7 Colonial Period
Edward Teach was the pirate                .
  1. Captain Kidd
  2. Calico Jack
  3. Blackbeard
  4. Barbarossa
Grade 7 Colonial Period
Pennsylvania was a                 colony
  1. New England
  2. Middle
  3. Southern
  4. Northern
Grade 7 Colonial Period
Who was elected to be Governor of the Plymouth Colony in 1621?
  1. William Bradford
  2. Myles Standish
  3. William Brewster
  4. Squanto
Grade 7 Colonial Period
Grade 7 Colonial Period
Who did the Pilgrims hire to advise them on the defense of their colony?
  1. John Smilth
  2. Walter Raleigh
  3. Myles Standish
  4. William Bradford
Grade 7 Colonial Period
What document was written by the Pilgrims that later influenced the framers of the Constitution?
  1. Magna Carta
  2. Mayflower Compact
  3. Bill of Rights
  4. Virginia Declaration of Rights
Grade 7 Colonial Period
The Native Americans called these crops the 'Three Sisters'
  1. Watermelons, strawberries and peanuts
  2. Tomatoes, avocados and potatoes
  3. Peas, collards and pumpkins
  4. Corn, squash and beans
Grade 7 Colonial Period
The colony at Jamestown Virginia was most significant for
  1. establishing religious tolerance in America
  2. being England's first permanent settlement in America
  3. establishing America's first democratic government
  4. being immediately successful, and inspiring Europeans to move to America
Grade 7 Colonial Period
During which years did the French and Indian War take place?
  1. 1700-1776
  2. 1754-1763
  3. 1812-1815
  4. 1775-1780
Grade 7 Colonial Period
What is the term for crops that are always needed?
  1. plantation crops
  2. headright
  3. staple crops
  4. cash crops
Grade 7 Colonial Period
Grade 7 Colonial Period
Why did the Pilgrims leave England?
  1. To grow crops
  2. To get away from the Wampanoag Indians
  3. To separate from the Puritans
  4. To escape religious persecution
Grade 7 Colonial Period
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