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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Colonial Period Questions

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Grade 8 Colonial Period
In which colony did the "Starving Time" occur?
  1. Vermont
  2. Maine
  3. Plymouth
  4. Jamestown
Grade 8 Colonial Period
Salem is located in what modern-day state?
  1. Maine
  2. Virginia
  3. Connecticut
  4. Massachusetts
Grade 8 Colonial Period
Who was the first person accused of being a witch during the witch trials?
  1. Tituba
  2. Giles Cory
  3. Abigail Williams
  4. George Burroughs
Grade 8 Colonial Period
Grade 8 Colonial Period
Which Treaty ended the French & Indian War?
  1. Treaty of Paris 1763
  2. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
  3. Treaty of Paris 1789
  4. Treaty of Versailles 1767
Grade 8 Colonial Period
Who wrote a famous sermon called "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"?
  1. John Winthrop
  2. John Smith
  3. John Edwards
  4. John Elway
Grade 8 Colonial Period
Pilgrims and Puritans settled here
  1. Middle Colonies
  2. Southern Colonies
  3. New England Colonies
  4. All of the above
Grade 8 Colonial Period
New England Colonies were established by what two religious groups?
  1. Pilgrims and Puritans
  2. Christians and Catholics
  3. Quakers and Christians
  4. Catholics and Pilgrims
Grade 8 Colonial Period
George Burroughs had what profession?
  1. farmer
  2. minister
  3. magistrate
  4. indentured servant
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