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Grade 8 Colonial Period
Salem is located in what modern-day state?
  1. Maine
  2. Virginia
  3. Connecticut
  4. Massachusetts
Grade 8 Colonial Period
In which colony did the "Starving Time" occur?
  1. Vermont
  2. Maine
  3. Plymouth
  4. Jamestown
Grade 8 Colonial Period
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
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
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
Why did 3/4 of the settlers die when they first arrived in the United States?
  1. Harsh Winter
  2. Famine/Starvation
  3. Disease
  4. all of the above
Grade 8 Colonial Period
William Penn named the Capital of his colony Philadelphia, which meant?
  1. "Town of Protestant Equality"
  2. "City of Elder Knowledge"
  3. "Place of Pilgrim Inspiration"
  4. "City of Brotherly Love"
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