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Colonial Settlements (Grade 5)

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Colonial Settlements

1. 
Which BEST describes the type of government established in Jamestown?
  1. rule by president
  2. rule by dictator
  3. rule by self-government
  4. no government
2. 
The definition of the word sustain is:
  1. to admit
  2. to get
  3. to define
  4. to continue
3. 
Pocahontas helped Jamestown to survive by
  1. bringing peace between the colonists and her people.
  2. showing the colonists how to raise tobacco.
  3. telling the colonists how to raise tobacco.
  4. teaching the colonists how to hunt and fish for food
4. 
The capital of the English colonies in North America was first at Jamestown and then later was moved to Williamsburg.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
Person who journeys for religious reasons is called a                     .
6. 
Choose the word that is written correctly.
  1. Thanksgivng
  2. Thanksgiving
  3. thanksgiving
  4. thanksgiveing
7. 
What was the first representative assembly in the American colonies
  1. House of Burgesses
  2. New England Way
  3. Joint-Stock Company
  4. Roanoke
8. 
Who was the man that helped found the settlement at Roanoke Island?
  1. King George
  2. Sir Walter Raleigh
  3. Queen Isabella
  4. Christopher Columbus
9. 
In a                            government is by a king or queen.
10. 
Jamestown is in the state of                       .
11. 
The first blacks arrived in America in Jamestown on what ship?
  1. Dutch
  2. French
  3. English
  4. Chinese
12. 
What tribe did Pocahontas come from?
  1. Nanticoke
  2. Lenape
  3. Powhatan
  4. Tutelo
13. 
Pawtuxet Native American who helped the Pilgrims at Plymouth to survive.
  1. Sachem
  2. Massasoit
  3. Squanto
  4. Samoset
14. 
What is the name of a document which gives a person permission to do something, such as settle in an area?
  1. Armada
  2. Charter
  3. Stock
  4. Cash Crop
15. 
Roanoke Island was the first English settlement in the United States.
  1. True
  2. False
16. 
The Pilgrims were known as                ?
  1. Hunters
  2. Farmers
  3. Separatists
  4. Rebellious
17. 
The laws in the United Kingdom are made in                           .
18. 
Mark all of the important things about John Rolfe.
  1. He was a very poor man.
  2. He helped create a sweet tobacco crop in Jamestown.
  3. He brought the first cows to Jamestown.
  4. He married Pocahontas.
19. 
Chief Powhatan helped the English settlement at Plymouth.
  1. True
  2. False
20. 
                                                                           Before establishing Plymouth colony in Massachusetts, the Pilgrims signed this document, pledging to create a "civil government" in the New World.
21. 
What was the most profitable export of the Jamestown settlement?
  1. cocoa
  2. cotton
  3. lumber
  4. tobacco
22. 
A ________________________ is a settlement ruled by another country.



23. 
Which year did the English arrive to Jamestown?
  1. 1620
  2. 1611
  3. 1606
  4. 1607
24. 
The Puritans landed in Jamestown?
  1. True
  2. False
25. 
Which colony is known as the lost colony because of its mysterious disappearance?
  1. Roanoke
  2. Plymouth
  3. Jamestown
  4. St. Augustine
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