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Colonial Settlements (Grade 5)

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Colonial Settlements

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
The definition of the word sustain is:
  1. to admit
  2. to get
  3. to define
  4. to continue
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
The capital of the English colonies in North America was first at Jamestown and then later was moved to Williamsburg.
  1. True
  2. False
Person who journeys for religious reasons is called a                     .
Choose the word that is written correctly.
  1. Thanksgivng
  2. Thanksgiving
  3. thanksgiving
  4. thanksgiveing
What was the first representative assembly in the American colonies
  1. House of Burgesses
  2. New England Way
  3. Joint-Stock Company
  4. Roanoke
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
In a                            government is by a king or queen.
Jamestown is in the state of                       .
The first blacks arrived in America in Jamestown on what ship?
  1. Dutch
  2. French
  3. English
  4. Chinese
What tribe did Pocahontas come from?
  1. Nanticoke
  2. Lenape
  3. Powhatan
  4. Tutelo
Pawtuxet Native American who helped the Pilgrims at Plymouth to survive.
  1. Sachem
  2. Massasoit
  3. Squanto
  4. Samoset
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
Roanoke Island was the first English settlement in the United States.
  1. True
  2. False
The Pilgrims were known as                ?
  1. Hunters
  2. Farmers
  3. Separatists
  4. Rebellious
The laws in the United Kingdom are made in                           .
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.
Chief Powhatan helped the English settlement at Plymouth.
  1. True
  2. False
                                                                           Before establishing Plymouth colony in Massachusetts, the Pilgrims signed this document, pledging to create a "civil government" in the New World.
What was the most profitable export of the Jamestown settlement?
  1. cocoa
  2. cotton
  3. lumber
  4. tobacco
A ________________________ is a settlement ruled by another country.

Which year did the English arrive to Jamestown?
  1. 1620
  2. 1611
  3. 1606
  4. 1607
The Puritans landed in Jamestown?
  1. True
  2. False
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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