SS.8.A.2.2: Colonial Regions Part 1: Question Preview (ID: 20994)


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In which region was education very important, in hopes that children would learn to read and be able to read the Bible?
a) Southern Colonies b) New England Colonies c) Northern Colonies d) Middle Colonies
Which of the following regions had a large growing season and warm climate?
a) Middle Colonies b) Southern Colonies c) New England Colonies d) Northern Colonies
Which of the following does NOT describe the geography/climate of the New England colonies?
a) Many forests b) Rich coastline c) Rocky soil d) Mild climate
Which of the following accurately describes the geography/climate of the Middle Colonies?
a) Rich land and a mild climate b) Many forests and a rich coastline c) A warm climate and rich land d) Harsh winters and rocky soil
Which of the following was a group that wanted separate from the Anglican Church (Church of England)?
a) Puritans b) Catholics c) Pilgrims d) Quakers
William Penn created Pennsylvania as a safe place for which religious group?
a) Catholics b) Pilgrims c) Quakers d) Puritans
The Pilgrims came to which colony seeking religious freedom?
a) Massachusetts Bay Colony b) Maryland c) Jamestown d) Plymouth
Which of the following describes the beliefs of the religious group the Quakers?
a) Peace and tolerance of others b) Strict following of the Bible c) Time in nature would create peace d) People could speak with God directly
In which region did many Catholics settle after being persecuted in England and other colonies?
a) New England Colonies b) Southern Colonies c) Middle Colonies d) Northern Colonies
In which region were the Puritans located?
a) New England Colonies b) Middle Colonies c) Southern Colonies d) Northern Colonies
Which group wanted to purify the Anglican Church (Church of England), and often had strict rules and beliefs?
a) Northern Colonies b) New England Colonies c) Southern Colonies d) Middle Colonies
In which region was a combination of county and town meetings used to make decisions?
a) Middle Colonies b) Northern Colonies c) Southern Colonies d) New England Colonies
In which region was religion a large part of the government?
a) MIddle Colonies b) New England Colonies c) Southern Colonies d) Northern Colonies
In what region was the Mayflower Compact created as the first form of self-government in the colonies?
a) Northern Colonies b) Middle Colonies c) Southern Colonies d) New England Colonies
In what region was the first written constitution (Fundamental Orders of Connecticut) created?
a) New England Colonies b) Northern Colonies c) Southern Colonies d) Middle Colonies
In which region were most of the colonies self-governed, and enjoyed religous freedom?
a) Southern Colonies b) Middle Colonies c) Northern Colonies d) New England Colonies
Which region utilized county meetings since colonists often lived very far apart?
a) New England Colonies b) Middle Colonies c) Southern Colonies d) Northern Colonies
Which region often used town meetings to make decisions and laws?
a) Northern Colonies b) New England Colonies c) Southern Colonies d) Middle Colonies
In which region did the religious movement the Great Awakening start?
a) Southern Colonies b) Middle Colonies c) Northern Colonies d) New England Colonies
Which colony was very diverse, containing people from many different religious and ethnic groups?
a) Southern Colonies b) Middle Colonies c) New England Colonies d) Northern Colonies
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