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The economic system that England used to become wealthy by exploiting colonial resources is called...
a) mercantilism b) capitalism c) socialism d) feudalism
In which colony region were most slaves taken to work on plantations?
a) New England b) Middle Colonies c) Southern Colonies d) Georgia
Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia made up the...
a) New England Colonies b) Middle Colonies c) Southern Colonies d) Georgia
Where did Quakers go to escape religious persecution in England?
a) Pennsylvania b) Massachusetts c) North Carolina d) Rhode Island
Escaping religious persecution in England, which religious group participated in the great migration to Massachusetts Bay (America) in 1630?
a) Separatists b) Puritans c) Quakers d) Anglicans (members of the Church of England)
Who made the Jamestown colonists plant crops and work for survival?
a) Ralph Lane b) Roger Williams c) William Bradford d) John Smith
A colony controlled directly by the king is called what?
a) royal colony b) charter colony c) proprietary colony d) ant colony
Which religious group settled in Plymouth, Massachusetts (America) in 1620?
a) Separatists b) Puritans c) Quakers d) Anglicans (members of the Church of England)
What was it called when over 20,000 Puritans left England to worship freely in Massachusetts Bay (America)?
a) great escape b) great pilgrimage c) great migration d) great movement
Which was the money-making crop of Jamestown?
a) tobacco b) rice c) corn d) beans
Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire made up the...
a) New England Colonies b) Middle Colonies c) Southern Colonies d) Georgia
New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware made up the...
a) New England Colonies b) Middle Colonies c) Southern Colonies d) Georgia
In which year was Jamestown settled?
a) 1520 b) 1607 c) 1725 d) 1860
What was the first legislative (law-making) body of government in America called?
a) Senate of Virginia b) Virginia Board of Government c) Virginia Legislature d) Virginia House of Burgesses
Which is the only country with which American colonies were allowed to trade?
a) England b) France c) China d) Spain
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