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Who married Pocahontas?
a) John Smith b) John Rolfe c) Johnny Appleseed d) King James
The last of the British colonies to be established in America was
a) Maryland b) Carolina c) Pennsylvania d) Georgia
What did King James I grant group of merchants to organize settlements in America?
a) stocks b) compacts c) magical unicorns d) charters
Who wrote Pennsylvania's first constitution?
a) William Penn b) Ms. Leamer c) Oliver Cromwell d) Peter Stuyvesant
The English sent a fleet to attack and acquire which colony in 1664?
a) New Netherland b) Savannah c) Manhattan d) Naknek
Which law granted the right to worship freely in Maryland?
a) Charter of Privileges b) Act of Toleration c) Maryland constitution d) Bacon's Rules
Who claimed Newfoundland for Queen Elizabeth?
a) Francis Drake b) John White c) Sir Humphrey Gilbert d) Sir Walter Raleigh
Which group maintained the friendliest relations with the Native Americans?
a) the Spanish b) the Dutch c) the English d) the French
Puritans formed the Massachusetts Bay Company and received a royal charter to establish a colony north of
a) Plymouth b) Mayflower c) Boston d) Rhode Island
Because their journey had a religious purpose, the Separatists called themselves
a) Pilgrims b) new colonists c) Puritans d) strangers
People who refuse to use force or fight in wars are called
a) pacifists b) pilgrims c) reformers d) patroons
Protestants who wanted to leave the Anglican Church and found their own churches were called
a) Protestant reformers b) Anglicans c) Separatists d) Puritans
The Jamestown settlers found a way to make a profit for their investors by planting
a) maize. b) cotton. c) tobacco. d) wheat.
The English wanted to acquire the Dutch colony of New Netherland because
a) it had an excellent harbor and a thriving river trade. b) they wanted to free the Dutch colonists from the control of patroons who ruled over them like kings. c) England and the Netherlands declared war on each other in 1649. d) the Dutch West India Trading Company refused to trade with England.
Rhode Island minister Roger Williams clashed with Puritan leaders in Massachusetts because
a) he converted to Roman Catholicism. b) he believed people should not be persecuted for their religious practices. c) he argued that settlers should take as much land as possible from the Native Americans. d) his views were considered too harsh and intolerant.
The end of Spanish control of the seas was a result of
a) King Philip II's powerful rule of Spain. b) the discovery of gold in Central America. c) the defeat of the Spanish Armada by England d) the establishment of the Jamestown colony in Virginia.
What happened to the colonists at Roanoke?
a) They were captured by the Spanish. b) We don't know for sure. c) They were killed by Native Americans d) They died of starvation
What difficulties did the settlers in Jamestown NOT face?
a) disease b) hunger c) bad relationships with the Native Americans d) not enough gold was found
Why did the settlers choose the location to establish Jamestown?
a) Easy to defend, they were hidden from the Spanish, and the water was deep enough for their ships to anchor. b) The abundance of forests meant they would have enough timber to build their fort. c) It was the first piece of American land they saw after their sea voyage from England. d) There were no signs of Native Americans in that area.
Who sent the settlers to establish Jamestown?
a) Trident Seafoods b) Queen Elizabeth c) The Virginia Company d) Dutch West India Trading Company
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