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Why did English puritans come to America?
a) to escape poverty and war
b) Overpopulation
c) to create a model religious community
d) The King forced them to

True or False? Pilgrims and Puritans are the same
a) True (They both came to America)
b) False (Pilgrims are separated from the church; Puritans are a religious group)

What year did Puritans Settle in Massachusetts?
a) 1800
b) 1630
c) 1725
d) 1900

What company hired seventeen ships to transport the Puritans to their new home in the Massachusetts Bay Colony?
a) Pilgrim Express
b) Puritan Co.
c) John Winthrop's law firm
d) Massachusetts Bay Company

True or False? Religious views highly influenced laws on the Colony?
a) True
b) False

True or False? English Settlers in the Massachusetts Bay colony were highly educated.
a) True
b) False

Who was John Winthrop?
a) Doctor for the colony
b) Lawyer that led the Puritans and then governed the colony
c) Farmer
d) King that banned settlers

How much did the population eventually grow to?
a) 100 colonists
b) 10,000 colonists
c) 50 colonists
d) over 20,000 colonists

True or False? The Massachusetts Bay Colony was a Democratic society.
a) True
b) False

Massachusetts is a part of the...
a) Tobacco Colonies
b) New England Colonies
c) The Middle Colonies
d) Virginia

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