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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 (pacifists) 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

Which group wanted to purify the Anglican Church (Church of England), and often had strict rules and beliefs?
a) Puritans
b) Pilgrims
c) Catholics
d) Quakers

In which region were the Puritans located?
a) New England Colonies
b) Middle Colonies
c) Southern Colonies
d) Northern Colonies

What was the name of the first college in the United States?
a) Harvard
b) Yale
c) William and Mary
d) Oglethorpe

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 a combination of town and county meetings used?
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 region 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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