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New York was originally founded by the
a) Dutch
b) English
c) French
d) Spanish

Peter Stuyvesant was unpopular in New Amsterdam because
a) He ruled harshly
b) He taxed heavilty
c) He did not tolerate different religions
d) He hated diversity

Pennsylvania was founded by
a) Duke of York
b) Peter Stuyvesant
c) William Penn
d) John Winthrop

The City of Brotherly Love is
a) New York
b) New Amsterdam
c) Boston
d) Philadelphia

Delaware was originally a part of
a) New York
b) New Jersey
c) Pennsylvania
d) Connecticut

The Quakers were were different than the Puritans because they
a) they were persecuted in England
b) left the Church of England
c) came to America in search of religious toleration
d) they believed in equality among all peoples

The middle colonies consisted of
a) New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and Connecticut
b) Massachussetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New Hampshire
c) New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Virginia
d) Delaware, Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey

In the middle colonies, government was usually carried out at the
a) town level
b) county level

The georgraphy of the middle colonies is characterized by
a) milder winters and longer growing seasons
b) cold winters and short summers
c) warm temperature year round

The middle colonies became known as the breadbasket colonies because
a) they traded cattle and pigs
b) they farmed pumpkins and squash
c) they grew wheat, barley, and rye

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