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Which is NOT a Southern Colony?
a) New Jersey
b) Virginia
c) North Carolina
d) Georgia

What was the first PERMANENT English settlement in North America?
a) Charles Town, South Carolina
b) Roanoke, North Carolina
c) Jamestown, Virginia
d) Williamsburg, Virginia

Under what system did colonists who paid their own way to Virginia get 50 acres?
a) Encomienda System
b) System of Rebellion
c) Indentured Servitude
d) Headright System

Under what system was a contract signed to work for 4 years in exchange for their trip?
a) Encomienda System
b) Indentured Servitude
c) System of Rebellion
d) Headright System

Why did many English Catholics come to America?
a) religious freedom
b) search for gold
c) set up businesses
d) freedom of the press

Which colony was set up as a refuge (safe place) for Catholics?
a) South Carolina
b) Pennsylvania
c) Maryland
d) Virginia

What Act was the first law supporting religious tolerance passed in the English colonies?
a) Toleration Act of 1659
b) Magna Carta
c) Plymouth Charter
d) Virginia Act of Responsibilities

What did the economies of the southern colonies depend upon?
a) agriculture
b) small businesses
c) fishing
d) coal mining

Laws to contol slaves were called
a) e pluribus unum
b) acts of toleration
c) slave options
d) slave codes

In 1609 in Jamestown, the winter of disease and famine was called
a) endless days
b) starving time
c) winter at Valley Forge
d) eve of destruction

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