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What Seperatist group left England in the early 1600s to escape persecution?
a) Pilgrims
b) Puritans
c) Baptists
d) Lutherans

One of the attempts at self government in the English colonies was
a) Magna Carta
b) Declaration of Independence
c) Mayflower Compact
d) Constitution

Between 1629 and 1640, a mass movement of Puritans left England. This was the
a) Freedom March
b) General Exodus
c) Mayflower Compact
d) Great Migration

Which is NOT a New England colony?
a) New York
b) Massachusetts
c) New Hampshire
d) Maine

The climate of New England is often
a) cold and harsh
b) warm and sunny
c) warm and rainy
d) dry and hot

Which was NOT part of the New England economy?
a) fishing
b) shipbuilding
c) small businesses
d) plantation farming

Why did most New England families want to educate their children?
a) so they could become doctors and lawyers
b) so they could read the Bible
c) to create more teachers
d) to run family farms

What was the first college in the Americas?
a) Boston College
b) Yale
c) Harvard
d) George Washington University

The first colleges trained
a) teachers
b) doctors
c) ministers
d) lawyers

True or False? Most government leaders in New England were church leaders.
a) True
b) False

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