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The primary cash crops of the southern colonies were
a) tobacco and cotton
b) wheat and barley
c) corn and beans
d) flowers and vegetables

The first successful English colony in America is known as
a) Plymouth
b) Jamestown
c) Vermont
d) New York

New York was a colony formerly known as New Netherland and owned by the
a) Dutch
b) English
c) Spanish
d) French

New Amsterdam was a city taken over by the English and renamed
a) Boston
b) Hartford
c) St. Augustine
d) New York City

Settlers that traveled on the Mayflower were known as
a) conquistadors
b) Pilgrims
c) castaways
d) explorers

Pilgrims that traveled on the Mayflower settled in Plymouth but were aiming to land in
a) New York
b) New Jersey
c) Virginia
d) Maine

The youngest colony of the original 13 is ______________. It is the southernmost member of the southern colony group.
a) Georgia
b) North Carolina
c) South Carolina
d) Maryland

Boston is a major city in which former colony?
a) New York
b) Pennsylvania
c) Massachusetts
d) Georgia

English settlers attempted to create a colony in _______ _________ twice but were unsuccessful both times.
a) North Carolina
b) South Carolina
c) New Jersey
d) New York

The name Pennsylvania is a combination of William Penn's last name and the word sylvania which means _______________.
a) trees or forest
b) love
c) English
d) fear

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