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Which states made up the New England region?
a) Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Mexico
b) Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire
c) Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland
d) New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania

Which states made up the middle colonies?
a) Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire
b) New Mexico, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania
c) New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania
d) Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland

Which states made up the Southern Colonies?
a) Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland
b) New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania
c) Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire
d) Virginia, New Carolina, Maryland

The settlers of this region were seeking religious tolerance.
a) New England
b) Middle Colonies
c) Southern Colonies
d) United States

The settlers of this region were seeking religious freedom.
a) New England
b) Middle Colonies
c) Southern Colonies
d) United States

The settlers of this region were seeking wealth.
a) New England
b) Middle Colonies
c) Southern Colonies
d) United States

New England had a long, rocky coastline. This led to:
a) whaling
b) fishing
c) shipbuilding
d) all of the above

New England settlers did NOT have farming as a major industry because
a) the settlers did not like farming
b) the settlers did not know how to farm well
c) the soil was thin and rocky
d) the ocean water was too salty for farming

The Middle Colonies were called the Breadbasket of America because
a) the settlers made a lot of bread
b) the settlers grew a lot of grain
c) the settlers believed that bread should be eaten at every meal
d) the settlers disliked bread and sold it all to people in other colonies

The Southern Colonies were famous for
a) plantations , slaves, and cash crops
b) shipbuilding
c) furniture making
d) large towns and cities

What were indentured servants?
a) People who were slaves.
b) People who were hired as maids or cooks.
c) People who exchanged a free passage to America for several years of work.
d) Servants who wore dentures made from wood.

The rich soil and deep rivers found in the Middle colonies meant that many settlers made their living from
a) logging
b) sailing
c) trade
d) farming

The main crops grown in the Southern colonies were
a) corn, squash, and beans
b) rice, indigo, tobacco, and cotton
c) corn, tomatoes, and grain
d) wheat and cotton

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