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English army officer who founded the colony of Georgia for debtors (poor people)
a) James Oglethorpe
b) Lord Baltimore
c) Roger Williams
d) Peter Stuyvesant

An early Dutch settlement in New Netherland, on the site of present day New York City
a) Plymouth
b) Jamestown
c) New Amsterdam
d) Virginia

the first permanent settlement in North America, founded in 1607. It was swampy and had lots of insects
a) Massachusetts Bay
b) Plymouth
c) New Amsterdam
d) Jamestown

He was also known as Cecilius Calvert. He started the colony of Maryland for Catholics.
a) Lord Baltimore
b) James Oglethorpe
c) John Rolfe
d) John Smith

He was a Quaker leader who founded the colony of Pennsylvania in 1681
a) James Oglethorpe
b) John Rolfe
c) John Smith
d) William Penn

A Puritan colony along the Charles River. The colony\'s first settlement was Boston.
a) New Amsterdam
b) Jamestown
c) Massachusetts Bay
d) Plymouth

A religious group who believed that all Christians should be free to worship in their own way. People should "quake before the power of the Lord."
a) Puritans
b) Quakers
c) Anne Hutchinson
d) Pilgrims

A town in Southeastern Massachusetts, founded by the Pilgrims in 1620. About half of the Pilgrims died during a harsh winter.
a) Plymouth
b) New Amsterdam
c) Massachusetts Bay
d) Jamestown

She was a dissenter--was not afraid to speak out about her beliefs. Was banished from the Puritan Colony
a) Anne Hutchinson
b) Ann Brown
c) Shirley Thomas
d) James Oglethorpe

These people left England in order to practice their religion freely. They came over on the Mayflower and settled in New England.
a) Puritans
b) Lord Baltimore
c) Pilgrims
d) Quaker

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