What did most of the Jamestown colonists expect to do for a living?.
sell fish to native americans
The Separatists were people who
split off from the Jamestown colony.
separated from the Church of England.
required men and women to live separately.
separated from the Roman Catholic Church.
Who helped the Plymouth colonists learn how to survive in their new colony?
What form of government did England have during the age of exploration?
a representative democracy
a direct democracy
What source of income did the Jamestown settlers come to depend on?
corn and squash
Why is farming difficult in New England?
Summers are long and cool.
The Connecticut River is surrounded by a plain.
Winters are short and dry.
The soil is thin and rocky.
What did William Penn consider his colony to be?
a "personal estate"
a "holy experiment"
a "royal church"
a "fundamental order"
Before Delaware became a separate colony it was part of the colony of
Which of these was renamed New York in 1664?
the Middle Colonies
Why did Virginia's governor hesitate to start an all-out war against the Native Americans?
The Virginia colonists were allied with the local Native Americans.
He benefited from his fur trade with them.
He did not think the colonists could defeat them.
He did not want to pay for extra British troops.
How did people in the backcountry feel about colonial government?
They felt that English rule would be more just.
They felt that the government did not care about them.
They were devoted to participating in the government.
They formed their own local governments and fought the colonial government.
Who became the proprietor of Maryland after George Calvert died?
his son, Cecil Calvert
King Charles I
the Church of England
the Catholic Church
What helped spur the early development of slavery in the South?
The crops grown in the South required many field workers.
African American colonists had difficulty finding work.
A survey establishing the Mason-Dixon line.
Many workers were needed to drain the swamps of the tidewater.
Which English colony was the last one founded?
What did Anne Hutchinson and Thomas Hooker have in common?
Both disagreed with Puritan leaders and left Massachusetts.
Both became leaders of the Puritans in Massachusetts.
Together, they founded Hartford, Connecticut.
They established new churches in Rhode Island.
Why did the Puritans leave England?
to freely practice their Catholic faith
to escape those engaged in witchcraft against them
to show their devotion to the Church of England
to escape persecution by England's king
Why did Bacon's Rebellion collapse?
The English stopped consuming tobacco.
The Virginia governor declared Bacon and his men rebels.
Its leader, Nathaniel Bacon, became sick and died.
Bacon was defeated at Jamestown.
What does the holiday of Thanksgiving commemorate?
the founding of the House of Burgesses
the Pilgrims' 1621 celebration of their good fortune
the anniversary of the signing of the Mayflower Compact
In 1619, a Dutch ship arrived in Virginia carrying
20 crates of tobacco.
corn, beans, and pumpkin seeds.
20 enslaved Africans.
the Mayflower Compact.
What is the difference between a proprietary colony and a royal colony?
The first is run by a king, the second by a king's family.
A royal colony is larger.
The first is run by a king, the second by an individual.
The first is run by an individual or family, the second by the king.
The Tidewater is
a mountainous area along the Mason-Dixon line.
a flat, often swampy, lowland area along the southern coast.
a flat, often swampy, portion of New England.
another name for the Georgia coastline.
What was England's first PERMANENT settlement in North America?
Who was NOT protected by Maryland's 1649 Act of Toleration?
The winter following John Smith's departure from Jamestown is called the
Which four states made up the Middle Colonies?
New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware
New York, New Hampshire, New Jersey, and Connecticut
New York, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey
Delaware, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Jersey
Which four states made up the New England Colonies?
Massachusetts, New York, Virginia, and Georgia
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Delaware
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Pennsylvania
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island
Which of the following best describes New England's climate?
long mild winters and long mild summers
short mild winters and long hot summers
short mild winters and short mild summers
short warm summers and long snowy winters
During the Colonial Era, a person who worked in exchange for the ship fare to North America was called
a freed slave
What year did the Salem Witch Trial take place?
How many people were killed during the Salem Witch Trials?
One of the theories about what started the witch craze in Salem was ergot, is ___________
A fungus caused hallucinations
a spell cast by the Barbados slave
colonial era candy
Approximately how many accused "witches" were arrested in Salem during the witch trial?