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1

Define Slave Trade

Business of buying and selling human beings

2

Roger Williams founded the colony of ____________ _____________ because he wanted a colony where _______________________________________

Rhode Island... people could worship freely and government was
separate from church

3

Who was Thomas Hooker?

Thomas Hooker was a minister that formed the colony of Connecticut because he wanted a community where all men could vote, not just the men in church.

4

List the New England colonies

Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut

5

List the southern colonies

Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

6

List the middle colonies

New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware

7

When was the Massachusetts Bay colony established?

The 1600's

8

What was the Great Awakening?

Exciting ministers inspired colonists to become more religious

9

Which colonies had the best land and climate for farming?

The southern colonies

10

What did the middle colonies use to move crops from town to town?

The long, wide rivers

11

What affect did glaciers have on land in the colonies?

Glaciers pushed soil from New England to the Middle colonies.

12

True or False

All men in the Massachusetts Bay colony could vote.

False, only men who owned property could vote

13

Why was Roger Williams banished from the Massachusetts Bay colony?

Williams was banished because of his views that people could worship freely and government was separate from church

14

Who fought and won King Phillips War?

King Phillips War was between Metacomet (King Phillip)-Wampanoag and New England Colonists. Colonists won because they had better weapons and more soldiers. After the war very few American Indians remained in the region

15

Name some important resources from the new England colonies

Wood-ships; fish- cod; whale- oil

16

Briefly describe the beliefs of the Puritans

Strict rules; everyone should read & follow the rules of the bible and attend churc