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Which colony was created by the puritans?

Jamestown

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Which colonies were created by settlers who left the Puritan colony of Massachusetts?

Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire

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Which colony was created after the English took over New Netherlands?

New York

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Which colony promised large tracts of land, trial by jury, religious freedom, and a representative government to encourage settlement?

New Jersey

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Which colony was created by William Penn and the Quakers?

Pennsylvania

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Which colony was originally settled by Swedes under the government of Pennsylvania?

Delaware

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Which colony was established so that Catholics could have religious freedom?

Maryland

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Which colony was created so debtors could get a fresh start and to provide protection from Spanish Florida?

Georgia

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Which colony is the setting for the book WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND?

Connecticut

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a way of seeing or looking at something from your perspective is the definition of…

Point of view

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the relationship between two or more events in which they act upon and are connected to one another is the definition of the term…

cause/effect

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discovery leads to exploration, which in turn leads to colonization is an example of…

cause/effect

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A way of passing on ideas by word-of-mouth

Storytelling

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A document that gives the holder of the right to organize settlements in an area is the definition of the term…

Charter

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A company in which investors buy stock in the company in return for a share of its future profits is the definition of the term…

Joint stock company

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A 50 acre grant of land given to colonial settlers who paid their own way into the colony is the definition of the term…

Headright

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A person who puts money in a project in order to earn a profit is the definition of the term...

Investor

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Labor who agreed to work without pay for a certain period of time in exchange for passage to America is the definition of the term...

Indentured servant

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Separatist who journeyed to the colonies during the 1600s for a religious purpose is the definition of the term…

Pilgrim

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A large estate run by an owner or manager farmed by laborers who d there is the definition of the term…

Plantation

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Person or country that owes money is the definition of the term…

Debtor

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What is the crop that made Jamestown successful and wealthy?

Tobacco

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Who saved Jamestown's leader Capt. John Smith from having his brains beat out

Pocahontas daughter of the Indian chief Powhatan

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After facing early problems Jamestown survived because of the leadership of captain

john smith

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What is the name of James towns government that first met in 1619 the first English government in America

House of burgesses

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What term is used to describe Protestants who wanted to reform the Anglican church

Puritans

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What term is used to describe those who wanted to leave England to set up their own churches

Separatists

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A formal document written in 1620 that provided law and order to the Plymouth colony is the definition of the term…

Mayflower compact

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The definition of colony is…

A settlement ruled by a distant parent country

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The three reasons for English settlers to come to America are…

Voice in government, religious freedom, economic opportunity

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The reason Africans came to America is…

They were forced to come as slaves against their will

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The first three attempts at settlement by the English are…

Roanoke, Jamestown which became the larger colony of Virginia, Plymouth, which became the larger colony of Massachusetts