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Southern Colonies

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Georgia

    • D. 

      California

    • E. 

      Maryland

  • 2. 
    Which one of these places was the Southern Colonies first colony?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Georgia

    • D. 

      California

    • E. 

      Maryland

  • 3. 
  • 4. 
    The economy of growing____________ would require a labor force that would be unknown north of Maryland.
  • 5. 
    Slaves and indentured servants, although present in the North, were much more important to the South.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Slaves and indentured servants, although present in the North, were much more important to the South.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Settlers in the Southern colonies came to America to seek _________ advanages they could not find in Old England.
  • 8. 
    Settlers in the Southern colonies came to America to seek _________ advanages they could not find in Old England.
  • 9. 
      In 1704, North Carolina went from being a proprietary colony to a crown colony.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
      In 1704, North Carolina went from being a proprietary colony to a crown colony.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
      On April 26, 1607 three ships arrived at Southern Virginia, and the leader was ___________.
  • 12. 
      On April 26, 1607 three ships arrived at Southern Virginia, and the leader was ___________.
  • 13. 
    What year was South Carolia founded?
    • A. 

      1663 .

    • B. 

      1784

    • C. 

      1662

    • D. 

      1893

    • E. 

      1612

  • 14. 
    What year was South Carolia founded?
    • A. 

      1663 .

    • B. 

      1784

    • C. 

      1662

    • D. 

      1893

    • E. 

      1612

  • 15. 
    It is said that Queen Elizabeth herself suggested the name ___________.
  • 16. 
    It is said that Queen Elizabeth herself suggested the name ___________.
  • 17. 
    Economy in The Southern Colonies was based on ___________ and slavery.
  • 18. 
    Economy in The Southern Colonies was based on ___________ and slavery.
  • 19. 
    What government did the southern colonies have?
    • A. 

      Self-government

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      French

    • D. 

      They didn't even have a government!

  • 20. 
    What government did the southern colonies have?
    • A. 

      Self-government

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      French

    • D. 

      They didn't even have a government!

  • 21. 
    The southern colonie's religions were ___________________ and ______________________.
  • 22. 
    The southern colonie's religions was mostly ________ _______.