4th Grade Social Studies - Chapter 5

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  • 1. 
    What was the main reason that the Puritans started the Massachusetts Bay Colony?
    • A. 

      To live according to their religious beliefs

    • B. 

      To set up a democratic government

    • C. 

      To mine for gold and silver

    • D. 

      To build missions and ranches

  • 2. 
    Who led the Puritans from England to Massachusetts Bay in 1630?
    • A. 

      Thomas Hooker

    • B. 

      Anne Hutchinson

    • C. 

      Roger Williams

    • D. 

      John Winthrop

  • 3. 
    For which economic reason did most people first settle in the Connecticut River valley?
    • A. 

      To trade with Native Americans

    • B. 

      To have fertile land to farm

    • C. 

      To build forts to protect the English colonies

    • D. 

      To trade in port cities

  • 4. 
    What was the major issue that caused King Philip's War?
    • A. 

      Colonists and the Native Americans disagreed about ownership of the land.

    • B. 

      The Puritans did not want to allow slavery in New England.

    • C. 

      England tried to take over the Dutch colony of New Netherland.

    • D. 

      France started building forts on land that England claimed.

  • 5. 
    What was the main purpose of town meetings in the New England Colonies?
    • A. 

      To hold Puritan religious services

    • B. 

      To harvest and sell crops

    • C. 

      To take care of town government

    • D. 

      To teach children how to read

  • 6. 
    In what way did the New England Colonies have representative governments?
    • A. 

      The king of England gave each colony its own charter.

    • B. 

      The laws made in England did not apply to the colonies.

    • C. 

      The colonists elected their own leaders.

    • D. 

      The colonists were free to make, buy, and sell their own products.

  • 7. 
    Which of these was an important industry for the economy of the New England Colonies?
    • A. 

      Manufacturing cloth

    • B. 

      Ship building

    • C. 

      Growing sugar

    • D. 

      Growing tobacco

  • 8. 
    Which three places did the triangular trade routes connect?
    • A. 

      The New England, Middle, and Southern colonies

    • B. 

      England, the English colonies, and Africa

    • C. 

      Europe, Africa, and Asia

    • D. 

      Boston, Philadelphia, and London

  • 9. 
    Who was the leader of the Wampanoag who tried to unite Native Americans against the colonists in New England?
    • A. 

      Thomas Hooker

    • B. 

      Anne Hutchinson

    • C. 

      Roger Williams

    • D. 

      John Winthrop

    • E. 

      Metacomet

  • 10. 
    Who founded the settlement of Hartfordc, which became part of the Connecticut Colony?
    • A. 

      Thomas Hooker

    • B. 

      Anne Hutchinson

    • C. 

      Roger Williams

    • D. 

      John Winthrop

    • E. 

      Metacomet

  • 11. 
    Who was the leader who was expelled from the Massachusetts Bay Colony and who later founded Providence, which became part of the Rhode Island Colony?
    • A. 

      Thomas Hooker

    • B. 

      Anne Hutchinson

    • C. 

      Roger Williams

    • D. 

      John Winthrop

    • E. 

      Metacomet

  • 12. 
    Who led the second group of Puritans to New England in search of religious freedom and was an early leader of the Massachusetts Bay Colony?
    • A. 

      Thomas Hooker

    • B. 

      Anne Hutchinson

    • C. 

      Roger Williams

    • D. 

      John Winthrop

    • E. 

      Metacomet

  • 13. 
    Who led followers to an island near Providence after being expelled from the Massachusetts Bay Colony?
    • A. 

      Thomas Hooker

    • B. 

      Anne Hutchinson

    • C. 

      Roger Williams

    • D. 

      John Winthrop

    • E. 

      Metacomet

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