American History -new England

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The New England Colonies


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  • 1. 
    The New England is made up of which states?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island,,New Hampshire and Maine

    • B. 

      Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, New York and New Hampshire

    • C. 

      Maine, Vermont, Rhode Island, Georgia and New Hampshire

    • D. 

      Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and New York

  • 2. 
    The geography is mainly made up of ________________.
    • A. 

      Flat plains

    • B. 

      Hills and low mountains

    • C. 

      Hills and high mountains

    • D. 

      Sandy beaches

  • 3. 
    The soil is thin and rocky which makes __________________ difficult
    • A. 

      Fishing

    • B. 

      Hunting

    • C. 

      Farming

    • D. 

      Playing football

  • 4. 
    The winter tends to be _____________ and __________________.
    • A. 

      Long and rainy

    • B. 

      Short and sunny

    • C. 

      Long and snowy

    • D. 

      Long and warm

  • 5. 
    The summers are _____________and ___________________.
    • A. 

      Short and warm

    • B. 

      Short and cold

    • C. 

      Long and rainy

    • D. 

      Long and warm

  • 6. 
    In 1630, 900 Puritans arrived to New England and formed the _________________.
    • A. 

      New Hampshire Bay Company

    • B. 

      Massachusetts Bay Company

    • C. 

      Mississippi River Company

    • D. 

      New York Trading Company

  • 7. 
    The Puritans received a charter to establish settlements in what is now _______________and ____________________.
    • A. 

      Massachusetts and Maine

    • B. 

      Maine and New Hampshire

    • C. 

      New Hampshire and Massachusetts

    • D. 

      Rhode Island and Vermont

  • 8. 
    The leader of the Puritan settlement was ______________________.
    • A. 

      John Bunyon

    • B. 

      John Winters

    • C. 

      Josh Stone

    • D. 

      John Winthrop

  • 9. 
    The main town was _____________________which was located on an excellant harbor.
    • A. 

      Boston

    • B. 

      New York City

    • C. 

      Chicago

    • D. 

      Philadelphia

  • 10. 
    The elected assembly was called the ___________________________.
    • A. 

      General Assembly

    • B. 

      High Court

    • C. 

      General Court

    • D. 

      Court of Order

  • 11. 
    Members were elected _________________ .
    • A. 

      Twice a year

    • B. 

      Every year

    • C. 

      Every two years

    • D. 

      When someone died

  • 12. 
    What is the name of the minister in a church in Salem believed Puritans should split entriely from the Church of England?
    • A. 

      Roger Staubach

    • B. 

      Roger Williams

    • C. 

      Robert Winters

    • D. 

      John Stalling

  • 13. 
    He was forced to move south to Rhode Island and bought land from the Native American's and founded the town of _______________________.
    • A. 

      Boston

    • B. 

      Williamsburg

    • C. 

      Providence

    • D. 

      Prescott

  • 14. 
    A woman also questioned teh Puritan teachings. Her name was ____________________.
    • A. 

      Anne Hathaway

    • B. 

      Anabel Williams

    • C. 

      Agatha Cristie

    • D. 

      Anne Hutchinson

  • 15. 
    After being put on trial and expelled from Massachusetts she estabilished a settlement first in __________________and then later in _____________________.
    • A. 

      Rhode Island and New York State

    • B. 

      New Hampshire and Florida

    • C. 

      Vermont and New Hampshire

    • D. 

      Rhode Island and Pennsylvania

  • 16. 
    How many followers did Thomas Hooker leave with and move to Connecticut?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      300

  • 17. 
    What is the name of the town that Thomas Hooker founded?
    • A. 

      Fords Landing

    • B. 

      Hartford

    • C. 

      Buffalo

    • D. 

      Boston

  • 18. 
    The colonists in Connecticut established a government when they wrote the document called theFundamental Orders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    John Wheelright was forced to leave Massachusetts because he agreed with John Williams.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    John Wheelright moved to __________________and founded the town of _______________.
    • A. 

      Rhode Island and founded the town of Providence

    • B. 

      Vermont and and founded the town of Bristol

    • C. 

      New Hampshire and founded the town of Exeter

    • D. 

      New York and founded the town of Syracuse

  • 21. 
    Each Puritan town governed themselves by setting up ___________________________, an assembly of townspeople tht decides local issues. Only _____________________ heads of households could participate. The town meetings set local  ___________and elected people to run the town.New England families earned their livelihoods in many different ways. Many were _______, _____________, and shipbuilders.  Ships were important because they moved goods between New England and _____________.
  • 22. 
    Another name for the chief of Wampanog who was a major opponent of the English was __________________ but the English called him  __________________.
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