Chapter 3 The English Establish 13 Colonies

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Plymouth

    • B. 

      Jamestown

    • C. 

      Providence

    • D. 

      Portsmouth

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      1606

    • B. 

      1607

    • C. 

      1610

    • D. 

      1620

  • 3. 
    What do you call a company backed by investors, people who put money into a project to earn a profit.
    • A. 

      Joint - stock company

    • B. 

      Investment company

    • C. 

      Corparation

    • D. 

      Poject investment company

  • 4. 
    Leader who brought discipline to the colony at Jamestown and established trade with the Native Americans
    • A. 

      John Jackson

    • B. 

      John Johnson

    • C. 

      John Smith

    • D. 

      William Bradford

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Religious freedom

    • B. 

      Wealth

    • C. 

      Spread Christianity

    • D. 

      Find a new trade route to Asia

  • 6. 
    Who were the Pilgrims?
    • A. 

      A group of people who wanted to seperate themselves from the Church of England.

    • B. 

      Missionaries from Spain who wanted to build missions in North America.

    • C. 

      Englishmen looking to find wealth in the New World.

    • D. 

      Soldiers who fought in the Crusades

  • 7. 
    Why was the colony of Plymouth founded?
    • A. 

      Wealth

    • B. 

      Religious freedom

    • C. 

      As a refuge for escaped prisoners

    • D. 

      As a center for the slave trade

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      1607

    • B. 

      1617

    • C. 

      1618

    • D. 

      1620