Chapter 6 - Social Studies

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  • 1. 
    What is one right or freedom that William Penn gave colonists in Pennsylvania?
  • 2. 
    How did people in the Middle Colonies learn to do skilled jobs?
  • 3. 
    Which of these geographical advantages most helped the Middle Colonies become known as the "breadbasket" colonies?
    • A. 

      Fertile soil

    • B. 

      Deep harbors

    • C. 

      Long rivers

    • D. 

      Tropical climate

  • 4. 
    After taking control of New Netherland from the Dutch, which two colonies did the English form in that region?
    • A. 

      Delaware and Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Connecticut and Massachusetts

    • C. 

      New York and New Jersey

    • D. 

      Maryland and Virginia

  • 5. 
    Which of the following documents is an example of self-government in the Middle Colonies?
    • A. 

      Fundamental Orders

    • B. 

      Mayflower Compact

    • C. 

      The Frame of Government of Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      Pennsylvania Gazette

  • 6. 
    With which native American leader did William Penn form a long-lasting peace?
    • A. 

      Metacomet

    • B. 

      Powhatan

    • C. 

      Tamanend

    • D. 

      Tisquantum

  • 7. 
    Which of these colonists was a leader of the Great Awakening?
    • A. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • B. 

      William Penn

    • C. 

      Peter Stuyvesant

    • D. 

      George Whitefield

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is one way that the Middle Colonies differed from the New England Colonies?
    • A. 

      The Middle Colonies were home to a mix of religious groups.

    • B. 

      Only white men in the Middle Colonies could vote in elections.

    • C. 

      The Middle Colonies had many busy port cities.

    • D. 

      English settlers made up the majority of the Middle Colonies' population.

  • 9. 
    Why were port cities important to the economic success of the Middle Colonies?
    • A. 

      They were surrounded by farms.

    • B. 

      They offered more freedoms to immigrants.

    • C. 

      They gave artisans a place to sell their products.

    • D. 

      They were major trade centers.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following had to make an economic choice to pay to use a grist mill?
    • A. 

      A craftworker

    • B. 

      A farmer

    • C. 

      A fisher

    • D. 

      A rancher

  • 11. 
    Benjamin Franklin set up a _______ to protect Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Colony.
    • A. 

      Apprentices

    • B. 

      Immigrants

    • C. 

      Justice

    • D. 

      Militia

    • E. 

      Prosperity

  • 12. 
    The fertile land, deep harbors, and mild climate of the Middle Colonies all contributed to the regions's ______________.
    • A. 

      Apprentices

    • B. 

      Immigrants

    • C. 

      Justice

    • D. 

      Militia

    • E. 

      Prosperity

  • 13. 
    Many young colonists learned how to make a living as artisans by becoming ____.
    • A. 

      Apprentices

    • B. 

      Immigrants

    • C. 

      Justice

    • D. 

      Militia

    • E. 

      Prosperity

  • 14. 
    William Penn wanted all colonists and Native Americans to be treated with ______.
    • A. 

      Apprentices

    • B. 

      Immigrants

    • C. 

      Justice

    • D. 

      Militia

    • E. 

      Prosperity

  • 15. 
    The thousands of ______ who settled in the Middle Colonies added to the region's diversity.
    • A. 

      Apprentices

    • B. 

      Immigrants

    • C. 

      Justice

    • D. 

      Militia

    • E. 

      Prosperity

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