Colonial Government

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Colonial Government

Colonial Government


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  • 1. 
    What was the agreement signed by the Massachusetts colonists that created a direct democracy for the colony?
    • A. 

      Mayflower Compact

    • B. 

      House of Burgesses

    • C. 

      Roanoke Colony

  • 2. 
    Name the Puritan leader who wanted the Puritans to be an example to the rest of the world?
    • A. 

      John Smith

    • B. 

      John Winthrop

    • C. 

      Pocahontas

  • 3. 
    This term describes a person who promised to work for someone else for a number of years in exchange for a trip to America?
    • A. 

      Slave

    • B. 

      Indentured servant

    • C. 

      Mayflower Compact

  • 4. 
    This religious group arrived in what is now Massachusetts in 1620?
    • A. 

      Quakers

    • B. 

      Catholics

    • C. 

      Pilgrims

  • 5. 
    Name the phrase used by the Puritan leader that talked of being an example to the world?  
    • A. 

      Toleration Act

    • B. 

      City on the Hill

    • C. 

      House of Burgesses

  • 6. 
    This was the first government in the new colony and it was a form of representative democracy?  
    • A. 

      House of Burgesses

    • B. 

      Mayflower Compact

    • C. 

      City on the Hill

  • 7. 
    What crop became very important to the success of the colony?  
    • A. 

      Rice

    • B. 

      Corn

    • C. 

      Tobacco

  • 8. 
    The first attempted English settlement in America was here?
    • A. 

      Plymouth

    • B. 

      Jamestown

    • C. 

      Roanoke Colony

  • 9. 
    This was the first successful English colony in America?
    • A. 

      Plymouth

    • B. 

      Jamestown

    • C. 

      Roanoke Colony

  • 10. 
     He was the leader who helped the colony through its harsh beginning?
    • A. 

      Pocahontas

    • B. 

      John Smith

    • C. 

      John Winthrop

  • 11. 
    These are colonies that are owned by the king?
    • A. 

      Royal

    • B. 

      Proprietary

    • C. 

      Catholic

  • 12. 
    These are colonies that were owned by groups or individuals?
    • A. 

      Royal

    • B. 

      Proprietary

    • C. 

      Catholic

  • 13. 
    He was a Puritan dissenter who wanted separation of church and state?
    • A. 

      Roger Williams

    • B. 

      William Penn

    • C. 

      John Winthrop

  • 14. 
    She was banished from Puritan lands for her religious views?
    • A. 

      Pocahontas

    • B. 

      Anne Hutchinson

    • C. 

      Susan B. Anthony

  • 15. 
    He is the founder of the Pennsylvania colony?
    • A. 

      John Winthrop

    • B. 

      Roger Williams

    • C. 

      William Penn

  • 16. 
    What religious group was the Pennsylvania colony founded to welcome?
    • A. 

      Pilgrims

    • B. 

      Catholics

    • C. 

      Quakers

  • 17. 
    What religious group was Maryland established for?
    • A. 

      Catholics

    • B. 

      Pilgrims

    • C. 

      Quakers

  • 18. 
    Name the law that created religious freedom in Maryland in 1649?  
    • A. 

      Proprietary

    • B. 

      City on the Hill

    • C. 

      Toleration Act

  • 19. 
    Which colony was founded as a place for English prisoners?
    • A. 

      South Carolina

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

  • 20. 
    Which colony was named after King Charles?
    • A. 

      Georgia

    • B. 

      Carolina

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

  • 21. 
    Name the “city of brotherly love” that was founded in the colonies?
    • A. 

      Carolina

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Middle

    • B. 

      New England

    • C. 

      South

  • 23. 
    This term refers to a period of very loose English control over the colonies?  
    • A. 

      Salutary neglect

    • B. 

      Baron Montesquieu

    • C. 

      Social contract

  • 24. 
    This English philosopher wrote about the natural rights of man?
    • A. 

      Baron Montesquieu

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      John Locke

  • 25. 
    Name the natural rights he wrote about?  
    • A. 

      Mercantilism

    • B. 

      Life, Liberty, Property

    • C. 

      Great Awakening

  • 26. 
    This was a period of religious revival within the colonies?
    • A. 

      Middle Passage

    • B. 

      Great Awakening

    • C. 

      Social Contract

  • 27. 
    This term refers to the harsh trip endured by captured slaves from Africa to the New World?  
    • A. 

      Great Awakening

    • B. 

      Social Contract

    • C. 

      Middle Passage

  • 28. 
    Which part of the colonies was mainly involved in the production of cash crops?  
    • A. 

      Southern

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      New England

  • 29. 
    This was the system of trade where England sold manufactured goods to the colonies while importing only raw resources?  
    • A. 

      Indentured servitude

    • B. 

      Great Awakening

    • C. 

      Mercantilism

  • 30. 
    He was the most well known preacher of the religious revival of the late 1700’s?  
    • A. 

      John Winthrop

    • B. 

      Jonathan Edwards

    • C. 

      John Smith

  • 31. 
    This is an agreement between men and their government?  
    • A. 

      Mayflower compact

    • B. 

      Social contract

    • C. 

      City on the hill