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History Test Part 3


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owned by a private person
proprietary colony
a landowner who had certain privileges under the former Dutch government of New York
the law enacted in Maryland that allowed the colonists to have freedom of religion
Toleration Act
A colony that was owned by one man (or a small group of men) was known as
a proprietary
The first proprietary colony was
Maryland was established as a refuge for
English Catholics by George Calvert
T or F Initially, settlers in Maryland could elect a representative assembly, but they could not draft legislation
T or F The feudal system Lord Baltimore set up for the landowners was a real incentive for settlers to come to the area
T or F Catholic settlers in Maryland outnumbered the Protestants in 1649.
The Dutch acquired "" Island for $"" in trinkets and beads
Manhattan, 24
New Netherland irritated the English because it was a center for
illegal trade
The chief occupation of the Dutch in New Netherland was
fur-trading post
The governor of New Netherland
New Netherland came under English rule in the year
Part of the land was given to Lord John Berkeley and renamed
New Jersey
In England, the Quakers were excluded from:
government, military services, universities
The Quakers purchased land in New Jersey from
New Jersey was divided into two colonies
East West Jersey
T or F Eventually, New Jersey was reunited and remained a proprietary colony until the Revolutionary War.
T or F A series of riots by the settlers forced the owners of East Jersey and West Jersey to give up their lands
The most successful proprietary colony
The Quakers were also known by the name
Society of Friends
Pennsylvania was founded by
The capital of Pennsylvania is , which means the
Philadelphia, City of Brotherly Love
Other than the Quakers, the two groups of people that came to live in Pennsylvania were the:
Scotch-Irish, Germans
T or F The settlers in Pennsylvania were on constant alert for Indian attacks.
T or F Penn set down guidelines for the settlers to follow in their behavior toward the Indians.
Delaware was first settled by the , then by the
Swedes, Dutch
Delaware was purchased by William Penn to acquire a
Which colony was the last to own Delaware?
The founding of the Carolinas provided colonies for settlement between
Virnignia and Florida
The northern part of the Carolinas was settled by
Virgina frontiersmen
The town of Charles Towne was later renamed
North and South Carolina became separate
royal colonies
Select the items that best describe the colony of South Carolina
weathly Englishmen, lerge plantations, rice indigo, slaves,
the colony of Noth Carolina
Frontiermen, quakers, small farms, tabacco corn livestock, worked by owners
last of the thirteen colonies to be founded.
Georgia was founded by
James Oglethorphe
Oglethorpe's main reasons for founding Georgia
Bufferzone "Spanish", safe haven for poorly treated Englishmen slaves
The reasons for the population increase in the colonies between the years of 1700 and 1776 were
larger families immigrants
The major occupations of the colonists
farming, fur trading, merchants, fishing, lumbering
Ministers were replaced as leaders of public opinion by the
colonial merchants
Three groups of people who emigrated to America were
Germans, Scotch-Irish, Huguenots
Germans migrated to America because of:
continual warfare, religious persecution, heavy taxation
Scotch-Irish migrated to America because of:
economic ruin, forbidden trading
The French Huguenots migrated to America because they were being persecuted for
faith in God
The largest group of non-willing immigrants to America were taken from
T or F It was often difficult for people to better their position in colonial society
T or F Clothing often showed to which segment of society a person belonged
The upper classes in colonial America consisted of:
planters and merchants
The lower classes in colonial America consisted of:
indentured servants, slaves
The middle classes in colonial America consisted of:
proffesional, artisans, farmers
The ease with which the colonists could improve their social status depended upon
transportation communication
England became interested in colonies through the efforts of the geographer
Providence Plantation was founded in 1636 by
Roger Williams
Connecticut was founded in 1636 by
Thomas Hooker
Maryland was the first
proprietary colony
Maryland was established as a refuge for "", by""
English Catholics by George Calvert
The Quakers purchased land in "" from Berkeley
John Smith
helped Virginia
William Penn
foundded Pennsylvania
Roger Williams
founded Rhose Island
Thomas Hooker
founded connecticut
Duke of York
founded New York
founded Maryland
James Oglethorpe
founded Georgia
William Bradford

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